CONFERENCES

 

  • Language policies and the politics of linguistic choices in Pakistan. Paper presented in First Annual Conference on Social Sciences organized by Lahore School of Economics on 28th February-1st March 2013.
  • Education, stratification and life chances. Paper presented in Issues and Challenges in Higher Education, a conference organized by Kinnaird College for Women in collaboration with the British Council on 22nd-23rd February 2013.
  • Representation of women in songs. Paper presented in the International Conference on Language Sciences and the Developing World organized by Lahore College for Women University, Lahore on 11th January 2013.
  • Language Policies in Pakistan: Conflict, Confrontation, and Consent. Planery session at a conference organized by 28th SPELT Annual International Conference: ‘Rainbows of ELT’in collaboration with OPF Girls College, Oxford University Press, British Council ASCOM Institute of Management Sciences, National College on 19-21 October 2012
  • Public and Private Sector Education: Curriculum, Quality and Issues in Higher Education. Paper presented in the seminar Education System in Pakistan: Challenges and Opportunities organised by Pak Institute for Peace Studies on 9 July in Islamabad.
  • Language Policies in Pakistan: A Dilemma of Linguistic Choices. Paper presented in conference on The Emerging Issues of Social Sciences in Pakistan. Organized by Quaid-i-Azam University, Islamabad on 27th-29th April, 2012.
  • Rethinking Education for Tomorrow. Organized by University of Education, Lahore on 26th April, 2012.
  • Research Paradigms. Paper presented at a conference organized by SPELT, Rawalpindi, on 7th April, 2012.
  • Language, Imperialism and Control. A paper presented in a seminar organized by IIU Islamabad on Friday, 6th April 2012. .
  • Chaired a session on Teacher Education Models that Work in Curriculum Conference, organized by USAID on 2nd – 4th April 2012, Lahore.
  • Women’s right to write: Reclaiming the silenced voice. Paper presented in an International Conference on Implementing Human Rights: A Way Forward. Organized by FJWU and the ministry of Human rights, 29th– 31st March 2012.
  • Inequalities in Education: Sources of Apathy and Anger. Paper presented in the International Colloquium on Public Action in Pakistan Organized by HEC on 19th-20th March 2012, Islamabad.
  • Critical Tradition in Education. Paper presented at a conference on ‘Peace, Democracy, and Pluralism’, organized by Bacha Khan Education Trust, Peshawar on 17th-18th Feb, 2012.
  • Meeting of Citizens’ Group on Constitution. Organized by The Centre for Civic Education Pakistan, February 13, 2012, Lahore.
  • Language Policy in the Age of Globalization. Paper presented in the Centre for Policy Studies and Environment (PCE) on 29th Nov, 2011.
  • Globalization and Language Policies: Conflict, Confrontation and Compromise. Paper presented in International Conference ‘Globalization and its impact on Indigenous Culture’, organized by IIUI, Islamabad, 17th -18th   Nov, 2011.
  • Women and Literature: Reclaiming the silenced voice. Conference organized by Pakistan National Commission on the Status of Women, Aug 28th -29th, 2011.
  • Cultural Diversity. Conference in Khatmandu, Nepal, 7th -9th June, 2011.
  • Education and Peace. Seminar on National Education Policy organized by Punjab University, 25th May 2011
  • 1st HEC International Conference on Social Research in Pakistani Universities: Prospects and Challenges. 18-20th April 2011.
  •  Education as Fence against Extremism. Seminar in Islamabad, organized by HEC and Centre for Civic Education, 22nd March 2011.
  • Empowerment through Girls’ Education in contemporary Muslim societies. Conference organized by PCE on 12th March 2011.
  • Politics of Education Centre Reforms. Seminar in the Centre for Policy Studies and Environment on 28th Feb, 2011.
  • Change through Self Understanding. Conference in Malaysia on 16-18thFebruary, 2011.
  • Seminar on Professional Development in SCILL on 12th February, 2011.
  • Seminar on Professional Development in Defense Public School on 20th Jan, 2011.
  •  Research Colliquium on Politics of Educational Reforms at AIE, Lahore on 18 Feb., 2010, 24 May, 2010
  • Curriculum and Social Justice. Paper presented at a conference organized by SPO, Islamabad, on 29 March, 2010.
  • Language, Hegemony, and Resistance.  Seminar at City Campus, LSE, Lahore.
  • Language and Gender Interplay in Fairy Tales.  Paper presented in 25th International SPELT conference, Islamabad.
  • Paper presented at FJW university conference, Rethinking bilingualism: new perspectives, challenges and interpretations, on 7-8 May, 2009.
  •  Diversity for harmony: A case for alternative textbooks (2009). Paper presented in ISDP conference on 21-23 December. 2009
  •  Symphony of Hegemony: Representation of women in song. Paper presented in 24th SPELT conference 24-26 October, 2008, Islamabad
  •  Politics of Education Sector Reforms, paper presented in the International conference organized by the Aga Khan University, 8-10 April, 2008
  • The Thinking Curriculum & Creation of New Knowledge, Paper presented at Roots Conference 11-13 August, 2008, in Islamabad.
  • A Decade of Education South Asia: Review. Commentary on Papers. Conference Organized by Mahboob ul Haq Development Centre, 27-28 June, 2008.
  •  Major Paradigms in Research. Acted as team leader resource person for The Research Methodology Course for University English Teachers Organized by HEC, 28 July – 2 August, 2008, Multan.
  •  Writing a Research Proposal. Faculty Professional Development Programme organized by HEC, Islamabad, 9-10 June, 2008.
  •  Practicum in Teacher Education Chair of the Session, In Conference Organized by Canada Pakistan Basic Education Project 26-27 March, 2008, Lahore.
  •  Education and Development. Paper presented in the conference, What Counts as an Educated Individual in this Day and Age? Organized by LUMS in collaboration with AKU-IED Karachi,  April 18-19, 2008.
  •  Politics of Education. Conference organized by Fatima Jinnah Women University, Rawalpindi, 3-4 March, 2008.
  • Empowering teachers: Practices and possibilities, paper presented in Fatima Jinnah Women University National conference 31 March, 2008
  •  Research Paradigms, School of Education, BNU, Lahore, 21 September, 2007
  •  Language, Stereotypes, and woman jokes, Social Sciences Conference, Karachi University, 4-5 September, 2007
  •  Language and Politics, Department of Linguistics, Karachi University, 6 September, 2007
  •  Abysmal State of Education, Seminar organized by SPO/PCE,
  •  Redefining the role of teacher, Roots conference on 7-8 August, 2007, Islamabad
  •  Language and the politics of control, Aga Khan University Conference 9-10 October, Karachi
  •  Politics of education, Action Aid Lahore, 7 June, 2007
  •  Stereotypes and Women Jokes. Paper presented at conference on Women Empowerment, Punjab University, 24 April, 2007
  •  Innovation in teaching.  Paper presented at ELT conference in Fatima Jinnah Women University on 17 April, 2007
  •  Creativity, Reflection, and Change. Paper presented at IER,PU/World Bank Conference on 16 April, 2007
  •  Changing perspectives on literacy and disability, paper presented in World Bank/PU conference at Lahore. 27 March, 2007
  •  Revisiting Educational Leadership, Paper presented at British Council/Ed Net seminar on Educational Leadership: Perceptions, Practices, and Possibilities. 22 March, 2007
  •  Teacher development through Self Understanding.  Paper presented at National Conference on “Professional Development of Teachers in Higher Education in Pakistan” organized by HEC on 16-18 January, 2007
  •  Investigating the Inner Self, paper presented in the seminar on Educational Leadership: Perceptions, Practices, and Possibilities organized by Ed Net/British Council on 9 December2006
  •  Imperialism, Culture, and Discourse, paper presented in ELT Conference organized by HEC/NUML, 13-15 December, 2006
  •  Teacher Education for Sustainable Development, Paper presented in SDPI Conference, 13-15 December, Islamabad
  •  Leaving Home for Dream Home: Multiple Perspectives of Migration in Short Stories, paper presented in a conference organized by Social Sciences Research Council, in Goa, India 10-11 December, 2006
  •  Addressing Quality of Education and Status of Teachers: Possibilities of a national accreditation system in Pakistan, acted as moderator for panel discussion in Social dialogue organized by ILO on 6 December.
  •  Language, Stereotypes, and Women Jokes, Paper presented in SPELT Conference in Lahore, 16 September, 2006
  • Gender and Jokes, paper presented SPELT Conference in Islamabad, 17 September, 2006
  •  Educational Leadership, paper presented in seminar on Literacy day organized by the British Council, 8 September, 2006
  •  Revisiting the Concept of Knowledge, Paper presented in seminar organized by Mir Khalil ur Rehman Society on 3 September, 2006
  • Professional Development, two day seminar organized by Sudhar/ITA on 5-6 August
  •  Reflective Teaching , seminar organized by Roots school System on 12 September, 2006
  • Imperialism, Education, and Discourse, paper presented in a conference on social sciences organized by BZ University, Multan
  • Language, Gender, and Power. Paper presented at International conference on Women’s contribution in society held on 11-12 November, 2005 at BZU Multan
  • Imperialism, culture, and discourse.   Paper presented in a conference on English language learning in Pakistan: Issues and developments, organized by Fatima Jinnah University and Higher Education Commission.( 2005)
  • Effective Teacher Education for Effective schools.  Paper presented in International conference in Shenyang, China, 24-25 September 2005
  • Language, Gender, and Power. Paper presented in the conference, Language, Culture, and Identity, organized by the Aga Khan University on 20-July, 2005.
  • Understanding quality of education. Paper presented at Conference on Re-envisioning Quality in Education, Karachi. (2005)

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