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Rachna Lata Parwani



Lata Parwani is presently at Harvard University in an ALB program with a major in Islamic Studies. Her present research is focused on the cultural manifestations of Sufism in South Asia, particularly in Sindh, as explicated through cultural expressions of devotion including poetry, narratives, rituals and visual arts. She is especially interested in those cultural practices that are shared by people across religious boundaries. For the last two years she has also been teaching Urdu/Hindi at Harvard University. Parwani holds a BA degree in Economics, Psychology and Political Science from Karachi University in Pakistan.


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Through nonviolent means,

The World Sindhi Institute works relentlessly

for universal human rights and humanitarian law for the

Sindhis of Sindh, in southeastern Pakistan.