LAHORE: The History and Pakistan Studies Department of the Forman Christian College University will host a national conference to commemorate the bicentennial of Sir Syed Ahmed Khan, a philosopher of nineteenth century.
The main focus of the conference is to reconsider, analyse and bring the blurred contours of history, of the nineteenth century India, to contextualize Sir Syed’s vision and efforts in providing a direction to the despairing Muslims.
The participating speakers are Dr Tariq Rehman, Dr Rasul Bakhsh Rais, Dr Muhammad Iqbal Chawla, Dr Javed Haider Syed, Dr Farooq Ahmad Dar, Dr Amjad Abbas Magsi, Dr Robina Yasmin, Raza Naeem and Dr Fauzia Farooq.
Dr Noel I Khokar, Dr Saeed Shafqat and Dr Arfa Sayeda Zehra will chair the session. History and Pakistan Studies Department head Dr Sikandar Hayat is to chair the conference while Dr Umber Bin Ibad will be the coordinator.
The Bicentennial National Conference will be held tomorrow from 9am to 4pm.