A two-day National Conference on ‘Interrogating Terrorism: Role of Media and Literature’ is being organized by the Department of English, S.S Jain Subodh Post Graduate College on August 1 and 2.
According to the organizers of the seminar, the interdisciplinary theme of Conference is relevant in the present times and it is being hoped that media will be able play a big role in circulating ideas and research findings to the appropriate authorities.
The oral and posters presentations on various themes will be made during the proceedings of the conference. Themes of the Conference are Literature as a Tool for Peace Building; Role of Media/Education/Women in Promoting Peace; Films and Documentaries: Terror and Trauma; Psychological/ Sociological/Economic Impact of Violence and Terrorism; Global Political Perspectives on War and Violence; Terrorism in Subcontinent; Gandhian Approach towards Peacemaking; and Positive Interventions by Other Disciplines in Combating Terrorism.
The organizers promise that the conference will give a serious thought on the issue of terrorism, which has acquired a global scale and has become grave in nature and come out with some significant non-martial ways and strategies to combat terrorism.
Thus, a significant outcome of the conference would be towards outlining a positive approach to counter the complex phenomenon which requires treatment from various fronts.