Call for papers  

Department of Arts & Media, Foundation University School of Science & Technology is organizing one-day international conference on contemporary media debates. The conference aspires to exhibits the excellence of research scholars and representatives from academia and industry. The conference aims to bring together the best of globally renowned research professionals. This conference will focus various aspects of media and communication studies.

Topics of Interest

Main Themes

Sub Themes

Media Uses themes include but are not limited to:

Mass Media effects themes include but are not limited to:

  •   Uses of Mass Media by Individuals and Society  
  •   Effects of Mass Media by Individuals and Society
  •  Use of New technologies in news gathering
  •  Utilizing New Media: Challenges and Opportunities
  •  Social Media uses & freedom of speech
  •   Media Use in health emergencies
  •   Media Education and Media Literacy
  •  Media & globalization nexus
  •  Issues of cross cultural and intercultural communication
  •  Political communication
  •  Online gaming effects
  •  Media Conglomeration & Corporate ownership

What is Our Goal?

The 1st International Conference on Contemporary Media Debates aims at forming the lines of communication, increase in the academic mobility and formation of mechanisms for personal interaction with foreign researchers and subject specialists related to the educational, social, political and media circles from academia and industry in diverse panel discussions.

Conference will feature a number of panel discussions led by experts from academia and industry with the objectives to provide a platform for academicians, researchers and practitioners to:

  • Disseminate research, providing insights into the challenges, opportunities, emerging strategies and analytical tools in the domain of Mass Media Uses and its Effects;
  • Present case studies on application of tools and techniques in the field of Mass Media Uses and its Effects;
  • Explore cutting- edge ideas, results and share experiences
  • Critically evaluate questions concerning the elaboration of effective mechanisms for activation of international cooperation among researchers, innovators, and representatives of social community as well as the provision of interstate media.

international Speakers

Prof. Craig Mitchell Allen

Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication, Arizona State University, USA

Dr. Sadia Jamil, Post-Doctoral fellow

Khalifa University of Science and Technology, Abu Dhabi. PhD from the University of Queensland,Australia

Mr. Amer Sultan

Senior Journalist with vast experience in TV, Newspapers, Magazines,Agencies. Currently working with TRT World (Turkiey’s state owned international news network)

national Speakers

Prof. Dr. ZafarIqbal

Prof. Dr. Syed Abdul Siraj

Prof. Dr. Ghulam Shabir Baloch

Dr. Shabir Hussain

Event Schedule


Seminar Hall, Foundation University School of Science & Technology, Rawalpindi, Pakistan  

Important Dates

Full paper submission: 01 September 2022
Acceptance/Rejection Notification: 13 September 2022
Fee submission: 19 September 2022

Contact Us

(Conference Secretary)


Event Location

Foundation University School of Science & Techno;logy, Rawalpindi, Pakistan