Asthana speaks at United Nations Global Forum

sanjay_unSchool of Journalism Professor Sanjay Asthana spoke at the United Nation’s Alliance of Civilization Global Forum, which was held in Baku, Azerbaijan, on April 24-28, 2016. There, he presented a paper, Media Pedagogy, Youth, and Violent Extremism.

Asthana’s lecture and research was very well received. The office of the United Nations Counter-Terrorism Committee ( requested a copy of his presentation, and there has been substantial media coverage of the forum in Azerbaijan, Baku and several regions of the world. Asthana was featured in several news articles and videos. To view one of those clips, click here and here.

Asthana recently published Palestinian Youth Media and the Pedagogies of Estrangement (Palgrave Macmillan, 2016).

Sanjay UN panel 2016

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