Sunday, June 29, 2014

Call for proposals @ Indo-Norwegian Cooperation Programme 2014

MPhil @ Institute of Development Studies Kolkata

Jobs @ Agro-Economic Research Centre Sardar Patel University

Conference Call for Papers @ Manipal Centre for Philosophy and Humanities

Jobs @ Ambedkar University Delhi

Jobs @ Institute for Financial Management and Research, Chennai

Faculty Positions @ Indian Institute of Technology Gandhinagar

Faculty Positions at Indian Institute of Technology Gandhinagar
The Humanities and Social Sciences (HSS) at the Indian Institute of Technology Gandhinagar is a vibrant sphere of innovative thought and critical inquiry. The HSS is formed by eclectic and established faculty and nurtured by the Institute's broad vision and support. It has made quantum leaps in the programs that it offers which include, Masters in Society and Culture and Masters in Cognitive Science as well as a rigorous PhD program. The HSS faculty's engagement with frontiers of knowledge and new practices had made it an emerging hub for serious scholarship ( its pursuit of excellence in the Humanities and Social Sciences, IITGN invites applications for various fields such as Economics, Sociology, Political Science, Anthropology and others, including Digital Humanities and Media Studies. Candidates interested in interdisciplinary areas within the Humanities and Social Sciences, or collaborating with Sciences and Engineering are especially encouraged to apply. Application instructions and formats are available at Further information about the institute, faculty life, pay packages, and expectations from the faculty can be found in the FAQ for Prospective Faculty ( and FAQ sections ( on the IITGN website. Candidates may direct any questions about the application process to: Professor-in-Charge, Faculty Affairs at


56th  Annual Conference
18-20 December, 2014
Venue: BIT Mesra, Ranchi, Jharkhand
56th ISLE Annual Conference:
The 56th Annual Conference of the Indian Society of Labour Economics (ISLE) will be held during 18-20 December, 2014.

The Themes for the 56th ISLE Conference:
Inter-linkages between Formal and Informal Labour Processes
Demographic dividend: Challenges of Employment and Employability
Industrial Relations in India: Sectoral and Regional Patterns

The summaries of the selected papers will be brought out as a publication of conference summaries to be distributed among the Conference participants, along with a CD of the complete papers. Selected and revised papers based on peer reviews will be published in subsequent issues of the Indian Journal of Labour Economics. 

Best Paper Awards: Two awards have been instituted for best paper writers, below 40 years: Ruddar Datt Memorial Award and Sanjay Thakur Young Labour Economist Award (carrying prize money of Rs. 10,000 each). Those willing to be considered for the awards are requested to send their date of birth along with the single authored paper before the deadline.

Submission of Papers: Those who wish to contribute papers may send their papers along with a summary of about 1000 words to: the Hon. Secretary, Indian Society of Labour Economics, NIDM Building, IIPA Campus, I.P. Estate, New Delhi - 110002, India. The soft copies in MS Word may be emailed to: 

Conference Brochure

c/o Institute for Human Development
NIDM Building, 3rd Floor, IIPA Campus
I.P. Estate, Mahatma Gandhi Marg, New Delhi - 110 002, India
Phones: +91 11 23358166/23321610
Fax: + 91 11 23321610
For further details and updates, please visit our website: or email your queries to:

Call for Applications @ IDEAS

Doctoral Fellowships @ Public Health Foundation of India

ABSRC 2014 ROME - Advances in Business-Related Scientific Research Conference

ABSRC 2014 ROME - Advances in Business-Related Scientific Research Conference
24th to 26th September 2014
Rome, Italy

ABSRC is an important international gathering of business and business-related sciences scholars and educators. In addition to scientific papers, the focus is on various best practices and solutions, which are important for business activities.

Web address:
Sponsored by: GEA College - Faculty of Entrepreneurship and Edukator d.o.o.

Business and business-related issues are covered including the following topic groups:
Business strategy
Change management and organizational development
Conflict management
Critical management
Economic growth
Gender, diversity and social issues
Human resource management and career development
Humanities and arts and business
Industry, area or region specific studies
Industrial organization
International business
Language in organizations
Law and business
Management consulting
Management education, training and development
Managerial and organizational cognition and psychology
Marketing and consumer behavior
Natural sciences and business
Organizational behavior
Organizational information and communication systems
Organizations and financing
Production and operations management
Research methods
Social sciences and business
Technology and innovation management

Friday, June 27, 2014

2nd Asian Conference on Education and Technology (ACET 2014)

Singapore Marriott Hotel, Singapore
August 29-30, 2014

You are invited to participate in the 2nd Asian Conference on Education and Technology (ACET 2014). The Conference will be held on August 29-30, 2014 at Singapore Marriott Hotel, Singapore, Successful conferences of IAMURE had been staged at The Ritz-Carlton, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia; The Venetian Macao, Macau, China; Manila Marriott Hotel, Pasay City, Philippines; Sydney Harbour Marriott Hotel, Australia; Renaissance Seoul Hotel, Seoul, South Korea; Marco Polo Hotel, Davao City; JW Marriott Hotel, Jakarta, Indonesia; Marina Bay Sands Convention Centre, Singapore; JW Marriott Hotel, Bangkok, Thailand; Marco Polo Plaza Cebu, Cebu City Philippines; Renaissance Hotel, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

The theme of the ACET 2014 is "Education and Technology: Connecting People, Developing Lives." The objectives of the conference are to: (1) provide a forum for professional and student researchers across the world as means for dissemination and utilization of high impact education and technology researches; (2) nourish collaborations among researchers and institutions in the promotion and production of researches; (3) recognize meritorious contributions of world researchers and institutions; and, (4) promote quality research publications as credible sources of scientific literature.

Participants will know latest discoveries in research and forge collaborations with researchers abroad. They will experience the beauty and grandeur of Singapore. The ACET 2014 gives due recognition to great achievements of individuals and institutions in the production, promotion, and utilization of research. IAMURE conferences are graced by representatives of the diplomatic offices of the Republic of the Philippines.

Only those who have valid passports expiring beyond six months, have capability to pay, and determined to attend must apply. We do not provide scholarships/funds for presenters.

Effective Teaching Pedagogies, Learning Styles and Learning Outcomes, Technology-based Instructions, Emerging Technologies, Educational Management, ISO Certification of Schools, Engineering and Sciences Research

Streams and journals that we will publish: IAMURE International Journal of Education and IAMURE International Journal of Mathematics, Engineering and Technology. These journals are online, cross- referenced with DOI, indexed, ISO Certified 9001:2008 and globally circulated.

Our journals are indexed by international agencies such as Public Knowledge Project, a consortium of Simon Fraser University Library, the School of Education of Stanford University, and the British Columbia University, Canada; Philippine E-Journals; Google Scholar; Scholastica; Open Access Journals; Index Copernicus; Proquest; Researchgate; Lacriee of France; and University Library of Leipzig in Germany. Our journal contributors have membership with for their open researcher and contributors ID which signals the world status of a researcher's inclusion of track record of publications in the ORCID database. The organizer is also a member of CrossRef USA that aims to facilitate linking, citation tracking, and cross-referencing using Digital Object Identifier.

Submission for presentation consideration: July 21, 2014
Submission of full paper for publication: July 21, 2014
Regular registration and Payment Receipt: July 26, 2014
Award and proceedings submissions: August 1, 2014
Final Payment Deadline: August 1, 2014

Detailed Call for Papers:
Submissions for presentation consideration:
Venue Information: Singapore Marriott Hotel
General inquiries:

Submit a 200-word abstract with five parts: (1) introduction of the topic; (2) chief purpose; (3) methods; (4) results; and (5) conclusion with keywords having four parts: (1) discipline of the study; (2) concepts investigated; (3) methods and process, (4) geography (country/continent). It must be accompanied by updated curriculum vitae, photocopy of passport, 2x2 photo, ORCID number from, name of institution, and institution logo, and flag of country and email to Early submissions are greatly appreciated. All submissions must be in Microsoft Word.

All attending participants must register and pay the NON-REFUNDABLE, NON-TRANSFERABLE registration fees. Each presenter is allowed to present up to a maximum of two papers.
a. Presenter Regular Rate: One paper presentation with one paper for journal publication - USD 600
b. Extra Paper Presentation Rate: USD 100
c. Observer Rate: USD 300
d. Student Rate: One paper presentation with one paper for journal publication - USD 550

Name of Bank: Bank of the Philippine Islands
Address: Capistrano cor. R.N. Abejuela Streets, Cagayan de Oro City, Philippines
Account Name: IAMURE Multidisciplinary Research
Account Number: 9334-0273-81 (Dollar Account)
Swift Code: BOPIPHMM

Western Union or MLhuillier
Name of Recipient: Genaro V. Japos
Address: Unit 15 2/F Elipe City Building, RNP Blvd., Kauswagan, Cagayan de Oro City, Philippines

Application for visa and payment of all visa application charges (depending on your country of origin) shall be the sole responsibility of the participant.

IAMURE Multidisciplinary Research is an international organization of research institutions and researchers in over 50 countries. It is an ISO 9001:2008 certified organization by AJA Registrars, Inc. IAMURE organizes international conferences, publishes academic journals, performs journal evaluation, and designs and conducts research trainings. IAMURE provides a world platform for researchers and give recognition to outstanding achievements. We are also a proud member of the Philippine Society of Quality, Inc.

Thursday, June 26, 2014

Fwd: The IAFOR North American Conference on Education (NACE 2014)

The IAFOR North American Conference on Education (NACE 2014)
25th to 28th September 2014 - Providence, RI, United States of America
Abstract Submission Deadline Extended: August 1st - Please submit your abstract through the online system found on the "Call for Papers" page of the website.

Web address:
Sponsored by: IAFOR - The International Academic Forum

The International Academic Forum in conjunction with its global university and institutional partners is proud to announce the First IAFOR North American Conference on Education.

Hear the latest research, publish before a global audience, present in a supportive environment, network, engage in new relationships, experience the US, explore Boston, New York and New England, join a global academic community...

NACE Conference Theme 2014: "Transforming and Changing Education: Power, In/equalities and Social Justice"

IAFOR promotes and facilitates new multifaceted approaches to one of the core issues of our time, namely globalization and its many forms of growth and expansion. Awareness of how it cuts across the world of education, and its subsequent impact on societies, institutions and individuals, is a driving force in educational policies and practices across the globe. IAFOR's Conferences on Education have these issues at their core. The conferences present those taking part with three unique dimensions of experience, encouraging interdisciplinary discussion, facilitating heightened intercultural awareness and they promoting international exchange. In short, IAFOR's Conferences on Education are about change and transformation. As IAFOR's previous education conferences have shown, education has the power to transform and change whilst it is also continuously transformed and changed. The theme of transforming and changing education continues into 2014 in the European, North American and Asian Conferences on Education.

Globalized education systems are becoming increasing socially, ethnically and culturally diverse. However, education is often defined through discourses embedded in Western paradigms as globalised education systems become increasingly determined by dominant knowledge economies. Policies, practices and ideologies of education help define and determine ways in which social justice is perceived and acted out. What counts as 'education' and as 'knowledge' can appear uncontestable but is in fact both contestable and partial. Discourses of learning and teaching regulate and normalise gendered and classed, racialised and ethnicised understandings of what learning is and who counts as a learner.

In many educational settings and contexts throughout the world, there remains an assumption that teachers are the possessors of knowledge which is to be imparted to students, and that this happens in neutral, impartial and objective ways. However, learning is about making meaning, and learners can experience the same teaching in very different ways. Students (as well as teachers) are part of complex social, cultural, political, ideological and personal circumstances, and current experiences of learning will depend in part on previous ones, as well as on age, gender, social class, culture, ethnicity, varying abilities and more.

In this conference âАУ one of a series of three to be held in 2014 on transforming and changing education âАУ participants are invited to explore the ways in which learning and teaching can be challenged and re/created through change and transformation. This conference will explore the transformative effects of education through critiques of power, in/equalities and social justice, including:


- how constructs of learner identities as 'self' and 'other' are defined and acted out through spaces of marginalisation
- how constructions of learner identities shape possibilities for social justice and transformation

Constructions of knowledge:

- how understandings of 'knowledge' are constructed for learners and teachers through challenging and transforming educational inequalities
- how hierarchies of 'knowledge' are determined and played out through constructs of power

Transformative pedagogies:

- how transformative pedagogies can challenge educational inequalities
- how learners and teachers can transform and change education through challenging social injustices

The role of educational institutions:

- how educational institutions endorse and/or challenge educational inequalities
- how hidden differences and inequalities are played out in education, and the pedagogical challenges this raises

We hope to see you at NACE2014!

Professor Sue Jackson
NACE 2014 Conference Co-Chair

Pro-Vice-Master, Learning and Teaching,
Professor of Lifelong Learning and Gender,
Birkbeck, University of London, UK

Professor Barbara Lockee
NACE 2014 Conference Co-Chair

Professor of Instructional Design and Technology
Associate Director of Educational Research and Outreach in the School of Education
Virginia Tech, USA

Abstract Submission Details - Please submit your abstract through the online system found on the Call for Papers page of the website.

NACE2014 Conference Streams

Learning and teaching in times of transformation:

Education and social and political movements
Education, post-colonialism and globalisation
Education for sustainable development
Contested perspectives in learning and teaching
Virtual spaces: digital technologies and communications
Educational change through technologies

Challenging, transforming and preserving cultural differences:

'Englishes' and cultural communication
Bi-cultural, bi-lingual and bi-national education
Languages education and applied linguistics (ESL/TESL/TEFL)
Language preservation
Literacy, languages, multiliteracies

Learning and teaching through educational structures:

Primary and secondary education
Higher education
Adult and lifelong learning
Technology enhanced and distance learning
International Schooling and Education
Educational Vision, Policy, Leadership, Management and Administration
Curriculum and Pedagogy
Economics of Education
Institutional Accreditation and Ranking
Organizational Learning and Change
Professional Concerns, Training and Development
Special Education, Learning Difficulties, Disability
Student Learning, Learner Experiences and Learner Diversity
Student affairs

Disciplines and interdisciplinary approaches, including:

Arts, drama, design and music
Educational research and development
Psychology and sociology of education
STEM (science, technology, engineering and maths) learning
Technology in learning
Working through and beyond the disciplines

14th EBES Conference Barcelona

Call for Papers
14th EBES Conference - Barcelona
October 23-25, 2014
Barcelona, Spain

On behalf of the organizing committee, I would like to invite you to participate in the 14th EBES Conference, in Barcelona, Spain, which will bring together many distinguished researchers from all over the world. Participants will find opportunities for presenting new research, exchanging information, and discussing current issues.

Although we focus on Europe and Asia, all papers from major economics, finance, and business fields - theoretical or empirical - are highly encouraged. Qualified papers will be published in the EBES journals (Eurasian Business Review and Eurasian Economic Review) and EBES 2014 Anthology. EBES journals (EER and EBR) are published by Springer.

In addition, submitted full papers will be included in the conference proceeding CD and will be published in the Springer's series Springer Proceedings in Business and Economics. It will also be sent to Thomson Reuters in order to be reviewed for coverage in its Conference Proceedings Citation Index.

Conference proceedings for the 10th and 11th EBES Conferences are accepted for the Thomson Reuters Conference Proceedings Citation Index. Subsequent conference proceedings are under evaluation.

Abstract submission for the 14th EBES Conference is now open. For online submission, please visit

We also would like to remind you that the extended deadline for abstract submission is July 28, 2014.

We look forward to receiving your submissions and seeing you on October 23-24-25, 2014 in Barcelona, Spain.



Web address:
Sponsored by: EBES (Eurasian Business and Economics Society)

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