Saeed Naqvi—”Being the Other: The Muslim in India”
Where: Asia Society and Museum
725 Park Ave.
212-288-6400 Price: $8 members; $10 students/seniors; $12 nonmembers
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In this remarkable book, which is partly a memoir and partly an exploration of the various deliberate and inadvertent acts that have contributed to the othering of the 180 million Muslims in India, veteran Indian journalist, Saeed Naqvi looks at how the divisions between Muslims and Hindus began in the modern era.
Followed by a book sale and signing.
Saeed Naqvi is senior Indian journalist, television commentator, interviewer. He has interviewed world leaders and personalities in India and abroad, which appear in newspapers, magazines and on national television, remained editor of the World Report, a syndication service on foreign affairs, and has written for several publication, both global and Indian, including the BBC News, The Sunday Observer, The Sunday Times, The Guardian, Washington Post, The Indian Express, The Citizen and Outlook magazine. At The Indian Express, he started in 1977 as a Special Correspondent and eventually becoming, editor, Indian Express, Madras, (1979–1984), and Foreign Editor, The Indian Express, Delhi in 1984, and continues to writes columns and features for the paper.
This program is part of Asia Society’s ongoing initiative Creative Voices of Muslim Asia.
Presented in association with SAJA (South Asian Journalists Association).Buy tickets/get more info now