Friday, August 30, 2013

CfPs: 55th Annual Conference of Indian Society of Labour Economics (ISLE); 16-18 December; at JNU, New Delhi

55th  Annual Conference of Indian Society of Labour Economics (ISLE)
16-18 December, 2013
Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi

55th ISLE Annual Conference:

The 55th Annual Conference of the Indian Society of Labour Economics (ISLE) will be held during 16-18 December 2013 at Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU), New Delhi. Professor Jayati Ghosh, Chairperson, Centre for Economic Studies and Planning (CESP), School of Social Sciences (SSS), JNU is the Conference President. Professor Praveen Jha, CESP and Chairperson of the Centre for Informal Sector and Labour Studies (CISLS), SSS, JNU is the Local Organising Secretary.

The themes for the 55th ISLE Conference:
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  • Dates of the Conference: 16-18 December 2013
  • Last Date for Submission of Papers: 31 October 2013
  • Communication from ISLE about acceptance of Papers: 15 November 2013. Those who want an early communication on the acceptance of their papers should request for early information in this regard while sending their papers.
  • Last date of registration: 30 November 2013
Registration fee may be made in favour of "2013 ISLE ANNUAL CONFERENCE", payable at State Bank of India, JNU New Campus Delhi, 110067 and sent by 30 November 2013 to the local organizing secretary Professor Praveen Jha, Chairperson, Centre for Informal Sector Informal Sector and Labour Studies, School of Social Science, JNU, New Delhi- 110 067 with soft copy to

REGISTRATION FEE: The registration fee for the Conference is Rs. 1000/-. Registration will entitle the participants to avail of modest boarding and lodging as well as the conference kit. The completed registration form along with a demand draft (DD) drawn in favour of  2013 ISLE Annual Conference, payable at State Bank of India, JNU New Campus Branch, New Delhi, should be sent to the organizers at the address mentioned below by 30 November 2013.

Participants who have not renewed their membership of the ISLE for the year 2013 need to pay their membership fee to be able to attend the Conference. The annual membership fee is Rs. 400/- for those from India (Rs 4000 lifetime), and US $75 for those from developing countries, and US $125 for those from other countries.
On spot registrations commence on 15 December 2013 at JNU at 1 pm. Delegates are requested to send complete information along with the registration fee at the earliest so that proper arrangements can be made for their accommodation. Online/prior registration is advised. Kindly note, for those who register on the spot, it may be difficult for us to arrange for accommodation.

The Conference will start at 9:30 am on 16 December 2013 and will be over by Lunch on 18 December, 2013. The delegates are advised to reach a day prior to the Conference and depart in the evening of 18 December 2013.

PRE CONFERENCE EVENT: A pre-conference event is also being planned in the afternoon of 15 December, 2013 (1.30 pm - 7 pm) and those who want to participate in it should reach New Delhi by noon on 15 December, 2013.

For an update on the conference, please visit the ISLE website:, or call at + 91 - 11- 23358166/ 23321610; Fax: +91-11-23765410, or email at

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More Information:
About Conference and other information
Draft Progarmme Structure
ISLE Membership Form
ISLE Registration Form

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