Media

2022

Survivors of Partition Seek Closure Through an Unlikely Source: YouTube – The New York Times

Connecting continents – the trials and tribulations of diaspora journalists – Al Jazeera

Independence Day Special: The Face in Three Mirrors – The Telegraph

The Enduring Trauma: Legacy of the Partition of India – BBC HistoryExtra

5 Books On Partition Written By Female Authors That Recount Bone-Chilling Stories Of This Historic Event – HAUTERRFLY

75 jaar na de afsplitsing van India en Pakistan komen de gruwelverhalen pas los – NRC (Dutch Media)

Partition literature and the steady rise of women’s voices in it – The Indian Express

Bangladesh: 1971 by Anam Zakaria – Locally Foreign

Book Review – 1971: A People’s History from Bangladesh, Pakistan and India – South Asian Journal

Digital friendships promoting peace in India, Pakistan – The Express Tribune

Walk Through The Memoirs Of Partition With The Help Of The First Ever Virtual Partition Museum – News18

2021

Anam Zakaria on FemiList 100 – The News

The Bus That Didn’t Stop: Bringing Anam Zakaria’s Stories of Partition to Life – Youlin Magazine

The Bus That Didn’t Stop presents a vital view of Partition – CUTACUT

Bangladesh at 50: Is different history being taught in Pakistan, India and Bangladesh? – BBC Urdu

Exploring public memory of the 1971 war in Bangladesh, Pakistan and India – The Caravan

50 Years On, Pakistan Continues To Censor 1971’s War Of Liberation – Zenger

Should Pakistan apologize to Bangladesh for the 1971 war? – Deutsche Welle

Aaghaz-e-Dosti initiative: Pakistani, Indian citizens advocate peace, support and uninterrupted friendship – Daily Times

How colonialism eroded Pakistan’s history of religious fluidity – Al Jazeera

Goethe-Institut launches new project on the 1947 Partition – The Daily Star

Digitizing Partition: How Oral Histories Cross Borders Online – Logically

Pakistan – The Journal of Common Wealth Literature

2020

Page Turners of 2020: Non-fiction – The Telegraph

A Pakistani in Bangladesh – Business Standard 

‘1971’ review: Twists in a common history – The Hindu 

Two Partitions, three nation states – Bangladesh, Pakistan and India – The Telegraph

Narratives of a war across frontiers – Dhaka Tribune 

War, people and the politics of memory – The News on Sunday

“1971 isn’t present in our public memory as it should be” – The News on Sunday 

With her new book on 1971 Indo-Pak war, Anam Zakaria attempts to understand one of the most defining years in South Asian history – First Post 

Silenced Histories – Dawn 

The spoken truth – The Quint 

Anam Zakaria’s ‘1971: A People’s History from Bangladesh, Pakistan, and India’ – Cafe Dissensus 

1971: A People’s History – Bloomsbury Pakistan 

1971: A People’s Perspective – The Citizen.in

The coronavirus pandemic gave 1947 Partition Archive an unlikely shot in the arm — a series with speakers from both sides of the border – FirstPost

International authors, musicians and policy experts spend the lockdown with conversations around peace – The Hindu

Another year of books and borders – The News

Against all odds – The Daily Star

Come, and bring a pen: Applications are open for the International Writing Program, Iowa City – The Hindu

2019

Anam Zakaria Publishes Third Book, “1971: A People’s History from Bangladesh, Pakistan and India” – Asia Society

Tensions Increase Over Kashmir – NPR

Anam Zakaria (’18) Publishes Her Second Book, “Between the Great Divide” – Asia Society

Oxford University-backed Project Dastaan to recreate lost legacies of Partition survivors through virtual reality – First Post

This is not a time for chauvinistic nationalism on either side of the border – Dawn

Napa’s International Performing Arts Fest from March 5 – Dawn

Bookmarked: What you should read this December – The Indian Express

2018

Asia Society Announces Asia 21 Young Leaders Class of 2018 – Asia Society

Intrepid Author – Newsline

Interview: ‘I was struck by how little we know about Azad Kashmir’ – Anam Zakaria – Dawn

History Workshop’s Radical Books of the Year – History Workshop

What Kashmiri refugees across LoC told Anam Zakaria? – The Kashmir Wallah

Between the Great Divide: A Journey into Pakistan-administered Kashmir review: United in suffering – The Hindu

2017

Partition: Borders of Blood – Al Jazeera

The Stream – #PartitionAt70: The creation of India and Pakistan – Al Jazeera

A People’s History of the Partition – ABC Late Night Live

7 Decades After Its Creation, The Idea Of Who Belongs In Pakistan Narrows – NPR

In Lahore, trauma of partition’s silent generation slowly comes to light – The Guardian

Tales of temples & pangs of partition: meet Pakistani writer duo Anam & Haroon – Catch News

11 memorable quotes from this year’s Karachi Literature Festival – Dawn

A story writ in blood – The News

Talk your history – India Today

How different are we from the partition generation? – Dawn

A commendable national service – The News

70th Anniversary of Partition – BBC Urdu

The Footprints of Partition – SBS Urdu

2016

Confronting the Pakistani bogeyman – The Hindu

Talking Partition, Punjabi folklore – Express Tribune

Stories of Partition recommended for all Indians and Pakistanis – Asian Age

2015

What intrigued us in 2015 – Express Tribune

Footprints of Partition: ‘History has been linear’ – Express Tribune

Book Excerpt: After 67 years, tracing The Footprints of Partition – Hindustan Times

The Footprints of Partition by Anam Zakaria – Dawn

2015 sees an avalanche of books about the Partition – Sunday Guardian

A journey of self-exploration – Express Tribune

Chronicle of a Partition retold – DNA