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

Ghar ki shaadi

Of family pressure, maulvis and the nikahnama.

Unpacking the floods in Pakistan

On root causes, challenges and gaps in state capacity.

Fighting for their lives

The story of India's HIV patients and the antiretroviral drug supply crisis.

Talking to Tehreek-i-Taliban

Pakistan’s negotiations with the banned group may lead to more violence and instability.