Third International Conference on ‘Globalization, Inclusion and Diversity in English Studies’ (GIDES 2023) aims to reflect on the globally desirable yet diverse perspectives of English language, literature and ELT research. We invite researchers and academicians to place their research-oriented perspectives in a global context, finding new inspiration and challenges for their studies.

Detailed Conference Program

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  • Emerging Trends in ELT
  • Research Methodologies in Language Studies
  • The Dynamics of Travelogues and the Tourist Discourse
  • The Relevance of Literary Theories in the Post-theoretical Age
  • An Interface of Language, Literature, Culture and Technology
  • Translation Issues in Today’s World
  • Speculative Fiction: Fantasy, Science Fiction and Horror Studies
  • Reexamining the Classics to Contest the Challenges of Difficult Times
  • Eco-linguistics & Ecocriticism: Latest Debates, Trends & Perspectives
  • New Needs and Perspectives of Multilingualism
  • World Englishes & the Internalization of Higher Education: Challenges & Opportunities
  • Social Semiotics: Points of Growth


Conference Brochure/Poster


Important Dates

Title Date
Abstract Submission: 5th March 2023
Abstract Scrutiny: 7th March 2023
Registration Starts: 7th March 2023
Fee Submission: 9th March 2023
Conference Dates: 21th-22nd March 2023

Guests of Honour

Prof. Dr. Nasir Jamal Khattak

Dr Khattak has over 30 years of teaching and research experience both in the country and abroad. He has served at various administrative and managerial positions in different universities. He remained Vice Chancellor, Kohat University of Science and Technology for four years from 2010 to 2014. He also served as the Dean of the Faculty of Arts and Humanity, University of Peshawar and as Chairman, Department of English and Applied Linguistics at the University of Peshawar for six years. He did his PhD as a Fulbright Fellow and Postdoc as an invited lecturer from the University of Massachusetts, Amherst, USA in 2001 and 2005, respectively. He was Deputy Chairman and Member of the United States Educational Foundation Board (Fulbright Board) in Pakistan to which the federal government had appointed him.

Prof. Dr. Wasima Shehzad

Prof. Dr. Wasima Shehzad is an eminent researcher, scholar and academician. She is the founding Director of Pakistan’s first Corpus Research Center at Air University. She has served as Dean Faculty of Social Sciences at Air University Islamabad. She has been a Full-bright scholar and a significantly impactful researcher known both nationally and internationally. Her research interests include Corpus Linguistics, Genre Studies, Discourse Studies, Academic/Technical Writing, Quality Assurance in Education, Curriculum Development and Syllabus Design, Language Planning and Policy, TESOL Teacher Training and Communication. Prof. Dr. Wasima with her impactful vision and research-oriented perspectives is influencing the hundreds of researchers. She has presented her research work in Asia, America and Europe. She has been the editor-in-chief of two significant research journals. She has served vibrantly and dynamically in Pak-US Exchange programs.

Instructions for Authors

Authors are requested to prepare the abstract according to the following template.
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Submit your Abstract as per template on the following email address gides@uow.edu.pk. Please do not resubmit your same paper twice.

Organizing Committee

Patron in Chief

  • Prof. Dr. Jameel-Un Nabi, Vice Chancellor UW

Chief Organizer

  • Dean Faculty of Social Sciences


  • Department of English

Conference Chair

  • Ms. Nosheen Rana

Conference Coordinator

  • Ms. Shumaila Noreen
  • Ms. Shahida Riaz

Conference Secretary

  • Dr. Khalil Ahmad
  • Ms. Nuzhat Nawaz


  • Ms Nayla Naseem

Advertising/Promotion Coordinator

  • Ms. Nayla Naseem
  • Ms. Maria Ghani

Focal Persons

  • Dr. Khalil Ahmad
  • Mr. Fawad Khan
  • Ms. Fizzah Iqbal
  • Ms. Shazia Rajab

Review Committee

  • Ms. Nosheen Rana
  • Dr. Khalil Ahmad
  • Ms. Shumaila Noreen
  • Mr. Fawad Khan
  • Ms. Fizzah Iqbal
  • Ms. Shazia Rajab

Reception Committee

  • Dr. Khalil Ahmad
  • Mr. Fawad Khan
  • Ms. Maria Ghani
  • Ms. Sadia Safdar

Stage Decor and Food Committee

  • Ms. Nayla Naseem
  • Ms. Sadia Safdar
  • Ms. Shazia Rajab

Register for 3rd International Conference on ‘Globalization, Inclusiveness and Diversity in English Studies’ (GIDES 2023)


  • 1). Registration form must be duly filled.
  • 2). Incomplete and unauthorized applications will not be processed.
  • 3). Fee Details: PKR 4,000 (for National Participants), USD 50 (for International Participants). All the presenters will be awarded with Conference Certificates. Two days lunch and refreshment will also be offered to the participants attending the conference in physical mode.
  • 4). Account details for the fee submission of the foreigner:
    Account Title: University of Wah, Bank Name: Bank Alfalah, Bank Account: PK96ALFH0056001003619095, Nift Code: 0532101.
  • 5). After acceptance of Abstract/Extended abstract/full papers the author submits their fee by downloading Fee Voucher and Paid voucher is sent to gides@uow.edu.pk.
  • 6). Accepted abstracts/papers will be published in conference proceedings which will be published online on UW website.

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Conference Date: 21st-22nd March 2023

Location: University of Wah, Quaid Avenue, Wah Cantt (Hybrid Mode)

Important Dates:

Abstract Submission: 5th March 2023

Registrations (Open): 7th March 2023


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