Tuesday, October 18, 2011

CfPs:: National Seminar on Processes of Exclusion and Adivasi Rights in India; 15-16 February 2012; at University of Hyderabad

National Seminar on "Processes of Exclusion and Adivasi Rights in India"

15-16 February 2012

Organized by the Centre for Human Rights (CHR) in collaboration with Centre for the Study of Social Exclusion and Inclusive Policy (CSSEIP), University of Hyderabad, India.

The proposed national seminar aims to: (1) explore different processes and actors responsible for Adivasi Exclusion in the post-independence period; and (2) critically review the Adivasi Rights and the sub-sequent policy initiatives that have not been properly addressed their exclusion.

It is expected that the papers presented at the seminar and ensuing discussions will throw light on the nature of different processes and actors responsible for Adivasi Exclusion in the post-independence period, and also drawing critical inputs on the gaps in implementation of the Adivasi Rights. Selected papers from the seminar will be put together in a volume. It is expected that the volume will be of high quality and will be published by a reputed international publisher.

The seminar will cover the following broad areas. Since the major objective of the seminar is to explore various processes of Adivasi Exclusion, it is expected that the papers highlight the processes of exclusion and Adivasi Rights. The papers should be based on empirical facts having linkage with theory.
  1. Exclusion in Indian context – Theoretical Dimensions
  2. Poverty and Living Standards of Adivasi
  3. Education
  4. Health
  5. Forest and Agriculture
  6. Globalization, Land Alienation and Natural Resources
  7. Discrimination and Untouchability
  8. Governance in Adivasi Areas, Adivasi Rights and Policies
  9. Labour and Employment
  10. Culture, Language and Identity

Call for Papers
The delegates are requested to submit the title and brief abstract of their paper latest by 31st October 2011. The abstract should not exceed 250 words. The full length paper should be between 5000 to 8000 words, and be typed with double line spacing in Times New Roman 12pt. in MS-Word. The full length paper should be submitted to the Seminar Coordinator in a soft copy through e-mail. The following are important dates to remember to meet the deadlines of the seminar.
  • Title of the paper and brief Abstract of 250 words - 31 October 2011
  • Confirmation of acceptance of the Abstract - 8 November 2011
  • Last date for sending the full/final paper - 26 December 2011
  • Review & confirmation of final decision - 10 January 2012

Hospitality and Travel
The organizers of the seminar will make arrangements for food and stay for the delegates in the University Guest House from 14th evening to 17th morning February, 2012. We will try to reimburse the travel to the outstation delegates to the extent of funds availability. However, keeping the budget constraints, the delegates to the extent possible, are requested to make their own arrangements for their travel.

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