Postgraduate conference on South Asia

The Ireland India Institute is hosting its first Postgraduate Conference on South Asia in Dublin City University, 26 May 2017. The conference is hosted in collaboration with the British Association for South Asian Studies (BASAS). Doctoral researchers and early career academics are invited to send proposals for papers.

The Call for Papers Deadline for abstracts is 3 February 2017.

Themes for papers are Nationalism and nation-building, Social Movements in South Asia, Framing identities in South Asia, Intersectionality in researching South Asia, β€˜New’ Media in South Asia, and The future of South Asia.

Proposals for papers should include a title, abstract (300 words), authors name and email address and a 150 words bio and has to be submitted to the conference organisers Arpita Chakraborty and Hari Krishnan at [email protected] no later than 3 February 2017. When submitting a paper please indicate preferred theme(s) and/or up to 6 keywords. All authors will be contacted by the end of February.

If you need any further information, please get in touch with Arpita Chakraborty ([email protected]) or Hari Krishnan ([email protected]).

The organisers hope to be able to offer a number of bursaries to support the participation of PhD students from South Asia. In order to apply for travel bursary, please attach a 250-word document of bursary justification with your proposal.

More details here.

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