Turkish Sociologist, Prof. Dr. Sami Sener
Dogus University, Department of Sociology
Istanbul Turkey

Prof. Dr. Sami Sener, the esteemed Turkish Sociologist, and scholar are in Islamabad on a short-term IRD fellowship. Interaction with young sociologists and junior researchers at Abdul Wali Khan University Mardan (AWKUM). Apart from academic issues, several possibilities were discussed for future engagement between AWKUM-IRD/IIUI and Dogus University Istanbul. The Iqbal International Institute for Research & Dialogue (IRD) will further discuss to facilitate organizing an International conference on changing dynamics of family and society specifically on Pak Afghan borderland and the Pashtun belt in the realm of migration, urbanization, the new middle classes, and the new women, post-conflict developments.