Archive for January, 2009

National Seminar



25 – 27 March, 2009

Jointly Organized by

Central Institute of Classical Tamil, Chennai


St. Joseph’s Capuchin Philosophical College

The Friary, Kotagiri – 643217 Nilgiris.

Why & What of the Seminar

In tracing the intellectual tradition in ancient India one dwells considerably on Indus Valley Civilization and Vedic Tradition.  The ancient Tamil Tradition with its rich heritage and culture has a lot to contribute in shaping the Intellectual tradition in India.  The precious treasure of Classical Tamil Tradition is very much left hidden and unexplored for its philosophical insights.  The national seminar aims at

Ø      Exploring the philosophical heritage of Classical Tamil  


Ø      Creating awareness of philosophical insights and moral

                 values of Classical Tamil Tradition.

Ø      Stimulating discussion on relevance of Classical Insights

                 of the Tamil tradition to the Contemporary Society.


Registration is required for all participants (Outstation and Local).  Although there is no registration fee, it is obligatory for all to ensure of your participation .

·         Access to all sessions

·         Delegate Kit with Final Programme

·         Book of Abstracts

·         Lunch, Coffee/tea, snacks

(Only ‘special’ Invitees, Speakers and Paper presenters’ are exempted from registration.)


Those who like to seek accommodation facilities can contact of need as early as possible.


·         All abstract & paper submissions must be made through meikaanal@gmail.com

·         All abstracts must be written in English. Being a National Seminar, we prefer English as a common language for all abstracts and papers.

·         Papers in Tamil also may be accommodated. If in Tamil, usage of common Tamil font like bamini could be preferred. Please specify the name of the font. Or send it as ‘pdf’ file or make it handwritten and send by post)

·         The abstract text with the title of the paper, should be within 200 – 300 words. Full Paper is to be within 1500 -2500 words and typeface: Arial Type, 11p, single space.

·         One page Bio-data/Curriculum Vitae should be submitted along with the abstract.

·         Paper presenters are eligible for TA, DA & Honorarium. 

·         Outstation participants are eligible for T.A. & DA.

·         Local Participants are eligible for Local conveyance.

·         Participation certificate would be issued to all.

Dates to Remember:

·         25 February 2009

Abstract submission and

Registration closes

·         05 March 2009

Full Paper Submission

For further detailsPlease contact

Fr. Vallabadoss John Peter,                       

St. Joseph’s Capuchin Philosophical College,

The Friary, Kotagiri, Nilgiris – 643217 

Ph: 04266 271781,     Mob: 09486402008,              

petercapu@gmail.com, meikaanal@gmail.com


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On the occasion of 50 Years of Glorious Existence

National Seminar on

Globlisation and Cultural identities:Philosophical Challenges and Opportunities

16-18 February 2009

Organized by

Department of Philosophy, Punjab University,Chandigarh


Themes/Sub-themes of the Seminar:

The seminar is purported to have four general themes:

1. Economics and Political Globalization

2. Cultural Globalization

3. Globalization, Ethics and Religion

4. Globalization and Metaphysics


The abstract may reach on or before 31st of January 2009 and the full text of your paper by 8th February 2009.


For more detail Contact:

Dr. V.T. Sebastian,

Professor and Chairperson,

Department of Philosophy,

Punjab University Chandigarh-160014

E-mail: velassery48@hotmail.com




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On the occasion of 50 Years of Glorious Existence

Workshop-cum-Seminar on

Contemporary Indian Identities Philosophy and Art

29-30 January 2009

Organized by

Department of Philosophy,Punjab University,Chandigarh


The Department  is going to organize this workshop for the previous esteemed  students of the Department of Philosophy, Punjab University, Chandigarh. Participation is only for the students of concerned department before 15-01-2009.

Note: Workshop is only for the students of this department.



Dr. V.T. Sebastian,

Professor and Chairperson,

Department of Philosophy,

Punjab University Chandigarh-160014

E-mail: phildept@pu.ac.in


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