October 26, 2022: Event on Mental Health - Why is it a Global Priority? October 26, 2022, IBA Karachi, Main Campus The Department of Social Sciences and Liberal Arts at the School of Economics and Social Sciences hosted a symposium on Mental Health.
September 28, 2022: "Jān-e Istaqbāl": The Politics and Poetics of Pakistan's National Anthem | 28 September 2022 | 11:30-1:00 pm @ G&T Auditorium, IBA Main Campus.
September 12, 2022: Chief Speaker: Celebrated Urdu Scholar and Political Activist Dr. Aliya Imam. Introductory remarks by: Firasat Rizvi Featuring a demonstration of the “Art of Sozkhani” by the classically trained Syed Qasim Zaidi & Brothers.
August 23, 2022: SSLA department hosted a book launch for Dr. Zoha Waseem's book Insecure Guardians at the Event Hall in the Student Center. Book Title: Insecure Guardians: Enforcement, Encounters
April 21, 2022:
IBA's Department of Social Sciences & Liberal Arts organized a session:
Muslim Devotional Poetry of South Asia:
Recitations in Urdu, Persian, Sindhi, & Punjabi. Recitations from IBA faculty & students of the na'tiyah sha'iri of Mirza Ghalib, Mir Taqi Mir, and others.
March 31, 2022: Recently, the first critical edition of all published poetry of Faiz Ahmad Faiz (Kulliyat-i Faiz, 2019) was published to critical acclaim. Edited by Dr. Syed Nomanul Haq, the book establishes the correct text of Faiz’s verse, without interfering with the original...
March 30, 2022: IBA's Department of Social Sciences & Liberal Arts hosted a session:
A Conversation with Dr. Yasmin Saikia on Indo-Muslim History
The event was moderated by Dr. S Akbar Zaidi
March 25-27, 2022: On behalf of the Center for Business and Economic Research (CBER) at SESS IBA, an annual conference was scheduled for 25th to 27th March 2022 at IBA Main Campus Karachi, with the theme "Development: Discourses and Critiques".
March 7-8, 2022: Teaching History in Pakistan has, over the last several decades, been conditioned by what was officially called ‘Pakistan Studies,’ a subject forced upon all intermediate and graduating students. Such ‘history’ as it was taught, has been tedious...
November 26, 2021: The IBA's School of Economics and Social Sciences hosted Pakistani fiction writer (and IBA alumna) Farah Ali for the launch of People Want to Live, her debut collection of short stories set in Pakistan.
SESS hosted a Mushaira in celebration of Urdu Poetic Tradition
November 25, 2021: The School of Economics and Social Sciences (SESS) organized a Mushaira titled ‘Shaam-e-Sukhan’, to honor the contributions of some of the finest...
November 22, 2021: The Institute of Business Administration (IBA), Karachi organized a book launch of “Pakistan-Afghanistan Relations: Pitfalls and the Way Forward ”. The Editors of the book are Dr. Huma Baqai
November 19, 2021: The Department of SSLA hosted Dr. Ali Raza, Associate Professor at LUMS on 19th November at 4 pm to talk about his book Revolutionary Pasts: Communist Internationalism in Colonial India.
November 18, 2021: This event organized by IBA's School of Economics & Social Sciences (SESS) marks the 37th death anniversary of Faiz Ahmad Faiz which falls in the month of November.
November 06, 2021: How do we think about the languages and cultures of Pakistan other than Urdu and English? Although Pakistan has many languages and cultures, these two are the most privileged.
October 29, 2021: Dr. Nida Kirmani moderated the event and the panel members included contributors to the book: Asad Sayeed, Hashim bin Rashid, Noman Ahmed, and Heba Islam. Arif Hasan sb. also joined...
October 28, 2021: A conversation between three millennial translators on growing up bilingual, trilingual, and quadrilingual in diverse parts of Pakistan, and learning Urdu in an environment increasingly inundated with English words.
October 8-9, 2021: The Centre for Business and Economic Research (CBER) hosted a conference on "Climate Change: Threats, Risks, and Vulnerabilities- Ecologies at the Margins." The two-day event featured panels, student circles, speakers...