About the Organiser
Sidho-Kanho-Birsha University (SKBU), established in 2010 in the district of Purulia becomes the prominent knowledge centre in the whole western region of the state of West Bengal. Tapati Mukherjee was appointed as the first vice-chancellor. The focus is to promote and protect indigenous culture and language — especially the Santali language.
About the Seminar
The One Day National Level Seminar on How to Face Terminal Illness is organised by the Department of Philosophy, Sidho-Kanho-Birsha University, West Bengal on Jan 24.
Terminal illness being incurable cannot be treated adequately and the final result is death for the patient. It can be categorized under such kind of disease from which patient cannot be recovered in his/her life time with an absolute certainty albeit he/she has been in treatment and a huge amount of money is to be spent. Terminal illness is not neither new in India nor its’ abroad. From the ancient age, the Indians have been trying to discover a way out to face these types of terminal illness.
- Supreme Court’s ‘living will’
- Palliative Care
- Life Prolonging Treatments
- Hospice Services
- Telling the Trivial Truth
- Spiritual Death
- Any interested person on this particular topic can attend this seminar. There is a scope for presentation of a few papers. Interested teachers and scholars can send their papers for a presentation related to this theme in the following email address: anitabanerjeephil[at]gmail.com.
- A book will be published with the selected papers.
- Teachers/Research Scholar (Paper presenter): Rs.300/-
- Regular Departmental students: Rs.50/-
- Ex-students and others: Rs.100/-
- Abstract deadline: 15.01.2020
- Full Paper: 20.01.2020
- Seminar date: 24.01.2020
Convener: Dr Dinanath Ghatak
Program Coordinator: Anita Banerjee