North East India Studies Programme, JNU
Jayashree Roy Memorial Essay Competition, 2015
Topic: Environment, State and Society in North East India
North East India Studies Programme, JNU, invites submission of essays for the Jayashree Roy Memorial Essay Competition, 2015. The topic is Environment, State and Society in North East India. Submissions are invited from students of JNU.
North East India is located in one of the distinct bio-diverse and fragile ecological zones of the world. Historically, the role of ecology has been important factor in socio-economic, political and cultural life of the people of the region. In the last century, the relation between society and environment witnessed major changes, such as in the form of infrastructural and urban expansions. In the recent times, environment has also emerged as a significant issue in public policy such as regarding land or multi-purpose hydro power projects. People's responses to such policies have been diverse. NEISP invites submissions of essays from students of JNU on the above topic, engaging with some of the above issues.
Essays adjudged first and second would be awarded certificates and cash prizes.
Word Length: 4000 words
Last Date of Submission: November 2, 2015
Essays may be submitted to:
North East India Studies Programme
Room 416, 4th Floor
School of Social Sciences – Building I
JNU, New Delhi - 67
Or email: email@example.com