A Seminar on ‘People of Sindh’ in Manchester, UK
London World Sindhi Congress is arranging a seminar hosting eminent writer, journalist, historian and scholar Ms Alice Albania, on Saturday 20th June 2009 from 13.00 – 16.00 pm at Friends Meeting House, 6 Mount Street, City Centre, Manchester, M2 5NS, UK.
Alice Albania, is author of ‘Empires of Indus’ book on religious and political history of the Indus region. Empires of the Indus is her first book, for which she won a Royal Society of Literature / Jerwood Foundation Special Prize for non-fiction work in progress.
The title of the seminar is ‘People of Sindh’ and will focus on the relationship of Indus River with its people, its ancient multi-religious roots and the advancement of its oldest civilizations spreading from Indian Ocean to Tibetan plateaus. In addition, seminar will also provide an opportunity to understand the current struggle of Indigenous people of Sindh and their national identity as juxtaposed to the increasing religious identities in other parts of Pakistan.