The Democracy Forum Invites you to a Seminar entitled:

Withered Democracy in Pakistan – the Role of the Deep State.

  • Date: Thursday 17th August 2017
  • Time: 15:00-17:30 BST
  • Venue: The Senate Room, Senate House, Malet St, London, WC1E 7HU

The event will bring together a panel of speakers to debate the role of the Deep State in Pakistan and its impact on the country’s democratic processes.


  • Dr C Christine Fair, Center for Peace and Security Studies, Edmund A. Walsh School of Foreign Service, Georgetown University
  • Professor Lawrence Sáez, Professor in the Political Economy of Asia, School of Oriental & African Studies
  • Dr Farzana Shaikh, Associate Fellow, Asia Programme, Royal Institute of International Affairs, Chatham House
  • Burzine Waghmar, Senior Teaching Fellow, SOAS & Member of the Centre for the Study of Pakistan, SOAS
  • Professor Marie-Carine-Lall, Chair in Education and South Asian Studies, Institute of Education, University College