Seminars and Workshops Understanding Environment Through Sociological Lens

 

Topic of Research Seminar: Understanding Environment Through Sociological Lens

Abstract: Environment plays significant role in provision of all necessary arrangements for existence. Life, either it may be in aquatic or terrestrial environment, have a great influence on environment and vice-versa. The mode of understanding the influence of life on environment is of variated nature and the understanding of it varies through the lens of one discipline to another. Specifically, the focus of the discussion here is understanding the environment through sociological lens. This flavor provides an opportunity to diagnose how ecological and social systems interact with each other. Furthermore, the idea is basic and simple to understand the footprints of current ecological crisis, how the environment influence societies, how societies are changing the ecological fabric, how we are contributing in addressing the environmental challenges, what are our local and global commitments for clean environment, How the people of different disciplines can contribute for sustainable societies and environment through inter-disciplinary approaches.

Intended audience: This seminar is intended for the researchers and students, professionals, engineers, and managers from public and private sectors.

Name of Speaker: Aijaz Ahmed

Email of Speaker: aiahmed@hec.gov.pk

Affiliation of Speaker: Higher Education Commission of Pakistan

Date and Venue: March 03, 2022, 1430 hrs to 1530 hrs, Institute of Environmental Sciences and Engineering (IESE), National University of Sciences and Technology (NUST), H-12, Islamabad, Pakistan