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2nd International Conference on Gender and Social Sciences

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The Department of Gender & Development Studies, Lahore College for Women University is pleased to announce the 2nd International conference on “Gender and Social Sciences:
Diversity, Challenges & Opportunities” in collaboration with Kinnaird College for Women, GIFT University and University of Jhang under the US-Pakistan University Partnership Grant Program (UPGP) funded by the United States Government and administered by United States Educational Foundation in Pakistan (USEFP).
The main objective of the conference is to bring together eminent researchers, scholars, civil society, Sociologist, Gender experts and students from all over the world to highlight current gender perspective, dynamics of gender in everyday life, social institutions, social interactions and patterns of social behavior, steps and approaches to addressing challenges related to gender development and reciprocal impact of gender and social sciences.
Submissions of papers describing original works (both empirical and theoretical) focusing upon different aspects of gender and sociology are invited. As per theme of the conference, the articles may be based on any of the following suggested sub themes:
 
  1. Gender and Culture
  2. Gender and Sports
  3. Education: Returns to Education, under and over education and investment in education
  4. Sociology of Gender
  5. Sociological Perspectives of Gender & Religion
  6. Gender, Environment & Climate Change
  7. Gender, Politics and Social Change
  8. Gender and Economy
  9. Gender and Health
  10. Gender, Peace & Security
  11. Violence, Harassment and Trafficking
  12. Psychology of Gender
  13. Gender and Discourse
  14. Gender and Media (Digital, Social, Print, Electronic)
  15. Sociocultural dynamics of Masculinity

Abstract (200-250 words) with 5 keywords should be submitted by October 20th, 2022 to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Abstract must include title of research, authors name and affiliation and email address of corresponding author. 

  • All abstracts will be peer reviewed and only accepted abstracts would be invited to submit and present PPTs. 
  • Submission deadline for abstracts: October 20th, 2022.
  • Decision about acceptance/ rejection November 5th, 2022
  • Submission of power point presentation for the conference: November 15th, 2022

Patrons- in- chief 

  • Prof. Dr. Bushra Mirza
    Vice Chancellor,

    Lahore College for Women University  

  • Dr. Rukhsana David
    Principal,

    Kinnaird College for Women, Lahore

  • Dr. Shahid Qureshi,
    Rector Gift University, Gujranwala 
     
  • Prof. Dr. Nabila Rahman
    Vice Chancellor,

    University of Jhang 

Co Patrons- in- chief

  • Prof. Dr. Muhammad Afzal
    Dean Arts & Social Sciences
    Lahore College for Women University

  • Prof. Dr. Asir Ajmal
    Dean Social Sciences
    Gift University, Gujranwala 

  • Prof. Dr. Ghazala Yaqub
    Head Research

    Operations Kinnaird College for Women

  • Dr. Muhammad Roman
    HoD,Department of Sociology
    University of Jhang
  • Dr. Shazia Riaz Dar
    Assistant Professor & Incharge Gift Corpus Research Center
    Gift University, Gujranwala
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  • Prof. Dr. Masha Asad Khan
    Dean Social Sciences & Humanities Kinnaird College for Women EmailThis email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

  • Dr. Amjad Rehman Asghar
    Assistant Professor Sociology, University of Jhang, 
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