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The violence of history: 1971 and the silencing of women

A longer essay on 1971 and how it is remembered is forthcoming. Meanwhile, my review of Yasmin Saikia’s fantastic book, “Women, War, and the Making of Bangladesh: Remembering 1971,” was published in Dawn Books and Authors. If the 1971 war … Continue reading

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1971 and a family of collaborators

First, read this excellent interview with Syed Ashfaqul Haque. Reading this interview reminded me of the story my uncle shared with me this weekend. My uncle is from Indore, Madhya Pradesh, India. He moved to Pakistan upon marrying my aunt. Most … Continue reading

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