Sarah Ansari – At the Crossroads? Exploring Sindh’s Recent Past from a Spatial Perspective

Event Date: 17 February 2015 Windsor Auditorium Royal Holloway University of London Egham, Surrey TW20 0EX Inaugural Lecture Professor Sarah Ansari (RHUL) –  At the Crossroads? Exploring Sindh’s Recent Past from a Spatial Perspective From a ‘sleepy backwater’ under the British Raj to the political heart of a new state, Sindh’s location vis-à-vis centres of power seemed to change dramatically …

Anindya Raychaudhuri – All trains stop there: Trains and Railway Lines in Narratives of the 1947 India/Pakistan Partition

Event Date: 8 October 2013 McCrea 336 Royal Holloway University of London Egham, Surrey TW20 0EX Royal Holloway University of London Department of History 
Departmental Research seminars 2013/2014 Dr Anindya Raychaudhuri (St Andrews): “All trains stop there”: Trains and Railway Lines in Narratives of the 1947 India/Pakistan Partition Probably the single most popular icon of partition narratives is that of …

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Joya Chatterji – An Alternative History of India-Pakistan Relations

Event Date: 8 March 2012 
 Royal Asiatic Society 
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London NW1 2HD     Dr Joya Chatterji (University of Cambridge) – An Alternative History of India-Pakistan Relations ———————————————– talk: ———————————————– questions: ———————————————–     share this entry:

From Subjects to Citizens: Society and the Everyday State in India and Pakistan 1947 – 1964 – conference page

        Royal Holloway University of London Department of History and The University of Leeds School of History Event Date: 9 and 10 September 2010  Royal Asiatic Society 14 Stephenson Way, London NW1   From Subjects to Citizens: Society and the Everyday State in India and Pakistan 1947 – 1964 This research, a three-year collaboration between the History …

Tahir Kamran – The Christian Minority in the Pakistani Punjab

        Royal Holloway University of London Department of History and The University of Leeds School of History Event Date: 9 and 10 September 2010  Royal Asiatic Society 14 Stephenson Way, London NW1 Tahir Kamran – The Christian Minority in the Pakistani Punjab This study examines the status of the Christians in the post-colonial Pakistani Punjab. With religious …

Alasdair Pinkerton – ‘Tuning In’: Radio Listening and ‘Aerial Sovereignty’ on the India-Pakistan Border (1950-1970)

        Royal Holloway University of London Department of History and The University of Leeds School of History Event Date: 9 and 10 September 2010  Royal Asiatic Society 14 Stephenson Way, London NW1 Alasdair Pinkerton – ‘Tuning In’: Radio Listening and ‘Aerial Sovereignty’ on the India-Pakistan Border (1950-1970) India and Pakistan emerged as sites of immense – and …

Sarah Ansari – The Curious Case of Sir Gilbert Grace: Policing Karachi, 1947-1958

        Royal Holloway University of London Department of History and The University of Leeds School of History Event Date: 9 and 10 September 2010  Royal Asiatic Society 14 Stephenson Way, London NW1 Sarah Ansari – The Curious Case of Sir Gilbert Grace: Policing Karachi, 1947-1958 So-called ‘ethnic’, or provincial, tensions have been an endemic feature of Pakistani …

Kamran Asdar Ali – Progressives and “Perverts”: Partition Stories and Pakistan’s Future

        Royal Holloway University of London Department of History and The University of Leeds School of History Event Date: 9 and 10 September 2010  Royal Asiatic Society 14 Stephenson Way, London NW1 Kamran Asdar Ali – Progressives and “Perverts”: Partition Stories and Pakistan’s Future My paper will argue that as much as newly independent Pakistan was formed …

Ali Usman Qasmi – Imagining Pakistan: The Debates About Islam, Identity and Citizenship

        Royal Holloway University of London Department of History and The University of Leeds School of History Event Date: 9 and 10 September 2010  Royal Asiatic Society 14 Stephenson Way, London NW1 Ali Usman Qasmi – Imagining Pakistan: The Debates About Islam, Identity and Citizenship Debates about the role of Islam as a marker of national identity …

Pakistan: business as usual?

25 February 2010 – A round table event with David Taylor, Umar Khan, Ali Usman Qasmi, Daniel Haines, Sarah Ansari, Humayun Ansari, Markus Daechsel