Karachi, May 30, 2012 (PPI-OT): The Museum and Art Gallery Department of the State Bank of Pakistan is organizing a conference on “History through Archival and Scientific Sources” at Learning Resource Centre (LRC) Auditorium, SBP, Karachi, on June 02, 2012.
Dr. Ishrat Husain, Dean and Director, Institute of Business Administration (IBA), Karachi will preside over the conference which will begin on Saturday at 10.00 A.M. Mr. Yaseen Anwar, Governor, State Bank of Pakistan will be the chief guest on the occasion. Mr. Roberto Franceschinis, Consul of Italy, will also attend the conference.
Dr. Prof. Valeria Fiorani Piacentini, Faculty of Political Science, Catholic University of the Sacred Heart, Milan Italy, Director of the Athaeneum Centre for Research on Southern System and Wider Mediterranean will talk about her research on “Silks and Precious Merchandise in the 13th Century: Genoa’s Thrust to the Orient Sindh: Sources in Arabic and Persian, Records from Italian Archives”.
Professor Dr. Mario Piacentini, Professor of Physics, Engineering Faculty, Laboratory of Non Destructive Analysis and Archaeometry, Dipartmento di Scienze di Base-e-Applicate per L’ Ingegneria, Sapienza Universita di Roma, will speak on “Archaeometry in help to Archaeology/History”.
For more information, contact:
State Bank of Pakistan (SBP)
Tel: +9221 3921 2562
Fax: +9221 3921 2563