The South Aisan Studies Council presents a pandel discussion.
“Justice, Governance and Contestation in Pakistan’s Hybrid Regime.”
Panelists will include Niloufer Siddiqui, Assistant Professor of Political Science, Rockefeller College of Public Affairs and Policy, University at Albany-State University of New York (SUNY), Sameen A. Mohsin Ali, Assistant Professor of Political Science, Lahore University of Management Sciences, Yasser Kureishi, John and Daria Postdoctoral Fellow in Constitutional Law and Theory, Trinity College, University of Oxford and Hassan Javid, Associate Professor of Sociology, Lahore University of Management Sciences.
Sarah Khan, Assistant Professor, Dept. of Political Science, Yale University and Steven Wilkinson, Nilekani Professor of India and South Asian Studies; Professor of Political Science and International Affairs; Professor in the Institution for Social and Policy Studies; and Henry R. Luce Director, MacMillan Center for International and Area Studies will be discussants.
Panel discussion with the co-editor and contributing authors of a new volume Pakistan’s Political Parties: Surviving between Dictatorship and Democracy, published by Georgetown University Press in 2020, and Folio Books Pakistan in 2021.
The volume examines how the civilian side of the Pakistani regime has survived the transition to democracy, providing critical insight into the evolution of political parties in Pakistan and developing democracies more broadly. This discussion with contributing authors will focus on the prospects for justice, democratic governance and competition in the face of an interventionist military in Pakistan.