Announcement 556

Dear Sir/Madam,

Indian Social Science Academy (formerly Indian Academy of Social Sciences, ISSA) in association with Periyar University shall hold the 41st session of the Indian Social Science Congress between December 18 and 22, 2017 at Salem in Tamil Nadu . ‘Indian University Education System: A Critical Appraisal’ is its focal theme. There are following 28 subjects/disciplines Research Committees and 21 interdisciplinary Thematic Panels as given below:

(a) Research Committees


1. Agricultural Science

2. Anthropology

3. Archaeology & History

4. Biological or Life Science

5. Biotechnology

6. Chemical Science

7. Commerce

8. Communication & Journalism

9. Computer Science

10. Earth Science (Oceanic Sc, Marine Sc.,

      Atmospheric Sc. Etc) & Planetary


11. Ecological & Environmental Science

12. Economics

13. Education

14. Engineering Science

15. Geography

16. Home Science

17.International Relation Studies & Defence

     Strategic Studies

18. Juridical Science

19. Linguistics

20. Management Science

21. Mathematical & Statistical Science

22. Medical & Health Science

23. Philosophy

24. Physical Science

25. Political Science

26. Psychology

27. Social Works

28. Sociology



(b) Thematic Panels


1.   Conflicts, War, Peace and Social Security;

2.   Democracy And Human Rights;

3.   Ecological and Environmental Protection Movements;

4.   Ethics of Science and Society;

5.   Global Warming and Climate Change;

6.   History and Philosophy of Science;

7.   Information Technology, Mass Media and Culture;

8.   Labour in Organized and Unorganized  Sectors;

9.   Nation,  States and Emerging Challenges;

10. Natural Resources, Bio-diversity and Geographic Information System; 

11. Patent Laws and Intellectual Property Rights;

12. Peasants, Livelihood and Land-use; 

13. Peoples (Dalits, Tribes, Women, Peasants, etc) Struggles And Movements For Equitable Democrati Society;

14. Peoples Health and Quality of Life;

15. Political Economy of India;

16. Population, Poverty and  Migration;

17. Rural Technology, Social Organization and Rural Development;

18. Science Communication and Science Popularization;

19. Science, Technology and Society Development;

20. Social Processes, Social Structures and Social Alienation

21. Unity of Science (Science of Nature-Humans-Society)

One can present ones research paper in any area/subject/discipline at the 41st Indian Social Science Congress. One can also present an analytical paper on the issues related to the focal theme, ‘Indian University Education System: A Critical Appraisal’. Papers can be submitted in Hindi or English. Papers can also be submitted in other Indian languages provided that its translated manuscript in Hindi or English is submitted along with the original manuscript.

An abstract of the paper within 500 words should be submitted before July 31, 2017 and the full text of the paper before August 31, 2017. No paper, which is not based on any research or is a copy of research paper of someone else should be submitted. Each paper is to be accompanied by a duly signed ‘Declaration Form’’.

All those whose papers are accepted shall be required to register before November 15,2017. All registered delegates shall be provided free accommodation, food, kits,printed literature and proceedings of the Congress.


                Two best papers of the XLI Indian Social Science Congress will be provided Gold Medal.


                Please mail your paper, membership and registration and query to the following:


                Dr. N.P. Chaubey

                General Secretary

                Indian Academy of Social Sciences,

                Iswar Saran Ashram Campus,

                Allahabad  211004 (U.P.)


                Tel: 0532-2544245 (O), 0532-2544570 (R)



                Please mail your request for accommodation, food and transport to the following:


               Dr. A. Elangovan

               Local Organizing Secretary

               41st Indian Social Science Congress

               Professor and Head

               Department of Commerce

               Periyar University,

               Salem 636 011 (Tamil Nadu)


                M: 09894444146



                We cordially invite you, your colleagues and research students to the 41st Indian Social Science Congress. We shall be grateful to you for giving it wider publicity in your University, College, Department, Institute and Laboratory.


                With warm regards,


Yours sincerely,


(N.P. Chaubey)

General Secretary







XLI  Indian Social Science Congress


 (December 18-22, 2017 Periyar University, Salem 636 011 (Tamil Nadu)


The undersigned is interested in registering for the XLI Indian Social Science Congress.

The category of registration for which the fee is enclosed is indicated by the tick mark below () :




Up to November 15, 2017

 From November 16, 2017

1. Member Delegate

Rs. 3,000.00

Rs. 3,500.00

2. Non-Member Delegate

Rs. 4,000.00

Rs. 4,500.00

3. Institutional Member Delegates (upto three persons)

Rs. 10,000.00


          Rs. 12,000.00

4. Non Member Institutional    Delegates (upto three persons)

Rs. 15,000.00


Rs. 18,000.00

5. Member Student Delegates

Rs. 2,000.00

          Rs. 2,500.00

6. Non-Member Student Delegate

Rs. 2,500.00

Rs. 3,000.00

7. Local Delegate

Rs. 2,000.00

Rs. 2,500.00

8. Foreign Delegates

  1. From Afro-Asian-Latin

American countries

  1. From other countries (North America And Europe)


Rs. 5,000.00


US $ 200.00


Rs. 6,000.00


  US   $ 250.00

9.Accompanying  Persons*

  1. Indian
  2. Afro-Asian-Latin American countries
  3. Other Foreign countries

(North America And Europe)


       Rs. 2,000.00

                   Rs. 2,500.00              


 US    $ 150.00


Rs.   2,500.00

                    Rs. 3,000.00


US     $ 200.00


*The word ‘accompanying person’ means wife or husband or child. A child below the age of 6 years shall not be charged for food

Check one below:

I am a Member of the Indian Social Science Academy (Indian Academy of Social Sciences), my Membership Card Number is__________


I wish to be a Member of the Indian Social Science Academy (Indian Academy of Social Sciences), the Application Reference: _____________________________________________________________


I am a Postgraduate research student and have attached the "bonafide certificate" from the registrar and/or

a competent authority from my institution.



I/we am/are institutional member/non-member delegate(s) from ____________________________________________________________


Kindly find enclosed an account payee BANK DRAFT payable at Allahabad drawn in favour of the Indian Academy of Social Sciences, Allahabad.


Bank Draft Number: ___________     Bank Draft Date:_________________


Bank Drawn on: ________________ Total Amount in Figure____________


Total amount in words_________________________________________









The undersigned's full addresses and contact numbers are as given below:


<Name> _____________________________________________________






<Designation>                               Male                        Female                                                      ____________________________________________________________




<Address line 1>_______________________________________________


<Address line 2>_______________________________________________


<Address line 3>_______________________________________________

            <Place>                                   in Code>                                 State>

Phone (O): _____________   Phone (R)______________________

Fax: _______________________     E-mail:    _____________________

Website:  _______________            Mobile: ______________________




Full name in CAPITALS        Signature & date            Instt & place


REGISTERED AD addressed to:       

Dr. N.P. Chaubey

General Secretary

Indian Social Science Academy

(Indian Academy of Social Sciences),

5, Iswar Saran Ashram Campus

Allahabad 211004

Tel: (R) 0532-2544570, (O) 0532-2544245, 6533835





            Received the Registration Fee for the XL Indian Social Science Congress as per the details above and issued the receipt.


Receipt Number: ___________________Receipt Date:  _______________

Total Amount in Figures: Rs.______________________________________

Total Amount in words:        _______________________________________


Entry in the register on page___________ of serial number ___________




Treasurer                                                              Accountant






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