Call for Papers: Second Ireland India Institute Conference on South Asia 2018

Call for papers

 Ireland India Institute Conference on South Asia, 2018

This Call for papers is now CLOSED. Abstracts sent after the deadline may not be considered.

We thank you for the overwhelming response. Selected participants will be notified by the end of January 2018 via email.

Deadline for abstracts: 1 December 2017

The Ireland India Institute, Dublin City University, is pleased to announce its second Annual Conference on South Asia, to be held from Thursday 26 April to Friday 27 April 2018 at Dublin City University, Ireland.


The organisers are now accepting panel and paper submissions for this conference. They invite proposals for panels and papers from scholars and practitioners involved with but not limited to politics and international relations, history, culture, linguistics, economics and other aspects of South Asia. We are especially keen on having papers related to security this year.

Proposals for panels should contain a title, a 300-word abstract and names of suggested panel members with their short bio, title, abstracts of their individual papers and email addresses. Each panel will have 4–5 papers pertaining to a common theme. We encourage panels to not limit themselves to the same organisation/university.

Proposals for papers should include a title, abstract (300 words), author’s name, email addresses, and a 150-word bio and has to be submitted to the conference organisers Arpita Chakraborty and Hari Krishnan at [email protected] no later than 1 December 2017.  When submitting a paper please indicate preferred theme(s) and/or up to 6 keywords. All authors will be contacted by the end of January.

The organisers hope to be able to offer a number of bursaries to support the participation of PhD students travelling from South Asia. In order to apply for travel bursary, please attach a 250-word document of bursary justification with your proposal.