Florida International University 4-5 May 2023 Sindh and the making of communities in South Asia and the Indian Ocean: between myth and reality

KHOJA STUDIES CONFERENCE III Florida International University 4-5 May 2023 Sindh and the making of communities in South Asia and the Indian Ocean: between myth and reality
Hotel: Staybridge Suites Miami International Airport, 3651 NW 25th Street Miami, FL 33142 United States
Conference venue: Florida International University, Frost Museum, 10975 SW 17th Street, Miami, FL 33199
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Feedback from the Social Sciences Winter School in Karachi

Here are the main highlights of the first Social Sciences Winter School held in Karachi (21-26 November 2022). Thanks to IBA especially for welcoming the event.

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Book: Urban Architecture and Local Spaces in Pakistan by Suneela Ahmed

Urban Architecture and Local Spaces in Pakistan  book coverSuneela Ahmed, 2023, Urban Architecture and Local Spaces in Pakistan, Routledge.

This book is set in Karachi, Pakistan and investigates the possibility of achieving localness through identifying urban process and their impact on built form, addressing how locals associate with the urban spaces and how they value it. Thus, the investigation, using the local terminology maqamiat, goes beyond the physicality of space and develops a framework that helps to understand the social, ethnic, economic, ecological and other the non-physical aspects of space, which are of value to the locals. The Continue reading Book: Urban Architecture and Local Spaces in Pakistan by Suneela Ahmed

Book: Le capitalisme à main armée. Caïds et patrons à Karachi

Laurent Gayer, 2022, Le capitalisme à main armée. Caïds et patrons à Karachi, CNRS Edition, Paris, 416 pages.

“Le 11 septembre 2012, 255 ouvriers et ouvrières des Ali Enterprises, fabriquant des jeans pour le compte du groupe allemand KiK, périssent dans l’incendie de leur usine à Karachi. Accident ou attentat ? La tragédie suscite des interprétations contradictoires. Faut-il incriminer les logiques prédatrices de la fast-fashion ou les méthodes mafieuses des partis politiques qui ont mis la ville en coupe réglée ? Continue reading Book: Le capitalisme à main armée. Caïds et patrons à Karachi

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