FIFTH NORTHERN REGIONAL SOCIAL SCIENCE CONGRESS AT MOHANLAL SUKHADIA UNIVERSITY, UDAIPUR

ICSSR- Northern Regional Centre, New Delhi, in collaboration with Mohanlal Sukhadia University, Udaipur, is organizing the Fifth Northern Regional Social Science Congress at Udaipur from 24th - 26th February 2017.

Important Dates:
Date of Congress: 24th - 26th February 2017
Venue: Mohanlal Sukhadia University, Udaipur
Last date for submission of abstract (word limit: 300 in PDF format): 16th November 2016
Short list by: 30th November 2016
Last date for submission of full-length paper (word limit: 3000-5000): 15th January, 2017

Themes for the Congress:
  • Resources, Infrastructure and Social Disparities- This theme will focus on spatial distribution and evaluation of resources in terms of both quality and quantity, infrastructural requirements for sustainable development, and the resultant socio-economic disparities.
  • Sustainable Development, Environment and Climate Change- This theme will focus on the various developmental processes and their environmental fallouts; climate change as a process and consequence of development; climate change and changing economies.
  • Demographic Change and Rural - Urban linkages- The theme will deal with the trends and patterns of population growth and distribution, emerging challenges, and sustainable rural and urban planning.
  • Economic Policies and Priorities- Processes involved in the making of economic policy in terms of the salience of social science research and the actors involved in a federal structure in the era of globalization. Relative roles of the state vis a vis the market, the efficacy of fiscal policy in contrast to the monetary policy in engineering growth with high potential for employment generation and low inflation to realize the objective of broad-based development.
  • Media, Culture and society- The role of media in different walks of life and its interplay with culture and society will form the substance of this theme.
  • Elections, Party Politics and Local Self Government- The theme will focus on the emerging scenario in the post-Congress polity; contest between national and regional political parties; the functioning of institutions of local self-governance in rural and urban India; interplay between formal and informal/traditional local governance institutions
  • Popular Mobilizations, Movements and Civil Society- In contemporary society people organize and articulate demands and dissent in many different ways. This theme will examine various forms of mobilizations in order to understand how they relate and contribute to the making of a democratic ethos.
  • India and the World – Mutilateralism and Indian foreign policy; India and South Asia; India and East Asia; Diaspora as a factor in Indian foreign policy; India and the west; continuity and change in Indian foreign policy
  • Social, Cultural and Religious Identities- This theme will focus on the challenges which have emerged from social differences and the manner in which state and society have sought to address these challenges; issues of multiculturalism and a plural society

Participation of scholars from the Northern Region—National Capital Territory Delhi, Madhya Pradesh, Chhattisgarh, Uttar Pradesh, Uttarakhand and Rajasthan is solicited. Only selected papers will be presented at the Congress. Paper presenters will be paid 3AC train fare if they are not able to mobilize funds from their parent institution. All participants would be provided local hospitality.

For further details please contact:
Prof. Sanjay Lodha Prof. Dhruv Raina
Department of Political Science Hony. Director
MohanlalSukhadia University ICSSR - Northern Regional Centre,
Udaipur-313 001 (Raj)
Ph. No (O):0294-2471035/2470143 (Ext.3290/3292)
E-mail: fifthcongudr2017@gmail.com
Website: www.mlsu.ac.in
Room No. 003, Old CRS Building, Jawaharlal Nehru University,
New Delhi-110067
Ph. No. 011-26741607, 26741610
E-mail: icssrnrc@gmail.com
Website: www.nrc-icssr.org

Fifth Northern Regional Social Science Congress at Mohanlal Sukhadia University, Udaipur (Hindi)
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Shortlisted Abstracts Received for the Fourth Northern Regional Social Science Congress (Acceptted)
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Shortlisted Abstracts Received for the Fourth Northern Regional Social Science Congress (Rejected)
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FOURTH NORTHERN REGIONAL SOCIAL SCIENCE CONGRESS at Jiwaji University, Gwalior (Madhya Pradesh)

ICSSR- Northern Regional Centre, New Delhi, in collaboration with Jiwaji University, Gwalior, Madhya Pradesh is organizing Fourth Northern Regional Social Science Congress at Gwalior from 25-28th February 2016.

Update on 5/10/2015: The Centre has decided to extend the last date of submission of abstracts for the Fourth Northern Regional Social Science Congress to 25th October 2015.

Important Dates:
Date of Congress: 25th -27th February 2016
Venue: Jiwaji University, Gwalior
Last date for submission of abstract (No. of words: 300): 30th September, 2015
Short list by: 31st October 2015
Last date for submission of full-length paper: 31st January, 2016

PROPOSED THEMES:
  • Regions, Nations and the Global World.
  • Cultures, Identities and Diversity.
  • Gender, Caste and Tribe: Issues of Participation and Empowerment.
  • Language and Education policies.
  • Economic and Political Change in Marginalized Regions.
  • Political Economy of Land and Natural Resource Management.
  • Mobilities, Migration and Urban Poverty.
  • State, Public Policy and Implementation of Welfare Programmes.
  • Law, Society and Politics.
  • Political Parties & Electoral Politics.
  • Transnational Crime, Corruption and Governance.

Participation of scholars from Northern Region —

National Capital Territory Delhi, Madhya Pradesh, Chhattisgarh, Uttar Pradesh, Uttarakhand and Rajasthan. Only selected papers would be presented in the Congress. Paper presenters would be paid 3AC train fare if they are not able to mobilize funds will from their parent institution. All participants would be provided local hospitality.

For further details please contact:
Prof. A.P.S. Chauhan Prof. Dhruv Raina
Head Hony. Director
School of Studies ICSSR - Northern Regional Centre,
Political Science & Public Administration,
Jiwaji University
Gwalior
Ph. No.91-751-2442836/(Res.)2442222, 2442844, 09425109007
E-mail: apschouhan@gmail.com
Website: www.jiwaji.edu
Room No. 003, Old CRS Building, Jawaharlal Nehru University,
New Delhi-110067
Ph. No. 011-26741607, 26741610
E-mail: icssrnrc@gmail.com
Website: www.nrc-icssr.org

The ICSSR sponsored projects affiliated to the Northern Regional Centre on

1. Title of the Project: Ethics and Human Vales in Medical Sciences: A Study of Hospital Systems of All India Institute of Medical Sciences and Indraprastha Apollo Hospital in India

Project Director: Prof. Niru Hazarika, Former Professor of Political Science, University of Guwahati
Budget: Rs. 15 Lakhs
Duration of Project: 24 Months
Date of Commencement of the Project: 15th January

2. Title of the Project : Viral Marketing: Examining the Synergies of the Traditional and Social Media with Special Reference to the Kolveri Video”

Project Director: Dr. Anjali Singh, Formerly Associate Professor, Jagannath International Management, New Delhi.
Budget: Rs. 4 Lakhs
Duration of Project: 18 Months
Date of Commencement of the Project: 15th January


The Centre approved the project to Dr. Sujoy Chakravarty, Centre for Economic and Planning, JNU, New Delhi

Date of Commencement of the Project: 25th May, 2014
Budget Sanctioned: Rs. 99,975/-
Summary of the completed project is enclosed


Third Northern Regional Social Science Congress at Doon University, Dehradun

ICSSR Northern Regional Centre and Doon University, Dehradun are hosting the Third Northern Regional Social Science Congress at Dehradun. The Screening Committee of the Centre has short listed the participants for presenting a full length paper at the Congress. The short listed candidates are requested to sent their full length paper to Prof. Kusum Arunachalam on or before 31st January 2015.

Kindly note that the Centre would reimburse travel cost in case of one contributor where the paper is written by more than one scholar. For any further details please contact Prof. Kusum Arunachalam, Doon University, Dehradun

The list of short listed candidates may be seen at


ICSSR- Northern Regional Centre, New Delhi, in collaboration with Doon University, Dehradun, is organizing the Third Northern Regional Social Science Congress at Dehradun from 26th-28th February 2015.

Important Dates:


Date of Congress: 26th -28thFebruary 2015

Venue: Doon University, Dehradun

Last date for submission of abstract (No. of words: 300): 31st October, 2014

Short list by 30th November 2014

Last date for submission of full-length paper: 31st January, 2015

Proposed Themes:

  • Caste, Social Structure and Village Communities.
  • Environment, Climate Change and Natural Disasters.
  • Political Parties and Electoral Politics.
  • Citizen Activism and Social Movements.
  • Social Rights and Public Policy: Education and Health.
  • Understanding Regional Inequalities.
  • Gender and Hierarchy.
  • Law, Justice and Social Conflict.
  • Media, Politics and Pop-Culture.
  • Employability, Mobility and Markets
  • Political Economy of Natural Resource Management.
  • Local Self Governance.

Participation of scholars from Northern Region—National Capital Territory Delhi, Madhya Pradesh, Chhattisgarh, Uttar Pradesh, Uttarakhand and Rajasthan. Only selected full length papers would be presented in the Congress. Paper presenters would be paid 3AC train fare if they are not able to mobilize funds will from their parent institution. All participants would be provided local hospitality.

For further details please contact:


Prof. KusumArunachalam
Head
School of Environment and Natural Resources
Room No.110(Ground Floor), Faculty Offices Building,
Doon University
Motharawala Road, Kedarpur,
PO Ajabpur
Dehradun
No.91- 135- 2533103, 09411113894
E-mail:kusumdoon@gmail.com
Website: www.doonuniversity.ac.in



Prof. Dhruv Raina
Hony. Director
ICSSR- Northern Regional Centre,
Room No. 003, Old CRS Building,
Jawaharlal Nehru University,
New Delhi-110067
No. 011-26741607, 26741610,
E-mail: icssrnrc@gmail.com,
Website: www.nrc-icssr.org

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