Archive for July, 2010


International conference on Life Skills Education

8 to 10 December 2010

Sriperumbudur, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India

Website: http://rgniyd.gov.in/
Contact name: Dr. Radhakrishnan Nair

A Conference on Life Skills Education Themes of the sessions: Life Skills Approach in primary, secondary, Higher Education, Health Education, Inclusive Education, Continuing Education, and Life Skills for Enhancing Employability

Organized by: Rajiv Gandhi National Institute of Youth Development
Deadline for abstracts/proposals: 8 September 2010


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LOGIC: From Philosophy to Computer Science through Mathematics

11 to 12 December 2010
Kolkata, West Bengal, India

A two-day national conference LOGIC: From Philosophy to Computer Science through Mathematics is jointly organized by the department of Mathematics and the department of Philosophy of Vivekananda College for Women, Kolkata-700008 on 11th and 12th of December, 2010.

High quality original research papers are invited for presentation and publication.
The list of topics includes, but not restricted to:

  • Mathematical logic
  • Philosophical logic
  • Cognitive Science
  • Fuzzy set and fuzzy logic
  • Rough set and rough logic
  • Temporal and Spatial logic
  • Modal logic
  • Soft computing
  • Graph theory

Important Dates: Abstract submission 31.05.2010

Length of abstract should not exceed 250 words in MS Word.

Send your abstract to
or to myskybird@gmail.com

Authors of selected papers will be informed through email. Abstract should contain email address of author.



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55th Session of All India Philosophy Association,

15 to 17 September

Kisan College , Sohsarai



Dr. Shayamal Kishor,

Kishan College, Sohsarai, Nalanda-803118

Mobile Bo. 09934664788

Emil: shyamalkishore11@gmail.com

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International Conference on Education for Peace, Social Inclusion and Sustainable Development: Towards a Paradigm Shift

8 to 10 December 2010
Kottayam,, Kerala, India

Website: http://www.icmgukerala2010.in
Contact name: Dr. Raju K. Thadikkaran

An International Conference (IC2010) on the theme Education for Peace, Social Inclusion and Sustainable Development: Towards a Paradigm Shift, will be held at Kottayam during 8-10, December 2010.

Organized by: Mahatma Gandhi University
Deadline for abstracts/proposals: 30 August 2010


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Ethical Framework for Sustainable World

1 to 3 November 2010
Ahmedabad, Gujarat, India

Website: http://www.earthcharterplus10.org
Contact name: Prarthana Boarah

To culminate the EC+10 events being celebrated around the world a conference will be held at CEE Ahmedabad from November 1-3, 2010. The conference titled Ethical Framework for a Sustainable World

Organized by: Centre for Environment Education


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Academic Vacancies in University of Pune – July 2010

The online applications are invited for the following Teaching Positions in the various Departments of the University of Pune :

Professor, Associate Professor, Assistant Professor

Pay Scales :

  • Professor Rs.37400-67000 with AGP of Rs.10000 (Minimum Pay in Pay Band of Rs.43000)
  • Associate Professor Rs.37400-67000 with AGP of Rs.9000
  • Assistant Professor Rs.15600-39100 with AGP of Rs.6000

Subjects :

  1. Hindi
  2. Marathi
  3. English
  4. Foreign Languages
  5. Sanskrit and Prakrit Languages
  6. Centre for Advanced Study in Sanskrit
  7. Centre for Performing Arts
  8. History
  9. Politics and Public Administration
  10. Sociology
  11. Anthropology
  12. Psychology
  13. Philosophy
  14. Communication & Journalism
  15. Library & Information Science
  16. Adult, Continuing Education and Extension
  17. Mathematics
  18. Physics
  19. Chemistry
  20. Botany
  21. Zoology
  22. Geology
  23. Geography
  24. Microbiology
  25. Statistics
  26. Environmental Science
  27. Biotechnology
  28. Atmospheric & Space Science
  29. Instrumentation Science
  30. Law

Last date for submission of an Application is 14th August 2010.



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International Seminar”Puri, Jagannath
Chetana (Conciousness),Globalization-A- Prospect”



 to be held
at Puri, Odisha, India, from 24th to 26th Sept 2010.


Please contact:

                     P.C.Mohapatra.                             Dr.G.Ganganna

                    Ph-91-06752-223078                    ph-91-06752-223439
                    Mo—91-09861468930                  mo-91-09861198655
                    m-id-pcmohapatra@india.com      fax-91-06752-223439

website www.hariharmahapatra.org for detailed information

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Two-Day National Seminar at IGNOU

28th -29th October, 2010




Expanding the Horizons / Innovations in Knowledge Infusion

Objective of the Seminar

–         IGNOU has redefined education and learning

–         Innovations in educating the ordinary

–         With introduction of philosophy into Open and Distance Learning, has made it come out of elite arm chair philosophizing

–         Philosophy for and from people, masses


  • Rationale of Distance Education
  • Philosophy of Distance Education
  • Mode and Morale of Distance Education
  • Literacy and Distance Education
  • Ethical Issues in Distance Education
  • Student-Centric Education
  • Pedagogy for Liberation
  • Taking Philosophy to the Masses
  • Philosophy of Self-Learning
  • Learning Philosophy Vs. Philosophizing
  • Critical Thinking Vs Traditional Education
  • Philosophy in Distance Education: Challenges and Prospects
  • Revamping Philosophical Training
  • Purpose of Philosophy: Career Orientation Vs Character Building
  • Interface of Philosophy, Science and Technology
  • Indigenous Wisdom: Wisdom of the Masses
  • Folklore: Non-Systemic Popular Philosophy
  • Philosophy of the Periphery / Margins


Fr. Vallabadoss John Peter

Consultant in Philosophy


Maidan Garhi,

New Delhi – 110 068

011 29534394




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35th Annual Meeting of ACPI, which will be held at Carmel Vidya Niketan College, Faridabad Dt., Hariyana, India, and to the Releasing of ACPI Encyclopedia of Philosophy, which will be held in New Delhi.


         Philosophical Rootedness and Openness

Venue: Carmel Vidya Niketan College [Pakhal (Vill.), Pali P.O.-121 004, Faridabad Dt., Hariyana]  

Tel: 0129-2480260/2480041; 0-9891097070 (Fr. Joseph Thekkel, Rector)

E-mail: carmelvidyaniketan@yahoo.com

Date: 23 – 27 October 2010 (from 9.00 a.m on 23rd to 27th Evening)

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The Society for Indian Philosophy and Religion has commenced publishing the Journal of Indian Philosophy and Religion annually from Fall 1996. The Journal covers the wide range of philosophies and religions which are indigenous to South Asia. It includes scholarly work of comparative and critical studies of Eastern and Western philosophies and religions. The Journal also includes sections on discussion articles and book reviews.

The Chief Editor: Kisor K Chakrabarti (USA). The Editorial Board includes:  Karuna Bhattacharyya (India), Ashoke Ganguly (India), Jay Garfield (USA), Steve Laylock (USA), J. N. Mohanty (USA), Steven Phillips (USA), Karl Potter (USA), Sukharanjan Saha (India), J. L. Shaw (New Zealand), and Mark Siderits (USA).

Scholars interested in submitting manuscripts may kindly contact:

Dr. Chandana Chakrabarti
Society for Indian Philosophy & Religion
PO Box 743
West Virginia

E-Mail: chandanachak@gmail.com

Phone: 336-324-3130

Individual Journal Subscription: $25.00. Institution: $55.00.

Checks should be made payable to the Society for Indian Philosophy and Religion. All inquiries, payments, and manuscripts should be mailed to the Associate Editor:

Dr. Chandana Chakrabarti
Society for Indian Philosophy & Religion
PO Box 743
West Virginia



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