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Anam Zakaria

Anam Zakaria is a Toronto-based oral historian and author of 1971: A People's History from Bangladesh, Pakistan and India (2019), Between the Great Divide: A Journey into Pakistan-administered Kashmir (2018) and the award-winning The Footprints of Partition: Narratives of Four Generations of Pakistanis and Indians (2015). She writes frequently on issues of conflict and peace and her work has appeared in The New York Times, Al Jazeera, and The Hill Times among other publications. She is the co-founder of Qissa: the home of storytelling, and is a member of the Asia 21 Young Leaders Initiative.