Call for Papers: Student Workshop in Development Studies by OP Jindal Global University, Haryana [March 3]: Submit by Dec 22

Concept Note

The Student Workshop Organizing Committee at OP Jindal Global University welcomes abstract contributions from a broad spectrum of student researchers specializing across different social science disciplines (from undergraduate to doctoral level) and present their research in the form of working papers at the Inter-Disciplinary Student Workshop in Development Studies Organised by Centre for New Economics Studies (CNES), OP Jindal Global University.

Call for Papers

Working Papers invoking critical questions on theorizing under the identified themes of the workshop or offering empirical insights on contemporary social, economic issues and/or addressing methodological approaches used in mainstream discourse are especially encouraged. The following are the broad themes.

  1. Technology and Society
    • Social Dimension of Technology Transitions
    • Social Media and Political Behaviour
    • Digital Media and Political Communication
    • Automation and its Impact on Labour displacement
    • Role of Ethics in Artificial Intelligence
    • Technology and Access to Education
    • Technology and Access to Healthcare
  2. Role of Agency of Women in Path to Development
    • Mobile Phones and Women Empowerment
    • Gender Inequality and its Impact on Economic Growth
    • Role of Women in Politics
    • Violence against Women
    • Women and Poverty
    • Women and Health
    • Women and Armed Conflict

Submission of Abstracts and Working Papers

The Conference Organizing Team welcomes Abstracts between 300-500 words. The working
papers must be between 4000-5000 words and must follow a coherent citation style i.e. either a Harvard Style or Chicago Style of referencing.

The Abstract should try to address the following points of information:

  • Author Name and Institutional Affiliation
  • Title of Presentation
  • Introduction to Study
  • Methodology Used in the Study
  • Key Analytical Findings (if any)
  • Short Bibliography

Abstracts for Presentation can be sent electronically to the following e-mail addresses:

Important Dates

Last Date of Submission of Abstracts: December 22, 2017
Notification on Acceptance of Abstracts: December 29, 2017
Last Date of Submission of Working Papers: January 28, 2018
Conference: March 3, 2018


Raghu Vinayak Sinha, 9051263510 (
Shivkrit Rai, 8447020510 (
Sneha Roy, 9547318865 (
Yash Golechha, 9527888591 (

Faculty Coordinator: Deepanshu Mohan (

For details, please view the brochure given here.
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