Sixth Northern Regional Social Science Congress
at
Janardan Rai Nagar Rajasthan Vidyapeeth University, Udaipur


ICSSR- Northern Regional Centre, New Delhi, in collaboration with Janardan Rai Nagar Rajasthan Vidyapeeth University, Udaipur is organizing the Sixth Northern Regional Social Science Congress at Udaipur.

Important Dates:

The last date accepting abstracts for the Sixth Northern Regional Social Science Congress has been extended to 25th December 2018.
Abstracts can be sent on: yuvrathore2010@gmail.com and icssrnrc@gmail.com

Sub-Themes of the Congress

Theme – I Ancient Indian Concepts and Contemporary Global Views

  • Dharma, Duty and Moral Dilemmas
  • Purushartha and Objective of Life
  • Dialogic Hermeneutics and Samvada
  • Intellectual Discourse on Cultural Transformation in India
  • Indian Civilization and Global Response.

Theme – II Understanding Indian Society: The Literary Lens

  • Ethics and Ethos in Indian Literature
  • Nature and Indian Literature
  • Indian Literature from Far Away
  • Women and Literary Imagination in India
  • Women, Dalit Contemporary Literature Discourse

Theme – III Indian Political and Economic Thought in Global Context

  • Ancient Indian Political Economy
  • Ancient Entrepreneurship Traditions
  • Political Economic Thoughts in Modern India
  • India in the Global Context over the last Five Centuries
  • Challenges of the Contemporary Indian Economy
  • Idea of Raj Dharma
  • Philosophy of Non-Violence
  • Tradition of Democracy
  • Changing Meaning of Rastra
  • Social Inclusion

Theme –IV Indian Philosophy from Adi Shakaracharya to Swami Vivekananda

  • Pre Shankara Indian Philosophy
  • Philosophy of Shankara and 21st Century
  • Vedanta and Bhakti Andolana
  • Navya- Nyaya Language and Methodology
  • Bhakti and Other Systems of Vedanata Philosophy
  • Vivekananda, Aurobindo and their Relevance
  • Contemporary Reading of Indian Philosophy

Theme – V Intellectual Tradition among Scheduled Tribes and Scheduled Caste

  • Exisiting Anthropological Studies on Tribes
  • Tradition, Cultural Practices and Performances as way of Life
  • Cosmological World Views among Indigenous Communities
  • Ethical Concepts and their Relevance in Everyday Life
  • Social Exclusion, Inclusion and Globalization
  • Problem of Alienation and Way Forward

Theme – VI Locational Analysis and Cultural Identities in India

  • Complexity in Cultural Identity
  • Historical Analysis of Location and Cultural Identities
  • Importance of Places and Cultural Unity
  • Emergence of New Locations and Complexities of Cultural Identities in 21st Century

Theme – VII Sustaining Indian Culture: The Role of Diaspora

  • History of Intellectual Discourse on Diaspora- Cultural and Civilizatio
  • Sustaining Indian Culture Issue and Challenges in New Diaspora
  • Sustaining Idea, Culture Issue and Challenges in Old Diaspora
  • Role of Academic, Government and Non-Government Organization in India to promote a Sustaining Indian Culture in Diaspora
  • Role and Challenges of Diaspora Organization in Sustaining Indian Culture

Theme – VII Relevance of Social Science, Social value and Education

  • New Paradigm in Social Sciences
  • Disciplines and Synthesis
  • Merging Imaginations and Transdisciplinarily
  • Morality and Social Value in Education
  • Changing Realities and Social Science Today

Theme: Sustaining Indian Culture: The Role of Diaspora

  • History of Intellectual discourse on Diaspora –Cultural and civilization
  • Sustaining Indian culture Issue and Challenge in new diaspora
  • Sustaining Idea, Culture Issue and Challenges in Old Diaspora
  • Role of Academic, govt and non-govt. organization in India to promote a sustaining Indian culture in Diaspora
  • Role and Challenges of diaspora organization in sustaining Indian Culture

Speaker:-

  • Prof. Kavita Sharma, President, SAU
  • Shri Shyam Parande, ARSP
  • Shri Surya Narayana, Chennai

Important Dates:

Date of Congress: 18th, 19th & 20th January 2019
Venue: Janardan Rai Nagar Rajasthan Vidyapeeth University, Udaipur
Last date for submission of abstract (word limit: 300 in PDF format): 15th November 2018
Short list by: 30th November 2018
Last date for submission of full-length paper (word limit: 3000-5000): 30th December 2018
Theme of the Congress: Intellectual History and Changing Realities: India in 21st Century

It is in this context, the Northern Regional Centre, New Delhi in collaboration with Janardan Rai Nagar Rajasthan Vidyapeeth University, Udaipur proposes a 2½ days conference with the above theme and the following sub themes:

Proposed Sub-Themes for the Congress

  • Ancient Indian Concepts and Contemporary Global Views.
  • Understanding Indian Society: The Literary Lens.
  • Indian Political and Economic Thought in Global Context.
  • Indian Philosophy from Adi Shakaracharya to Swami Vivekananda.
  • Intellectual Tradition among Scheduled Tribes and Scheduled Caste.
  • Locational Analysis and Cultural Identities in India.
  • Sustaining Indian Culture: The Role of Diaspora.
  • Relevance of Social Science, Social value and Education.

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.

For further details please contact:

Dr. Yuvraj Singh Rathore
Department of Geography
Janardan Rai Nagar Rajasthan Vidyapeeth University
Udaipur-313 001 (Raj)
Phone No (O) : 9783311113
E-mail: yuvrathore2010@gmail.com
Website: www.jrnrvu.edu.in
Prof. Kaushal Kumar Sharma
Hony. Director
ICSSR- Northern Regional Centre,
Room No. 003, Old CRS Building,
Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi-110067
Phone No: 011-26741607, 26741610
E-mail: icssrnrc@gmail.com,
Website: www.nrc-icssr.org
Top