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View Resource Shariʿa and the State in Pakistan: Blasphemy Politics

Farhat Haq sits down for a discussion with SherAli Tareen on a podcast about her recent book publication, "Shariʿa and the State in Pakistan." Farhat talks about the history of blasphemy politics in Pakistan and how discourse has shifted over the recent decades. Blasphemy politics in Pakistan remains an intricacy that is difficult to characterize into any one narrative or conceptual framing.
View Resource Ending Terror in Kashmir

By exploring the February 14th suicide bombing in Kashmir that killed 46 Indian security personnel, Yelena Biberman offers insight into the border disputes between Pakistan and India in Kashmir. Both sides appear to be engaging in state-sponsored violence in hopes of gaining the upper hand in the region that has been at the center of foreign policy in the region for decades.
View Resource China and Pakistan Have Struck a Devil’s Bargain With Militants

Yelena Biberman and Jared Schwartz offer insight into a decision by the Chinese government to block a terrorist designation by the UN of Masood Azhar and the Jaish-e-Mohammed group. Choosing instead to focus on economic and foreign policy with Pakistan and Afghanistan, China is working to stabilize the region and further expand its ambitious Belt and Road initiative.
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.
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