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International Symposium on Communication Frameworks at Kathmandu University

Event 08 May 2024 568 0

Kathmandu University Notice

International Symposium on Communication Frameworks at Kathmandu University

Kathmandu University's Department of Language and Mass Communication is set to host a notable event, the International Symposium on 'Two Decades of Generalized Communication - Framework'. This significant meeting will take place on May 26, 2024, at the University's School of Arts Campus in Hattiban, Lalitpur.

Distinguished Guests and Speakers

The symposium will feature Prof. KK Aggarwal, Vice-Chancellor of South Asian University in New Delhi, as the Chief Guest. Additionally, Professor Yoshitaka Mike from the University of Hawaii at Hilo will serve as the main speaker. The event will commence under the leadership of KU's own Vice Chancellor, Professor Bhola Thapa.

Contributing Speakers

The conference will also include insights from Professor BK Kuthiala, former vice-chancellor of Makhanlal Chaturvedi University, and Professor K.G. Suresh, the current vice-chancellor there. Other notable participants include Han Hong, Vice President of the School of Politics and Public Administration at the University of Electronic Science and Technology of China, and Ida Bagus Putu Suamba from the Polytechnic Negeri in Bali, Indonesia.

Organizational Structure

Associate Professor Dr. Sudhanshu Dahal is coordinating the conference, supported by a main committee and ten sub-committees. This organizational effort ensures a smooth execution of the event.

Symposium Significance

The symposium celebrates the 20th anniversary of the 'Simplification Framework of Communication' developed by Dr. Nirmalamani Adhikari in 2003. This framework has gained international recognition and has been integrated into academic programs at various universities worldwide. It is also a focus of advanced research at the master's and PhD levels.

Conference Format and Participation

The symposium will adopt a hybrid format, allowing for both virtual and in-person participation. This format enables a broader range of discussions and exchanges among communication experts, educators, and researchers from around the globe. They will explore various dimensions of communication theory and the application of the generalization framework.

Attendee Engagement

Participants can expect to engage with a diverse group of experts and delve into working papers that cover a wide range of topics related to communication studies. This event promises to be an invaluable resource for anyone interested in the evolving landscapes of communication and media studies.

By attending this symposium, participants will gain deeper insights into the complexities and advancements in communication frameworks, benefiting both their academic pursuits and professional developments in the field of mass communication.

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