Research gate

You can track updates on my thesis on the research gate forum. An overview of my academic progress is as follows:

Conference papers

– ‘Democratic potential of communication networks: comparison of three Asian political parties’- presented at the International Workshop ‘Global South Perspectives’ organised at Hong Kong Baptist University. April 2018, Hong Kong. Here’s the background to this on-going study.

-‘Changing media reflexivity of political protests in Pakistan: comparison of sit-ins in 1992 and 2014’ – presented at the International Communication Association (ICA) conference. May 2018, Prague, Czech Republic.

-‘Protests as sites of elite curations: the case of Pakistan general elections 2013 and Hong Kong Umbrella Movement 2014’ – poster presentation at the ICA conference. June 2016, Fukuoka, Japan. Learn more about the presentation here.

-‘Social media electioneering in technologically challenged constituencies: how marginalised communities become part of a network society’ – presented as on-going research at European Communication Research & Education Association (ECREA) Communication and Democracy section 2015 in Copenhagen, Denmark.

Major teaching assignment

Independently taught a graduate level course on impact of communication technology on media organisations at the School of Communication, Hong Kong Baptist University for Spring semester 2018-19. Learn more about the course here.

Volunteer reviewer

-International Communication Association conferences:
-Media Asia:
-Jury Member Agahi Awards 2017: