Past Forward
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Past Forward

As we welcome 2022, there is a sobering realisation that the problems which plagued the beginning of the decade — the pandemic and the economic fallout — are not going away anytime soon. But, at…

The Rise of the Right
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The Rise of the Right

As thousands of workers and supporters of the Tehreek-e-Labaaik Pakistan (TLP) threatened to stage a protest in Islamabad, claiming that the government had broken the deal they had come to, the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaaf (PTI) government…

Our First Year
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Our First Year

With the issue in your hand, we celebrate the first anniversary of Narratives, nursed and nurtured with the blood, sweat and money of working journalists. With the launch of Narratives as an independent journalistic endeavour,…

I Have Sinned
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I Have Sinned

Blending anthropology with history, Mathew A. Cook’s Annexation and the Unhappy Valley offers a long overdue critical and nuanced analysis of Sindh’s annexation by the British

End of Empire?
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End of Empire?

How ironic that within a week of abandoning the project to “emancipate” Afghan women, the Biden Administration faced another defeat: the Texas Supreme Court banned abortion six weeks into pregnancy. The Chair of the Feminist…