International workshop held at Sindh University

Jamshoro, March 19, 2019 (PPI-OT): Institute of English Language and Literature, University of Sindh, Jamshoro in keeping with its years-long proud practice of organizing teaching-learning and research seminars and workshops for its advanced level PhD and MS/ M. Phil. scholars organized yet another international professional training workshop entitled ‘Teaching Literature’ at video-conference room of the office of dean, natural sciences of the varsity.


This workshop transpired from the thematic research grant project won from Higher Education Commission Islamabad by the institute assistant professor Dr. Ghazal Kazim. The workshop was facilitated through video-interface by Prof. Dr. Amanda Naylor and Prof. Dr. Nicholas McGuinn of University of York, United Kingdom and by Dr. Ghazal Kazim in person.


A befitting opening session of the event was held at the program venue with VC-SU Prof. Dr. Fateh Muhammad Burfat as Chief Guest. Dr. Burfat, in his brief address at this eve, eulogized the extraordinary squad of IELL faculty, 16 of whom, he said, were qualified from the world’s leading universities. Dr. Burfat said he was extremely delighted to see IELL thriving by leaps and bounds.


“I am very pleased to note the versatility of the teachers and students of IELL possess. I see them super active at almost all fronts; be it debates and declamations, food festivals, music competitions, essay competitions, research seminars, national and international conferences, creative discourses, mother language day celebrations or lecture programs”, the VC remarked.


Institute Director Prof. Dr. Rafique Ahmed Memon, appreciating the efforts of event supervisor and event coordinator Dr. Ghazal Kazim and Mr. Manzoor Panhwar; said IELL believed in holistic development of students, and the workshop like the one in question greatly helped do the desired. He extended warm welcome to research scholars in attendance that belonged to a cross-section of public and private institutes.


After day-long sessions, the workshop concluded at award of appreciation certificates to the participants. Dean, Faculty of Natural Sciences Prof. Dr. Akhtar Hussain Moghal, SU media cell In-charge and IELL faculty Dr. Ghulam Ali Buriro, senior IELL faculty Dr. Farida Panhwar and others participated in the workshop.


For more information, contact:


Centre for Pure and Applied Geology

University of Sindh

University of Sindh, Jamshoro, Pakistan

Tel: +92-22-9213167

Cell: +92-300-9375193