Chandigarh: The Centre for Human Rights and Duties, Panjab University (PU), Chandigarh organised a special academic event comprising firstly a lecture by a distinguished scholar, Professor Shana D Hormann from the Antioch University, Seattle, United States of America and later a workshop for the benefit of participants. Professor O P Katare, Director Research Promotion Cell, PU, presided over the lecture.
The lecture was organised under an MOU of PU with the Antioch University in association with Professor Emeritus, Dr Jitendra Mohan and Professor Meena Sehgal. Dean International Students, Professor Deepti Gupta was also there at the inauguration.
Professor Swarnjit Kaur, Coordinator of the Centre for Human Rights and Duties in her introductory remarks highlighted the pro-active role of the Centre in strengthening its academic collaboration with the overseas universities in the recent past. In his presidential remarks Professor Katare emphasised the role of spirituality and power of the mind to deal with trauma as trauma he said is not only physical pain or discomfort which can be treated with medicines alone.
In his concluding remarks Professor Katare Professor Shana D Hormann having specialised in Leadership and Change dealt with the theme, ‘Organisational Trauma’ with a view to build personal and institutional resilience. She brought to light the trauma triggers and the matching coping up strategies.
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