Jamia student participates in International Congress of Psychology held in South Africa
OT, August 13, 2012 14:49 IST
Okhla Times Campus Reporter/JMI
Sramana Mazumdar, a Junior Research Fellow at the Department of Psychology, Jamia Millia Islamia (JMI) participated in the 30th International Congress of Psychology (ICP) which was organized at the International Convention Centre, Cape Town, South Africa from 22-27 July 2012.
The objective of the Congress was to showcase new frontiers in psychological science and practice as a means of enriching and improving human life. It had more than 6000 participants with more than 10,000 papers and poster presentations on a wide range of themes in the area of psychology, according to university release.
As a part of the Congress, Advanced Research Training Seminars (ARTS) were organized between 16th and 20th July 2012. Under ARTS, three seminars on specific topics were pre-decided and scholars from around the world were invited to be a part of the seminar. For each seminar only 15 participants were selected.
Sramana Mazumdar was one of those selected for financial assistance to participate in the seminar. She attended the ARTS programme on “Research as Praxis: Action and theory making and application in community Psychology research” along with 14 others from different countries. She presented a paper on “Childhood abuse as a risk factor for drug dependence among the youth in Delhi”, claimed the release.