1st Edition of the ‘Social Sciences and Humanities Student Research Conference’, 14th of March, 2022
On March 14th, 2022, Sorbonne University Abu Dhabi organized a conference titled “The Social Sciences and Humanities Student Research Conference (SSHSRC)” which hosted 18 participants from various disciplines (sociology, geography, literature, psychology, philosophy, linguistics, political sciences) and from 6 universities in the UAE (American University of Sharjah, New York University Abu Dhabi, Zayed University, United Arab Emirates University, Manipal Academy of Higher Education and Sorbonne University Abu Dhabi). The PDF of the conference’s program is available below.
The conference, organized by the Philosophy and Sociology department, aimed at promoting undergraduate and postgraduate research in Social Sciences and Humanities by allowing students from different universities across the UAE to present their original undergraduate or postgraduate research to a committee of researchers, scholars, and policymakers working in Abu Dhabi. During the conference, students had the chance to showcase their research capabilities, analytical skills and engage in scientific and policy-oriented discussions.
By the end of the conference, a jury composed of four professors (Dr. Doris Hambuch, Dr. Yann Rodier, Dr. Claude Vishnu Spaak and Dr. Clio Chaveneau) granted three awards. two for the best undergraduate paper awarded to Jude Al Qubaisi, a student at New York University Abu Dhabi (NYUAD), and Shaikha Al Ali, a student at United Arab Emirates University (UAEU) and the third one was for the best postgraduate paper and was awarded to Israa Mahgoub, a student at Sorbonne University Abu Dhabi.