First International Social Sciences Conference Held in SBK Women’s University

Quetta: First international social sciences conference was held in Sardar Bahadur Khan Women University (SBKWU), on Tuesday.
Conference was organized by SBKWU in collaboration with Higher Education Commission (HEC).
Theme of the conference was “Bridging the Blur in social sciences: Approaching the changing world of academic exploration.”
Governor Balochistan and Chancellor of SBKWU, Mohammad Khan Achakzai was the chief guest of the conference.
Addressing the participants of the conference in the first session, governor said that “well thought out research papers will help in identification of social problems and proposing solutions for them.”
Vice Chancellor (VC) of SBKWU, Professor Dr. Rukhsana Jabeen, delivered the welcome address in the conference.
Dr. Shahida Jaffery, founding VC of SBKWU, also addressed the plenary session and threw light on her experiences while laying the foundation of SBKWU.
Governor Balochistan presented shields to those who read their papers at the end of the first session.
Oral presentations of research papers took place in different halls in Fatima Jinnah Block of the University.
Scholars read their research papers on seven different themes in the conference.

Oral presentation sessions were marred by poor management on the part of university administration

Oral presentation sessions were marred by poor management on the part of university administration.
There were problems with the projectors used to display presentations of the research papers.
Quality of the oral presentations delivered also raised questions on selection criteria of the research papers for the conference.
International conference will be concluded on Wednesday with series of activities.
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Adnan Aamir is founder and Editor of Balochistan Voices. He also works as an independent journalist covering politics, economy, and development. He is Digital Security Fellow of Reporters Without Borders 2019. He has also completed Chevening South Asian Journalism fellowship from the University of Westminster in 2018.