February 25, 2018
LAHORE - The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) in collaboration with the Higher Education Commission (HEC) and the Institute of Communication Studies, Punjab University, will organize two international conferences on media between February 27 and March 1.
Senior subject specialists, researchers and journalists from North America, Norway, Malaysia, Indonesia, Afghanistan, Nepal and Bangladesh will take part in both international conferences to be held at the Punjab University, Lahore.
Senior journalists and communication experts from all over the country will also contribute to the conferences.
The first one-day conference on "World Trends in Freedom of Expression and Media Development; A Pakistani Perspective on UNESCO Report" will be held on February 27, and the second on "Working Within and Against the Structures: Women, Media and Transnational Perspective" from February 28 to March 1.
Vice Chancellor University of the Punjab, Prof. Dr Zakarya Zakir, ambassadors of Norway and Sweden, In-charge Institute of Communication Studies Punjab University Dr. Noshina Saleem, Dr. Bushra Hameed-ur-Rahman, senior journalists Sohail Warraich, Talat Hussain, Salman Ghani, Naseem Zahra, Mazhar Abbas, Tanveer Shahzad, Azam Chaudhry, Katrina Hussein, Humaira Awais, Nosheen Naqvi and others will also participate in the conferences.
During the three days, there will be total nine sessions, in which research papers will be presented and debates will take place on several topics. These conferences are unique as over 100 international scholars, journalists, and media experts will express their views under one roof. - APP
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