Understanding Pakistan Project Team May 29th, 2007
The Understanding Pakistan Project will be formally launched on June 4, 2007. The first episode will focus on the Genesis of the Idea of Pakistan and how it evolved into the demand for Pakistan. This piece will roughly cover the period between 1937 and 1947. Subsequently, a new episode will feature on Monday of every week (around 8am EST).
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Understanding Pakistan Project Team May 27th, 2007
My Dear Colleagues:
We are writing to introduce to you and invite you to experience and participate in a project to try and understand our country by going back to discover, define, and discuss the history of Pakistan. The Understanding Pakistan Project is a collaborative exercise in learning. This email list will serve as the vehicle for dissemination for content generated during the project. A blog (www.UnderstandingPakistan.com) has been set up act as a central meeting point and collaborative platform. Please visit us and participate in this fascinating rollar coaster of our country’s history.
As you read this email, our beloved country Pakistan stands at a very precarious point in its history. With the sixtieth year of the country’s independence at its end, we find ourselves, once again, in the midst of a constitutional crisis. In many ways, this struggle between personalities and institutions has been a defining feature of the country’s politics. Ironically, more often than not, and much to our collective detriment, personalities have pervailed over institutions.
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