The Baloch Who Is Missing: Representations of Balochistan in Anglophone Prose Writing | Claire Chambers

The Baloch Who Is Missing: Representations of Balochistan in Anglophone Prose Writing | Claire Chambers

The Baloch Who Is Missing: Representations of Balochistan in Anglophone Prose Writing
Claire Chambers

Abstract: In April 2015, Pakistani entrepreneur, arts patron, and human rights campaigner Sabeen Mahmud was shot and killed by unknown assassins. Sabeen was accompanied by her elderly mother, the redoubtable educationalist Mahenaz Mahmud, who took two bullets but survived. They were leaving an event in Karachi entitled “Unsilencing Balochistan” that the 40-year-old had organized at her arts space The Second Floor, widely known as T2F. It may be mere coincidence that Sabeen was killed immediately after the controversial talk about Pakistan’s explosive southwest province. However, not long before, the Lahore University of the Management Sciences (LUMS) had been …

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Published in 2015

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