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Advertisement Inviting Applications for PhD Programme at IIT Ropar

Academic Year 2017-18 Semester – I

Research Areas;

(1) Economics: International Economics, Banking and Finance, Development Economics, Urban Economics, Health Economics, Energy and Environmental Economics

(2) English Literature: American Studies, Cultural Studies, Gender Studies, Modern Fiction, Postcolonial Studies.

(3) Linguistics: Morphology, Optimality Theory, and Phonology, Natural Language Processing (NLP), Psycho/Neurolinguistics, Language and Cognition

(4) Management: Consumer Psychology, Brand Management, e-Services, Services Marketing

(5) Philosophy: Philosophy of Science, Western Epistemology and Metaphysics, Logic, Aesthetics


Master’s or equivalent degree in Cognitive Science, Commerce, Economics, English Literature, Linguistics, Management, Philosophy, Psychology, or any other relevant discipline with 55% (or 6.0 grade point out of 10).


Bachelor’s or equivalent degree in Engineering from any of the IITs/NITs or any other ‘Ínstitute of National Importance’ with minimum of 55% (or 6 grade points out of 10)

Candidates meeting one of these requirements must also fulfil one of the following additional requirements:

a) UGC/CSIR- NET or GATE or equivalent qualification

b) DST-INSPIRE Fellowship
Note: Candidates with Bachelor’s in Engineering/Technology from any of the IITs and having CGPA/CPI Score of 8 (out of 10) are exempted from GATE requirement.
Last Date to Apply: Apr 10, 2017 (Monday)

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Invitation for Participation

Speaker: Prof. Nirmalangshu Mukherji

Date: 31st March Friday

Time: 11 AM

Place: Lecture Hall 2,

Indian Institute of Technology Ropar,

Rupnagar, Punjab.

All interested are welcome!

Title of the talk: Human Reality

Abstract: Our knowledge of the external world is central to our lives as rational agents as we engage with the world in every step we take. How can there be an external world if the knowledge we have of it is determined by how we are designed as epistemic agents? The problem affects the advanced sciences the most due to the referential norm: science aims to discover basic joints of nature. If the world itself is a construction of science, what is there to discover? However, there is also the striking fact that the human mind can find mathematical forms all over nature. These joints suggest a strong notion of reality grasped by humans. The scientific mode of inquiry is not available in common life. Does that mean that our lives are mostly lived in phenomenal fiction? In the Tagore-Einstein conversation, Tagore makes the obvious point that physics itself is a human enterprise as with any other human creation such as music, poetry, painting and sculpture. A range of Tagore’s poetry is analyzed at this point to show that one way to grasp the world is simply to live in the world in terms of the rich experiences furnished thereof. But then such a conception of the world is grounded in a very different form of inquiry.

About the speaker: NirmalangshuMukherji was a Professor of Philosophy at the University of Delhi where he taught for nearly two decades. Currently, he is the national visiting professor of the Indian Council of Philosophical Research. Originally focusing on the philosophy of science, he was drawn to the fields of epistemology, classical philosophy of language and, subsequently, cognitive science. His interests now lie with biolinguistics, the nature of a musical organization, and the general properties of the human mind. He has pursued this research through a number of publications, culminating in his book, The Primacy of Grammar (MIT Press, 2010). His other publications in this area include Cartesian Mind: Reflections on Language and Music (Indian Institute of Advanced Study, 2000) and a co-edited volume with Noam Chomsky, The Architecture of Language(OUP, 2000). Currently, he is working on two books: Reflections on Human Inquiry (Forthcoming); Merge and Mind (In Prep.)

For information on how to reach Ropar and contact information of HSS at IIT Ropar, visit: iitrpr.ac.in/humanities facebook.com/hssiitropar

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Maharashtra National Law University Mumbai has been established under the Maharashtra Act No. VI of 2014. It is mandated to offer quality legal education and engage in high-end legal research and social outreach. Hon’ble Justice Shri. S. A. Bobde, Judge, Supreme Court of India is the Chancellor of the University. MNLU Mumbai is the first of the three NLU’s set up in the State of Maharashtra by the State Government. As part of our academic commitment, we announce the launching of our flagship journal- MNLU Mumbai Law Review and call for papers for the first issue. The MNLU Mumbai Law Review is an academically-led, blind peer-reviewed, bi-annual journal, which aims to publish high-quality scholarship on law and legal studies spanning all areas including comparative, international and multi- disciplinary perspectives. The MNLU Mumbai Law Review offers a forum for the community of scholars both within and outside India to take a broad inter-disciplinary approach to the study of law; thereby reaching a wide readership, including legal academics, social scientists, jurist, students Submission of complete manuscript for the first issue: 30th April 2017 Notification of acceptance or non-acceptance of papers: 15th May 2017 Publication of first issue: June 2017 Submission Guidelines: Contributions are invited from author(s) for any one of the four sections of the Journal – 1) Long Articles of 5000 to 7000 words (inclusive of footnotes) 2) Short Articles of 3000 to 4000 words (inclusive of footnotes) 3) Case Comment /Legislative Critique & Notes upto 2500 words (inclusive of footnotes) 4) Book Review upto 2000 words (inclusive of footnotes). All submissions must contain an abstract of not more than 300 words, inclusive of 5 (five) keywords. Title page Title page should include the title, author’s names and affiliations, and a complete address for the corresponding author including email address and telephone number.

Style sheet: Formatting Style – The paper should be typed on standard A4 size page, with one-inch margin on each side and has to be in MS Word format (.doc or .docx).

Font type: Times New Roman; Font size for body text: 12; Line spacing: 1.5. Font size for footnotes: 10; however two separate footnotes should be double-spaced. Reference style shall follow 19th Bluebook edition. All Submissions should be emailed at – mljedit@mnlumumbai.edu.in For further instructions and detailed guidelines kindly refer to http://www.nlumumbai.edu.in

For any queries you may contact Mr. Sajid Sheikh M: +91 9550965275 , Mr. Ashok Chikte – M: +91 9921955734 Editorial Team: Patron-In-Chief: Hon’ble Justice Shri. S. A. Bobde, Chancellor, MNLU Mumbai Editor-In-Chief: Prof. (Dr.) Bhavani Prasad Panda, Vice-Chancellor, MNLU Mumbai Editor: Ms. Swatee Yogessh, Assistant Professor Associate Editors: Ms. Saumya Uma, Assistant Professor; Mr. Upamanyu Sengupta, Assistant Professor and Mr. Sajid Sheikh, Research Fellow MNLU Mumbai 2nd and 6th Floor, MTNL-CETTM Building, Hiranandani Estate, Powai, Mumbai – 400076

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Manipal University Jaipur, invites applications for the following positions
Associate Professor
Assistant Professor
in the streams given below:
Architecture & Design
Humanities & Social Science
Management & Commerce

Last date to apply: March 25, 2017

For any query contact:

Head, HR
Manipal University Jaipur, Jaipur-Ajmer Express Highway, Rajasthan-303007
Contact: +91-141-3999100 Ext: 105, 499, 253
Email: hr.muj@jaipur.manipal.edu





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International Journal of Legal Research and Governance (ISSN: 2394-7829) is Quarterly double blind Peer review academic journal, published Print, that seeks to provide an interactive forum for the publication of articles in the field of Law and Governance. The Journal is currently soliciting submissions for Volume 4, Issue 1.The submission deadline for Volume 4, Issue 1 is April 25, 2017. We welcome submissions from academicians, practitioners, students, researchers and experts from within the legal community. We have a strong preference for articles that assert and defend a well-reasoned position.
I.J.L.R.G is a print Journal under the Chief patron of Prof. (Dr.) M.P.Singh, Chancellor Central University, Haryana, Prof. (Dr.) Ranvir Singh, Vice-Chancellor, National Law University, New Delhi, Prof. (Dr.) Gurjeet Singh, Founding Vice-Chancellor N.L.U.J.A Assam, Prof. (Dr.) Faizan Mustaffa, Vice- Chancellor, NALSAR Hyderabad, Prof. Shamnad Basheer and other luminaries from the legal fraternity.
It is aimed at institutionalizing and channeling the analytical and incisive articles of students towards value addition and developing inherent potentials of legal fraternity.
CALL FOR PAPERS: International Journal of Legal Research and Governance (IJLRG), ISSN 2394-7829 is a quarterly double blind peer reviewed journal. We look forward for submissions from members of the Bar, Bench and the academia. Submissions can be in the form of long articles, short articles, case comments, legislative notes and book reviews.
DEADLINE: The last date for submission of papers is 25th April, 2017.
Nature of Contributions:
Abstract: The manuscript must be accompanied with an abstract of not more than 200 words.
Articles: An article must conduct a complete analysis of the area of law, which the author seeks to highlight. It must contain a comprehensive study of the existing law, indicating the lacunae therein, and must contain an attempt to suggest possible changes which can address the said lacunae. An article should be between 4,000-5,000 words.
Essays: An essay is more adventurous as it challenges challenging existing paradigms/norms and provides a fresh outlook to common problems. It is strongly recommended that essays be considerably more concise than articles, in terms of scope and conceptualization. An essay is thus advised to be between 3,000-5,000 words.
Notes: A note is a relatively concise form of an argument advanced by the author. The focus of a note should be on a relatively new debate or controversy regarding the interpretation or implementation in the law. Notes shall primarily highlight contemporary issues, which need to be addressed, and the authors are expected to offer a solution. The maximum word limit for a manuscript in the form of note is 2,500 words.
Comments: A comment is where the author may decide to critique any recent/landmark judicial pronouncement or any recent legislation or bill before the Parliament or State Legislature. The word limit for a comment is 2,500 words.
General Guidelines
All submitted manuscripts shall be original. Any form of plagiarism would lead to immediate rejection of the submission.
Submitted manuscripts should not have been published previously.
The author(s) must inform the Editorial Board if the manuscript has also been submitted to another journal, website or forum.
Formatting specifications: The manuscript must be in Times New Roman, Font Size 12 with 1.5 Line Spacing.
Citations and References
All relevant sources shall be duly acknowledged as footnotes.
The text and citation styles shall conform to the rules prescribed in The Bluebook: A Uniform System of Citation (19th edition).
All correspondence must be via e-mail, and should be addressed to the Publishing Editor ijlrg.journal@gmail.com
Each manuscript may have up to two authors.
In case of joint authorship, the author from whom a submission is solicited by the Editorial Board shall intimate the Board of the name, credentials and contact details of the intended co-author.
Citations and References
All relevant sources shall be duly acknowledged as footnotes. The text and citation styles shall conform to the rules prescribed in The Bluebook: A Uniform System of Citation (19th edition).
Submission Procedure
The Author/s are required to email the manuscript to editorijlrg@gmail.com
The manuscript may be mailed in ‘.doc’ or ‘.docx’ format.
The mail must be addressed to the ‘Board of Editors’ providing the name of the author/s with the name of the institution affiliated to and the contact details in the body of the mail.
A mail confirming the receipt of the manuscript and subsequently its acceptance for publication would be duly conveyed to the author/s through the email id used by the author/s for correspondence.
Last date of submission of manuscript is April 25th,2017.

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Dear Scholars

Articles and Research Papers are invited for publishing as chapters in the book on the following topics •

Issues related to Communal harmony in India • caste system and its relevance in modern times • Issues related to women: Gender discrimination, Dowry, Female Foeticide, Female Infanticide, Domestic Violence etc. • Issues due to unplanned Development • Issues related to Elderly • Youth unrest and issues of Unemployment • Substance Abuse/ Addiction • Poverty • Problems and issues related to Children • Any topic which is relevant to the theme.

About the Author

Reetu Sharma Asstt. Prof. in Sociology S.B.S.B.M. University College, Sardulgarh. Mansa.


Manuscript must be in English prepared on a standard A4 size paper setting. It should be typed in 12 point, with a 1.5 space and single column with 1″ margin set for top, bottom, left and right. The page numbers should be at the bottom and centre of the every page. Every article should carry an abstract. Abstract should be between 250- 300 words. The abstract should provide the crux of the paper or article.

DECLARATION The author (s) should submit the declaration that the article is original, has not been published earlier, and has not been submitted / accepted for publication elsewhere.

LAST DATE OF SUBMISSION OF THE PAPER: 15th of April 2017 The Paper should be submitted with Full name, complete address and academic or professional affiliation. Email Id and mobile number of the author (s) should be sent with the paper. The papers should be sent on the following E-mail address Sharma.reetu176@gmail.com

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Dear and Respected Friend and Honourable Colleague,

Greetings and good wishes from the phenomenological fraternity! Hope you are keeping fine and doing well.
I am glad to inform you that Centre for Phenomenological Studies (please visit http://www.phenomenology.in) has been doing a lot of good works in the domain of phenomenology for over a decade by now by organizing seminars, workshops, textual study programmes, etc. in different parts of India.

In the year 2016 alone we organized two major seminars; a 3-day seminar on Life-world and Consciousness in Loyola College in Chennai in March, another 3-day seminar on the Phenomenology of Myths and Rituals in ICPR Lucknow in April, 2-day workshop on Perspectives in Consciousness: Edmund Husserl and Sri Aurobindo in Pondicherry in June and a 3-day textual study programme on Heidegger’s An Introduction to Metaphysics in Chennai in December. The first two programmes were sponsored by Indian Council of Philosophical Research (ICPR), New Delhi. We will be to organize an ICPR workshop on Husserl’s Investigations and Ideas in April in New Delhi 2017. Moreover, in June 2017 we will be organizing a seminar/workshop on Making Sense of Heidegger in 21st Century in Calicut, Kerala whose advertisement will be issued in our website shortly.

After having done all such good works, now the Center wants to move on confidently to publish a philosophical/phenomenological journal by name Cetana: Journal of Center for Phenomenological Studies. It will be a biannual journal; the summer issue will come out in June and the winter issue will come out in December.The journal will have three parts. The first part will consist of 3 to 4 articles on phenomenological themes. As far as possible we will try to have unity of themes with regards to articles in phenomenology. The second part will consist of articles of general philosophical themes. Here we will have articles on Indian Philosophy, Social and Political Philosophy, Analytical Philosophy and the like. In the third and concluding part we will have book-review articles.

All the articles will be peer-reviewed (blindly). The observations and comments of the reviewer will be conveyed to the author (also blindly) with a request to make necessary changes and alterations as suggested by the reviewer.

The editorial board will consist of very eminent scholars in philosophy and allied disciplines both from India an abroad. Some such scholars have already agreed to our request and sent us their consent letters. On certain occasions we will have an issue edited by guest editors where you could be requested to edit the issue.

We request you very humbly and most earnestly, in and through this letter, to contribute your next article to this journal and encourage our academic endeavour.

Thanking you and with warm personal regards,

Yours sincerely
(Centre for Phenomenological Studies)

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