List of Selected Abstracts declared for presentation: Vaishvik - Let's All be One, Unite & Rise


Date: March 4, 2016 - March 5, 2016

VAISHVIK- Let’s All Be One & Rise’ is an annual event organised by the students of MA Globalisation & Labour, Centre for Labour Studies, Tata Institute of Social Sciences to engage Academicians, Students, Scholars, Union Federations, Corporate Professional, Leaders to bring forth their ideas for a wholesome deliberation on a single platform.

As a part of event, we call for papers from Bachelors, Masters and M. Phil students, to examine the contested relationships between the issues of gender, access and skill enhancement and their implications for discursive and material practices of space and labour market development in India.

The papers should be addressing, but not limited to, the following themes/issues: Gender inequality and skill enhancement at Work

  • Theme 1: Social exclusion in labour market
  • Theme 2: Skill development under Make in India
  • Theme 3: Migration and Gender
  • Theme 4: Gender Equality and Labour Research

Abstract should be minimum 500 words which will contain enough information to evaluate the contribution. A committee will review and select the final list of presenters to be invited.

The event is divided into 2 streams: Bachelors Students as one stream and Masters & M. Phil together as another stream. The students called for presentation will be given Participation Certificates. In the event, the winners will be given cash prize of Rs. 2500, runners-up Rs. 1200 and Rs. 750 as consolation prize.

Please make sure to provide name(s) of the author, affiliation, name of the institution/college, e- mail address, mailing address and phone number.

The following deadlines apply:

  • Abstract Submission (PDF or Word): 29th February, 2016
  • Notification of Acceptance of Abstract: 1st March, 2016
  • Date for the Presentation: 4th March, 2016

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List of Selected Abstracts for Presentation