CAP was invited by the Prince Claus Fund, and UNESCO Netherlands to participate in an exploratory roundtable where CAP shared how its experience in exhibitions – making it a tool to boost tourism and promote social cohesion in cultures. This discussion was titled Building Social Cohesion through Culture in Conflict and Post-Conflict Contexts and was held in Amsterdam by the International Institute for Asian Studies, Leiden.
On Pakistan’s 70th Independence anniversary, CAP partnered with BBC to produce informative material about the partition of the Indian subcontinent in 1947. The rich cultural heritage and complex history of Pakistan were highlighted with a series of podcasts, videos, and articles based on CAP’s research and collection of oral testimonies.
In 2018, Harvard University’s South Asia Institute approached CAP to contribute research to their project Looking Back, Informing the Future: The 1947 Partition of British India, a multidisciplinary study that examined Partition through varied lenses. It deployed new methods to extract further insight from existing texts, documents, maps, border crossings, oral histories, and patterns of urban assembly and growth. In October 2023, Korea’s Ministry of Culture, through the Cultural City Project, Cheongju City of Culture invited CAP to present its work alongside international archives and the archiving community in Korea. Noor Ahmed, CAP’s General Manager, represented CAP and shared the work CAP has done over the last 17 years to preserve Pakistan’s heritage and culture for future generations.
December 13, 2023