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400 research papers presented at social sciences moot

By Our Correspondent
February 27, 2024

LAHORE: Kinnaird College for Women organised 4th International Conference on Social Sciences and Humanities here on Monday.

Participants pose for a picture at the 4th International Conference on Social Sciences and Humanities organized by Kinnaird College for Women on February 26, 2024. — Facebook/Punjab Higher Education Commission-PHEC
Participants pose for a picture at the 4th International Conference on Social Sciences and Humanities organized by Kinnaird College for Women on February 26, 2024. — Facebook/Punjab Higher Education Commission-PHEC

According to a press release, Dr Shahid Munir, Chairperson of PHEC, was the chief guest of the event while Principal Dr Rukhsana David, Prof Dr Ghazala Yaqub and others were also present. The conference aimed to provide a platform for researchers and scholars, fostering discussions and collaboration between academia and industry. Eight international speakers from the United States of America, representing different domains of social sciences and humanities participated.

Around 400 papers from about 50 different national and international universities were presented in 40 Technical Sessions in the conference. Additionally, three focused workshops, one book launch, and one idea/poster competition were part of this conference.

Dr Shahid Munir served as a technical expert for the evaluation of feasibility studies of Coal-Fired Power Plants in Punjab with the Punjab Power Development Board.

Students, scholars urged to play role in rule of law

Justice Chaudhry Khalid Rasheed of Azad Jammu and Kashmir High Court has urged the students and scholars neither to adopt an overly simplistic approach nor subscribe to social media channels which spread misinformation for establishment of rule of law and restoration of public trust in state institutions.

He expressed these views while delivering a special lecture on “Criminal Law: Challenges and Opportunities” organised by Punjab University Institute of Social & Cultural Studies (ISCS) here on Monday. PU ISCS Director Prof Dr Rubeena Zakar, faculty members and a large number of students were present on this occasion. In his address, Justice Khalid Rasheed, who is a distinguished alumnus of PU, presented a comprehensive scholarly discourse on the critical issues of rule of law in Pakistani society. He highlighted the importance of upholding ethical values such as honesty and hard work.