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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 Were the floods in Pakistan a “natural” disaster?

The Choices Program at Brown University has produced a teaching resource about the Floods in Pakistan. It's aimed for high school students in the US, but perhaps also useful elsewhere.
View Resource The Life of the Indus Delta: A More-Than-Human Ethnography

Suneel Kumar was s 2019 AIPS Short-Term Research Grant Awardee. Kumar "travelled to Pakistan during summer 2019 to conduct preliminary research for an upcoming ethnographic work and collect ecological data on Indus river and delta."
View Resource Post-colonial Indus River Hydro-social Relations

Abdul Aijaz (Indiana Universty) was a 2017 Short-Term Research Grant awardee who sought to explore the hydro-social relationships in colonial and post-colonial India.
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