Lahore: Punjab University, Institute of Communication studies is organizing a three day International Conference on ‘Freedom of Expression: Glocal Politics of Emotions’ from 2nd to 4th November 2015. More than 50 delegates would participate and over 47 research papers will be presented at conference at the Avari Hotel.
Participants from nine countries are going to take part which includes US, UK, India, China, Norway, Algeria, Brazil and Nigeria. As many as 47 research papers will be presented are going to be read by nine international researchers and 38 national researchers. Along with them five international and nine national key note speakers are going to address. Among the International key note speakers Dr.MA Siddiqui from US, Prof. Dr. Christian Clifford from US, Dr. Elizabeth Eidi from Norway, Dr. Frenendo Resende from Brazil and Yuone Ridley from UK are going to be present. From the national keynote speakers Mujeeb ur Rehman Shami, Javed Jabbar, Hassan Murad, Dr. Zahid Munir Amir, Dr. M. Naseem, Dr. Ayesha Laghari, Dr. Sajjad Naseer, Dr. Ahmed Bilal Sufi and Munawar A. Anees will be present.
On the first day of the conference, after the inaugural session 22 research papers will be read while 14 research papers will be read on the 2nd day followed by 11 research papers on the 3rd and final day.
A Sufi night and a dinner is planned on the final day of the conference in which Ali Hassan Sonu and Ma’arfat Sufi Band will perform in Avari Hotel Lahore.