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Posted at: Jun 13, 2019, 8:17 AM; last updated: Jun 13, 2019, 8:17 AM (IST)

SCS student to attend conference in Paris

Tribune News Service

Chandigarh, June 12

Radhika Pasrija, a postgraduate student of the School of Communication Studies (SCS), Panjab University, has been selected to represent Asia for the fifth World Journalism Education Congress, to be held in Paris from July 9 to July 11.

Prof Archana R Singh, Chairperson, School of Communication Studies, said: “Of 170 projects received from the journalism students from across the world, Radhika Pasrija’s paper has been selected for presentation. A total of five journalism students from different continents have been selected to attend the conference. Students will be presenting papers and ideas about the future of journalism education. It is indeed a proud moment for the School of Communication Studies and the Panjab University.”

The session will be presided over by François Taddei, Director of the Centre for Research and Inter-disciplinarily of the Université Paris Descartes.

World Journalism Education Congress (WJEC) offers an insightful space to journalism educators and scholars from across the world to get together and share their teaching experiences and research papers. It is organised every three years. The first WJEC was organised in Singapore in 2007. The theme of the WJEC is ‘Imagine the journalism school of tomorrow’ regarding which, innovative ideas about the future of journalism education were sought from across the world.

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