Ananya Jahanara Kabir

Ananya Jahanara Kabir is professor of English Literature at King's College London in the UK, and author of "Partition's Post-Amnesias: 1947, 1971 and Modern South Asia" and "Territory of Desire: Representing the Valley of Kashmir."

Partition 1947: Displaced Music: Partition through the senses

Songs give a voice to the timelessness of the body’s performative archive.

From postmemory to post-amnesia

For both Pakistan and Bangladesh, the time between 1947 and 1971 was best forgotten.

November 25, 2022
November 25, 2022

Partition 1947: Displaced Music: Partition through the senses

Songs give a voice to the timelessness of the body’s performative archive.

August 25, 2017
August 25, 2017

From postmemory to post-amnesia

For both Pakistan and Bangladesh, the time between 1947 and 1971 was best forgotten.

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