Archive for March, 2010

Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Rajasthan
Camp Office, 3rd Floor, (Helicopter Building), IIT Kanpur Campus, Kanpur – 208016

Applications are invited from Indian nationals for various posts in the departments of Computer Science & Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Mathematics & Statistics, Chemistry, Biology, Physics, Economics, English & Linguistics, Philosophy and Theology,  Psychology, Sociology and Classical Studies.:

  2. Associate Professor in pay scale Rs.37400-67000 AGP Rs.9500, Qualification: Doctorate in Philosophy (PhD) Experience: 6 years in teaching/ research/ industrial experience of which at least 3 years should be at the level of Assistant Professor.
  3. Assistant Professor in pay scale Rs.15600-39100 AGP Rs.8000, Qualification: Doctorate in Philosophy (PhD) Experience: 3 years in teaching/ research/ industrial experience.
  4. Assistant Professor (Contracts)  in pay scale Rs.15600-39100 AGP Rs.6000, Qualification: Doctorate in Philosophy (PhD).


How to Apply : Application in the prescribed format should be sent to the Director, IIT Rajasthan, Camp Office, 3rd Floor, (Helicopter Building), IIT Kanpur Campus, Kanpur – 208016 on or before 31/05/2010.

Please visit http://www.iitk.ac.in/iitj/ for details and application form.

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Guru Nanak Dev University, Amritsar

In Collaboration with SPSS


National Workshop On

Research Methodology for Economics and Social Sciences

(19th April – 24th April, 2010)

Important Information

The number of seats for the workshop is 60. The applicants are advised to send their applications at their earliest. Please fill the Registration form, and send the Fee through Demand Draft favoring “Director, Workshop on Research Methodology for Economics and Social Sciences” payable at Amritsar. The drafts of the candidates not selected will be posted back on April 7, 2010. The registration fee includes the supply of course materials, tea/coffee and lunch during the program. The Participants are required to bring their own laptops for the hands-on sessions. Limited accommodation is available at GNDU Campus at academic rates. All participants are supposed to make their own travel arrangements including local transportation.

Important Dates

Application Deadline: April 1st, 2010

Notification of Acceptance: April 5th, 2010

Registration Fee Rs. 5000

Accommodation Fee (If Required) Rs. 1500/- for triple sharing room

Rs. 2500/- for twin sharing room


Send the Application Form to

Dr Anjali Mehra Organising Secretary                                                                       

Workshop on RMESS                                                                                                             School of Social Sciences

Guru Nanak Dev University, Amritsar – 143005                                               (M)09888004866,

Email: sssgndu2003@gmail.com                      


Mr. Nitin Arora

Workshop on RMESS

School of Social Sciences

GNDU, Amritsar – 143005

(M) 09463323803                  

Email: nitineconometrics@gmail.com



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A Study Week on Indian Logic and Epistemology
Conveners: Prof. V. N. Jha(Former Director, Centre of Advanced Study in
Sanskrit, University of Pune) and Prof. Ujjwala Jha( present Director, Centre of Advanced Study in Sanskrit, University of Pune).

This Study Week on Indian Logic and Epistemology (Level – 2) will be held from 2nd of July to 11th of July, 2010 at the IIAS, Shimla.This Study Week aims at giving exposure to that Navya Nyaya language and methodology so that scholars can know how to equip and transform themselves to have access to the original texts written in Navya Nyaya language in Sanskrit.
The medium of instruction will be English. The knowledge of Sanskrit language, though advantageous, is not a pre-requisite for joining the Programme.
Applications are invited from College and University teachers and research scholars of Philosophy, Sanskrit and Computer Science. Only those who have completed Level-1 programme any where in India will be considered to this Study Week.
A batch of 25 participants will be selected from amongst the applicants. Those interested may send their bio-data (that should include their academic qualification, experience, research interest and area of specialization)
All expenses will be borne by the IIAS.

Applications for the Study Week should reach IIAS on before 15th of May, 2010. Those selected will be informed by 31st May, 2010.

Applications may be sent by email at iiasschool@gmail.com. and copy to vnjha46@yahoo.co.in or by post at:
Study Week on Indian Logic and Epistemology
Indian Institute of Advanced Study
Rashtrapati Nivas
Shimla 171 005
for details:

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National Seminar

National Seminar on

“Basic Values Embodied in Indian Culture and their Relevance in Resolving Problems of Communal Conflicts, Social Justice, Human Rights’ Violation and Terrorism”


To be held on March 25-27

Sponsored by ICPR, New Delhi


Organised by

Department of Post Graduate Studies & Research in Philosophy,

Rani Durgavati Vishwavidalaya, Jabalpur (Madhya Pardesh)

Web. http://www.rdunijbp.in.org


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Centre for Contemporary Studies, Indian Institute of Science (CCS-IISc), Bangalore, in collaboration with Centre for the Study of Culture and Society (CSCS), Bangalore, is looking for suitable candidates for a Library and Writing Fellowship in 2010-2011. Candidates with PhD or equivalent research experience, with a background in the natural or social sciences, and having an interest in interdisciplinary work that is specifically reflected in their research, are invited. Researchers at the stage of writing their PhD dissertations are also welcome to apply. Knowledge of the history and philosophy of science would be an additional qualification.

Consolidated honorarium in the range of 15,000 per month commensurate with experience will be offered.  Interested candidates are invited to apply in soft and hard copy, by March 15, 2010, for the first round of selections to:

Professor Raghavendra Gadagkar,


Centre for Contemporary Studies,

Indian Institute of Science,

Bangalore – 560012

Email: ragh@ces.iisc.ernet.in

 more details:


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CSCS invites applications for the academic year beginning August 2010.

Limited PhD fellowships of Rs.10,000 per month will be offered on merit-cum-means basis. After the first year, students are eligible to apply for part-time and full-time programme-related jobs at CSCS.

CSCS also offers a one-year Diploma in Cultural Studies alongside the PhD programme. The Diploma is open to candidates from any discipline, preferably with a post-graduate degree. 

To apply:  Applications should include a sample of writing such as a term paper, a current CV, transcripts of last two degrees obtained, and a covering letter stating whether one is applying for the PhD or the PG Diploma.

For more information, visit the CSCS website: <www.cscs.res.in>

Deadline: Completed applications must reach CSCS by April 30, 2010. E-mail and fax applications are acceptable only if followed by a hard copy sent by airmail or courier. Shortlisted candidates will be called for an interview in the first week of June. Please include full details of all possible means of communication for a quick response. Send your application and supporting documents in an envelope marked “PhD/Diploma Programme” to:

Ms. Sujaya Shivakumar (sujaya@cscs.res.in),

Centre for the Study of Culture and Society

No.827, 29th Main Road, Poornaprajna Layout,

Uttarahalli, Bangalore-560 061, India.

For more details:


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March 25-27, 2010

Centre for the Study of Culture and Society 827, 29th Main Road, Poornaprajna HBCS Layout, Uttarahalli, Bangalore – 560061

The PhD fellows of the Centre for the Study of Culture and Society (CSCS), Bangalore (http://www.cscsarchive.org/) are organizing a workshop (Young Researchers’ Workshop 2010) from March 25-27, 2010, for doctoral and post doctoral fellows registered with a recognized university or research centre in India.

The Young Researchers’ Workshop is an event initiated by the research students of the Centre for the Study of Culture and Society (CSCS), Bangalore since 2003. It aims to engage with critical research in contemporary Social Sciences and Humanities in India focussing on interdisciplinary projects and new methodological tools.

Interested doctoral and post doctoral researchers please write in/or send an e-mail with an abstract of 400-600 words (or no more than two typed pages) of the paper you intend to present which draws on your current research work, along with your current c.v. indicating academic affliation, postal address and email IDs latest by February 1, 2010 to the address/email id given below. Selected participants will be informed via e-mail within a week of receiving the applications. The final paper to be presented in the workshop would be expected by March 15, 2010. Travel and accommodation will be provided for the participants.

Note: You may participate in the event on request because last date has gone.

Kindly contact the following persons in case of any further queries. Ranjini Krishnanranjini_k@cscs.res.in  or Elizabeth Thomas elizabeth@cscs.res.in

Link for details:


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Summerhill : IIAS Review
Summerhill is an academic review journal published twice a year (June and December). The principle feature is a rich section of reviews of important recent publications in humanities and social sciences. Articles by well known scholars and interviews with prominent intellectuals and artists add to the interest of the review for the general reader.
Studies in Humanities and Social Sciences
( A Journal of the Inter-university Centre for Humanities and Social Sciences)
Studies in Humanities and Social Sciences is published twice a year (June and December). One issue each year carries articles focusing on particular theme. The second issue brings together contributions by scholars in humanities and social sciences and reflects recent trends in research in wide range of subjects.

All trade enquiries regarding Periodicals/Publications may be addressed to:
A. K. Sharma
Public Relations Officer
Indian Institute of Advanced Study
Rashtrapati Nivas
Shimla – 171005
Phone No : 91 – 0177 – 2831390 (Office)
EPAX: 91 – 0177 – 2832195 – Extn. – 208 (Office),
91 – 177 – 2832930 and 91 – 0177 – 2774357 (R)
Fax No : 91 – 177 -2832930
E-mail : proiias@gmail.com


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An International Registered research journal for all subjects

An International Registered research journal for all subjects

M.A. Ph.D.
A-215, Moti nagar, Street No-7, Queens Road, jaipur, rajasthan,(India) Mobile No. : 09413970222 Resi : 0141-2359838 E-mail :


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9th International Conference of ICSP (International Congress of Social Philosophy)
25th – 27th April 2010
Department of Philosophy, Annamalai University,
Tamil Nadu, India

Registration Fees:
Up to 25th April 2010 Rs.1500
After 25th April 2010 Rs.2000
For each accompany adult Rs.1500
Out station student participants Rs. 700
Children below 12 years Rs. 500
Local participants (Only food and kit) Rs. 500
Local Student participants (Only food and kit) Rs. 400

Papers are invited from participants on the following
1. Globalization Vs World Culture
2. Post-Globalization and Environmental Issues
3. Social Movements and Democracy
4. Human rights in 3rd World
5. Problems of Ethnicity, Identity and Nation building
6. Terrorism: Ethnic, Domestic and Foreign
7. Democracy and Good Governance
8. Future of the Nation-State System
9. Relevance of Kautalya, Sri. Ramakrishna, Šwami
Vivekananda, Mahatma Gandhi and Sri Aurobindo
10. World Peace
11. Impact of Social Philosophy in the Millennium
12. Dynamics of Yoga in the Modern World
13. Youth power in an emerging world Order
14. Value Education
15. Tradition and Modernity
16. Virtual world and Social issues
17. Mass Communication
18. Religious Fundamentalism
19. Regionalism and National Integration

Scholars are requested to send hard copy of their full length papers on the above topics with double space not exceeding 9 pages along with C.D. on or before 25-03-2010 to Dr. S. Rajendran. Foreign delegates may send their papersthrough the e-mail: drsrphilo@sify.com with Registration Fee.
An expert committee will screen the scholarly papers for publication of the book entitled “Post-Globalization & the Emerging World Order”. This is going to be released in the Inaugural function i.e. on 25-04-2010 at Annamalai University and will be distributed to all registered participants on payment. Remaining papers will be allowed for presentation in the conference. The papers of those who do not send their Registration Fees along with the papers & C.D. with the above specifications will not be considered for publication.

Contact person with Address:
Faculty of Arts, Prof. & Head,
Department of Philosophy, Annamalai University,
Annamalai Nagar – 608 002
Chidambaram, Tamil Nadu, India.
Mobile: 09443665955;
Ph.No. : 04144 – 238282, 238248 *317 (O); 04144 – 238150 (R)
E-mail : drsrphilo@sify.com
Website: www.annamalaiuniversity.ac.in.

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