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PU workshop ends
PU workshop ends

LAHORE: (Thursday, March 31, 2022): Punjab University Department of History & Pakistan Studies organized concluding ceremony of national workshop on 'Emerging Trends in Teaching History and Writing History'. The workshop was attended by historians from 20 Pakistani universities. In addition to the inaugural session, three academic sessions were held in the workshop where dignitaries from all over the country came up with suggestions while discussing the modern trends in promoting history, writing and teaching history. At the workshop, historians unanimously passed a resolution for the establishment of Pakistan History Council and formed a four-member committee headed by Chairman PU Department of History & Pakistan Studies Prof Dr Mahboob Hussain. The committee consisting of Dr Rizwanullah Kokab from Government College University Faisalabad, Dr Moeez Khan from University of Karachi and Dr Fakhar Bilal from Quaid-e-Azam University will decide the ToRs and rules and regulations. It was also decided at the workshop that meetings of historians and historians from across Pakistan would be held on a regular basis from the platform of the proposed council. On the 75th anniversary of the foundation of Pakistan, a special document will be prepared which will include dissertations of people from different universities and colleges. The participants lauded the efforts of Punjab University Department of History & Pakistan Studies for organizing a fruitful workshop.