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Pakistan: Past Perspectives, Future Challenges

Chatham House, London


Prof Ian Talbot, Professor of History, University of Southampton
Chair: Dr Farzana Shaikh, Associate Fellow, Asia Programme, Chatham House


The speaker will draw upon his new publication, Pakistan: A New History (Hurst), to discuss Pakistan’s past failings and future challenges. He will reaffirm the country’s potential for a positive reawakening in which the state can reclaim its priorities and institutions and re-establish political and economic sustainability.