First Seminar of 2017: The history of Balochistan Revisited

The Democracy Forum’s first seminar of 2017, entitled ‘The history of Balochistan revisited’, will take place on Thursday 23 February 2017 from 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm at the House of Lords, London.


  • Dr William Crawley, Senior Research Fellow, Institute of Commonwealth Studies


  • Professor Sabir Badal Khan, Dept of Asia, Africa and Mediterranean Studies, University of Oriental Studies, Naples
  • H H Mir Suleman Khan Ahmedzai, Khan of Kalat
  • Hyrbyair Marri, Baloch nationalist leader and former Education Minister, Balochistan
  • Haider K B Baloch, Advocate & human rights activist.


Committee Room 4A, House of Lords Westminster, London SW1A 0PW

The seminar will examine the history of Balochistan in order to develop an understanding of the causes underlying the region’s current situation.