LIS Education in developing countries challenges and opportunities


11 March 2021




This webinar is on the topic of LIS education in Developing countries and the challenges faced by LIS education before and during the COVID-19 pandemic. It will highlight the opportunities that came out of these challenges. The webinar will include a case study on LIS education in Iran, where three speakers from different universities will share their views and experiences.


  • Dr. Hamid Keshavarz
    faculty member of Information Science and Knowledge, Shahid Beheshti University
  • Dr. Rahman Marefat
    faculty member of Information Science and Knowledge, Semnan University
  • Dr. Maryam Pakdaman Naeini
    PhD in Information Science and Knowledge

Join the webinar on 4 March 06:00 – 08:00 CEST

new date and time: 11 March 2021 18:00 – 20:00 CEST

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Organiser: Saif AlJabri & Amir Reza Asnafi -

Suggested audience: LIS Educators from all over the world

Level of interaction: Multiple speakers with Q&A

Duration of event: 120 minutes

Language(s) subtitling and translations available: English with English subtitles

Webinar, LIS Education in Developing Countries

Last update: 4 March 2021