Fri Mar 28, 2008 by Anil Kalhan
NYC EVENT: Panel Discussion, â€œDemystifying Pakistan: Understanding the Current Crisis,â€ CUNY Graduate Center, Fri Mar 28, 2008 @ 6pm
The Center for Place, Culture & Politics Presents
Demystifying Pakistan: Understanding the Current Crisis
A panel discussion on the military in Pakistani politics, society and economy; emergency, martial law, and the rule of law in India and Pakistan; the rise and subsequent fall of electronic media under President Musharraf; and the politics of democratic protest in Pakistan.
Dr. Ayesha Siddiqa, Visiting Professor, South Asian Studies, University of Pennsylvania and author of Military, Inc. : Inside Pakistanâ€™s Military Economy (Pluto Press, 2007).
Anil Kalhan, Visiting Assistant Professor, Fordham Law School.
Kiran Khalid, documentary film maker and producer, Good Morning America and director, â€œWe Are Not Free,â€ a documentary short to be screened at the panel.
Dr. Sahar Shafqat, Associate Professor, St. Maryâ€™s College of Maryland and Member of the anti-Musharraf/pro-democracy movement in Pakistan.
Moderated by Saadia Toor, Assistant Professor of Sociology, College of Staten Island.
CUNY Graduate Center* * *
When: Fri, Mar 28, 2008, 6:00-8:00pm
Where: CUNY Graduate Center
Baisley Powell Elebash Recital Hall
365 Fifth Ave, at 34 St, New York