Indian Association of Social Science Institutions (IASSI)
19th IASSI Annual Conference 2019

Venue : National Institute of Rural Development & Panchayati Raj, Hyderabad, India

January, 11-13, 2019

Call for Papers

Conference Theme : "Development and Change"

The overall theme of the conference is "Development and Change". Researches, professionals and other experts including those from outside India, are invited to contribute conceptual and/or empirical papers in the conference. Contributions 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


1. Growth, employment and social security
2. Aspects of human development
3. Development and social exclusion/inclusion
4. State policies and development
5. Agrarian change and rural contestations
6. Development, politics and contestations
7. Development, urbanisation and social change

Papers submitted should not exceed 8000 words (including tables and appendices). All papers should also include an abstract of about 500 words. The abstracts will be compiled into a booklet 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 origional submissions.

Important dates to keep in mind are:

CONFERENCE DATES: 11-13 January 2019

Complete paper submission deadline : 31st October 2018
Communication from IASSI about acceptance of papers: : 15th November 2018
Last date for Conference registration: : 15th December 2018

Registration for Participation:

Participation category
India (INR)
Developing Countries (US $)
Other Countries (US $)
With Accomodation
Delegate Accompanying persons
3000 2000
150 125
200 150
Without Accomodation

Further details :
C/O Institute of Human Development
84, Functional Industrial Estate,
Delhi - 110092
Phone : 11-22159148/49 (ext. 121)
Mob: 91-9599665167

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