The Past and Future Emergencies in the State of Pakistan: A Teach In at the University of Chicago
Friday, November 16, 2007 Classics 110
A Teach In on Pakistan's Crisis.
This Teach- In will be focused on short presentations, providing historical and political background to the current crisis, followed by audience Q&A session.
Participants: Atiya Khan, Department of History, will speak on Pakistan in the 1960s: Revolt and Counter- Revolution. C.M. Naim, Professor Emeritus, Department of South Asian Languages and Civilizations, will speak on the US/Pakistan relations since the 50s. Manan Ahmed, Department of South Asian Languages and Civilizations, will speak on the Baluchistan/Swat crisis behind this Martial Law. Aqil Shah, Department of Political Science, Columbia University will talk about the immediate and structural features of praetorianism in Pakistan and how they have shaped prospects of democratization over time