Young Scholars Colloquium on State of Research in Human Rights: Prospective and Retrospective

Venue: Centre for Human Rights, University of Hyderabad

Location: Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh, India

Event Date/Time: Feb 01, 2012 End Date/Time: Feb 02, 2012
Abstract Submission Date: Nov 30, 2011
Paper Submission Date: Jan 05, 2012
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The Centre for Human Rights, University of Hyderabad is organising Young Scholars Colloquium on "State of Research in Human Rights: Prospective and Retrospective" during 1-2 February, 2012. The purpose of this Colloquium is to bring together the young scholars who are working in different areas of human rights and provide an opportunity for their interaction.

We welcome submissions, both theoretical and empirical, dealing with the issues related to research on human rights and other allied areas. We encourage Ph.D students enrolled in any disciplines of social sciences across the Indian universities who are working on the theme of human rights to send their papers. In addition, young faculty members who have been working on human rights issues are also encouraged. The following broad themes are identified to present papers.

1. Rights of the Dalit and Tribal.
2. Rights of children, Women and other marginalised sections.
3. Rights of the People with Disabilities.
4. Organisation, Innovation and protection of Human Rights.
5. Human Rights and Non Governmental Sector.
6. Human Rights Movements, both at national and international level.
7. Any other research contributes to widen knowledge of human rights.
Abstract in 500 words on any one of the themes mentioned above should be sent to with a copy to on or before 31st November, 2011. Notification of the selected abstracts will be intimated to the concern candidates before 5th December, 2011, while those abstracts which are not considered will also be separately intimated. Last date for submission of full length paper is 5th January, 2012. Best papers will be published in either Indian Journal of Human Rights or in a special volume.
Travel and Accommodation
The Centre will reimburse III AC train fare for the selected outstation participants in shortest route from their respective institutions. In addition, the participants will be provided with a modest accommodation at the University Guest House. There will be no registration fee. If you have any queries regarding the Colloquium, please feel free to contact Mr. Rama Krishna Reddy, Research Associate at the Centre on his email id or call him on his mobile no (s) 09494584668/ 09989396002.


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