Historian Ayesha Jalal turns a literary lens on the traumatic events of 1947 and their aftermath. In-person appearance at Asia Society India Centre, with filmmaker Shyam Benegal, on Thursday, July 18.
Ayesha Jalal revisits the work of Manto (1912-1955), one of Pakistan's greatest writers, and finds it almost disturbingly relevant today.
For historian Ayesha Jalal, Pakistan's present woes are inseparable from the trauma of its birth.
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