About the seminar
This day-long seminar will showcase undergraduate, postgraduate, and doctoral research in the social sciences in India. It will engage with wide-ranging contemporary topics in the social sciences and provide a forum for students from various institutions to engage in exchange of academic knowledge. Last year, research topics ranged from social exclusion in cemeteries, and attitudes toward gender equality in young adults, among others.
Objectives of the Seminar
- Encouraging high quality research as an important part of the undergraduate, postgraduate, and doctoral curricula in India.
- Providing an opportunity to students from various disciplines within the social sciences to present their research.
- Engaging with topics of contemporary relevance and rigorous methods employed in social sciences research.
- Establishing an academic forum for students of the social sciences to receive a critical review of their work.
Call for papers
Themes: In doing away with an overarching theme, we wish to encourage submission of high-quality research in the fields of psychology, economics, sociology, anthropology, gender studies, and public policy. Papers presented at past editions of the Seminar have been multi-disciplinary in nature.
Undergraduate students, Postgraduate students, MPhil students, PhD students, Recent graduates (within one year) are also welcome to apply
Register online at this page.
The seminar will be held at 4116, 4th Floor, Oberoi Garden Estates, C Wing, Off Saki Vihar Road, near Chandivali Studios, Powai, Mumbai – 400072.
Nearest stations: Kanjurmarg (Central); Andheri (Western) Saki Naka (Metro Station)
Bus routes: 319, 335
Submission deadline for papers: 30th September, 2018 (12 am IST)
Presenters (a maximum of ten) shall be informed of the committee’s decision latest by 20th October, 2018. You will also receive guidelines for the 20 min oral paper presentation.
Pre-registration by presenters is mandatory by 31st October, 2018.
Registration deadline: 20th October, 2018
Date of Seminar: 18th November, 2018 (Sunday, 9 am to 6 pm)
Phone: +91 9167226458
For details, visit the official website.