Pakistan: business as usual?

Research Network South Asia presents:

Date:  25 Feb 2010
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‘Pakistan: business as usual?

A round table event with David Taylor, Umar KhanDaniel Haines, Sarah Ansari, Humayun Ansari, Markus Daechsel

Instead of reflecting on the over-used question of whether Pakistan can ‘survive’ the present crisis, we will be posing a slightly more relaxed and historically informed question: what is really new about the present crisis, and to what extent are we dealing only with a variation on problems that have had a long established place in Pakistani history? What can we – as historians or historically informed political scientists – say about long-term trends in Pakistan’s history?

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