Graduate South Asia Conference

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Graduate South Asia Conference | October 4, 5, and 6, 2023

Call for Abstracts (Closed)

The Canada India Research Centre for Learning and Engagement (CIRCLE) invites PhD students engaged in research related to India, South Asia, Indian and/or South Asian diasporas to submit paper abstracts and panel proposals for this multidisciplinary virtual conference.

The three-day conference is intended to showcase cutting-edge research being undertaken in diverse fields in any/all areas of the research focus. It aims to increase awareness about such research, facilitate networking, and foster impactful research.

The conference will be structured around panels and keynote lectures. There will be virtual space for informal interactions.

Conference Format

This conference will be delivered virtually over the course of three days, synchronously in Eastern (ET) and Indian (IST) time zones. Information regarding the schedule, themes and length of each session will be provided after accepted papers/sessions have been confirmed. There is no fee to participate in this conference.

There will be keynote lectures focused on health, natural sciences and engineering, and social sciences and humanities. The remainder of the conference will be organized around panel sessions. Each panel will comprise 4 or 5 presentations and discussion. A chair will moderate each panel.

Keynote Recordings

Understanding India: The Classical Political Economy Approach | Alex M. Thomas

Keynote 1 Transcript

Water Sustainability for Everyone? The Implications for Climate Change | Ed McBean

Keynote 2 Transcript