Tata Institute of Social Sciences invites papers for a three-day Conference on Globalisation and Social Transformation in Mumbai – Apply by September 30, 2011

Organizer: Tata Institute of Social Sciences

Venue: Mumbai


The Tata Institute of Social Sciences (TISS), Mumbai is a reputed institution that has influenced the direction of social work education and social research in India. It has earned recognition as an institution of repute from different Ministries of the Government of India, various State Governments, international agencies such as the United Nations, and the non-government sector, both national and international.


The Tata Institute of Social Sciences is celebrating its Platinum Jubilee Celebration Year in 2011–2012. As part of the celebrations, a three-day Conference on ‘Globalisation and Social Transformation: The Indian Experience’, is being organised.

The Conference will provide a platform to academicians, activists, practitioners and researchers to discuss the challenges of globalisation and the ensuing social transformation within a multi-disciplinary framework. The Conference aims at enhancing knowledge, identifying newer areas and methods of policy advocacy and intervention.

The Conference comprises keynote lectures, plenaries, parallel sessions, as well as oral and poster presentations.

TISS has invited papers for the following themes:

  • Economic growth, equality and human development
  • Organisation, work and innovation
  • State, governance and citizenship
  • Community, identity and marginalisation
  • Environment, resources and resistance
  • Inequalities, vulnerabilities and human health and well-being
  • Transforming role of social institutions in a global society
  • Culture, nation and change

Please submit an abstract of 350 words in the prescribed format with four keywords on any of the areas identified above to pjnc@tiss.edu on or before September 30, 2011.

For more details about registration as a delegate and guidelines for submission of abstract please visit http://www.tiss.edu/nationalconference/announcement

If you have any queries please write to TISS at pjnc@tiss.edu or call Amruta/Sangeeta on 022 25525135 between 11.00 am to 1.00 pm (from Monday to Friday only)

Contact Details:

Tata Institute of Social Sciences
P.O. Box 8313, 


Mumbai 400 088
Mumbai: +91-22-25525000, +91-22-25525500

email:  pjnc@tiss.edu

Website: www.tiss.edu/

February 17, 2012 12:00AM - February 19, 2012 12:00AM