OPEN LEARNING ENVIRONMENT

OPEN LECTURES & SITTINGS

Hast-o-Neest Institute of Traditional Studies and Arts' broad aim is engagement with tradition in today's context through access to Masters of Tradition, a modest library and intensive academic programs; in a space that encourages and supports the search for knowledge.

 

The teaching methodology is structured on theory and practice, on a formal and informal learning process including field trips, study circles, sittings and lectures in an atmosphere that facilitates open discussion and dialogue.  The formal process includes modular study program, seminars and workshops primarily in and at the intersection of Art, Architecture, Philosophy, Metaphysics and Language. 

 

There are minimal requirement for registration, the foremost is interest and a thirst to learn.

 

Open events as lectures, and sittings are walk in events that do not require formal registration.

OPEN STUDY CIRCLES

Hast-o-Neest Institute of Traditional Studies and Arts' broad aim is engagement with tradition in today's context through access to Masters of Tradition, a modest library and intensive academic programs; in a space that encourages and supports the search for knowledge.

 

Open study circles are usually centered around a publication, and can be a specific or focused discussion on an aspect of the publication.

These are walk in, open events (no charges apply) however registration may be a requirement/ 

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PHILOSOPHY

CALLIGRAPHY

MINIATURE 

ARCHITECTURE 

METAPHYSICS

LANGUAGES

1. Sajjad Khalid (Calligrapher)
2. Syed M.Hasan Rizvi (Religious Scholar)
3. Dr. Tehniyat Majeed (Historian, Islamic Art & Architecture, BNU)
4. Jimmy Engineer (Artist/Social Worker)
5. Dr. Asir Ajmal (Psychology Dept., GCU)
6. Sheherazade Alam (Ceramics)
7. Prof. Kamil Khan Mumtaz (Architecture, Philosophy)

8. Waleed Zaman (Geometry)
 

GUEST LECTURERS