UGC Sponsored Two Days’ National Seminar at Dumkal College, Basantapur, Murshidabad, West Bengal on ‘Vivekananda and the Making of Indian Consciousness’



Date : 13th August to 14th August, 2013

Organised by : The departments of English and Bengali, Dumkal College, Basantapur in collaboration with Sripat Singh College, Murshidabad.

Sub-themes :
Social Reconstruction, Indianism and Vivekananda.
Vivekananda’s Views on Indian History and Cultural Heritage.
Making of India through Spiritual Regeneration.
Liberalism in Religion and Vivekananda.
Vivekananda’s Views on Women.
Nation Building through Man Making.
Indian Pluralism and Vivekananda.
National Integration and Vivekananda.
Freedom Movement and Vivekananda.
Vivekananda’s Influence on Contemporary Intelligentsia.
Themes of Untouchability, Racism, Fanaticism: Vivekananda, Rabindranath and
Mahatma Gandhi.
The Relevance of Vivekananda in Context of Contemporary Political Situation in
India in Particular and in the World in general.
Synthesis of Western and Indian Culture: Vivekananda’s Ideas.
Vivekananda and Literature.
Other Relevant Topics.

Call for Papers :
Papers are invited from scholars and teachers of schools, colleges and universities and are requested to send in their abstracts to [email protected] Selection will be made, purely by the quality of the abstracts, by a peer review team and the participants will have to send in their full papers within stipulated time. The selected submitted full papers of the paper presenters will be published through the post-seminar proceedings volume with ISBN number. All participants are requested to adhere to the following timeline and instructions strictly.

Instructions :
The maximum limit for abstract – 300 words.
The maximum limit for full paper – 3000 words.
Both the abstract and the full paper should be typed in A4 size paper in Times New Roman font (font size 12) in MS Word (2003/2007) with single space in English and for Bengali version the Font is BIJOY in font size – 11 and with single space.
Please use end notes (in font size 9) instead of foot notes.
Mention key words.
The abstract should contain the brief resume of the author(s), E-Mail ID and contact No(s).

Important Dates:
Last date for sending in abstracts: 30th June, 2013
Confirmation regarding acceptance of abstracts: 07th July 2013
Last date for sending in full paper: 05th August, 2013
Date of Seminar: 13th and 14th August, 2013

Registration Details:
Teacher Registration Fees: Rs. 500/-
Scholar/student Registration Fees: Rs. 400/-
Accompanying person Registration Fees: Rs. 400/-