IIT Mandi 17th Annual Conference of The Indian Association for Social Sciences & Health (IASSH)

School of Humanities and Social Sciences, Indian Institute of Technology Mandi (HP) is organising 17th Annual Conference of The Indian Association for Social Sciences & Health (IASSH). Details of the conference are given below.

Title of the Conference: 17th Annual Conference of The Indian Association for Social Sciences & Health (IASSH), 8-10 December 2019

Theme: Health, Gender and Development: Emerging Issues and Challenges

Sub-Theme:
ST1. Health, Gender and Well-being
ST2. Health Programmes and Development Policies
ST3. Health, Environment and Management
ST4. Health Care, Technology and Development

Call for Abstracts:
Abstracts (maximum 300 words) are invited on topics relevant to the technical themes from scholars who want to present papers at the conference.

Topics Covered in the Pre-Conference Workshop:
Introduction to Social Science Research, Selection of Research Problem, Approaches in Quantitative and Qualitative Research, Methods of Collection of Qualitative  and Quantitative Data, Development of Tools, Data Analysis using SPSS and Atlas-ti, Writing Research Proposal, Thesis writing, Presentation Skills, Ethics in Social  Sciences Research.

Youth Best Paper / Poster Awards:
An Expert Committee will select best research papers from young scholars (less than 30 years of age). These should be single authored research papers. Interested  young scholars are encouraged to submit their abstracts online for the competition by mentioning “For Young Scholars Research Paper Award”. There will be “Best  Poster Awards” in the category of poster presentations. Oral presentation will be allotted 15 minutes time.

Memorial Lectures:
IASSH has instituted a memorial lecture in honour of Prof. John Caldwell, doyen of Demography, who passed away in 2016. The fourth Prof. John Caldwell  Memorial Lecture will be held during the conference. In honour of late Prof. K.E.Vaidyanathan, a distinguished demographer and former President of the Association, the sixth Prof. K.E.Vaidyanathan Memorial Lecture will also be held during the annual conference.

Travel Grant:
Travel Grant may be awarded to paper presenters of few selected abstracts which include to and fro rail fare. All participants are requested to explore the possibility of obtaining TA/DA from their organizations, which will facilitate participation of more young scholars. Decisions regarding the award of travel grants rest with the review committee and depends upon the availability of funds. Local hospitality will be provided to registered paper presenters of selected abstracts.

How to Apply:
Candidate need to apply online through official website. Candidate also need to submit the abstract online.

Registration Fee:
1. Conference Registration Fee:
Early Bird Registration Oct. 30, 2019:
a. Member of IASSH: Rs. 1500
b. Non- Member: Rs. 3000

Late Registration 20 Nov. 2019:
a. Member of IASSH: Rs. 2000
b. Non- Member: Rs. 3500

Spot Registration (including Registrations after 20 Nov. 2019):
a. Member of IASSH: Rs.3000
b. Non- Member: Rs.4000

2. Registration Fee for Accompanying Person:
Early Bird Registration Oct. 30, 2019: Rs. 2500
Late Registration 20 Nov. 2019: Rs. 3000
Spot Registration (including Registrations after 20 Nov. 2019): Rs.3500

3. Pre-Conference Workshop Registration Fee:
Early Bird Registration Oct. 30, 2019:
a. With accommodation: Rs.1500
b. Without accommodation: Rs.1000

Late Registration 20 Nov. 2019:
a. With accommodation: Rs. 2000
b. Without accommodation: Rs.1200

Spot Registration (including Registrations after 20 Nov. 2019):
a. With accommodation: Rs.2500
b. Without accommodation: Rs.1500

4. Overseas Participants:
Early Bird Registration Oct. 30, 2019: $ 100
Late Registration 20 Nov. 2019: $ 120
Spot Registration (including Registrations after 20 Nov. 2019): $ 150

Mode of Payment:
Candidate need to pay online.

Important Date:
Last Date for Receiving Abstracts online: Sept 30, 2019
Intimation about Acceptance of Abstracts & Travel Grant: Oct. 15, 2019
Payment of Conference and Workshop Registration Fee: Oct. 30, 2019
Submission of Full paper: Nov. 20, 2019
Conference: Dec. 8-10, 2019

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