18 January 2017
CfP: III: Postgrad Conference on South Asia
Postgraduate Conference on South Asia 2017
Ireland India Institute, Dublin City University, 26 May 2017
CfP: 3 February 2017
UPDATE: keynote speakers have just been announced:
• Dr. Faisal Devji from the University of Oxford, and;
• Meena Kandasamy, the poet, writer and activist.
The Ireland India Institute, DCU, is pleased to announce its first Postgraduate Conference on South Asia, which will be held on 26 May 2017 in Dublin, Ireland. The conference is hosted in collaboration with BASAS. Doctoral researchers and early career academics are invited to send proposals for papers addressing the following themes:
• Nationalism and nation-building
• Social Movements in South Asia
• Framing identities in South Asia
• Intersectionality in researching South Asia
• ‘New’ Media in South Asia
• The future of South Asia
Proposals for papers should include a title, abstract (300 words), authors name and email address and a 150 word bio and has to be submitted to the conference organisers Arpita Chakraborty and Hari Krishnan at firstname.lastname@example.org 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.
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.