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View Resource Learning the Political Value of Space in Pakistan

Drawing upon experience from attending a faculty development seminar in Lahore, Pakistan, Paul Edleman explores the meaning of space and how space is utilized in Lahore. Edleman argues that politics and space can be intertwined in the architecture of a city and the expression of the city's culture.
View Resource Law, Culture, and Governance in Hunza

This special edition of the Nordic Journal of Law and Social Research focuses on the Hunza Valley in the Gilgit-Baltistan region of Pakistan. Drawing on a multi-author, interdisciplinary approach, the journal examines the political geography, anthropology, history, and civil society in the Hunza Valley today.
View Resource The Knot of Ecological Time: An Outlet, an Election, and an Irrigation Office

Maira Hayat offers this critical analysis of the tensions relating to water use and local politics from an anthropological standpoint. Water use in Pakistan has become increasingly politicized as local governments attempt to navigate the needs of local cultivators and farmers while reconciling with the national government.
View Resource Forging the Ideal Educated Girl

In Forging the Ideal Educated Girl, Shenila Khoja-Moolji traces the figure of the ‘educated girl’ to examine the evolving politics of educational reform and development campaigns in colonial India and Pakistan. She challenges the prevailing common sense associated with calls for women’s and girls’ education and argues that such advocacy is not simply about access to education but, more crucially,...
View Resource World's Most Unique Culture | KALASHA | Documentary Film 2020

This Documentary short film is about The Kalasha, or Kalash, are a Dardic indigenous people residing in the Chitral District of Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa province of Pakistan.
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