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

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‘Locale of fear and ferocity’

On Tibetan poet Theurang’s works.

The twilight home

Art of the everyday on Divar Island.

What has Southasia been reading: 2021 Edition

Book recommendations from our contributors and Southasia’s prominent writers, translators, intellectuals and journalists.

Scandalising the supply chain

Looking back at 40 years of Bangladesh’s garment industry.