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LAHORE: (Thursday, April 14, 2016): The director centre for south Asian Studies, prof. Dr. umbreen javaid organized one day seminar on “Psychological Impact of Terrorism: Role of literature in Peace Building in South Asia”, (Focus on Contribution made by Faiz Ahmed Faiz) on April 14, 2016 at 12:15 pm in the auditorium, centre for South Asian Studies , PU. Dr. Ali Madeeh Hashmi, Associate Professor of Psychiatry at King Edward Medical University, Lahore was the key note speaker.Dr. Ali Madeeh Hashmi said that there are many dimensions of conflict that leads to terrorism but the rarely discussed dimension is mental conflict. However, Faiz Ahmed Aaiz focused upon class conflict that is based on economic disparity and emphasized to decline this conflict to promote peace. He said that Faiz was against all types of war and enmity and insisted upon dialogue to dwindle conflict. All the faculty members and M. Phil/ Ph. D scholars of Centre for South Asian Studies and Department of Political Science attended the seminar. The seminar was followed by question-answer session in which all the faculty members and research scholars took park.