Rediscovering Partition from New Perspectives

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By The Mittal Institute, Harvard University, The Mittal Institute, and Harvard University. Discovered by Player FM and our community — copyright is owned by the publisher, not Player FM, and audio is streamed directly from their servers. Hit the Subscribe button to track updates in Player FM, or paste the feed URL into other podcast apps.
The impact of the 1947 Partition still ripples throughout South Asia, 73 years later. However, our knowledge of this historic event is constantly being reevaluated by academics and researchers who have continued to illuminate the details of what occurred. Moderated by Jennifer Leaning, Professor of the Practice of Health and Human Rights at Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, this panel explores how new research efforts help us understand the full depth of the history and legacy of Partition. Ian Talbot, Professor of History and Director of the Centre for Imperial and Post-Colonial Studies at the University of Southampton, and Yaqoob Bangash, Assistant Professor at Information Technology University in Lahore, join the discussion to provide their insights on this historic event.

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