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Topic: Redefining Education for 21st Century
Speaker: Dr Shahid Siddiqui Dean Faculty of Social Sciences, Lahore School of Economics
Time: 3:00 PM
Venue: MLH, School of Management Sciences
Date: Thursday, 22nd September 2022.
Deans/HoDs are requested to ensure the participation of Faculty members from their respective faculty/departments for the seminar.
About the Speaker
A renowned educationist, linguist, teacher, researcher, academic administrator, and a prolific writer, Dr Siddiqui obtained his PhD in Applied Linguistics from University of Toronto, Canada, M. Ed TESOL from University of Manchester, UK, and Postdoc research in Oxford University. He has worked on academic and administrative positions in some prestigious universities such as AKU, LUMS, GIKI, and NUML to name a few. He was Vice Chancellor of AIOU from 2014 to 2018. He is currently working as Dean, Faculty of Social Sciences, Media Studies, Art and Design in Lahore School of Economics. His books include Rethinking Education in Pakistan Perception, Practices, and Possibilities; Education, Inequalities, and Freedom: A Sociopolitical Critique; Language, Gender, and Power: The Politics of Representation and Hegemony in South Asia; Education Policies in Pakistan: Politics, Projections, and Practices; Aadhay Adhooray Khwab (a novel) ;Zair-e-Aasmaan (Urdu); Mausam e Khush Rang(Urdu) ; Potohar:Khitta-e-Dilruba (Urdu), Ad Pora Khawab (Sindhi), Neem Ghari Khaboona (Pashto).