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(No) Memory of War and Violence: Conference Series on 1971 War Cancelled.
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(No) Memory of War and Violence: Conference Series on 1971 War Cancelled.

By: Zoha Fareed Chishti ‘23, Aiza Nadeem ‘24, and  Zainaab Basil ‘24 Towards the end of the day, on the 20th of March, the LUMS community received an email from the Dean’s Office MGSHSS notifying the cancellation of the much-anticipated conference series “War, Violence, and Memory: Commemorating 50 Years of the 1971 War.” The email stated that the cancellation was a result of “unavoidable circumstances.” The conference series was to be held virtually, from 23rd March to 27th March, under the moderation of Dr. Ali Usman Qasmi, assistant professor of History MGSHSS, and Dr. Ali Raza, assistant professor of History MGSHSS. In collaboration with the National Institute of Pakistan Studies (NIPS) at the Quaid-e-Azam University, the talk was organized to commemorate 50 years of the 1971 Ba...