Memories of Violence: Between Popular and Official History in South Asia

When and Where

Wednesday, March 11, 2020 12:00 pm to 2:00 pm
Natalie Zemon Davis Conference Room, SS 2098
Sidney Smith Hall
100 St. George Street, Toronto, ON M5S 3G3


Anam Zakaria


Presentation of book and conversation with oral historian Anam Zakaria, author of 1971: A Peoples History from Bangledesh, Pakistan and India, published in 2020 by Penguin India.  Zakaria is the author of three books on the history of violence in South Asia, including the award-winning The Footprints of Partition: Narratives of Four Generations of Pakistanis and Indians.

Lunch and refreshments will be served.

Contact Information

Luis van Isschot


Department of History, Department of Anthropology


100 St. George Street, Toronto, ON M5S 3G3