Pakistan in focus for third Fika without borders seminar

SASA organised its third 2015 Fika without borders seminar on Thursday 7 May 2015,17–19, at the usual venue: the basement floor at Lund University External Relations (ER) building, Stora Algatan 4, Lund. See poster.

Uzma Rehman with Bubu Eklund, who had prepared the food.

Uzma Rehman with Bubu Eklund, who had prepared the food.

The May 7th event was dedicated to Pakistan, and two interesting presentations on Sufi tradition in South Asia were given by Dr. Uzma Rehman from
the Nordic Institute of Asian Studies (NIAS) in Copenhagen, and Associate Professor Peter Lund-Thomsenfrom the Department of Intercultural Communication and Management at Copenhagen Business School (CBS). They both work on Sufism, Religious co-existence, and Social Entrepreneurship in Pakistan. Besides, Talat Bhat made a short presentation about his new film on Kashmir, ”Bring him back”. Delicious South Asian food was also served.
Fika Without Borders South Asia events is a project started by SASA, in collaboration with SASNET, in which SASA organises a fika once a month, each time focusing on one of the eight South Asian countries. The 2015 series started with a Nepal fika on 5th February, and an India fika on March 19th.

Peter Lund-Thomsen lectured on his Sufi experiences in Pakistan, and the football production in Sialkot.

Peter Lund-Thomsen lectured on his Sufi experiences in Pakistan, and the football production in Sialkot.

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