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Karachi Conference

The Second International Conference on Karachi
21-23 November 2014
In Support of: I AM KARACHI

Conference: 21st & 22nd Nov, 8:30 am - 5:30 pm

Film Festival: 23rd Nov, 11:00 am - 6:00 pm
Venue: Arts Council Auditorium. Open to Public
Sponsored by:
Indus Valley School of Art and Architecture
Arts Council of Pakistan, Karachi
American Institute of Pakistan Studies
Avari Hotels

As seen on the conference website, the Aims and Objectives are:

"to highlight the importance of Karachi and all facets of its urban existence through a scholarly exercise, for understanding the role that it has assumed as a regional hub. Karachi’s resume will grow with its fast pace of development in the backdrop of globalisation and regionalisation, and the related geo-political upheavals that are visibly developing in this part of the world.

A secondary objective of the conference is to bring together local and international academic institutions, scholars, and development and social activists who have worked on Karachi, to engage with each other and with other like-minded local individuals for future academic endeavors, especially those relevant to the city. The holding of the conference and the publication of its outcomes will serve as a foundation template for prospective research and scholarly activity on Karachi."

Visit the Karachi Conference website for more information!

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