National Conference on River of the People, River against the People: Conceptualizing Livelihood, Identity & Society of Assam through the Brahmaputra
23-24 September 2019
To be held at Centre for North East Studies and Policy Research, Jamia Millia Islamia, New Delhi
Sponsored by North Eastern Council, Government of India; Indian Council for Social Science Research (ICSSR); & Numaligarh Refinery Limited (NRL)
Themes for the National Conference:
· Political Economy of Development
· Identity Politics and belongingness
· Environment, Ecology and Disasters
· Brahmaputra: Spatialities, Regimes and Governance
· Colonial and Post- Colonial geographies of the Brahmaputra Valley
· Role and relevance of the Brahmaputra
The papers presented will be complied to bring out a book which can be utilised as a tool to enrich research on river as a social system, river ecology and livelihood and labour within river basins. The presented papers will generate debates and discussions in the conference about how the impact of the river on the region is being studied, so that the papers are published in the book in the best of its capacity.
The organizing committee invites abstract (summary of their papers) of 500 words on or before 08th August 2019, the abstract should be submitted to conference email firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com. Panel of 3 members shall evaluate all the submitted abstracts. Authors of only shortlisted abstracts will be contacted to prepare the full paper for the conference and possible inclusion in an edited book.