4-5 December 2017
Acharya Nagarjuna University, Guntur, Andhra Pradesh, India

CALL FOR PAPERS

The 18th Annual Conference of the Indian Association of Social Science Institutions will be held during 4-5 December 2017 at the Acharya Nagarjuna University, Guntur, Andhra Pradesh, India. The conference will be jointly organized by the Acharya Nagarjuna University and the Centre for Economic and Social Science Studies, Hyderabad. Professor R. Radhakrishna, Chairman, Centre for Economic and Social Studies, Hyderabad, is the conference President and Professor M. Koteswar Rao, Dean Faculty of Social Sciences, Acharya Nagarjuna University, Guntur, is the Local Organizing Secretary of the Conference.

The Indian Association of Social Science Institutions (IASSI), established in 1979, is a federal formation of academic bodies (universities and research institutes) that aims to promote and strengthen teaching and research in social sciences. IASSI also publishes a peer-reviewed quarterly journal titled IASSI Quarterly: Contributions to Indian Social Science. For details, please visit: www.iassi.org.

CONFERENCE THEME DATES TO REMEMBER
Inclusive Development: Perspectives and Policies Sub Themes:

§ Equity and Social Inclusion

§ Livelihood and Employment Opportunities

§ Education and Skills

§ Urban Development

§ Social Protection

§ Inclusive Social and Political Institutions

Dates of the Conference: 
4-5 December 2017
Last date for Submission of Papers: 
10 October 2017
Communication from IASSI about acceptance of papers: 
21 October 2017
Last date for Conference Registration: 6 November 2017

GUIDELINES FOR PAPER SUBMISSIONS

The overall theme of the conference is ‘Inclusive Development: Perspectives and Policies’. Researchers, professionals, and other experts, including those from outside India, are invited to contribute conceptual and/or empirical papers to the Conference. Paper entries are welcome from other regions and countries besides India, and from all Social Science disciplines. Papers written with an interdisciplinary approach are particularly welcome. Softcopies of the papers should be e-mailed to iassi.conference@gmail.com along with a copy to 18iassiconference@gmail.com. The last date for paper submissions is 10 October 2017. Authors of the selected papers will be intimated by 21 October 2017 and invited to present their papers in the Thematic Technical Sessions.

Papers submitted should not exceed 8000 words (including tables and appendices) and should adhere to the current style of writing of the IASSI Quarterly: Contributions to Indian Social Sciences. All papers should also include an abstract of about 500 words. The abstracts will be compiled into a publication which will be distributed among conference participants. Selected papers after peer-review, and revision, will be considered for publication in subsequent issues of the IASSI Quarterly: Contributions to Indian Social Science. Authors must ensure original submissions.

Conference Registration For further details, contact
Category Amount
IASSI Member Delegates Rs. 1500
Non Member Delegates Rs. 2500
Spouse/Accompanying Persons Rs. 2000
Delegates from outside India
Non Member Delegates
US $125
Spouse / Accompanying Persons US $100
Member Secretary, 
Indian Association of Social Science Institutions (IASSI)
Last date for Submission of Papers: 
c/o Institute for Human Development
84, Patparganj Industrial Area, Delhi-110092
Phone:011-22159148/22159149 (ext.121)
Email: iassi.conference@gmail.com
Website: www.iassi.org
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