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  • اردو | Bilal Tanweer has written a book of unusual beauty. TQ sits down with Tanweer to discuss his debut novel.

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  • اردو | This history of protest culture is little known, often carried in the stories and experiences of the workers themselves as they travel from place to place.

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  • اردو | Despite popular belief, it is widespread, shadowy networks—not religious tension—that drive Hindu-Muslim conflict in India.

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  • اردو | Artist Imran Qureshi brought violence to the rooftop of the Metropolitan Museum of Art–and its contradiction into the lives of the everyday New Yorker.

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  • اردو | We imagine two forms of public protests separately: the newsworthy religious fanatics or the more benign public protestors. Yet. the two are interconnected.

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Issue 6: Mobs and Movements

Mar 2014

اردو | In this issue, we explore the tensions between the fragment and the whole: the mobs, the movements and the great teeming multitude.
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A Chronicle of the Death of a Civilization

Mar 2014

اردو | It is Antoon’s virtuoso treatment of the themes of translation and the body that give this remarkable work its devastating, haunting power.
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Twenty-Three Million Stories

Mar 2014

اردو | Bilal Tanweer has written a book of unusual beauty. TQ sits down with Tanweer to discuss his debut novel.
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The Man Who Could

Mar 2014

اردو | Chief Justice Iftikhar Chaudhry leaves behind a mixed legacy.
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That Fire in Their Eyes: Towards a Diasporic History of South Asian Protest

Mar 2014

اردو | This history of protest culture is little known, often carried in the stories and experiences of the workers themselves as they travel from place to place.
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In the Time of Riots: Communal Violence and Client Politics

Mar 2014

اردو | Despite popular belief, it is widespread, shadowy networks—not religious tension—that drive Hindu-Muslim conflict in India.
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On Blind Faith: The Politics of Liberal Guilt

Mar 2014

اردو | The people’s democratic project will have to avoid the liberalism fostered by an imperialist culture that detests Pakistan from the outset as a savage country.
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“And How Many Rains Must Fall” | Art Review

Mar 2014

اردو | Artist Imran Qureshi brought violence to the rooftop of the Metropolitan Museum of Art–and its contradiction into the lives of the everyday New Yorker.
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On the (Ir)rationality of Mobs

Mar 2014

اردو | We imagine two forms of public protests separately: the newsworthy religious fanatics or the more benign public protestors. Yet. the two are interconnected.
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Golden Dawn: Greece and the Cold War

Mar 2014

اردو | Golden Dawn is rarely contextualized for outsiders–many of whom fail to trace its history back to the Cold War.
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TQ Chāt | # 7

Apr 2014

Stock up on your weekend brain food with Partha Chatterjee, Geeta Patel, Manan Ahmed and wonderful others at Tanqeed's...
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TQ Chāt | # 6

Apr 2014

What happens when political participation is funded by Wal-Mart? Read all about it and more in our 6th bi-weekly...
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TQ Chāt | # 5

Mar 2014

Get into the home stretch of the week with our fifth bi-weekly reading list!
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اداریہ | شمارہ۶ : ہجوم اور تحریک

اس شمارہ میں ہم جزو و کل کے تناوکا معائنہ کریں گے، ہجوم سے تحریک اور...
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ایک تہذیب کی موت کا روزنامچہ

Mar 2014

ترجمانی اور لاش کے خیالوں کے ساتھ استادانہ برتاؤ نے انطون کی کاوش کوطلسمانہ قوت دی۔...
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کہانیاں لاکھوں

Mar 2014

بلال تنویر نے غیرمعمولی خوبصورت کتاب لکھی ہے۔ | eng


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وہ شخص جو کرسکتا تھا

Mar 2014

چیف جسٹس افتخار چوہدری کا مخلوط ورثہ۔ | eng


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God’s Gravediggers: The Politics of Sectarian Killing

اردو | In a Hazara school, it was possible to divide the students' preoccupations into 4 categories: navigating relationships with parents, career choices, prospects for university and the risk of being shot by a death squad.

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Looking for Uncle Ali

اردو | PLUS VIDEO | Nasrullah Bungalzai is still looking for his Uncle Ali in a Kafka-esque search for one of thousands of Baloch who have been forcibly disappeared.

Not Talking About Pakistan | Taymiya R. Zaman

Not Talking About Pakistan

Questions about Pakistan are now a fact of living here, no different from damp weather or calls from salespeople. Some I deflect, and others I frame around my own terms. I drew a secret line around the borders of Pakistan and rarely stepped over it.

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Refugees from North Waziristan Seek Help

VIDEO | Refugees from N Waziristan seek government help.

Ghosts of Bagram

The Ghosts of Bagram

I have spent nearly two months trying to find any evidence of Bagram's prisoners.

No Justice in Bagram

No Justice in Bagram

When it comes to Bagram, justice is subverted by those in power.


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