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Posts from the ‘Issue 2/Social Activism’ Category

Pakistan: An Interview with Humaira Bachal

In this interview, Pakistani education activist, Humaira Bachal, speaks about her her own struggles to educate herself and her experience of working among the underprivileged.

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An Interview with Noorjahan Siddiqui

In this interview, Noorjahan Siddiqui, a social activist from the Old City, Hyderabad, speaks to Abu Saleh about her work in the area of women's empowerment.

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When Caliban Meets Binayak Sen: Academic Activism & a Materialist Praxis

What should be the role of academia in fashioning a counter-narrative to such neo-colonial coordinates? Should it continue to pursue purist textual pleasure and engage in an aesthetic form of cultural politics at the cost of radical praxis?

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Muslim Activism and Enabling Cyberspheres

I refer to the work of Jamia Teachers’ Solidarity Association an organization formed in the aftermath of the incident as a reaction to mainstream media’s endeavors to build credibility for the police action, undermine the questions raised about the veracity of the police’s version of truth, and criminalize the youth even before all facts were established.

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Fiction of Activism

The very reflective nature of these novels makes them distinct from activism as practice. The ‘fiction of activism’ offers a dialectical between the theory and practice of activism.

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Social Activism in South Asia: A Photo-Essay

A Photo-Essay on Social and Political Movements in South Asia

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