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Postcolonial Higher Education Conference

The Habib University Conference on Postcolonial Higher Education invites global scholars, thinkers, activists and writers to reflect on the crisis, direction and goals of higher education and culture at the present conjuncture.


CONFERENCE SESSIONS (9:30 am - 5:00 pm)

Keynote Address by Dr. Farid Panjwani followed by Q & A
Topic: “Passionate sense of the Potential”: Towards Constructing a New Social Imagination

Session 1: Universities and Dominant Knowledge

  • Dr. Sanjay Seth  - Topic: Higher Education in the Indian Social Imaginary: 150 Years
  • Dr. Rubina Saigol - Topic: Decline of Knowledge, Rise of Information: Social Sciences in the Neo-liberal Era

Session 2: Humanities and Social Sciences for the Postcolonial World

Panel Discussion: Literature and Culture in Dark Times

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