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Pakistani students wave national flags at the mausoleum of the founder of Pakistan Muhammad Ali Jinnah in Karachi on August 14, 2011, to mark the 64th Independence Day of Pakistan. (Rizwan Tabassum/AFP/Getty Images)

Podcast: Another Pakistan, the Two-Hour Version

Nearly a month of strong conversation in Pakistan this past summer, distilled to two radio hours. Click to listen. more
Ashis Nandy in New Delhi, summer 2011.

Podcast: Ashis Nandy and Pakistan's 'Latent Potential'

After 1500 interviews with survivors of Partition, another perspective on the tragedy. more
Artist Rashid Rana in his Lahore studio, summer 2011.

Podcast: Rashid Rana's Pakistan: 'A Mini-Version of the Globe'

Both formally stunning and idea-driven, artist's work seems to say: Look again at Pakistan; it's not a world apart. more
Singer Shafqat Amanat Ali Khan.

Podcast: Shafqat Amanat Ali Khan: Local, Global, Classical, Pop

The Lahore-based superstar embodies the dynamism inside South Asian music. more
The late Saleem Shahzad pictured on the cover of a report edited by Imtiaz Alam.

Podcast: Imtiaz Alam: So You Want to Be a Journalist in Pakistan…

It's past time, says a senior news editor, to establish ground rules for news reporting in Pakistan. more
Kamil Khan Mumtaz at home in Lahore, summer 2011.

Podcast: Kamil Khan Mumtaz: Back from a Modernist Hell

Pakistan's preeminent architect explains his debt to Sufi tradition. more
Salima Hashmi with her father, the poet Faiz Ahmed Faiz.

Podcast: Salima Hashmi: In the Worst of Times, the Alchemy of Art

"In the worst of times in Pakistan, there is always a joke, dark humor and irony," says the indomitable artist, educator and activist. more
Zebunnisa Humayun Bangash (L) and Haniya Aslam (R), also known as Zeb and Haniya.

Podcast: The Healing Charm of Zeb and Haniya's 'Urdu Blues'

Pakistani folk pop-duo Zeb and Haniya can assimilate any style and make it their own. more
Nadeem ul Haque giving a talk at TedxLahore in July 2010.

Podcast: Nadeem ul Haque: 'The Country That Can Kill the World'

Nadeem ul Haque: What America should be sending Pakistan is C-SPAN, NPR, and USIA libraries… and instead it sends Raymond Davis and Blackwater. more
Chris Lydon (R) with Salman Rashid (L) in his walled garden on the south side of Lahore, summer 2011.

Podcast: Salman Rashid: A Pakistani Travelogue, with Tears

The distinguished travel writer Salman Rashid encounters painful memories in Punjab. more