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SLASS Hosts Book Launch Event

The Department of Liberal Arts at Seeta Majeed School of Liberal Arts & Social Sciences (SMSLASS) recently organized a captivating book launch event for Professor Ali Usman Qasmi's latest publication, "Qaum, Mulk, Sultanat." The event, held on Thursday, February 22, 2024, drew faculty members, scholars, students, and enthusiasts alike to celebrate the esteemed author's newest work. Dr. Ali Usman Qasmi, the author of "Qaum, Mulk, Sultanat," earned his PhD from the prestigious South Asia Institute of Heidelberg University in 2000. Currently serving as the Associate Professor of History at Lahore University of Management Sciences (LUMS), Dr. Qasmi brings a wealth of knowledge and expertise to his research and writing. The book launch allowed participants to explore the intricate themes within "Qaum, Mulk, Sultanat" and engage in stimulating discussions with the author. During the panel discussion featuring Professor Qasmi and Ms. Rajaa Saleem, thought-provoking conversations ensued regarding the impact of nationalism on culture and identity debates. The students posed questions covering various topics, including the role of language, the politics surrounding the anthem, and the significance of national dress. The Department of Liberal Arts at SLASS continues to foster an environment of academic inquiry and literary appreciation through events such as this book launch, furthering its commitment to promoting interdisciplinary dialogue.

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