“Skill vs. Scale”: The Transformation of Traditional Occupations in the Androon ShehrUrban Pakistan: Frames for Imagining and Reading Urbanism, Pakistan: Oxford University Press, 2013

My undergraduate thesis at the Lahore University of Management Sciences (LUMS), which I co-wrote with my colleague and cousin Sana Malik. Our thesis, which forms Chapter 16 of the above book, analyzes the economic development of the Androon Shehr or Walled City of Lahore, studying its history and predicting the future of the centuries-old occupations practiced within its precincts.

The Scholar, The Philosopher & The SoldierSanctum: The Journal of Religion at Columbia University, Fall 2010

A story I wrote as a senior at LUMS for a class on Islamic Spirituality. The story is set in the Golden Age of Islamic civilization, during the Abbasid Caliphate (between the 9th and 12th centuries), and is a parable for three different approaches to Allah, The Divine Being, in classical Islamic tradition.

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