Kamran Asdar Ali

TRIBUTE: JOAN OF LAHORE

TRIBUTE: JOAN OF LAHORE

The Englishwoman who became an inalienable part of Pakistan’s leftist gatherings and, indeed, of the country’s history

Published Aug 11, 2019 07:06am
ESSAY: TOWARDS A POLITICS OF ETHICS

ESSAY: TOWARDS A POLITICS OF ETHICS

The zealous pursuit of power by the major political parties of Pakistan has obscured their moral fulcrums. In the face

Updated Jul 22, 2018 10:21am
The language of displacement

The language of displacement

Rakhshanda Jalil’s translation of Intizar Husain’s Aagey Samandar Hai does complete justice to the original text

Published Apr 03, 2016 07:15am
COLUMN: Passion and precarity

COLUMN: Passion and precarity

IN the autumn of 1992, while conducting field research in Egypt, I attended a talk at the American University in...

Published Sep 29, 2014 04:42pm
COLUMN: On female friendships

COLUMN: On female friendships

THE passage of Muslim Personal Law in 1948, which gave women the right to inheritance under Shari’a, and that of...

Published Aug 03, 2014 07:35am
COLUMN: Women and public space

COLUMN: Women and public space

In delivering a public lecture on Karachi cinema in the 1960s in London a few weeks ago, I was asked a question by...

Published Jun 02, 2014 12:26am