Call for Papers: ADYPU Conference on Protection of Rights of Indigenous People Oct 7, Pune, Submit by Aug 26

About the Conference

Indigenous peoples are also called as ‘’ Adivasis’’in the diverse territories in the world. They are also responsible for a great deal of the world’s linguistic and cultural diversity, and their traditional knowledge has been and continues to be an invaluable resource that benefits all of mankind. Yet, indigenous peoples continue to suffer discrimination, marginalization, extreme poverty and conflict.

Some are being dispossessed of their traditional lands, forest rights as their livelihoods are being undermined. Meanwhile, their belief systems, cultures, languages and ways of life continue to be threatened, sometimes even by extinction. Increasingly, governments are recognizing these threats, and matching such recognition with action.

Governments around the world are making important steps towards addressing indigenous peoples’  concerns. In responding to the challenges they continue to face, indigenous peoples have engaged the international community, calling for a Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples and a permanent forum at the United Nations that meets regularly to discuss indigenous peoples issues & challenges.

Theme of the Conference

Protection of Rights of Indigenous People : Issues and Challenges

Sub Themes

Protection of Rights of Indigenous people at International, National and Local Level

Indigenous People and Forest Rights

The Role of Judiciary in Protection of Rights of Indigenous People

The Role of NGO in Protection of Rights of Indigenous People.

Research papers are invited on any of the above mentioned themes. The sub-themes are only illustrative in nature and exhaustive.

Paper presenters may select any topic concerning the major theme of the seminar. We solicit your ideas and observations by submitting papers in the National Conference

Category Registration Fees Mode of Payment


Single Author 1000/- (One Thousand only)
Co Author 1500/-(One Thousand & Five Hundred Only)

DD in favor of ‘Registrar
Ajeenkya DY Patil University’ payable at Pune

M.Phil., Ph.D Scholar

Single Author 750/- (Seven Hundred & Fifty only)
Co Author 1000/-( One Thousand Only)

Single Author 500/- (Five Hundred only)
Co Author 750/-(Seven Hundred & Fifty Only)

Guidelines for Paper Submission

An abstract of not more than 300 words

The full paper not exceeding 3000 Words including foot notes

The write up should be in MS word

Font: Times New Roman

Font Size: 12

Line Space: 1.5

Submission Procedure

Abstract & Full paper shall be sent on email: [email protected]

Date of Conference

7th October, 2017


Auditorium, Ajeenkya DY Patil University, Charoli Budruk via Lohegaon, Pune- 412105

Important Dates

Submission of Abstract – 26th August, 2017

Communication of Acceptance – 28th August, 2017

Last Date for Submission of Full Paper 30th September, 2017

Last Date of Registration – 5th October, 2017

Conference Date – 7th October, 2017


Dr. KKSR Murthy  (09493878572), Associate Professor

Prof Dhanya K A( 09000011903), Assistant Professor

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