Dr. Sarwar (1929-2009): A Daughter Remembers

Posted on August 12, 2009
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Beena Sarwar She is not the grave-visiting sort. A white-haired dynamo with luminous eyes, she pioneered teacher training and teaching English in Pakistan (as a second language in large classrooms with limited resources). The activism inculcated in her native Pratapgarh in UP, India, remained with her after the migration to Pakistan in the late 1950s, [...]

Remembering Eqbal Ahmad

Posted on October 13, 2006
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Guest Post by Beena Sarwar When Venezuelan president Hugo Chavez in his address to the UN on Sept 20 held up a copy of Noam Chomsky’s Hegemony or Survival: America’s Quest for Global Dominance (2003) and recommended it as essential reading to understand contemporary world politics, he could have been talking about The Selected Writings [...]