Archive for September, 2014

IIT Indore Faculty posts Sep-2014

Indian Institute of Technology (IIT)
M-Block, IET-DAVV Campus, Khandwa Road, Indore, Madhya Pradesh-452017

IIT Indore invites applications from outstanding, highly – motivated Indian nationals (and those of Indian origin / holding PIO cards) for faculty positions at the levels of Assistant Professor and Associate Professor for the following disciplines for the School of Basic Science / School of Humanities / Social Science / Centre for Astronomy :

  • Astrophysics, Astronomy, Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics, English, Economics, Philosophy, Psychology and Sociology

Posts :

  1. Assistant Professor (On-contract) : in the pay scale Rs. 15600 – 39100)  AGP Rs. 6000/-
  2. Assistant Professor : in the pay scale of Rs. 15600 – 39100 AGP Rs. 8000/-
  3. Associate Professor : in the pay scale of Rs. 37400 – 67000 AGP Rs. 9500/-
  4. Professor : in the pay scale of Rs. 37400 – 67000 AGP Rs. 10500/-

How to Apply : Interested candidates should apply on the prescribed application form which may be downloaded from the Institute website. Completed applications for various disciplines may be sent by e-mail to Heads of respective Schools:

Please visit http://www.iiti.ac.in/Careers/faculty_appointments.htm for details and application format.

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National Seminar on Social Work Practice: Concerns and Challenges for the 21st Century
12th to 13th October 2014
Ladnun, Rajasthan, India

Website: http://jvbi.ac.in/pdf/1405077490.pdf
Contact person: Jitendra K Verma

The Department of Social Work, Jain Vishva Bharti (D)University are proud to announce the National Seminar on Social Work Practice: Concerns and Challenges for the 21st Century to be held on Oct. 12-13, 2014 at the JVBU, Ladnun, Rajasthan-India

Organized by: Department of Social Work

Check the event website for more details.


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Organized by : P.G. Department of Economics North Orissa University, Baripada, Odisha, India
Date :  10 – 19 Oct. 2014

The main objectives of the workshop are as follows.
 To provide inputs to students who are in the planning stage of their doctoral research. Inputs would be about developing theoretical and methodological framework of their research questions and research design.
 To provide inputs (i.e. suggest ways out of methodological or analytical bottlenecks) to students who are currently in the middle of work/ data analysis.
 To provide inputs such as organization and writing of chapters who are in the final stage of their work and are in the process of writing.

The Application form duly filled in shall be sent both in hard and soft copies latest by 20th September 2014 to the following Address.
Prof. Jagannath Lenka
(Workshop Co-ordinator)
PG. Department of Economics
North Orissa University
Takatpur, Baripada, 757003
Odisha, India
E-mail: lenkanou@gmail.com

*Applications received after due date and not forwarded by appropriate authorities shall not be considered.

(a) All those pursuing their Doctoral work, College/University teachers/ Members of recognised research institutions who are engaged in doctoral work /planning to engage in research work are eligible to apply for this course.
(b) The application for this course is required to be forwarded by the institution/employer/supervisor(s) of the candidate concern.
(c) The applicants are required to submit their bio-data, present study of their research work duly recommended by the supervisor, a copy of the registration certificate, a synopsis/ note on their research work along with the application in one file (Pdf format). The academic career as well as recommendation of the supervisor on regard to their competence and motivation shall be given due edge.

LINK : http://www.nou.nic.in/Information%20Brouchure,Economics.pdf



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The Philosophy of Education Conference, 2015

19-21 January 2015, Azim Premji University, Bangalore
Last date for submissions : October 30, 2014.
Complete papers between 4500-5000 words should be uploaded in the online system (link provided below)
Authors are advised to follow the prescribed word limit. They may also note that incomplete papers, extended abstracts, or papers exceeding the word limit may not be considered. Click the URL below to submit your paper –
Important Dates
Last date for submissions: October 30, 2014
Communications on acceptance of submissions: November 15, 2014
Conference dates: January 19-21, 2015.
Instructions for Submissions
Submissions should be made by registering as ‘interested speaker’ in the online system and subsequently uploading a copy of the paper in MS Word format. Please don’t upload pdf versions of the papers. All submissions should have two documents;
I. Information about the author; name, institutional affiliation, email ids, and phone numbers.
2. Complete paper with the title, and containing an abstract of the paper in 200-300 words.
Authors should not write their names, institutional affiliation, email id or any form of identification on the paper.
In case, you don’t receive an email acknowledgement on submission, or if you have any other query regarding the conference or paper submissions please write topoe.conference@apu.edu.in.
Review Process
All submissions will be blind reviewed by a panel of reviewers. The decision regarding selection of the paper will be communicated by email to the authors on or before November, 15, 2014. The decision of the Conference Committee will be final.
Travel and Accommodation
Authors are advised to first explore funding possibilities at their home institutions or other institutions and then contact us for travel funding. Azim Premji University will be supporting partial or full cost of travel for a limited number of authors based on individual merit and need. Lodging and boarding for the period of the Conference will be provided by Azim Premji University.

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Call for Papers : UGC SPONSORED NATIONAL SEMINAR Women and Politics in India: 1913 – 2013

Date : 27th November, 2014
Venue: Sarat Chandra Sabhagrihya, Lalbaba College

The Seminar would therefore encourage discussion and papers on these and we welcome proposals in the following areas (but not strictly limited to them):
 Women & Politics in Colonial India
 Women & Politics in Post-Colonial India
 Women, Media & Empowerment
Abstracts of no more than 250 words are invited from presenters and may be sent at the following email id – lalbabacollege@yahoo.com within 1st October, 2014.
Selection of abstracts shall be made and presenters shall be duly informed by the 7th of October, 2014. Completed papers need to be submitted by selected presenters at the above email id by the 15th of November, 2014.

LINK : http://lalbabacollege.in/Call%20for%20papers_Political%20Sc..pdf



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Call for Papers : INTERNATIONAL SEMINAR Celebrating Multiple Identities in India

Date : November 29-30, 2014

Venue : BHU

The Seminar welcomes presentations and discourses around themes of diversity, pluralism and multiculturalism which endow India to celebrate its multiple identities. Feel free to take up any theme which you might consider relevant to the spirit of the Seminar. Some suggested areas are:

 Ethos of Celebrating Multiple Identities
 Interreligious Understanding in Indian Civilisation
 Diversity and Pluralism: Indian Polity and Society
 Multicultural Peace-building : Local Practices
 Impact of Globalisation

We would appreciate if the title of your presentation and abstract is communicated to seminaratmcpr@gmail.com by 15 October 2014.

LINK : http://www.bhu.ac.in/seminar/sep2014/Theme.pdf



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Call for Papers : Two-Days University Grants Commission-Distance Education Bureau Sponsored National Seminar on ‘Women, Violence and Law: An Intimate Interrogation’

Seminar Date: December 5 – 6, 2014
Seminar Venue: Netaji Subhas Open University, DD 26, Sector – 1, Salt Lake, Kolkata – 64.

Sub Themes :
1. Exploring the Role of Law: State, Women and Violence
2. Critically Interrogating Women in Private and Public Domains
3. Women’s Resistance: Emancipatory Perspectives
4. Beyond Feminism: New Womanhood in India
Interested scholars are requested to send abstracts in word file (200-250 words) with keywords (4-6) to the following email id: cbacademics@gmail.com within September 20, 2014. All abstracts are to be reviewed in an unbiased way and the final list of papers
selected for presentation will be made available on the website: http://www.wbnsou.ac.in.

Scholars are requested to clearly mention their full name, designation, institutional affiliation, contact number and email id in the abstract. The decision of the Organising Committee regarding paper selection will be final and binding. Only those candidates whose abstracts are accepted will be allowed to present full papers at the seminar.

LINK : http://wbnsou.ac.in/wbnsou/pdfcontainer1/Call_Papers_WHPC_020914.pdf



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Date : 4-5, November, 2014

Hosted by the Department of Sociology Gauhati University Guwahati-781014, Assam.

1. Debates and Issues on Positive Discrimination.
2. Positive Discrimination: Legal and Constitutional framework
3. Politics of Caste Identity
4. The Policy of Job Reservation in Public Sector and its Implementation
5. Representation of Scheduled Castes in government jobs, legislature and local bodies.
6. Caste, Ethnicity and Language in Assam
7. Caste and Electoral Politics in Assam
8. Caste and the Neo-Vaishnavite Movement in Assam
9. Modernization and the Movement from Primordial Identity to Performance-based Identity
10. Role of Education in eliminating the caste hierarchy
11. Caste and Gender.
SUBMISSION OF ABSTRACTS : Participants intending to present paper(s) are requested to submit abstract(s) by 20th September, 2014.

Abstracts need to be sent to socioseminar2014@hotmail.com

LINK : http://gauhati.ac.in/openfile.php?file=Notice1115.pdf

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Main Theme:e-RESEARCH
Date: 03-04 November,2014
Contact Person: Manisha D. Asore, Convener, NWMER-2014,
Department of Education, Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar Marathwada University,
Sub Campus-Osmanabad(Maharashtra)
Downaload the details:

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‘Ragukul Reet Sada Chalee Aayee

Pran Jaye Per Vachan Na Jayee’

Ramayana is an epic story of love, sacrifice, courage, morality, determination and respect and MaryadaPurushotam has multiple shades in Him as a Son, Brother, Husband, Warrior, King and Rishi.

       An effort has been made to explore and bring forth seven different traits of Rama in the forthcoming book titled “Seven Shades of Rama”(to be released shortly). These seven traits of Rama are in every human being as a Son, Brother, Husband, Warrior, a bit of ruler (in limited domain) and a Rishi.

As a prelude to the forthcoming book,

Maj Gen AK Shori, Addl DG APS requests the pleasure of to attend a Power point presentation

on 29 Sep 2014 at 1630 hrs


Confrence Hall, SandeshBhawan

O/o CPMG Punjab Circle,Chandigarh Sec-17

Near Shivalik Hotel


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