Hidden Histories #10 – Losing Home: Finding Home

April 24, 2023

75 years after the Partition of India, who owns the narrative? This question has been pondered at length in different forms on different forums, and the Sindh story has been markedly absent. It’s hard to understand why this is so, as it is a big story affecting a large and diverse population, with many remarkable features.
When Partition gave the province of Sindh intact to Pakistan, it was believed that the non-Muslims would continue as a peaceful and prosperous minority, as they had been for centuries. And when the trouble escalated, they faced their abrupt exile with courage and enterprise. At the moment it starts with the decolonising group…

Hidden Histories #2 – Partition & Peacebuilding: reclaiming the history of British South Asians

October 21, 2021

South Asian Heritage Month (SAHM) is about reclaiming the history and identity of British South Asians. People need to be able to tell their own stories, and this is an opportunity to show what it means to be South Asian in the 21st century, as well as look to the past to see how Britain became the diverse country it is today. SOAS Decolonising Working Group (DWG) Hidden Histories A

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