Upcoming events

Mon, Jun 14, 2021

A gay Muslim’s journey to acceptance

Please join the Atlantic Council’s South Asia Center and the American Pakistan Foundation on Tuesday June 22 at 11:00 AM US EST / 8:00 PM PKT to mark the release of the US edition of Zaidi’s book to discuss the issues faced by Zaidi as well as many younger immigrants and their families today. Also participating in the discussion will be Senior Foreign Affairs Reporter for the HuffPost, Akbar Shahid Ahmed, and Director of the Washington DC chapter of Muslims for Progressive Values (MPV) and Co-chair of the MPV Board of Trustees, Maliha Khan.

SouthAsiaSource by South Asia Center

Human Rights Migration

Flagship book talk series

Flagship report

Thu, Aug 13, 2020

Evolving news media landscapes in India and Pakistan: Implications for regional peace and stability

India and Pakistan recognize the utility of the press in contemporary conflicts, and seek to deploy it as an offensive weapon in a larger information war. Both countries have utilized digital, print, and broadcast media to shape international perceptions and public opinion domestically.

Report by Fatima Salman

India Media

The South Asia Center serves as the Atlantic Council’s focal point for work on greater South Asia as well as its relations between these countries, the neighboring regions, Europe, and the United States.

Experts

Content

Thu, Jul 8, 2021

Nawaz quoted in Daily Times: It is time to reframe Pak-US relations

In the News by Atlantic Council

Corruption Economy & Business

Tue, Jul 6, 2021

Nawaz joins Naya Daur to discuss Pakistan’s role in Afghanistan after US withdrawal

In the News by Atlantic Council

Afghanistan Conflict

Thu, Jul 1, 2021

Event recap: A gay Muslim’s journey to acceptance

On June 11, 2021, the Atlantic Council’s South Asia Center and the American Pakistan Foundation co-hosted author Mohsin Zaidi for a conversation on his new book, A Dutiful Boy: A memoir of a gay Muslim’s journey to acceptance, and the underlying issues it addresses relating to race, gender identity, social class, religious discrimination and more. […]

Event Recap by Areeba Atique

Human Rights Migration

Mon, Jun 28, 2021

Nawaz joins the Hudson Institute to discuss US-Pakistan relations after the US withdrawal from Afghanistan

In the News by Atlantic Council

Afghanistan Pakistan

Mon, Jun 14, 2021

A gay Muslim’s journey to acceptance

Please join the Atlantic Council’s South Asia Center and the American Pakistan Foundation on Tuesday June 22 at 11:00 AM US EST / 8:00 PM PKT to mark the release of the US edition of Zaidi’s book to discuss the issues faced by Zaidi as well as many younger immigrants and their families today. Also participating in the discussion will be Senior Foreign Affairs Reporter for the HuffPost, Akbar Shahid Ahmed, and Director of the Washington DC chapter of Muslims for Progressive Values (MPV) and Co-chair of the MPV Board of Trustees, Maliha Khan.

SouthAsiaSource by South Asia Center

Human Rights Migration

Fri, Jun 11, 2021

When sanctions violate human rights

Do sanctions violate human rights? Castellum.AI has developed a methodology to determine whether, and how, sanctions from particular countries violate human rights, designating Russia, Pakistan, and Turkey in that order as the biggest violators.

Report by Peter Piatetsky and Julian Vasilkoski

Economic Sanctions Human Rights

Thu, Jun 3, 2021

Reforming local governments in Pakistan

Please join the Atlantic Council’s South Asia Center and South Asia Democracy Watch on Monday, June 14 at 10:00 AM EST / 7:00 PM PKT for a conversation on the importance of local government institutions to improve governance in Pakistan.

SouthAsiaSource by Atlantic Council

Pakistan Political Reform

Tue, Jun 1, 2021

Event recap: “I’ll Meet You There” with Iram Parveen Bilal and Shuja Nawaz

On May 21, 2021, the Atlantic Council’s South Asia Center hosted filmmaker Iram Parveen Bilal for a conversation on her new film, I’ll Meet You There, and the underlying issues it addresses relating to immigrants, identity, race and surveillance, and more.

Event Recap by Atlantic Council

Civil Society Human Rights

Tue, Jun 1, 2021

Nawaz joins Dawn News to discuss Pakistan’s role in US-Afghanistan relations

In the News by Atlantic Council

Afghanistan Conflict

Fri, May 21, 2021

Pakistan must tackle extreme heat if it wants to be a geoeconomic power

Pakistani leaders promise to lead South Asia into an era of prosperity, however, leadership must realize that extreme heat resilience and sustainable economic growth are inextricably linked. Pakistan cannot achieve its goals of regional connectivity and economic wellness unless it revises its economic strategy to fully tackle its extreme heat crisis.

SouthAsiaSource by Damola Aluko, Kim Austin, and Fatima Khalil

Climate Change & Climate Action Energy & Environment