REGIONAL YOUTH CONFERENCE TO CONCLUDE WITH A CULTURAL FIESTA


New Delhi: Young scholars and researchers from across the South Asian Region will debate on various socially relevant issues over two days in a regional conference. The event, Debating Identity - Dialogues across Boundaries, will be held on 16 and 17 October at the Akbar Bhawan campus of South Asian University.

 

The youth conference will see many young scholars and researchers from social sciences and humanities background from universities and research organizations from SAARC countries discussing on a variety of topics that include minority and transnational identity, cosmopolitanism, multiculturalism and alternative gender.


The two day conference will conclude with a day-long cultural journey called Jatra ’14 on 18 October wherein cultural activities of different hues and sounds will take centre stage. The activities will include South Asian food festival, photo exhibition, blood donation drive, musical concerts by artistes and bands from different South Asian countries. The events have been organised by the Sociology Department, Faculty of Social Sciences, SAU.

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