LAHORE: Lahore University of Management Sciences Lahore (LUMS) and National Institutes for the Humanities of Japan (NIHU) will organise Fourth International Conference at LUMS on Monday.

The theme for this year is “New Horizons in Islamic Area Studies: Encounters, Reflections and Collaborations”. The purpose of this conference is to connect researchers in the Islamic Area Studies from across disciplines and national boundaries to facilitate a more relevant, in-depth, and collaborative research and study.

During the course of the conference, issues related to contemporary Muslim societies would also be discussed. The overall aim of the conference is learning and dissemination through cross-temporal and cross-spatial exchanges. The conference would be comprised of various plenary parallel and special sessions.–Staff Reporter