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CSAS 9th Annual Pakistan Conference: Spaces of Capital

Saturday, March 30, 2019
10:00 AM-5:00 PM
Room 1010 | 10th Floor Event Space Weiser Hall Map
This conference was made possible with the generous co-sponsorhips by: the Institute for the Humanities, the Rackahm Graduate School, the Department of History, the History of Art Department, the Department of Anthropology, the Department of Sociology, the Weiser Center for Emerging Democracies, the Institute for Research on Women & Gender, the Residential College, the Global Islamic Studies Center, and The American Institute of Pakistan Studies. This event is free and open to the public.

Full conference details are here:

Conference Schedule


Opening Remarks


Capital Flows
Amen Jaffer: Discarded Flows: Circulation and Value in Lahore's Waste Economy
Maira Hayat: 10 km of responsibility: Adjudications of the public-ness of water in Pakistan


The Social Life of Capital
Nicolas Martin: Democracy and Discrimination: Comparing Caste-Based Politics in Indian and Pakistani Punjab
Muhammad Ali Jan: The social origins of capital: trajectories of industrialization in Pakistani Punjab


Public Art
Saima Zaidi: Sheherezade: The Walled City Anthology


Perween Raman:The Rebel Optimist by Mahera Omar


Building: Weiser Hall
Event Type: Conference / Symposium
Tags: Asia
Source: Happening @ Michigan from Center for South Asian Studies, Residential College, Institute for Research on Women and Gender, History of Art, Institute for the Humanities, Rackham Graduate School, International Institute, Weiser Center for Emerging Democracies, Global Islamic Studies Center, Asian Languages and Cultures, Department of Anthropology, Department of History, Department of Sociology

The Global Islamic Studies Center organizes a number of public events each year such as lectures, conferences, and films, many in collaboration with other U-M units. Please use our searchable events calendar for information about upcoming programs sponsored by GISC and the Interdisciplinary Islamic Studies Seminar (IISS).