|3rd Dr Anamika Ray media lecture today|
JALUKBARI, Jan 9 - The third Dr Anamika Ray National Media Lecture 2019 will be delivered by Dr Pallavi Guha, who teaches at the Department of Mass Communication, Towson University, USA, and formerly a journalist with the BBC (UK) and The Times of India (UK, India, US) on the topic ‘Sexual harassment activism on social media: Is #MeToo a political campaign issue in India’ at the New Academic Building, Gauhati University, from 1 pm tomorrow.
The lecture is organised by the Dr Anamika Ray Memorial Trust in collaboration with the Department of Communication and Journalism, GU.
Dr Guha will address the emerging issues of hashtag activism and electoral campaign through social media that impacts the mainstream media with special reference to anti-rape and sexual violence against women.
The lecture will be inaugurated by the Vice Chancellor of Gauhati University Dr Mridul Hazarika, while Prof Manoj K Patairiya, Director, CSIR-NISCAIR, Govt of India, New Delhi, will preside over the event.
The other dignitaries who will be present on the occasion are Rajat Baran Mahanta, Vice Chair of Dr Anamika Ray Memorial Trust, Prof Nani Gopal Mahanta, Registrar in-charge, Gauhati University, besides media experts and prominent academicians of the region.