Adil Najam Dr. Pervez Hoodbhoy, one of Pakistan’s pre-eminent intellectuals and someone who I and ATP holds in the highest esteem (here and here), has written a letter to the editors of Nature in response to the recent article (of which I was a co-author) on Pakistan’s higher education reform experiment. I just wrote to […]

Pervez Hoodbhoy on Pakistan’s Future

Posted on June 16, 2009
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Adil Najam Like him or not, Dr. Pervez Hoodbhoy is undoubtedly one of Pakistan’s leading intellectuals. He does what intellectuals are meant to do. He makes us think. He forces us to ask questions that we avoid and he challenges us to question the easy answers. This is not to say that Pervez – who […]

Pervez Hoodbhoy on ‘Us’ and ‘Them’ Mindset

Posted on December 12, 2007
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Maryam Chaudhry Dr. Pervez Hoodbhoy, renowned nuclear physicist and disarmament activist, who teaches at Quaid-e-Azam University in Islamabad, recently visited the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, and delivered a talk, the title of which was: Sacred Terror -Theirs and Ours. I was fortunate enough to find out about this and actually attend the lecture. I […]