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lahore literary festival

F Sunday,

Feb. 24 #LLF2019 Alhamra Arts Center, Mall Road @lhrlitfest lahorelitfest

Hall 1 Hall 2 Hall 3 Hall 4 Hall 5

11 a.m. — 12 p.m. Arab Experiments Cry Freedom The Spy Princess launches

Successes and setbacks of Negotiating Colonial and the Nazis You Can’t Go Home Tonight
democracy and diplomacy narratives The extraordinary life and Author Sarvat Hasin
death of British-India’s with Maarya Rehman
Eugene Rogan, Afshin Shahi, Asghar Nadeem Syed Jamal Mahjoub and Noor Inayat Khan
and Shahrbanou Tadjbakhsh discusses his seminal Maha Khan Phillips
with moderator Khaled Ahmed TV drama with Humsafar with moderator Lonely Courage author Pureland
director Sarmad Khoosat Claire Chambers Rick Stroud with Asma Rashid Author Zarrar Said
with Jahanzeb Aslam

12:15 — 1:15 Two Writers, One Fire Past Categorization launch launch Reading Urdu Literature
Radicalization, Muslim identity, Women authors cannot be Paper Jewels: Postcards Ghazal Cosmopolitan: outside Pakistan
social media, the writing process defined by their gender alone from the Raj 1892—1947 Ghazals and Essays on The circulation of literary
518 vintage postcard tour of the Culture and Craft works of minority languages
Fatima Bhutto, author, Leila Aboulela, Roopa of the Ghazal in multilingual societies
most recently, of The Runaways India, Pakistan, Sri Lanka
Farooki, Alexandra Pringle,
and Sanam Maher, author and Maha Khan Phillips with Author Omar Khan Author Shadab Zeest Prof. Francesca Orsini
of A Woman like Her moderator Rosemary Hilhorst with F. S. Aijazuddin Hashmi with Amra Raza with Sabyn Javeri

2:15 — 3:15 Us and Them Asma Immortal The Greek Who launches War Flowers
Migration and morality in today’s Asma Jahangir’s iconic struggle Made Islamabad Musings of a Nomad On the delicately tended
Build the Wall and Brexit world shaped human rights activism in Urban planning and the Author Aisha Farooqui gardens of the Afghanistan,
Pakistan. Her influence abides legacy of Constantinos A. with Fifi Haroon Syria, Gaza and West
Becca Heller, Mohsin Doxiadis, who designed Bank war zones
Hamid, and Leila Aboulela Nida Ali, I. A. Rehman, Seema Islamabad’s master plan
with moderator Suzy Hansen Iftikhar, and Gul Rukh Rahman Beyond the Fields Author Lalage Snow
with moderator Farida Shaheed Harvard Prof. Spiro Pollalis Author Ayesha Baqir with Aysha Raja
with Shahid Zahid with Huma Ijaz

3:30 — 4:30 Manto and the Recovery launch launch launch Accounts of Acculturation
of Imagination The Begum: A Portrait Travels in a Dervish Cloak: Bella Figura: How to Live, Music, literature, and
of Ra’ana Liaquat Ali Khan, Adventures in Pakistan Love, and Eat the Italian Way performance in North India
Ayesha Jalal, Khaled Ahmed,
and Salima Hashmi Pakistan’s Pioneering
First Lady Author Isambard Wilkinson, Author Kamin Mohammadi, Francesca Orsini and
with moderator travel writer Tahir Jahangir, food writer Anissa Helou, Katherine Schofield with
Osama Siddique Author Tahmina Aziz Ayub, and Harriet Sandys with and restaurateur Zahra moderator Nasreen Rehman
Rana Liaquat Ali, and Javid moderator Victoria Schofield Khan with moderator
Aly Khan with moderator Alexandra Pringle
Framji Minwalla
Hall 1 Hall 2 Hall 3 Hall 4 Hall 5

4:45 — 5:45 From the Frontlines Eastern Encounters: launches launch

Exploring nonfiction narratives Curating the Splendours The Mercurial The Women’s Movement
and their currency of the Subcontinent Mr. Bhutto and in Pakistan: Activism,
Celebrating the folk The making of the first Other Stories Islam and Democracy
songs and ghazals of Multan Ahmed Rashid, exhibition dedicated to
and South Punjab with Suzy Hansen, and Author Maheen Usmani Author Ayesha Khan, Fareeda
South Asian art in the Royal with Soniah Kamal
Suraiya Multanikar and Rania Abouzeid Collection, held last summer, Shaheed, and Kamran Asdar Ali
Rahat Multanikar with moderator at Buckingham Palace Moderated by Bilal Zahoor with moderator Fauzia Viqar
Isambard Wilkinson
Emily Hannam
with F. S. Aijazuddin No Fortunes to Tell
Author Harris Khalique
with Tariq Rahman

Moderated by Bilal Zahoor

with Goethe-Institut
6—7 Global Strongmen The Country without The Italian Job
The inexorable a Post Office Cities of Literature Archaeological research
rise of the right Kashmir through the Dr. Andrea Edel on UNESCO’s and excavation work in Swat
The songs of
poetry of Agha Shahid Ali Creative Cities Network and the
Becca Heller, Rick Baba Farid and Prof. Ashraf Khan
Heidelberg example for Lahore
Stroud, Jamal Mahjoub, Christopher Merrill, Guru Nanak of the Taxila Institute of Asian
Afshin Shahi, and Zahid Shadab Zeest Hashmi, Civilizations in conversation with
Ayesha Nadir Ali Making Knowledge Work
Hussain with moderator Mirza Waheed, and Amb. Stefano Pontecorvo
and Shafqat Hussain University of Bradford
Owen Bennett-Jones Shaista Sirajuddin
V.C. Brian Cantor on tech,
Introduction by Rachel Cooper universities, economic and
societal development

Introduction by Mark Garratt

7:30 — 8:30 performance

LLF reserves the right in its sole discretion to change the time, date, hall or speakers for any of the listed panels. LLF shall have certain seats reserved for
Sheema Kermani its patrons, delegates, and special-needs attendees at each session. Apart from these, seating in all spaces shall be on a first-come, first-served basis. This
Choreographed to the First is a privately organized and funded event. Admission is free. Any item that could pose a safety risk is strictly not permitted at the premises. Sessions shall
Qawwali by Ameer Khusraw commence and conclude on time. Entrance doors shall remain closed once discussions start to ensure that the sessions are not disturbed. The #LLF2019
program, with any and all updates, shall remain available to view and download at
Choreography set to the
poem by Faiz Ahmed Faiz
in Raag Darbari