Elisabetta Iob is a historian currently based at the University of Trieste (Department of Politics and Social Sciences). She previously taught at the University of the Punjab, Lahore (Institute of Social and Cultural Studies) and received her PhD from Royal Holloway, University of London. Her first monograph Refugees and the Politics of the Everyday State in Pakistan: Resettlement in Punjab, 1947-62 will be published by Routledge in 2017. Elisabetta’s collaborations include the Centre for Peace and Security Studies (Lahore), and the local branches of the Italian Minister of Interior and Minister of Defense on the refugee emergency. Her research interests focus on Pakistan’s political and party history, and the construction of a local public sphere, civil society and everyday state and citizenship.

  • Permalink Gallery

    Book Review: Paper Tiger: Law, Bureaucracy and the Developmental State in Himalayan India by Nayanika Mathur

Book Review: Paper Tiger: Law, Bureaucracy and the Developmental State in Himalayan India by Nayanika Mathur

Following eighteen months of intensive fieldwork, in Paper Tiger: Law, Bureaucracy and the Developmental State in Himalayan India author […]

Book Review: Talibanistan: Negotiating the Borders Between Terror, Politics and Religion, edited by Peter Bergen with Katherine Tiedemann

The militant groups along the Pakistan-Afghanistan border are far more complex and diverse than is commonly understood. While these groups […]

Book Review: Political Administrators: The Story of the Civil Service of Pakistan by Aminullah Chaudry

Much analysis of Pakistan’s government and civil service has been undertaken by political analysts and academicians, but rarely by an […]

Book Review: India Means Business: How the Elephant Earned its Stripes by Kshama V. Kaushik and Kaushik Dutta

India Means Business is an excellent contribution to the current debate on the Indian economy and its performance. It is a […]

Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs 2.0 UK: England & Wales
This work by LSE Review of Books is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs 2.0 UK: England & Wales.