Last date for submission is changed to 10 February, 2018 till 12.00 midnight for International Conference (24-26 March 2018)


A limited number of participants will be invited for the Seminar. Those interested in participating should send (preferably by email) an abstract (200-250 words) of the proposed paper along with their C.V. to:

1.    Professor Chandrakala Padia                                                          
Professor, Dept. of Political Science                                                      
       Banaras Hindu UniversityVaranasi                                                     
       Indian Institute of Advanced Study                                                         
       Shimla (India)
       M : +91 7568288288                                                                  
2.    Professor Sudhir Kumar
Professor of English
            Research Centre
            Panjab University,
            Chandigarh- 160014(Bharat-India)
            M: 08054368262
3.    Ms. Renu Bala
Academic Resource Officer
Indian Institute of Advanced Study
Rashtrapati Nivas, Shimla- 171005
Tel: 0177-2831385; +91-9418176966 (Mobile)

The last date for submission of abstract (200-250 words) is 10 February, 2018 till 12.00 midnight.  The Institute intends to send Invitation letters to selected participants by 20 February, 2018. It is the policy of the Institute to publish the paper not proceedings of the seminars it organizes. The invited scholars are welcome to make their presentations in Hindi/English/Sanskrit/ other Indian languages in the Conference. The papers duly edited will be published in the proposed volumes. The scholars making their presentations in Indian languages are requested to submit, later on, a copy of their paper duly translated into English/Hindi to the Academic Resource Officer, IIAS Shimla (   Hence, all invited participants will be expected to submit complete papers (English or Hindi), hitherto unpublished and original, with citations in place, along with a reference section by 15 March, 2018. Style sheet for the submission of papers may be downloaded from the IIAS website content/shss.

IIAS, Shimla, will be glad to extend its hospitality during the seminar period and is willing to reimburse, if required, rail or air travel expenses from the place of current residence in India, or the port of arrival in India, and back.