Tariq Rahman

The madrassa and the state of Pakistan

Religion, poverty and the potential for violence in Pakistan.

Oct 13, 2016

The Languages of Lollywood

How linguistic politics impoverishes the diversity of Pakistani cinema.

Sep 20, 2013

The Madrassa and the State of Pakistan

  The madrassas of Pakistan are said to be the breeding ground for much of South and Central Asian militancy, but for the accusations made there is precious little known about these Islamic seminaries and their …

Feb 01, 2004

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Charting new territories

A recent anthropological volume on Jammu & Kashmir makes important new contributions to scholarship on the region.

Who doesn’t put ghee in their khichuri?

On food and representation, online and offline.

The disconnect on Digital Pakistan

In Pakistan, the government invests in its digital presence while stifling dissent.