A two day International Conference on “Critical Social Sciences and Humanities” organized by Critical Thinking Forum (CTF) of International Islamic University (IIU) commenced here at new campus of the university. The two day event by CTF, in collaboration with US Embassy is focused to set sights on a comprehensive appraisal of transmutations and tendencies in contemporary human societies and exploration of the prevalent human condition in light of humanities and social sciences.
The inaugural ceremony was attended by Vice President (AF&P) Dr. Uxi Mufti, Dr. Muhammad Munir, Kathrine Crockart , Public Affairs Officer US Embassy, Prof. Scott Slovic, Chair, Department of English, university of Idaho, Prof. Dr. Waqas Khwaja , Professor of English , Agnes Scott College , Decatur, GA, USA, Dean Faculty of Languages and Literature Dr. Munawar Iqbal Gondal Dr. Munazza Yaqoob, Director CTF and faculty members of the university.
This is the age of synthesis, we need to stress and focus on interdisciplinary research, said Uxi Mufti. There is a need to move forward beyond status quo and explore new avenues of knowledge, Lok Virsa Founder said.
Dr. Munir, in his speech hailed the CTF efforts and termed the muster as a valuable platform towards critical thinking and its uses.
He felicitated the forum for arranging the event and hoped that the concluding ceremony would result in meaningful recommendations.