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INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON PHENOMENOLOGY, GLOBALISATION AND INDIAN PHILOSOPHY

January 5-9, 2009

At

India International Centre, New Delhi

Organized by ICPR and CARP

 

Around 12 scholars from abroad and 15 selected scholars from India would be participating in the Conference.

Nominate scholars working in the area of Phenomenology, as observers, the Council will select. They will provide Rs. 500/- per day towards their stay and other expenditure.

 

Note: Participation will offered by your concerned Department.

 

Contact:

Dr. Mercy Helen
Director (Planning and Research)
Indian Council of Philosophical Research
36 Tughlakabad Institutional Area,
New Delhi – 110 062
Tel. Nos: +91-11-26057890 (Direct), 29956403, 2995405 (Ext. 105)
Fax: +91-11-29955129
Cable: ICPHILRES
E-mail: icpr@del2.vsnl.net.in , mercyhelen_dpr@icpr.in

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National Conference on Changing

Fabric of Intimate Relationships –

Challenges to Theories and Practices in

 Mental Health

13 to 14 February 2009
Bangalore, Karnataka, India

 

Website: http://www.christuniversity.in
Contact name: Conference Secretariat

Family structures in transition Culture&Diversity Issues in Intimacy Challenges to Parenting Emerging contexts of intimacies�Work&Cyberspace Alternative Sexualities IT&Intimate relationships Intimacies in therapeutic relationships etc..

Organized by: Department of Psychology, Christ University
Deadline for abstracts/proposals: 7 December 2008

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On
Understanding Culture and Practicing Cross-Cultural Communication

July 17 – 19, 2009

Department of Humanities & Social Sciences
Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur
Kharagpur- 721302,
West Bengal, INDIA

Objective

This course has two aims, not purely antithetical or distinctly apart, just like our selves and lives where nothing could be understood or practiced in isolation, and where parts are meant to confirm the whole. Further, these aims are the mainstay of courses devised to re-confirm the inter-disciplinary nature of knowledge disseminated in the current set up, particularly such as ours, where humanities and sciences intersect frequently to form new configurations, different from the ones that grew out of disciplines held apart.

Faculty

The course shall aim to attract faculty from well-known institutes within India, preferably from Central Universities, other IITs and some of the top universities of the state. Apart from outside faculty, we may have faculty from our Institute with expertise in the areas of Culture, Psychology and Communication.

Note: The course aims to accommodate approximately 30 participants

Registration Fee

Participants from industries/multinational corporations are required to deposit a sum of 5000/-

Faculty from IITS, Recognized/Deemed Universities, UGC approved colleges, AICTE approved Technical and Management institutes are required to deposit a sum of 3000/-

Ph.D and M.Phil Scholars, MA students, Graduates are required to deposit a sum of 2000/-

draft drawn in favour of CEP-STC, IIT Kharagpur

How to Apply

Interested participants should download the completed application form from the IIT website and submit the hard copy to the coordinator.

Important Dates

Last date for receiving applications 1 July, 2009
Intimation to participants 5 July 2009
Course Dates 17-19 July 2009

The details of the conference you can find from:

http://www.iitkgp.ac.in/news/showannouncedescr.php?newsid=323

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EQUITY AND EDUCATION IN INDIA: POLICY ISSUES AND

CHALLENGES

 

March 05-07, 2009

 

Organized by

 

A.N. Basu Auditorium

Department of Education

(Central Institute of Education)

University  of Delhi

33, Chhatra Marg

Delhi – 110 007 (India)

 

Contacts

 

Phone  :       9953256296 (M)

Fax      :       011-27667925

E-mail  :       seminar_09@yahoo.in

Website:      http://cie.du.ac.in

http://www.du.ac.in

 

Correspondence

 

Seminar Convener

Department of Education

(Central Institute of Education)

University of Delhi

33, Chhatra Marg

Delhi – 110 007

More detail:

http://events.du.ac.in/equity-and-education-in-india-policy-issues-and-challenges/

 

 

 

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Renaissance of the Ancient Traditions: Challenges and Solutions

31 January 2009 to 5 February 2009
Nagpur, Maharashtra, India

Website: http://www.iccsus.org
Contact name: Virag Pachpore

World council of elders of the Ancient Traditions and Cultures (WCEATC) a forum of Elders under the auspices of ICCS (International Center for Cultural Studies USA Inc. ) in Collaboration with World Congress of Ethnic religions (wcer.org).

Organized by: ICCS (International Center for Cultural Studies USA Inc.
Deadline for abstracts/proposals: Not available.

Check the event website for latest details. Go to:

http://www.iccsus.org/

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Global Congress on World’s Religions after September 11- An Asian Perspective

17 to 20 January 2009
New Delhi, India

Website: http://www.worldsreligionsjamia.com
Contact name: Prof. Madhu Khanna & Elango

 

The Congress proposes to bring together a distinguished community of scholars and academics, leading voices and representatives from different faiths, the media and NGOs working in the field of peace-building.

Organized by: Jamia Millia Islamia – A Central University
Deadline for abstracts/proposals: 30 September 2008

Check the event website for latest details. Go to:

http://www.worldsreligionsjamia.com/

 

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Rethinking Religion in India II: ‘Rethinking Secularism’

10 to 13 January 2009
New Delhi, India

Website: http://www.cultuurwetenschap.be/conferences/RRI
Contact name: Esther Bloch

Today all reflection on communal strife in India is hijacked by the struggle between Hindutva and secularism. This conference wants to examine the limitations of the conceptual framework shared by both, and formulate an alternative.

Organized by: Research Centre Vergelijkende Cultuurwetenschap (Ghent University)
Deadline for abstracts/proposals: 30 September 2008

Check the event website for latest details.

Go to :

 http://www.cultuurwetenschap.be/conferences/RRI/

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