Memory

Remembering Perween Rahman (1957-2013) | Invisible Cities

Remembering Perween Rahman (1957-2013) | Invisible Cities

Invisible Cities | Blog | We remember Perween Rahman on her second death anniversary through the words of her mentor and teacher, Arif Hasan.
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In Memoriam: Peshawar & How Things Come Full Circle

Feb 2015

On the two month anniversary of the attack on an army school in Peshawar, Mahru Najam recalls her own experience of attacks that have become too common -- and that cost her a friend's life.
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From My City to Mega City: Why Does It Matter | Invisible Cities

Feb 2015

Invisible Cities | BLOG The city, as much as it exists in ‘real’ space, is a formation in our minds. Public space then, is an emotional construct in our mind’s eye, laden with ‘meaning’ and association that we attribute to it as observers. Just as the spaces and places we inhabit shape us, we...
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The Road to Bannu

Sep 2014

اردو | Even though Bannu is governed by the Pakistani constitution, the Pakistani state views it in almost colonial terms. For this part of Pakistan, then, the Raj isn’t over. Reportage
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Still Waters: Memory in Pakistani Cinema

Sep 2014

اردو | Khamosh Pani and Ramchand Pakistani are the first films by a generation that did not directly experience Partition. They plumb memory and examine living with what comes after.
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“They Are Not Letting Us Help Our People” | Voices from North Waziristan

Aug 2014

Nizam Dawar from North Waziristan runs the Tribal Development Network, an NGO trying to bring relief to those displaced.
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“They Are Not Friends To The Pashtuns” | Voices from North Waziristan

Jul 2014

Malik Noor Rehman laments the policies of a government that has forgotten the Pashtuns.
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