Hafsa Kanjwal is an Assistant Professor of South Asian history at Lafayette College. She completed her PhD in history and women’s studies at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor.  Her research focuses on post-Partition state-formation in Indian occupied Kashmir. She has written on Kashmir for a variety of news outlets including The Washington Post, Al Jazeera English, Kindle Magazine, Foreign Policy Magazine, Kashmir Life, Kashmir Ink, and the Al Jazeera Center for Study. She has spoken on Kashmir for Al Jazeera English’s The Stream and Inside Story news programs.

Upcoming Classes with Hafsa Kanjwal

March 18 @ 6:30 pm

Resisting Occupation: A Teach-in on Kashmir

During this teach-in, the instructors will present a brief historical overview of the Kashmir issue, and discuss the contemporary context of state violence and repression and youth resistance.
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March 29 @ 7:00 am

Film Screening: Khoon diy Baarav (Blood Leaves its Trail)

Opening out the real and the human against the abstract and the brutal, the film seeks to confront advocates of amnesia in Kashmir as well as in other conflict zones.
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