47 min

Combating state narratives about partition and 1971 through oral histories with Anam Zakaria More Than A Statistic

    • Arts

The Partition of the subcontinent resulted in one of the bloodiest partitions in history and caused the rapid displacement of millions of people overnight. In this episode, Anam shares her personal journey of learning more about 1947 and 1971, the importance of collecting oral histories to combat state narratives and what she hopes her books can achieve. 
To learn more about Anam and her work visit, https://www.anamzakaria.com/
To learn more about Anam's books, visit:
Footprints of Partition: Narratives of Four Generations of Pakistanis and Indians
1971: A People's History from Bangladesh, Pakistan and India
Between the Great Divide: A Journey into Pakistan-Administered Kashmir


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The Partition of the subcontinent resulted in one of the bloodiest partitions in history and caused the rapid displacement of millions of people overnight. In this episode, Anam shares her personal journey of learning more about 1947 and 1971, the importance of collecting oral histories to combat state narratives and what she hopes her books can achieve. 
To learn more about Anam and her work visit, https://www.anamzakaria.com/
To learn more about Anam's books, visit:
Footprints of Partition: Narratives of Four Generations of Pakistanis and Indians
1971: A People's History from Bangladesh, Pakistan and India
Between the Great Divide: A Journey into Pakistan-Administered Kashmir


Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

47 min

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