Studies of Pakistan have long been dominated by macro-political or security-centric lenses.
South Asian Studies
How does a weak post-colonial democracy develop the capacity to promote citizen well-being? The talk will explore the case of India by comparing two sub-national states – Andhra Pradesh and West Bengal. The Indian state has entered an era of rapid economic growth.
This one-day conference features three co-authors of the book manuscript Compressed Development (nearing completion, to be published by Oxford University Press), as well as a diverse set of commentators and critics from Oxford and other institutions.
Can the China Pakistan Economic Corrridor (CPEC) affect regional stability and the prospect for peace? Will Russia, Iran, and China be part of a new regional order at this crossroads of empire?
ACCELERATING ECONOMIC GROWTH IN PAKISTAN: KEY MACRO AND SECTIONAL DRIVERS
Venue: Main Library, Burki Campus
March 28th: 9.00am-5.30pm
March 29th 9.00am-5.30pm
For details please visit: www.creb.org.pk
The speaker’s new book provides a comprehensive account of the mysterious story of Pakistan’s attempt to develop nuclear weapons in the face of severe odds.
Asma Jahangir was a staunch human rights activist, a leading lawyer and fearless supporter of democracy and rule of law in Pakistan.