Saturday, March 22, 2008

Upcoming Events

1. Student Action Committee (SAC) and Institute of Peace & Secular Studies

invites you to a Discussion On

Colonialism & Resistance: From the Standpoint of its victims. A Critical Analysis of Third Worldism

With Qalandar Bux Memon

Date: Saturday 22nd March
Time: 3pm Sharp -
Venue: Nehr Ghar - 5 Zaman Park

Qalandar Bux Memon is one of the founding Editors of Naked Punch (London). Naked Punch is a quarterly journal of Philosophical and Political thought. To which Noam Chomsky, Tariq Ali, Zia Sardar, among many others have contributed. He is currently lecturing in Political Science at Foreman Christian College (Lahore). He holds masters in Philosophy (University of London) and in Politics (London School of Economics). His current research is focused on developing and synthesizing Philosophical concepts that emerged out of resistance to imperialism/colonialism from the Third World.

Directions: Nehrghar - 5 Zaman Park
On the canal, cross the mall road and take the 1st left at the Zaman Park sign
Take an immediate right on the side lane.
2nd gate on the left.

2. FASTRising, Young Professionals, and Student Action Committee invite you to
SEMINAR: Do countries sell their own citizens?

Sunday, March 23, 2008
3:00pm - 5:00pm
HRCP Auditorium (Human Rights Commission of Pakistan)
107 - Tipu Block, New Garden Town


3:00 PM - Screening of Missing in Pakistan, an independent documentary by Ziad Zafar

3:30 PM - Talk by Mrs. Amna Masood Janjua, spokesperson of the families of the "missing people"

4:30 PM - Q&A session

It is not power that corrupts but fear. Fear of losing power corrupts those who wield it and fear of the scourge of power corrupts those who are subject to it. Aung San Suu Kyi

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