Call for Papers and Panels Chautari Annual Conference – 2018

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Call for Papers
July 20, 2017 to November 20, 2017
Subject Fields: 
Asian History / Studies, South Asian History / Studies

Call for Papers/Panels

Chautari Annual Conference – 2018

Martin Chautari is organizing the Chautari Annual Conference in Kathmandu, Nepal on 22-23 April 2018. The aim of this conference is to promote research culture in the humanities and social sciences in Nepal. MC invites submission of abstracts of research papers or abstracts of the theme-based panels from eligible researchers or institutions who will have completed their research by the abstract submission deadline.

The theme of the research should be related to Nepal; comparative work is also welcome provided that the Nepal-related content is substantial.
Young researchers are highly encouraged to submit the abstracts. 

Abstract guidelines
Abstracts can be in English or Nepali and should not contain more than 500 words.
The title of the proposed paper, a short description of the research base, and the paper’s main arguments/findings must be clearly stated.
Abstracts for panels should consist of its title and a brief description, and the abstract of each paper in the panel should also be included.
A one-page CV of the authors including their current contact details should be attached to the abstracts.

The receipt of your abstract submission will be acknowledged by an e-mail.
No remuneration will be provided to paper presenters, panelists and discussants. However, outstanding papers can be submitted to MC’s publications. 
All participants, including paper presenters and discussants, are expected to make their own arrangements for travel and accommodation themselves.

Important Dates

July 20, 2017Call for abstracts
November 20, 2017     Abstract submission deadline
November 30, 2017Announcement of accepted submissions
March 20, 2018Deadline for the full paper (max 5,000 words) submission
March 30, 2018Announcement of accepted papers
April 22-23, 2018Conference days

Abstract and queries should be sent to; with a copy to

Further information can be obtained from:

Martin Chautari
27 Jeetjung Marg, Thapathali
Kathmandu, Nepal
Phone: (+977 1) 4102027/4238050/4102243

Contact Email: