University Townhalls


Citizenship and the Constitution Rights and Inclusion

With ever increasing human rights violations and curbs on fundamental freedoms, it is important to reassert the notion of citizenship in a democratic polity and underscore the demands that citizens...

Social Media and Populist Nationalism

Political systems across the world have undergone a wave of populism, and are hard pressed to balance majoritarian political demands against fundamental human rights. Nowhere is this contest more visible...

Extremism in Seats of Learning

Persistence of extremist ideologies owes to their laying claim to a single truth. Challenging such claims hinges on the ability to critically evaluate and deconstruct their arguments. Salient features of...

Dialogue on Youth Politics and Policy

Policy frameworks must imagine Pakistan’s youth cohort as an opportunity to innovate public policy discourse and revitalize an increasingly unimaginative political conversation according to speakers at Jinnah Institute’s University Town...