The latest issue of Race & Class, ‘Memory and hope’, contains a special section on the possibilities for peace and autonomy in Kashmir.
As the ceasefire along the Line of Control breaks down and Pakistani and Indian troops are involved in a new outbreak of hostilities causing 20,000 civilians to flee their homes, Race & Class publishes the views of Kashmiri scholars and activists on the country’s history and possibilities for peace and autonomy.
Guest edited by anthropologist Shubh Mathur, the articles in this Race & Class draw upon new voices and new research which have transformed understandings of the conflict, placing the Kashmiri experience centre stage, rather than the competing narratives of Indian and Pakistani territorial and nationalist ambitions.
The October 2014 issue includes:
- Memory and hope: new perspectives on the Kashmir conflict – an introduction by Shubh Mathur
- The events of 1953 in Jammu and Kashmir: a memoir of three generations by Nyla Ali Khan
- Kashmir: the forgotten conflict by Gowhar Geelani
- The politics of the sentence of death: a comparative perspective by Jim Drummond
- Reconciliation and truth in Kashmir: a case study by Sajid Iqbal with Zoheb Hossain and Shubh Mathur
- Resolving Kashmir: imperatives and solutions by Noor Ahmad Baba
- Sub-regional conflicts and selective autonomy in J&K: Hill Councils in power by Gull Wani
- Asylum seekers’ Occupy movement in Hong Kong by Francesco Vecchio and Cosmo Beatson
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