pashtun

The anatomy of Urdu

How the language of state-making in Pakistan contributes to the erasure of regional languages.

| Apr 12, 2021

PTM and Pakistan’s civil-rights movement

In conversation with journalists Sarah Eleazar and Sher Ali Khan. [INCLUDES INTERVIEW TRANSCRIPT]

| Jun 19, 2019

Bleeding eve

Three stories of women in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa.

| Sep 12, 2014

Battlefield city

Internecine political battles are making Karachi a dangerous place to live

| Mar 01, 2010

The Taliban and the Hazaras

Fears mount in Hazarajat as the Taliban advance on the region.

| Oct 01, 1998

Latest Articles

Who needs borders?

A freewheeling discussion on borders and borderlands in Southasia.

There is something about Parveen

The cultures of fame, shame, and fear in Bollywood’s tryst with mental health.

Afghanistan’s uncertainties

 Afghan women activists face a difficult future under a Taliban administration.