UGC sponsored International Seminar on "Human Rights & Social Inclusion; Contemporary Concerns"
Call for Papers:
An International Seminar for Academics, Lawyers, Judges, governmental and diplomatic officials, Civil society practitioners/ Practicing Human Rights Personnel from the Media, Non Governmental and international organizations, is being organized on 23rd and 24th November, 2011 by Department of Political Science, Jamia Millia Islamia New Delhi, on the theme: "Human Rights & Social Inclusion; Contemporary Concerns".
Scholars and advocates are required to send well-researched papers of about 4000 words, a 200 word abstract of the paper and a CV by 5th October 2011 to the Organizing Secretary of the Seminar, Dr Bulbul Dhar-James (firstname.lastname@example.org) or Dr. Adnan Farooqui (email@example.com) by email. Acceptance of the papers shall be communicated to the Applicants by 12th October 2011.
Applicants to send a 200 word abstract of the paper and a CV: 5th October, 2011
Acceptance of the papers shall be communicated to the Applicants: 12th October, 2011
Last date for Submission of the Full Paper: 1st November, 2011
The intended Seminar on Human Rights & Social Inclusion; Contemporary Concerns, will trace the trajectory of the discourse and developments till date on the issue from a socio-legal-political and economic perspective.
The focus is intended to be the ever growing generation of Rights. With an overview on the practice and abuse of Human Rights in general, the following Technical Sessions will focus on diverse areas in the context of: human development, Right to, Food, adequate Housing, development, IPR, Environment & Ecology, Gender - Sexual Harassment, Domestic Violence, Trafficking, Rights of the child, biotechnological developments (Foeticide, Surrogate parenting, cloning, IVF, GMO amongst others), life-sustaining technology (organ transplant & sale, performance augmenting drugs etc), against Torture, Euthanasia, Right to Information, Involuntary disappearances, Executions amongst other contemporary concerns of Social inclusion - Minorities, displaced, physically handicapped, SC, ST, elderly amongst others.
The idea is to focus on the "excluded" (sometimes "alienated") and their access to various opportunities. The intended outcome is to look at areas which are evolving and shaping policy making & implementation.