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Ist International Conference on Media & Journalism

Theme: “Interaction and shifting boundaries of culture and society in media: Challenges and opportunities”.

Organized by
Sardar Bahadur Khan Women’s University, Quetta in collaboration with Higher Education Commission, Islamabad


Important Dates
Deadline for Abstract Submission: 30th Augest, 2016
Notification of the Acceptance: 5th, September, 2016
Final Submission of Paper: 11th, September, 2016
Conference Date: 28-29th September, 2016


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Call For Papers

Participate Present Publish
  Conference date:
September 28-29, 2016
Conference Venue
Sardar Bahadur Khan Women’s University Brewary Road, Quetta, Pakistan

Abstract should be of maximum 250 words followed by 4 keywords, following APA guidelines for academic writing. Abstracts and final papers are only accepted in a Microsoft Word .doc format. After the acceptance of the Abstracts , Conference Registration Fee should be submitted in the Account no ----------- from 5th -10th September, 2016 The accepted papers will be published in SBKWU’s Social Science Journal after the approval of Journal’s review committee. 

For all the Queries related with submission, registration and themes of the conference Contact:
1. Miss Mehwish Ali (Focal Person) , Cell # 00923462333165

2. Akram Tareen (Coordinator)  Cell# 00923323695649
For Abstract and paper submission Please Email on:

Conceptual Rationale of the Conference

The focus of the upcoming international conference is to provide space of expression and discovery in various disciplines in multiple parameters; especially within the realm of female expression, voice and various issues and concerns related to females in general.

Conference Sub-Themes

  1. Theoretical and mythological approaches to the study of media , Culture and Society
  2. Historical Approaches to media , Society and Culture
  3. Global and transitional discovers of media , culture and society
  4. Religion , Gender violence , culture , Society and Media
  5. Representation of culture and society in Journalism and news media 
  6. Culture , Society and media stereotypes
  7. Culture, media and Religious authority 
  8. Culture , society and ethnicity
  9. Culture , Society and mediationzation
  10. Culture, society, media and politics Culture , society, media and religion
  11. Role and impact of new technologies on media and society
  12. Popular culture, entertainment media and portrayals of society
  13. Interaction and shifting boundaries of culture in social media
  14. The role of media in sustainability and development
  15. Social Moments, Social and Cultural Activism and issues of society
  16. Cultural bullying and harassment in media spaces
  17. Media, society and the concept of power  Media, and globalization
  18. Media Representations and Identity Construction Discourses on Gender, Sexuality, Class, Religion, Caste
  19. Development Communication and Development Journalism
  20. Media and the Concept of Ideology
  21. Social media as an emerging organ
  22.  Freedom of speech and expression
  23. Cyber laws with special reference to the Information Technology Act
  24. Media the fourth pillar of the state
  25.  The role of media and envelop journalism
  26. Yellow journalism
  27. Lacking professionalism in media

Oral / Power point Presentation  Virtual Presentation

Participants will have 20 minutes for the oral presentation of their papers. We encourage virtual presentations of the accepted research papers in the conference in order to facilitate our foreign presenters, keeping in mind their prior commitments, geographical restrictions and time limitations. However, we do not allow presentations by video-conferencing but presenters have the opportunity to submit a video of their presentation for the conference.

Registration & Fee Program &Certification

Registration fee for the Conference is Non-Refundable / Non-Transferable
Participants: Rs. 400
Student Presenters: Rs. 1000
Faculty / Professional Presenters: Rs. 2000 International Participants: US $ 100
The participants can register themselves now and the presenter should register themselves after the acceptance of the abstract in bank draft in account number mentioned below and the original draft copy should be posted to following address.
The 1st International Conference on Media and Journalism will feature plenary sessions by some of the world’s leading social scientists/ Anchor Persons/ Analysts and innovators in the field. We are currently in our selection process. Visit our website soon, for a detailed conference program or sign up to our University’s Newsletter for upcoming academic ventures

Boarding and Lodging
Conference participants will not be provided with accommodation and T.A / D.A if they are traveling from other cities to present their papers. However, the accommodation arrangements could be done on prior request.

Abstract should be of maximum 250 words followed by 4 keywords, in accordance with the APA guidelines for academic writing. Abstracts and final papers are only accepted in a Microsoft Word .doc format. After the acceptance of the Abstracts , Conference Registration Fee should be submitted in the
 Account # 4111477748 NBP

Organizing Committee

  1.  Prof. Dr. Rukhsana Jabeen, Vice Chancellor,SBKWUChief Consultant/ Adviser
  2. Dr. Anjum Pervaiz, Registrar, SBKWU, Consultant/ Adviser
  3. Dr. Zia Ur Rehman, Consultant
  4. Mr. Akram Tareen, Coordinator/ Consultant
  5. Miss Mehwish Ali, Focal Person
  6. Ms Zainab Akram, Organizer
  7. Ms Nelofer Jamil, Organizer/ Logistic support
  8. Ms Huma Jamal, Organize
  9. Ms Rabia, Organizer
  10. Mr. Abdul Waheed
  11.  Mr. Tariq Mehmood, Organizer
  12. Mr. Irfan Ali, Organizer / IT Support

For Abstract and paper submission Please Email on:

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