The writer is Professor in the faculty of Liberal Arts at the Beaconhouse National University, Lahore
The homeless and the stateless don’t figure anywhere in our imagination
Pakistaniat should be re-defined with inclusion and convergence being the central postulates
On certain occasions, how blissful does it feel to be ignorant. I had the bliss that ignorance is said to offer before knowing that somebody by the...
The onus is entirely on Muslims to be proactive in their analysis of their decline and suggest how to invert the declining curve
The speech at the convocation is supposed to be a scholarly disquisition, punctuated with humour. Every word uttered in that address has to be...
Our state and society must realise that cultural and literary expression engenders profundity and depth, political as well as social.
If the current impetus for decolonising identities is to have any real force, exploring and re-casting Punjabi identity is essential
The year was 2005. Being an enthusiastic participant, I was quite thrilled to represent GC University, Lahore. But the most substantive gain for me...
If the person at the helm has the courage and intent to change things for the better, reforms are a possibility
Gramsci and Frankfurt intellectuals’ open condemnation of enclosed ideologies was the reason that both have sustained their relevance