Submission of Abstract:

A five hundred word abstract or proposal along with the completed registration form is due by August 15, 2017.  A link to the registration for can be found here.


Submission of Papers:

Complete papers should be limited to 12 pages (approximately 20 minutes of presentation time).  The completed paper should reach the Conveners of the Conference by October 31, 2017.  Please email Simon Gikandi, ( and Bishnu Mohapatra (, the Conveners of the Conference with a copy marked to Prafulla Kar ( with the paper as an email attachment.

A longer version may be submitted for possible publication in the Journal of Contemporary Thought or in the conference volume brought out by the Forum.

About the Conference Volume

Select papers from the conference and from those submitted in response to the “Call for Papers” will be included in the conference volume. Completed papers for the conference volume should reach the Conference Conveners as email attachments by April 10, 2018.