August 13th, 2020

Moderated by Munizae Jahangir & Mandira Nayar
20 years after the Neemrana Declaration in 2000 where civil societies pledged strengthening regional interaction, journalists Mandira Nayer and Munizae Jahangir speak across borders to
Nandita Das, Mohammad Hanif, Syeda Hamid, and Salima Hashmi on whether the dream for peace can be realized.
1)Addressing challenges to freedom of expression for artists and writers.
2) Has Covid-19 made regional solutions more imperative?
3) Can peaceniks overcome right-wing politics to change the status quo of no engagement?

Nandita Das, Mohammed Hanif, Syeda Hameed & Salima Hashmi
engage in a cross border conversation with
Munizae Jahangir & Mandira Nayyar
on the eve of partition.