Wednesday, September 2, 2009

Conference on Education, State and Globalisation

UGC-SAP Conference on "Education, State and Globalisation: Issues and Challenges"
4-6 February 2010
Organized by Department of Sociology, University of Hyderabad
Venue: University of Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh, India

Some of the themes proposed for the conference are as following:
  • Conceptual issues in State, Society and Globalisation
  • Globalization and its impact on the educational systems
  • Imperatives of privatisation in the educational sector
  • Transformation in curricular and pedagogical processes
  • Educational governance and societal responses
  • Educational changes and their impact on the social, religious and cultural realms
  • Questions of Equality and Access in Education
  • Education and social change in a comparative perspective.
Call for Papers
Few eminent sociologists and social scientists from India and other countries will be invited to contribute papers for the Conference. Besides, we welcome proposals for 20-25-minute presentations. You may send your Abstract (300 words), together with your contact details to the seminar Coordinator, before 15 October 2009. The invitees will be notified by 1 November 2009. The final papers are expected to reach by 1 January 2010.

Accommodation and Travel
We shall have pleasure of extending local hospitality during your stay at the university campus. Travel support will be extended to the authors of the accepted papers subjected to the availability of funds.

Address for correspondence
Dr. G. Nagaraju
Seminar Coordinator,
Department of Sociology, School of Social Sciences,
University of Hyderabad, Hyderabad-500046, Andhra Pradesh, India
Phone- +91-9949314204
Email: ngss[at]uohyd.ernet.in, nagarajuhcu[at]gmail.com