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10 - 11 a.m.



Day Two / Sunday, Feb. 21 / #LLF2016
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Making Museums: Preserving
National Heritage in Stressed Societies

Bound: Literature and
the Shackles of Politics

Urdu Mystery Literature (1890-1950)

Foundering Freedoms

Nancy Dupree, Noor Agha Noori
and Abdul Hafiz Latify with Ahmed Rashid

Mohsin Hamid, Mona Eltahawy, Sorayya Khan,
Susan Abulhawa with Javed Majeed

An illustrated talk by C. M. Naim

The Passion for Love Literature

Inside the Labyrinth: A take
from Pakistan on David Bowie

Emerging Trends in Urdu Fiction

Jaasoosi Urdu Adab

A. G. Noorani and I. A. Rehman

11:15 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.

Ahdaf Soueif, Marion Molteno,
Kamila Shamsie and Alexandra Pringle

12:30 - 1:30

2:30 - 3:30

3:45 - 4:45

The Woman Who
Took Curry Global

The Power of Photography:
the Human Imperative

Mohsin Hamid, Tania James
and Ned Beauman with Nick Barley

Roza Otunbayeva
with Farzana Shaikh

Madhur Jaffrey
with Anissa Helou

Reza Deghati with Arif Mahmood
and Tapu Javeri

Unveiling the Titan:
In Conversation with Syed Babar Ali

Lurching Rightwards:
South Asia in the Balance

Mobilizing New Readers

Revisiting Shakespeare Wallah

Syed Babar Ali
with Khaled Ahmed

Dina Siddiqi, Sherry Rehman
and Salman Haidar with Kamal Munir

Alexandra Pringle, Ameena Saiyid,
Ashok Ferrey and Chiki Sarkar
with Asif Farrukhi

Madhur Jaffrey
with Asif Noorani

Pasha Haroon: Gilded Memories
of Early Pakistan Years

So, Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf?

Another Way of Seeing

Mind the Gap: Bridging
the Poor-Rich Divide

Adrian A. Husain, Emma Woolf
and Zareena Saeed with Claire Armitstead

Shezad Dawood
with Iftikhar Dadi

Meer: Shaksiyat Aur Sha’iri

From Quest and Astonishment to
Nothingness: How Painters saw the Sufis

The Ministry of Thin: Women, Weight Loss,
and the Obsession with Body Image
Ashok Ferrey and Emma Woolf
with Rafia Zakaria
Storytelling: Oral Traditions
in Scotland and Pakistan
Presented with Highlight Arts

B. N. Goswamy
with an introduction by F. S. Aijazuddin

7:30 - 8:30

Love Letters
A play by A. R. Gurney
Directed by Hameed Haroon featuring
Imran Aslam and Rehana Saigol

Ian Stephen, Kate Leiper,
Mujahid Eshai and Mehreen Fatima

Midnight’s Grandchildren:
South Asia’s English Poetry
Sudeep Sen with Ryan Van Winkle

Please note: The play runs until 9
9:15 - 10:15

Javed Majeed
with Nasreen Rehman

Central Asia: Interview
with a President

C. M. Naim, Khurshid Rizvi, Aitzaz Ahsan
and Zehra Nigah with Amjad Islam Amjad

6:15 - 7:15

Bilal Minto, Irfan Ahmed Urfi
and Mubashir Ali Zaidi with Asif Farrukhi

Illusion and Disillusion:
The American Dream in the Arts

Pasha Haroon with Hameed
Haroon and Nusrat Jamil

Kamiar Rokni, Leon Menezes, Mona Eltahawy
and Shahid Zahid with Fifi Haroon

Iqbal: Islam, Aesthetics
and Post-colonialism

Fariduddin Ayaz, Abu Muhammad, et. al.

Jacqueline Novogratz with Shahid Zahid