Sunday, January 29, 2017

Hastoneest Six-Month Certificate Course: Wisdom, Art & Culture

HAST O NEEST INSTITUTE OF TRADITIONAL STUDIES & ARTS 
invites applications from interested students for a


Six-month Certificate Course:
Introduction to Traditional Wisdom, Art & Culture 

Course is scheduled to begin Friday, 19 May 2017; 
Application Deadline is Saturday, 15 April 2017


Objective: Introducing the foundations of Tradition, critical apraisal of Modernity, philosophical and intellectual underpinnings of Traditional Art, Wisdom and Culture.

Format:. Lectures/Seminars conducted in the classroom and/or online with a select panel of teachers, (Online teaching provisions for students living outside Lahore, Pakistan).

The course duration is six months. The class timings are afternoon and/or evening (between 3:00 to 8:00 pm PST). Course material will be provided, and class activity will comprise of readings, presentations,written assignments, and class discussion; Course assessments.

Eligibility:
Academic Qualification: Matriculation (Minimum);
Age: 20+ Years;
Language: English and Urdu.
Selection Interview of Interested applicants.
Course Fees: Rs. 8,000 per month.

Interested applicants should send in their name, cell number and email address to hast.o.neest@gmail.com. Queries can be forwarded on hast.o.neest@gmail.com/0300 8493170.

Course Outline:

1. MODERNITY & TRADITION (Worldviews, Metaphysics, Cosmology and Traditional Art & Architecture)

2. INTRODUCTION TO THE INTELLECTUAL TRADITION OF ISLAM (Fiqh, Kalam, Tasawwuf)
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3. LANGUAGE & POETICS (option of one language: Arabic or Farsi)

4. ARTS (Geometry, Calligraphy, Classical Music, Symbols, Myths & Folk Tales)

Course teachers include Taimoor Khan Mumtaz (NCA), Dr. Qaiser Shehzad (IIU, Islamabad), Irfan Qureshi (NCA), Jawad Hamdani (IIU, Islamabad), Syed Uzair Abdullah and Dr. Fuad Naeem (USA).

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