Arif Hasan

Between the people and the polis

Southasia’s mega-cities and the urban future.

Nov 25, 2014

The eclipse of feudalism in Pakistan

Rural Pakistan has been transformed over the last half-century, the people are more free; but the old values continue to extract a toll.

Nov 16, 2012

Where will we live?

Arif Hasan speaks on the 'World-Class City' concept, and its repercussions on urban planning for Asian cities.

Oct 18, 2012

Latest Articles

Mallikas of yesteryear

The forgotten histories of Pakistan’s music queens.

Journalists under attack, marine disaster in Sri Lanka, chasing monkeys, and more

Southasiasphere episode 08: Updates and analysis from around the region.

Unpacking the Maldives’ Transitional Justice Act

New legislation must provide meaningful redress for survivors of past abuses.