TQ Chāt | # 9

May 2014

 

Indian soldiers convalescing in Britain, 1914. (Bibliothèque nationale de France)

Indian soldiers convalescing in Britain, 1914. (Bibliothèque nationale de France)

  1. Tanqeed is co-organizing a conference on Pakistan. Learn more: Pakistan: Beyond Tremors and Terrors!!
  2. David Harvey reviews Piketty’s Capital. He is not very happy.
  3. NPR feeds our orientalist fascinations with a series of pictures of Buzkashi. We fall for it.
  4. Fourteen years after their rebellion, Okara’s presents are still landless.
  5. Urdu Short Story: The Modernist Phase
  6. Arabicising Pakistan by Rafia Zakaria
  7. Running buses in Karachi.
  8. Julien Columeau writes in Urdu. We hear Mohammed Hanif likes it!
  9. Expanding the Republic of Letters: #India and the Circulation of Ideas in the Late Eighteenth Century
  10. Nationalism and rap music in Pakistan
  11. Pankaj Mishra writes about Modi. Wonders if the world’s largest democracy is entering its most sinister period since independence
  12. Read about The Uganda Plan: Spying Out the Land The Zionist Expedition to East Africa

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