Tezhib: In The Now, Episode 2: The Politics of Foreign Aid in Pakistan’s Development Sector


Themrise Khan has been serving as a consultant and working in the development sector on various research projects for 25 years, in Pakistan as well as Canada. She shares her experience working with foreign and local NGOs while reflecting on the role of foreign-funded projects in developing countries. The politics of agencies and foreign aid in Pakistan is a significant factor to consider for a better understanding of social development.


Tezhib: In The Now, Episode 1: Nagorno-Karabakh Conflict


The Nagorno-Karabakh enclave is the subject of a protracted conflict between Azerbaijan and Armenia. In this episode, we discuss the historical development of the conflict, its geopolitical repercussions, the demographics of the region, past efforts towards peace-making, as well as the involvement of foreign actors in the conflict.