Second International Seminar on
“Sindh through the centuries”
Karachi, December 2013
“Sindh Madressatul Islam University is organizing Second International Seminar on “Sindh Through the Centuries” at Karachi in December 2013. The seminar will focus on history, culture, language, archeology, anthropology, cuisine, arts and crafts of Sindh, which has the distinction of being the seat of the ancient Indus Valley Civilization.
Here it may be noted that the first International Seminar on “Sindh through the Centuries” was held at Karachi in March 1975 wherein scholars from all over the world had shared their research on various aspects of Sindh.
An Organizing Committee has been constituted to organize the event in befitting manner. The Committee comprises eminent historian Dr Hamida Khuhro as convener, Dr Nilofar Shaikh (archeologist & former VC SALU), Mrs Mehtab Akber Rashdi (former Secretary Culture and Director Institute of Sindhiology), Dr Fahmida Hussain (Chairperson Sindhi Language Authority), Ms Ameena Syed (MD, OUP), Dr Syed Jaffar Ahmed (Director, Pakistan Study Center KU) and SMIU’s Ms Shaista M. Ali, Dr Safeeullah Soomro and Mr Anwer Abro. Dr Muhammad Ali Shaikh, Vice Chancellor SMIU shall co-chair.
The scholars desirous of participating in the Seminar and contributing their papers relating to the theme of the conference may submit abstract of their papers (250-500 words) through Email: firstname.lastname@example.org latest by 15th May 2013. The accepted abstracts shall be notified by 31st May 2013. The Scholars shall be required to submit their full length papers latest by 31st October 2013 in order to participate in the conference to be held in December 2013 (exact dates shall be notified shortly).”