Federal Urdu University of Arts Science and Technology (FUUAST), Institute of Historical and Social Research Karachi (IHSR), Sohail University and Anjuman Taraqqi Pasand Musannefeen jointly organized a lecture on “Social Change and Literature” at Dr. Zaki Hassan Auditorium Sohail University here Tuesday
KARACHI, (UrduPoint/Pakistan Point News – November 8, 2022): The Federal University of Arts, Science and Technology (FUUAST), Karachi Institute of Historical and Social Research (IHSR), Sohail University and Anjuman Taraqqi Pasand Musannefeen jointly hosted a lecture on “Social Change and Literature” at Dr. Zaki Hassan Auditorium, Sohail University here on Tuesday.
FUUAST Urdu Department Chairman Dr. Yasmin Sultana in his welcome speech said that universities and literary associations should promote literature and attract students to literature. Therefore, such joint programs should be organized regularly, she added.
She said that apart from textbooks, detailed lectures given by eminent scholars, intellectuals and writers are also sources of knowledge for students in the relevant subject. She also thanked Sohail University for organizing the program.
Delivering a keynote address, the Dean of the Faculty of Social Sciences at Sohail University, a well-known expert in social sciences, Professor Dr.
Syed Jafar Ahmad shed light on the role of literature in social change from various aspects and discussed different aspects of literature for change.
A question-and-answer session was held at the end of the conference.
At the end, the chairman of the Department of International Relations Dr. Asghar Dashti thanked all the participants.
On the occasion, the Chairman of Urdu Department, Dr. Yasmeen Sultana gave a gift of Ajrak to Zahida Hina while Dr. Jafar Ahmad gave a gift of books to Dr. Yasmeen Sultana and Dr. Asghar Dashti at the name of his institution.
Prominent columnist and novelist Zahida Hina chaired the event, and academic researcher from the Department of Urdu Sumera Majeed moderated the program.