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Dear Sir/Madam

Greetings from KVIM Centre for Research !

Realizing the need for Statistical analysis in Post Graduate and Research Professors from KVIM – Centre for Research  have decided to provide Hands – on training in Statistical Software SPSS ( Statistical Package for Social Sciences) to Members of faculty, Research Scholars (Ph.D and M.Phil) and Post Graduate students. Professors with rich knowledge in statistical concepts in Research Methodology are involved in this program for the benefit of the learners.

                                                                                          
KVIM – Centre for Research is happy to organize a one day workshop at KV Institute of Management and Information Studies on February 24th , 2018 .Specifically, the programme focuses at:-

  • Developing better understanding of basic concepts of statistics
  • Developing requisite skills to bring-in and transform data using SPSS
  • Enhancing knowledge and developing skills for selecting and performing appropriate analysis
  • Augmenting knowledge and skills for interpretation and presentation of analysis

The course shall provide:

  • 6  hours of hands – on workshop using real datasets
  • Data sets will be e-mailed to the participants a day before the event.
  • Screen shots of step by step procedures of analysis will be mailed to the participants personally along with reading and reference materials

Please contact the undersigned for any further information.

Regards,
Dr.N.Prakash,

Associate Professor,
KV Institute of Management and Information Studies,
Coimbatore

Prakash Narasimhan <prakash.narasimhan@gmail.com

Prakash Narasimhan <prakash.narasimhan@gmail.com>

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Call for Papers: Prof. H. N. Tripathi Foundation National Conference on Changing Paradigm of Environment Protection In India [March 18, BHU, Varanasi]: Submit by Feb 27

 

Prof. H. N. Tripathi Foundation BHU, Varanasi is organising National Conference on Changing Paradigm of Environment Protection In India

 

Venue

K.N. Uduppa Auditorium, I.M.S. Banaras Hindu University (B.H.U.), Varanasi

 

Date

18 March 2018

 

About the foundation

Prof. Harihar Nath Tripathi was a renowned political scientist, an academic leader by excellence and a social reformer by destiny. Prof. Harihar Nath Tripathi Foundation (A Society registered under the Societies Registration Act, 1860) Registration No. 1355/2013-14 is established in memory of the great political scientist with the sole objective of continuing his mission in an organised manner and to fulfil his cherished dreams.

Prof. H. N. Tripathi was also in close aide, association of many educationists, politicians, social reformers, civil servants, foreign ambassadors. He was amongst one of the close associate to:

Late Shankar Dayal Sharma, Former President of India.

Late Gaini Zail Singh, Former President of India.

Late Mrs. Indira Gandhi, Late Rajiv Gandhiji, Former P.M.of India.

 

About The Conference

 

Climate change raises significant social, environmental and legal challenges. The governance system applying to    climate change is complex and multi-level. A central issue in international law and policy is how countries of the world should allocate the burden of addressing global climate change. Countries around the world are taking important domestic actions to help tackle the issue of climate change.

In particular, we would like to think through the following issues and see how the human condition is being re-imagined today in humanistic studies:

  • Historical and political implications of the idea of the “Anthropocene”.
  • The problem of scale in the study of human societies, past, present, and future.
  • Capitalism and sustainability.
  • The unsustainable distinction between natural and human histories.
  • Rights, agency, justice, and politics in an age of climate change,
  • Human responsibility towards life.

 

Themes

  • Environment Protection – Legal and Human Rights Perspective
  • Biodiversity and Wild life Protection
  • Biotechnology, food security and its impact on Environment
  • Sustainable Development and Disaster Management
  • E-Waste and its Impact on Environment
  • Bioterrorism and its Impact on Environment
  • Technology and its impact on Environment
  • Role of IPR Vis-a Vis Environment protection.

 

  • Role of Indian Religions, Cultures and Traditions in the Protection of Environment
  • Constitutional Perspective of Indian Environmental Laws
  • Efficacy and Compliance of Indian Environmental Laws and Policies
  • Role of panchayats in environmental protection.
  • Innovative Modes of Reduction of Emission of Greenhouse Gases
  • Role of National Green Tribunal (NGT) in the Prevention and Control of Environmental Pollution.
  • National Effects to Combat the Problem of Climate Change.
  • Soil health
  • Ecosystem restoration
  • Biodiversity conservation
  • Role of microbes in keeping environment clean
  • Agricultural practices for sustainable environment
  • Role of Genetically Modified Seeds in development
  • Use of bio manure in farming and large scale agriculture
  • Role of biotech in protection of environment and surroundings
  • Medico-legal aspect of environment and general public health
  • Medical problems and causes due to environment

 

Submission Guidelines

 

Abstracts not exceeding 300 words on any of the aforesaid themes should be sent to the Organizing Secretary through email at hntripathi17@gmail.com  on or before 28th February 2018

  • Intimation of Acceptance of Abstract within 3- 4 working day of submission (if accepted).
  • All Papers and Abstracts shall be sent via e-mail to hntripathi17@gmail.com as an attachment, the subject of which should mention ‘ABSTRACT SUBMISSION’ or ‘PAPER SUBMISSION’ accordingly.
  • Co-authorship up to two is allowed with separate registration.
  • Both the Abstracts and Final Papers should mandatorily have Cover Page which clearly indicates the following-

* Name of the author(s)

* Designation of the author(s)

* Contact details of the author(s)

* Email Id(s) of the author(s)

 

Paper Guidelines

 

  • Full length research paper, maximum in 6 pages should be submitted latest by

3rd March 2018 through email at hntripathi17@gmail.com

  • The participants are expected to avoid plagiarism as far as possible and submit original papers only. Thus, any previously published material shall not be accepted.
  • All Papers should be submitted in

* Font Type : Times New Roman

Font Size : 12 pts

* Line spacing : 1.5 spacing

Alignment : Justified

Bluebook (19th Ed.) Citation Format

 

Important Dates

Submission of Abstract not more than 200-300 words 28th February 2018
Last date of intimation of acceptance of abstracts 1St March 2018
Submission of full Paper 3rd March  2018

 

Publication Opportunity

 

All papers accepted for the conference will be published (If not found fit for publication) in the international journal and edited books with ISSN/ISBN.

 

Registration

 

Faculties/Professionals/Students/Research Scholars ₹500
Additional Paper by the same author. ₹300
Presentation of Paper in absentia or web conferencing ₹500

 

Note: The authors and Co-authors both must register separately

The registration fee includes kit, lunch, High Tea, entry to all Technical session, Certificates and local hospitality.

 

Accommodation

Free one-day Accommodation will be available to the limited no. of outstation Delegates at university guest house and nearby other guest houses/hotels around conference venue.

 

Contact

 

For further information and Latest Updates, Write us at hntripathi17@gmail.com or contact

  • Adv. Rahul Mishra +91-9425844411
  • Adv. Ayush Tripathi   +91-8765214051
  • Dheeraj Kumar Tiwari     +91-7579006367

Regards

Dr. K.M. Tripathi

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INTERNATIONALCONFERENCE

ON

EDUCATION FOR PEACE, HUMAN RIGHTS AND TOLERANCE

(13-14, March, 2018)

SPONSORED BY NORTH EASTERN COUNCIL, INDIA

Organized By

Department of Education, Mizoram University, Aizawl-796004

CONCEPT NOTE

The Preamble to the Constitution of UNESCO declares that since wars begin in the minds of men, it is in the minds of men that the defences of peace must be constructed. On the same line Gndhiji said that to reach peace, teach peace. Now a day the world is gripped by the conflict, violence and war on Terrorism. No region is free from these problems. We have seen that heinous acts are often committed under the veil of public mandates when in fact they are the wishes of the few people in power, be they economic, political, military, or even religious leaders. To have a peaceful global social order, it is desired that there must be tolerance to diversities and respect to human rights among all people and at all places. Thus, there is an urgent need for a culture of peace globally. The most significant way of promoting a global culture of peace is through education in the educational institutions; starting from primary level to University. Peace education needs to be accepted in all parts of the world, in all societies and countries in creating culture of peace.

Peace education should encompass values such as non-discrimination, equality, justice, non- violence, tolerance and respect for human rights and dignity. Quality education based on peace approach implies that it must prevail in all learning environments. The role of teachers in maintaining peace environment in the educational institutions and nurturing values of peace and to get the values reflected in real life among the students is vital. The teachers must be empowered with right kind of knowledge, attitude and skills to discharge this task in very effective manner. Hence, educating the teachers, through pre-service and in-service trainings is the need of the hour. This will be possible only when the teacher training institutions and the teacher educators are empowered. In nut shell, the teachers, would be teachers and the teacher educators are required to be empowered with right kind of knowledge, understanding, attitude, and skills for not only inculcation of peace related values but also to make the students to follow in their lives in true spirit. To fulfil this objective, it is essential to design curriculum for teacher trainees and plan the pedagogical approach to be followed for effective transaction of peace related values at different levels of education.

India is characterised by its diversity. The North-Eastern part of India reflects much heterogeneity in terms ethnicity, religion, language and dialect, and socio-cultural practices. Many a times, conflicts, insurgency activities, anti-national activities etc are being reported from this part of our country, which concerns all conscious citizens of our country. The feeling of nationalism and human society can be possible when one has the values of peace, respects human rights and tolerates the diversity.

In this context the Department of Education, Mizoram University proposes to organize a Two- Day International Conference on Education for Peace, Human Rights, and Tolerance. The conference shall deliberate on the above issues in the national and international context. Teacher educators, teachers, Academicians, Scholars, NGOs, Administrators and Policy Makers will be invited in the deliberations to critically reflect on the theme and open up different perspectives. The conference, hopefully, shall come out with suggestions to government of India for taking suitable measures.

SUBTHEMES

  1. Global scenario on issues of Peace, Human Rights, and Tolerance
  2. Peace education: Need of the Hour
  3. Philosophical underpinning of Peace in Humanity
  4. Teacher as an agent for Promoting Peace
  5. Curriculum for different levels Teacher Education on Peace Education
  6. Pedagogical Approaches for Peace Education
  7. Any topic related to the Theme.

ABOUT THE UNIVERSITY

Mizoram University (MZU) was established on 2nd July 2001 by the Mizoram University Act, 2000 which appeared in the Gazette of India (Extraordinary) on 25th April, 2000 as a Central University having His Excellency, the President of India as its Visitor. Visits from eminent dignitaries, scholars and researchers, activists, politician from India and abroad constantly take place in the University. On 21st February 2014, the University for its First Accreditation was awarded grade ‘A’ by NAAC, Bangalore. Mizoram University ranked 94th in overall ranking and 58th among the universities for the year 2017 by National Institute Ranking Framework (NIRF), Ministry of Human Resource Development, Govt. of India.

ABOUT THE DEPARTMENT

At present the University has 34 academic departments organised under 9 Schools of Studies with the vision of emerging as the hub of higher education. The Department of Education was established in 1979 under the School of Education and Humanities. At present, the Department is offering five programmes- B.Ed. M.Ed., M.A, M.Phil. And Ph.D. in Education.

HOW TO REACH AIZAWL

Aizawl can be reached by Air through Kolkata/Guwahati. Direct flights are available from Delhi, Mumbai, Kolkata and Guwahati. Connected flights are also available from Delhi, Mumbai, Chennai and Hyderabad. The MZU is approximately 20 Km away from Lengpui Airport towards Aizawl city. Pre-paid taxis are easily available from the Airport to reach the University by paying fare of Rs. 1500. Silchar is the nearest railway station to Aizawl. The journey (by road) from Silchar to Aizawl takes around 6 Hrs. Sumos (share basis) are available from Mizoram Circuit House, Sonai Road, Silchar. Temperature varies between 15to 25 degrees Celsius during March. Mizoram has great natural beauty and is also very rich in flora and fauna.

ACCOMMODATION

Lodging and boarding will be provided free of cost to the delegates only in the University guest house for the out-stationed participants on seminar days.

IMPORTANT DEADLINES

Last Date for Abstract Submission : 15-01-2018 Confirmation of Acceptance of Abstract: 25-01-2018 Last Date for Full Paper Submission : 15-02-2018

Registration Fee:

Category

National

International

Delegates from Academia with Paper

Rs. 2000
Rs 2500(On Spot)

USD200 USD300(On Spot)

Research Scholar

Rs750 Rs1000(On Spot)

USD100 USD150(On Spot)

Registration fee includes Accommodation, Conference Kits, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, and Certificates

Mode of Payment and Bank Details:

Participants can pay the registration fee by Cheque/DD /Swipe/Net Banking in favour of Dr. Lokanath Mishra, Department of Education, Mizoram University, Aizawl. Foreign participants can avail spot registration on arrival. In case of out station participants depositing the registration fee via Cheque/Swipe/Net Banking, must produce the receipt of payment at the time of registration.

Bank name: United Bank of India
Bank Branch: Mizoram University Branch Bank Account No.: 1548010027432
Bank Code: MZUH61
IFSC Code: UTBI0MZUH61

Publication Details:

The organizers plan to publish the proceedings of the conference in the form of a book with ISBN. As such, all presenters will have to submit one hard copy of the presented paper at the time of registration. However, participants who intend to publish their paper will have to furnish some additional details and must adhere to the following guidelines:

• The paper must be typed in Times New Roman 12 Format with 1.5 line spacing.
• The Abstracts must be within 250 words with at least3 key words.
• The name, designation and affiliation of the writer should be typed in BOLD at the right-hand side of the page just below the main Title of the paper.
• All Papers must strictly follow the APA Style in case of reference and type.
• The contributors must declare an Anti-plagiarism to ensure the authenticity of the paper.
• All papers submitted for Consideration of Publication must be within 3000-4000 words limit.
• Only selected papers will be published in the Conference Volume.
• For any modifications, the organizers will contact the writers via email only.
•All Papers and queries (if any) must be directed to the following Email Ids: educonf18.mzu@gmail.com
Best Paper Award:
The organizers plan to award the Best Paper Presenter with a Memento and a Certificate. The awardee would be judged by the Resource Persons and Rapporteurs at the end of the sessions.

Link:

http://www.mzu.edu.in/index.php/downloads/forms/finish/9-seminars-workshop-notices/10068-international-conference-on-education-for-peace-human-rights-and-tolerance-13-14-march-2018

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Interdisciplinary National Seminar

Research for Social Development: Ideas, Implementation and Issues

Organized by:

Centre for Social Science Research

Parishkar College of Global Excellence, Jaipur, Rajasthan

In Association with:

Social Science Research Association of India (SSRAI), Jaipur, Rajasthan

Concept Note :

(An informal group of Indian Social Scientists)

February 9-10, 2018

Social Development needs approach based planning and implementation strategies; research may help in approach building. There may be lakhs of scholars and agencies belonging to Social Science research domain, yet there is a scope of search for quality initiations and outcomes. The research, being pursued at university level, is larger in number and variety of areas covered; but quality is somehow missing. Besides, repetition of areas and content therein proves futile. Summing up, the hope of improvisation in social development through research is absent. There are issues responsible for failure or lesser than expected outcomes of research quality herein; but most of such constraints are self-devised by traditional researchers who have diverted the newbie researchers to commence with a layman approach research instead of producing a refined one. Some of the issues are –

  • Irrelevance of area and problem of research (especially for doctoral research)
  • V ague planning (objectives and assumptions)
  • Dilemma of research methodology (Quality v/s Quantity)
  • lack of research skills and aptitude
  • Lack of Academic Unity between Action and Research
  • Lack of understanding about the utility of the work conducted
  • lack of financial resources
  • Lack of coordination

Therefore, the quality and utility of the research are somehow missing in majority of the institutions in general and researchers in particular. We, the organizers are not critics to analyze and blame institutions and individual, but expect qualitative improvement and commitment from both.

Contrarily, there are people/researchers/ agencies in the country who have been engaged sincerely to commence research and resulting marvelous outcomes. Thus, the aim of this seminar is to share and discuss such research works which may be worth contributing to socio-economic development. Also, it is an objective to initiate theme based discourses in order to frame and propose area wise/ sector planning and contribute accordingly. This is also a purpose to assemble like-minded researchers to initiate research in clubbed manner involving two or more human centric disciplines to assure integrated outcomes.

The seminar intends to cater to the needs and issues of all sectors of society right from rural development scenario to the issues pertaining to urban sprawl. The focus of such innovative research is an attempt to encourage practices including research design, data collection, analysis and presentation and covered disciplines such as Social Psychology, Sociology, Political Science (including Public Health and Public Policy) and International Studies, Social Geography (Area Studies, Demography, Environmental and Urban Planning), Economics (Management and Business Studies) and statistics (methods and computing).

When social scientists speak of “Quality Research” the guidelines refer to how the mechanism is mentioned and understood. This seminar is being organised to provide a platform to share and discuss research in order to enhance quality on one hand and to let the others learn from these deliberations on the other. Besides, it is also a motto to create a healthy opportunity for “Sharing-Learning-working together” in order to produce refined and useful research.

Link:

http://parishkar.org/pcge/seminar.pdf

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13th International Seminar on

Urban Development

(Interdisciplinary)

 

10 March to 12 March 2018

Organised by

Institute for Social Development & Research

Gari Hotwar, Ranchi – 835217 (Jharkhand)

Mob. 9504330794, 8987663300, 9006688743

E mail: isdr.ranchi@gmail.com OR isdr.ranchi@yahoo.com

Web : isdr.in

Link to details

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RETRIEVING THE VOICES FROM THE MARGINS: THINKERS/ WRITERS OF MODERN INDIA

Date:
24-Mar-2018 to 26-Mar-2018
Venue of Event:

Details

Introduction:-

The Second Chapter of International Conference (24-26 March 2018) on “Retrieving the Voices from the Margins: Thinkers/Writers of Modern India” is intended to focus on critically examining the relevance of the vision of those modern Indian thinkers/writers/artists whose dharma-centric world-views as represented in their works/texts have so far been neglected in the domain of cultural/literary studies in contemporary Bharat/India. In the first chapter of the Conference which was held at Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi (11-13 August 2017) in collaboration with Indian Institute of Advanced Study, Shimla, the emphasis was on the critical examination of the worldviews of the thinkers of modern India whose civilizatioanlly and socially significant vision remains hitherto occluded or ignored in the dominant academic discourses in India. In the second IIAS Shimla Chapter of the Conference, due emphasis will be laid on the significance of the interrelated literary, cultural and philosophical worldviews of the hitherto neglected writers/thinkers of modern India in contemporary socio-cultural contexts.

Objectives and Significance of the Conference:-

  1. To critically examine voices and worldviews of the hitherto marginalized/neglected Indian writers/thinkers having a bearing on literary/cultural studies at present with special reference to such issues as identity, nation/nationalism, class, caste, gender, ecology, literature, language, culture and society etc). Even the hitherto less or unexplored aspects of the works of some of the major modern writers/thinkers, having a bearing on the above issues may also be analysed.
  2. To focus on, how in the works of the hitherto ignored modern writers, the modern is re-inscribed and reconstructed in accordance with polycentric Indian wisdom traditions.
  3. To critically analyse the significance of the world-views of the  hitherto ignored modern Indian writers in contemporary literary/cultural/social/political/ecological contexts.

Suggested Themes:-

The invited scholars are expected to critically examine the continuing significance of the works of the hitherto neglected Indian writers/thinkers in contemporary contexts such as :

  1.           Redefining the modern in accordance with Indian knowledge traditions/epistemologies.
  2.           Cultural and textual poetics and politics of representing nation/nationalism/post-nation/global.
  3.           Trajectories and tendencies of representations of gender/caste/class/identity/ecology/the sacred and the secular.
  4.           The need for the conceptualization of a holistic “dharma-centric”(righteousness-oriented) transformative poetics and politics to  reorient literary/cultural studies.
  5.           Significance of the worldviews of the hitherto marginalized voices and visions today- in national or global contexts.

The speakers may focus on any unexplored aspect of the works of  such modern  writers/thinkers/ katha-vaachakas ( the list is not exhaustive as it is only  illustrative) as,  to give only a few examples, as  Dean Mahomet, Bankim Chandra Chatterjee ( hitherto less or unexplored aspects), Brahmabandhav Upadhyay, Pandit Gopinath Kaviraj, Pandita Ramabai, Bal Gangadhar Tilak, Gandhi, Jiddu Krishnamurti, Ramana Maharshi, Rabindranath Tagore, Sri Aurobindo, Sister Nivedita, Acharya Vinoba Bhave, Dr Rammanohar Lohia, Narayana Guru,  V. D. Savarkar, Dr B R Ambedkar (hitherto less or unexplored aspects), Shyama Prasad Mookerjee, Hazari Prasad Dwivedi, Sumitranandan Pant, U. R. Ananthamurthy, Ananda Coomaraswami, Mahadevi Verma, Jaishankar Prasad, G.M.Muktibodh, Ramadhari Singh Dinakar, Gopinath Kaviraj, Premchand, Vidya Niwas Mishra, Yashadev Shalya, Vasudev Sharana Agrawala, G. C. Pandey, Phanishwaranath Renu, Baba Nagarjun, Nirmal Verma, S.H.Vatsyayana Agyeya, Vijay Tendulkar, M.T.Vasudevan Nayar,  Shrilal Shukla, Sharad Joshi, Harshankar Parsai,  Qurratulain Hyder, Rahi Masum Raza, Shamsur-Rahman Faruqi, Asghar Ali Engineer,  Narendra Kohli, Rewa Prasad Dwivedi, Ramesh Chandra Shah, Mukund Lath,  S.L.Bhyrappa, Gopinath Mohanty, M.T.Vasudevan Nayar, Nandalal Bose, Abanindranath Tagore, Jaimini Roy,  Gurdayal Singh,  Bhalachandra Nemade, B.S.Mardhekar, Arun Kolatkar, Fakirmohan Senapati, Subramanya Bharathi, V.Basheer, O.V.Vijayan,  Sant Shri Morari Bapu, Acharya Mahaprgya,  Swami Rambhadracharya, Shri Ramesh Bhai Ojha,  Swami Awadheshanandaji, Pandit Madhusudan Ojha, Pandit Motilal Shastri, Dharampal, Namdeo Dhasal, Arjun Dangle, D.R.Nagaraj, Sharankumar Limbale and others. There will be special focus on the significance of the contributions made by Kapil Kapoor, Rajiv Malhotra, Makarand Paranjape, Ramesh Chandra Shah, David Frawley, Koenraad Elst, Ram Swarup, Sitaram Goel, and others.

No of Days and Sessions:-

      Days: Three (24-26 March 2018)

            Sessions:- Total Six Sessions excluding the Inaugural and Valedictory Sessions

            Tentative Sessions;

            24 March 2018: Inaugural Session ( 9-11 AM)

First Academic Session: Towards a Transformative Indian Poetics: Literary and Cultural Theories and Practices

Second Academic Session: The Local, the National and the Global: Alternative Articulations

            25 March 2018:

Third Academic Session: Interrogating Caste and Gender: Towards Swaraj

Fourth Academic Session: Rearticulating the Sacred: The Sacred and the Secular

            26 March 2018:

Fifth Academic Session:- The Ecological Imperative: Voices from the Margins

Sixth Academic Session:- Culture- in- Performance

Conveners:-

  1. Professor Chandrakala Padia, Chairperson IIAS Shimla and Professor, Dept of Political Science Banaras Hindu University Varanasi (U.P.)
  2. Professor Sudhir Kumar, Professor of English, DES-MDRC,Panjab University Chandigarh-160014

Outcome of the Conference:-

The papers read/ presentations made during the two chapters of the International Conference will be duly edited in the form of two volumes to be submitted to IIAS for publication after the second chapter of the Conference. The Introduction to the proposed 2-Volumes will be written by the two conveners after the collection of papers presented in both the chapters of the Conference.

The proposed two-volumes will highlight the significance of the world-views of those modern Indian writers/thinkers whose significance has yet not been properly understood and recognized. In this sense, the proposed two-volumes will add to the field of literary and cultural studies in India -opening up further scope of research and learning.

A limited number of participants will be invited for the seminar. We especially encourage young scholars to apply. Those interested in participating should send an abstract (200-250 words maximum) of the proposed paper on any aspect related to the theme note, with special reference to any Indian Writer/Thinker/Indian Literary- Cultural Theory along with their C.V. to the following Email ID:

Link:

http://www.iias.ac.in/event/retrieving-voices-margins-thinkers-writers-modern-india

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