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Notice : Fellow Meet

F.No.2-1l/2010-111P&R1ICPR November 10, 2010

 

Due to certain unavoidable circumstances, the Annual Meet which was scheduled to

be held during December 20-22, has been re-scheduled, and will now be held

during December 21-23, 2010. There is no change in the venue and other

programmes.

 

It shall be mandatory for all the Research Fellows to attend the Meet and each of

them shall be required to bring with him/her a report on the progress of their

research work for discussions during the Meet. You may confirm your participation

and send your particulars, as already advised in my letter of October 20, 2010

mentioned above.

 

Link:

http://icpr.in/annual-meeet-dec2010-rescheduled.pdf

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National Conference

Individual and Collective Transformation:

Insights from Indian Psychology

A National Conference being organized by
the Department of Psychology, University of Delhi,
in collaboration with India International Center (IIC),

New Delhi

February 5-7, 2011

For complete papers the deadline is 15th January, 2011.

Dr. Suneet Varma & Dr. Eric Soreng
Conference Coordinators 

Please click here for the  details:

http://ipi.org.in/events/ict-2010.htm

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REGIONAL SEMINAR

ON                

“RELIGIOUS HARMONY – ITS RELEVANCE IN OUR TIMES”

DEPARTMENT OF PHILOSOPHY

KURUKSHETRA UNIVERSITY KURUKSHETRA

 Date: Informed later

Correspondence Address:

Dr. R.K.Deswal, Director (Seminar) & Chairman,

Dept. of Philosophy, Kurukshetra University, Kurukshetra -136119 (Haryana)

Email: dr.rkdeswal@gmail.com     Mob. 094665-22694

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Jobs in SMVD University Jammu

Sub Post Office, SMVDU Office, Katra, Jammu – 182320 J&K

SMVDU, Technical University of J&K legislature is a fully residential institution set up on the pattern of IITs. The University has established 10 Academic Schools to impart UG, PG and Ph. D. Level education. Applications are invited for faculty positions at the following level:

  • Professor: Pay Scale : Rs. 37400-67000 with Grade Pay Rs. 10000/-,
  • Associate Professor: Pay Scale : Rs. 37400-67000 with Grade Pay Rs. 9000/-


Qualification : Ph.D. degree with high CGPA or first class degree at Bachelor’s or Master’s level in the appropriate branch of Economics/ English/ Architecture, with a very good academic record throughout. For Architecture Degree, however, M.Arch./ B. Arch. candidates can be considered with experience appropriate for the posts.

Vacancies in following areas :

  • School of Electronics and Communication Engineering, School of Computer Science and Engineering, School of  Mechanical Engineering, School of Architecture and Landscape Design, School of Infrastructure Technology & Resource Mgt. (Energy),  School of Languages and Literature (English), School of Physics, School of Philosophy & Culture
How to apply : Applictation in the prescribed format duly filled documents  should be sent by 10/12/2010.

Please visit http://www.smvdu.net.in/notifications/jobs-smvdu for details and   application format.

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INDIAN INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY (IIT)

Kharagpur – 721302

IIT Kharagpur, an Institute of national importance, invites application from Indian nationals, for Faculty posts in the following disciplines and departments :

Aerospace Engineering; Agricultural and Food Engineering; Architecture and Regional Planning; Biotechnology; Centre for Educational Technology; Centre for Oceans, Rivers, Atmosphere and Land Sciences; Chemical Engineering; Chemistry; Civil Engineering; Computer Science and Engineering; Cryogenic Engineering Centre; Electrical Engineering; Electronics and Electrical Communication Engineering; G. S. Sanyal School of Telecommunications; Geology and Geophysics; Humanities and Social Sciences; Industrial Engineering and Management; Materials Science Centre; Mathematics; Mechanical Engineering; Metallurgical and Materials Engineering; Mining Engineering; Ocean Engineering and Naval Architecture; Physics and Meteorology; Rajendra Mishra School of Engineering Entrepreneurship; Rajiv Gandhi School of Intellectual

Property Law; Reliability Engineering Centre; Rubber Technology Centre; Rural Development Centre; School of Information Technology; Ranbir & Chitra Gupta School of Infrastructure Design and Management; School of Medical Science and Technology; School of Water Resources; Vinod Gupta School of Management.

Professor : At least 10 years teaching / research / industrial experience of which 5 years should be at the level of Associate / Assistant Professor, Pay Scale : PB-4 (Rs.37400-67000) with AGP Rs. 10500/-

Associate Professor : At least 6 years teaching / research / industrial experience of which 3 years should be at the level of Assistant Professor, Pay Scale : PB-4 (Rs.37400-67000) with AGP Rs. 9500/-

Assistant Professor : At least 3 years teaching / research / industrial experience, Pay Scale : PB-3 Rs.15600-39100 with AGP Rs.8000/-

Qualification : Ph.D. with first class or equivalent at all the preceding degrees in appropriate branch and evidence of the ability to pursue independent high quality research

How to Apply : Candidates possessing the requisite qualification & experience may submit their application on the prescribed form to the Assistant Registrar, E-3, Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur – 721302 (email : recsec@adm.iitkgp.ernet.in). Last date of receiving application is 31/12/2010.

Please visit

http://iitkgp.ac.in/topfiles/faculty_top.php for details, areas of specialisations, and application form.

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ICPR SPONSORED ONE-DAY REGIONAL SEMINAR

ON

“RECONSIDERING CLASSICAL INDIAN THOUGHTS”

27 November, 2010

organised by

DEPARTMENTS OF SANSKRIT AND PHILOSOPHY

POST GRADUATE GOVT.COLLEGE FOR GIRLS,

SECTOR-11, CHANDIGARH

 

THEMATIC-NOTE

The philosophy of a country is the essence of its culture and civilization. It springs from ideas that prevail in its atmosphere and bears its unconscious stamp. For over 3000 years there has been an uninterrupted culture in India. We have the great songs of the Vedas, the splendour of the Upanishads, the glory of the Bhagavad-Gita, the vastness of the Mahabharata, the tenderness and heroism found in the Ramayana, the wisdom of the fables and stories in India, the scientific philosophy of Sankhya, the psychological philosophy of Yoga, the poetical philosophy of Vedanta, the laws of Manu, the Dhamma of Buddha, the Triratnas of Jains, the grammar of Panini , the core nationalism of Kautilya ,the lyrical poetry and drama cultivated in the great works of Kalidasa. The writings, in which classical Indian thoughts based on, are most of them written in Sanskrit language except for those of modern period. Classical Indian thoughts are very pluralistic with diverse schools, systems, languages and religions that flourished on the Indian soil for millennia.

Recent years have seen the beginning of a radical reassessment of the philosophical literature of ancient and classical India. The analytical techniques of contemporary philosophy are being deployed towards fresh and original interpretation of the texts. This rational, rather than mystical approach towards Indian philosophical theories have resulted in a need to work which explain afresh its central methods, courses and devices. To celebrate World Philosophy Day to commemorate the birth anniversary of Socrates as declared by UNESCO the present seminar  is a significant step on this part because it recognizes the potentials of classical Indian tradition and its vast wisdom to contribute in all realms of life.

SUB-THEMES:

We have identified the following sub-themes for an in-depth understanding under the proposed seminar:

  • Historical Development of Classical Indian Thoughts
  • Ecological Aspects of Vedic Literature
  • Socio-Political Philosophy in Ramayana
  • Ethical Teachings in Mahabharata
  • Psycho-Spiritual Approaches to Upanishads
  • Social Welfare in Srimad Bhagavad -Gita
  • Development of Indian Logic
  • Development of Natural Philosophy in Indian Thoughts
  • Linguistic Approach in Indian Philosophy
  • Indian Value System: Theory & Practice

CALL FOR PAPERS

Research papers are invited from faculty and research scholars on the thrust area of the Seminar or any other related topic with an abstract of 200 words latest by 20 November, 2010 by surface mail or e-mail to dr.sirswal@gamil.com.

Address for Correspondence:

Dr. Desh Raj Sirswal, Department of Philosophy, Post Graduate Govt. College for Girls, Sector-11, Chandigarh

Email: dr.sirswal@gmail.com, Mobile No. 08968544048

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Dr. Hari Singh Gour Vishwavidyalaya, Sagar (MP) (DHSGSU)

(A Central University)

Dr. Hari Singh Gour Vishwavidyalaya, Sagar (MP) invites application from eligible candidates for the post of Professor in the pay scale Rs.37400-67000 AGP Rs.10000/-, Associate Professor in the pay scale of Rs. 37400-67000 AGP Rs.9000/- and Assistant Professor in the Pay Scale of Rs.15600-39100 AGP Rs.6000/- in the Nine schools and following broad areas :

  1. School of Arts, Education & Information Sciences
  2. School of Humanities & Social Sciences
  3. School of Languages
  4. Applied Sciences
  5. School of Engineering & Technology
  6. School of Biological and Chemical Sciences
  7. School of Mathematical & Physical Sciences
  8. School of Commerce & Management
  9. School of Law

Application Fee : DD of Rs. 500/- (Rs.250/- for SC/ST)drawn in favor of Registrar, Dr. Harisingh Gour Vishwavidyalaya, Sagar – 470003 (Madhya Pradesh) payable at Sagar.

How to Apply : The application in prescribed form duly filled in must be sent to the Registrar, Dr. Harisingh Gour University, Sagar, Sagar – 470-003 (Madhya Pradesh) on or before 15/12/2010.

Kindly visit http://dhsgsu.ac.in/infopages.php?menu=Career for detailed information, instructions and application form.

 

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