PAL to organize Int’l Conference on literature, society from Jan 5

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ISLAMABAD, Jan 1 (APP): Pakistan Academy of Letters (PAL) will organize a four-day International Conference on “Language, Literature and Society” (ICLLS) in collaboration with various universities from January 5.
The purpose of the conference is to explore contribution of literature and academia in bringing about positive changes in the society, Chairman PAL Prof. Dr. Muhammad Qasim Bughio told APP.
He said that writers, linguists, research scholars and academics from across the globe will participate in the moot to exchange their research work and developments in the field.
The conference aims to deepen understanding of contemporary literature being produced in context of peace building and social development of different countries around the globe.
He said that the conference will bring together more then 200 academics, researchers and scholars in the domain of interest.
He said that all accepted papers will be peer reviewed by members of the programme committee and will be published in the proceedings book of Conference.
“A certificate of presentation will be awarded to all registered participants presenters as well as observers /companions,” he said.
He said that the main goal of the conference was to seek and explore new and innovative trends and challenges of research in Language and Literature across the world and its impact on society.
Prof. Dr. Qasism Bughio said that PAL aims to develop academic relationship among the world researchers by providing the premier interdisciplinary forum for national and international researches of different backgrounds and languages.
He said that the Conference will promote studies in the field of languages, linguistics and society and will serve as an international forum for researchers, scholars, educators, practitioners, postgraduate students and experts in relevant fields to exchange ideas, research results and good practices.
Chairman PAL said that the literature being a part of cultural heritage of any country plays a vital role in projecting country’s soft image at home and abroad.
“Literature has deep rooted relation with the society as it is said that literature is the mirror of society,” he said.
He said that Academy not only preserves this heritage but also promotes and develops it by organizing conferences, seminars and workshops at various forums at home and abroad.