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58th ISLE Annual Conference

58th Annual Conference of ISLE
24 - 26 November, 2016
Guwahati, Assam, India
Venue - Department of Humanities and Social Sciences, IIT, Guwahati
in collaboration with
Tata Institute of Social Sciences (TISS), Guwahati
OKD Institute of Social Change and Development, Guwahati

The 58th Annual Conference of the Indian Society of Labour Economics (ISLE) will be held during 24-26 November, 2016 in the premises of Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Guwahati, Assam. The Conference is being organised by the IIT, Guwahati in collaboration with the Tata Institute of Social Sciences (TISS), Guwahati and OKD Institute for Social Change and Development, Guwahati. Professor Ajit Ghose, National Fellow, Indian Council of Social Science Researh (ICSSR) and Hon. Professor, Institute for Human Development, New Delhi (Formerly of ILO, Geneva) is the Conference President.

Submission of Papers: Papers along with a summary of 1000 words may be sent to: Dr. Preet Rustagi, the Hon. Secretary, Indian Society of Labour Economics, NIDM Building, IIPA Campus, I.P. Estate, New Delhi - 110002 or emailed to: conference.isle@gmail.com with a copy to 58isle.iitg@gmail.com Abstracts of papers selected for the Conference will be published and circulated among the Conference participants. Selected revised papers would be considered for publication in the subsequent issues of the Indian Journal of Labour Economics subject to peer review. Submissions for the abstracts and panel proposals may also be made online at the Conference website (http://www.isleijle.org/).

Best Paper Awards:Two awards have been instituted for the 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). The papers on any of the Conference themes to be considered for the award should be presented by the paper writers themselves. Contributors willing to be considered for the awards are requested to furnish age proof along with the single authored paper before the deadline.

Surjit Singh Fellowship: The ISLE also invites applications from scholars below 40 years of age working on labour and employment issues for the award of one Fellowship of Rs.50, 000/- instituted in the memory of former Secretary of the Society Dr. Surjit Singh. The application should contain a short proposal (about two-three pages) providing details of research objectives, hypotheses, methodology and theoretical framework of the study. The awardee is expected to prepare a comprehensive research paper/monograph by the end of November 2016 and also present a paper based on it during the Conference. The last date of submitting the application is 20 July 2016 and the decision of award would be communicated by first week of August 2016 (Visit www.isleijle.org for more details.)
Conference Registration:

  Conference Registration Fee Structure Dates to Remember
Category ISLE Member Spouse/ Accompanying Person • Dates of the Conference: 24-26 November 2016
•Last Date for Submission of Papers: 30 September 2016
• Communication from ISLE about acceptance of Papers: 15 October 2016
(Those who would like to receive early communication of the acceptance of their papers
should request for early information in this regard while sending their papers).
• Last date of registration: 15 October 2016
India (Rs.) 3000 2000
Developing countries (US$) 120 100
Other countries (US$) 225 175

Note: Participants, who are members of ISLE but have not renewed their membership for the year 2016 or are not members of the Society need to pay the membership fee to be able to attend the Conference. The annual membership fee is Rs. 1000 for those from India, US$ 100 for those from developing countries, and US$ 150 for those from other countries.

Demand draft (DD) drawn in favour of "58th Annual Conference of the Indian Society of Labour Economics", payable at Guwahati, should be sent by 15 October 2016 to the Local Organizing Secretary, Dr. Rajshree Bedamatta, Department of Humanities and Social Sciences, IIT, Guwahati Assam, with soft copy to 58isle.iitg@gmail.com

Besides participation in pre-conference event (planned between 3.00 p.m. - 7 p.m. on 23 November 2016) and all the sessions of the Conference, registration will entitle the participant to avail modest boarding, lodging, Conference kit and other Conference materials.

Conference Brochure
Membership Form
Registration Form

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I.P. Estate, Mahatma Gandhi Marg, New Delhi - 110 002, India
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