In light of the current situation, we have cancelled the Fourth Conference on South Asia, which had been scheduled for the 22-24 April 2020 in Dublin, Ireland. We do not believe that given the gravity of the situation, we will be able to reorganise the conference later in the year. All registered participants will have their registration fees fully refunded.
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The Ireland India Institute, Dublin City University is pleased to announce its Fourth Conference on South Asia, which will be held on the 22-24 April 2020 in Dublin, Ireland. We welcome proposal for papers and panels from academics, doctoral researchers and activists addressing one of the thematic sections listed below:
Nationalisms & Populism in South Asia
Protest, Power and Participation
Religion, Secularism and Politics
‘New’ Media and Cyberspace
Climate Change and Environmental Politics
De-colonisation and New Imperialisms
Reflections on the World: Literature and Film in South Asia
Borders and Borderlands in South Asia
Geopolitics and Security in South Asia
Questioning gender paradigms in South Asia
Queer and Sexuality Studies
Refugees and Statelessness in South Asia
Paper Proposals: Proposals for papers should include a title and abstract (300 words) and the thematic section that the paper addresses. Proposals should be submitted by registering on the Ireland India Institute website here, deadline 4 November 2019. We especially encourage papers from underrepresented groups including Dalit and minority perspectives. Proposals that do not specify a thematic section will not be included.
Panel proposals: We also invite panels. The Panel proposal should be submitted by one of the four panelists, and should not be more than 300 words in addition to this each individual paper proposals (title, Author(s) and 300 word abstract) should be uploaded as an attachment. If any of the presenters wish to apply for a bursary, then the individual bursary applications should be made separately following the guidelines below
Travel Bursaries: The organisers hope to be able to offer a number of bursaries to support the participation of doctoral students from South Asia. To apply for a travel bursary, please attach a 300-word justification statement, explaining why you believe you are a suitable candidate for a bursary. The bursary will only be awarded as reimbursements after the conference. Participants have to arrange for their own travel and accommodation.
Registration Fee (Student): €30
Registration Fee (All Others): €50