The Centre for Development Practice and Research (CDPR), a Patna-based Centre of Tata Institute of Social Sciences (TISS), invites applications for a three-day academic writing workshop online on 2nd, 5th and 8th August 2021.
The Tata Institute of Social Sciences (TISS) was established in 1936 and was awarded the ‘Deemed to be University status in 1964. TISS is fully funded by the University Grants Commission, Government of India, and operates from its main campus in Mumbai, and the off-campuses at Tuljapur, Guwahati, and Hyderabad.
- Academic writing is concerned with the creation and dissemination of ‘reliable’ knowledge, respecting different ways of life, and knowing and safeguarding the freedom of expression.
- The Three days workshop will try to familiarize students with different aspects of academic writing. These involve selections of theme/ topic/ question and literature, ways of reading for literature review, and ways of constructing a text.
- The medium of instruction will be English.
- Classes will be held for up to three hours every day. After an introductory lecture on the first day, the participants will be given writing assignments for the subsequent classes, which will be discussed in workshop mode.
Who can Attend?
The workshop is for early-career researchers. Candidates should have a master’s degree in any discipline of social sciences and humanities. They should preferably be enrolled either in the M.Phil/ Ph.D. program or teaching in a college/ university. The number of participants will be 15.
How to Apply?
To download the application form, click here.
The application form should be mailed to firstname.lastname@example.org. Applications will NOT be considered if not received in the prescribed format and not accompanied by the write-up. Participants will be selected through a screening process of the applications based on their academic background and the quality of their write up. The last date to apply is July 15, 2021.
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