IIT Roorkee 2 Days Workshop On “Elder Abuse And Crime Against The Elderly : Challenges And Preventive Measures” Jan 2019

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IIT Roorkee 2 Days Workshop On "Elder Abuse And Crime Against The Elderly : Challenges And Preventive Measures" Jan 2019

Department of Humanities & Social Sciences, Indian Institute of Technology, IIT, Roorkee is organizing a 2 Days Workshop On "Elder Abuse And Crime Against The Elderly : Challenges And Preventive Measure" on 21-22nd February, 2019

Title : "Elder Abuse And Crime Against The Elderly : Challenges And Preventive Measure"

About the Workshop :
Elder abuse and fear of crime among the elderly is a new field for the criminological and sociological research in India. There is a dire need for sharing research and scientific enquiries to analyse this issue from multiple perspectives. The proposed Two-day workshop intends to fill the vacuum in the field of crime against the elderly and can be a platform for sharing of knowledge on problems faced by the elderly in the wake of rise in crime against them, particularly in bigger cities and explore possible preventive measures to assuage the fear of crime among them.
The purpose of the workshop is to bring together a variety of stakeholders, i.e., gerontologists, academic researchers from various disciplines, civil society and government on a common platform to learn about and find sol utions to the growing menace of crime against the elderly. The Department of Humanities and Social Sciences in IIT Roorkee



Objective :
1. To identify common areas of research and possibilities of mutual learning where gerontologists, researchers and criminologists from academia, civil society organisations and policy makers could jointly work together to combat the challenge of burgeoning crime against the elderly.
2. To share useful experiences, good practices and lessons learnt by researchers working on the issue of crime against the elderly and fear of crime among them.
3. To identify themes and models for further exploration and knowledge exchange on the subject.

Mode of selection : Selection is on first-come, first-served basis




How to apply :
Interested participants need to send application to Dept. of Humanities & Social Sciences, IIT Roorkee Roorkee - 247 667 (Uttarakhand).

Note : Scanned copy of fillled in application form must be sent by e-mail to : anindfhs@iitr.ac.in anindya.mishra@gmail.com

Important dates :
Last date of submission : 30th January 2019.
Date of Workshop : 21st Feb, 2019

Venue : Dept. of Humanities & Social Sciences, IIT Roorkee Roorkee - 247 667 (Uttarakhand)

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