Research Fellows and Graduates of GIDS to participate in the Development Studies Association Annual Conference

Members of GIDS research team including the research fellows and research associates, as well as students (former and currently enrolled) will be participating in the annual conference of the Development Studies Association (DSA) titled “Just Sustainable Futures in an Urbanising and Mobile World”. It is being organized and hosted by UCL, UK and will be held from 6th till the 8th of July, 2022. Details of the participants are given below:
Two panel discussions will be convened by:
  • Ms. Fariya Hashmat, Research Fellow, GIDS
    Panel titled “The role of formal and informal political networks in the context of Development-Induced Displacement in urban areas and its impact on sustainable futures”
  • Ms. Ayesha Subhani, MPhil (2019), GIDSPanel titled “Role of Digital Technology and Innovations in Bridging Gender-inequality for Just Sustainable Futures”
Five paper presentations by:
  • Ms. Marium Farooki, MPhil (2022), GIDSPaper titled “Exploring the relationship of vocational education with international migration to uncover critical aspects in ensuring workforce adaptability, relevance and contribution to international development”
  • Ms. Zahra Mughis, GIDS, Research Assistant, GIDS and MPhil Development Studies student current working on her thesis
    Paper titled “Exploring the Gender Digital Divide in Pakistan: Levels, Nature and Implications”
  • Ms. Hania Shabbir, MPhil (2020), GIDS
    Paper titled “Women’s wellbeing and the role of digital technology : An Evidence from Multiple Indicator Cluster Survey (2017-2018)”
  • Ms. Fariya Hashmat, Research Fellow, GIDS
    Paper titled “The role of Formal & Informal Networks in Compensations and Resettlement of the Displaced: A Case of Lahore Orange Line Metro Train Project”
  • Ms. Ayesha Subhani, MPhil (2019), GIDS
    Paper titled “Digital Technology and Women’s Access to Justice against Violence”

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