Ali Sethi live in concert
With keynote speakers Amartya Sen and Syed Babar Ali
The Mittal Institute at Harvard University invites you to a concert celebrating 75 years of South Asian independence from British colonial rule, featuring Pakistani-American musical sensation Ali Sethi. His hit song “Pasoori” has topped the global charts and is “uniting India and Pakistan,” according to the New Yorker.
This event is supported by the Harvard Faculty of Arts and Sciences’ Community Renewal Fund.
The qawwali concert previously announced as part of this program will not be taking place.
7:30 – 8:15 pm
From British India to Modern South Asia
Sanders Theater, Harvard University
Two of South Asia’s most-prominent public figures will share the stage together in an unforgettable discussion on the region through their experiences. One from India and one from Pakistan, both born in British India.
Nobel Laureate in Economics, Thomas W. Lamont University Professor, and Professor of Economics and Philosophy at Harvard University
in conversation with:
Syed Babar Ali
former Minister of Finance of Pakistan, businessman, philanthropist and founder of Pakistan’s leading institution of higher learning, Lahore University of Management Sciences (LUMS)
John Hawkes Professor of Humanities and English, Brown University