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A recent article published by Ameena Saiyid in 2 June 2020

The story of English language publishing in Pakistan is also the story of one person, Ameena Saiyid

A first person account of a publisher’s saga, ending with a new beginning out on hold by Covid-19.

Award on Restoring scholarship and academic freedom in the Czech and Slovak nations. Wednesday 27 May 2020

Paul Flather (Balliol 1973) was awarded the Czech Ambassador’s Honorary Jan Masaryk Silver Medal for ‘special contributions’ supporting the development of the Czech and Slovak nations. Here they each reflect on their experiences.   

Dr Paul Flather addresses the guests from the conference podium.

“A recent article” What role for the Commonwealth in the new normal – AD (after the Disease)?

By: Paul FlatherPublished: 26 May 2020Topics: coronavirusCOVID-19globalisation

When written in Chinese, the word crisis contains two elements – one ‘danger’, and the other ‘opportunity’. One might ponder how the current Covid-19 pandemic crisis might impact on the Commonwealth – threats but also opportunities? What role for the Commonwealth in the new normal – AD (after the Disease)?

14th October 2017: Sir Nicholas Barrington, pictured (left) during a wide-ranging one-day conference on the History of Lahore, he organised at Wolfson College, Cambridge, on 14th October, 2017. A summary publication emerged from the event.