Saturday, November 29, 2014

Coursework @ Centre for Policy Research

Centre for Policy Research
Dharma Marg, Chanakyapuri
New Delhi – 110 021
Tel: 011-26115273-76 (4 Lines)
Fax: 011-26872746
 
Orientation Programme on Social Science Research for Research Scholars and Lecturers belonging to Scheduled Castes, Scheduled Tribes, and Other Marginalised Groups
12-14 February 2015
Centre for Policy Research will be organising a three-day Capacity-Building Workshop for research scholars and faculty members belonging to the above Social Groups from the Southern Region (covering Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka, Kerala, Tamil Nadu, Telangana and the Union Territories of Lakshadweep and Puducherry). The programme is sponsored by the Indian Council of Social Science Research (ICSSR) and will be held during 12-14 February 2015 in New Delhi. It seeks to help the participants in three areas: 1) to refresh their knowledge of research on discrimination and exclusion, including source material and new directions; 2) to equip them with latest methods in social science research, and; 3) to impart knowledge and insights into soft-skills, the importance of ICT in research, avenues to disseminate their output.

The workshop will consist of lectures, seminars, group discussions and practical guidance. A candidate, belonging to any of the social groups and states mentioned above, must meet the following requirements:

Below the age of 40 years
From any of the Social Sciences
Currently enrolled in a PhD programme
Completed PhD but not in employment
Teaching in degree and above courses in a college/ university
About 25-30 candidates will be selected based on their suitability. The participants will get free boarding and lodging on twin-sharing basis. Three-tier AC train fare by the shortest route will be reimbursed.

Candidates may send their CVs and a brief write-up of about 300 words, giving their future research plans. The CV, in addition to other particulars, must also contain the following: 1) date of birth; 2) gender; 3) social group; 4) state of domicile and the state in which currently working/ studying; 5) subject(s) studied in post-graduation; 6) title of PhD thesis, and; 7) whether ever attended an orientation programme sponsored by ICSSR. The CV and brief note must be sent by email to workshop@cprindia.org on or before December 8, 2014. Selected candidates will be intimated by December 12, 2014.

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