Graduate Research Meet 2019

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November 1, 2019 to November 2, 2019
Subject Fields: 
Humanities, Research and Methodology, Social Sciences, South Asian History / Studies, Graduate Studies

The Graduate Research Meet is an annual national seminar and researchers' meet conducted by the Department of Humanities and Social Sciences of Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati. The department, a vibrant centre for research and teaching, is composed of academics from eleven disciplines: Archaeology, Development Studies, Economics, English, Geography, History, Linguistics, Philosophy, Political Science, Psychology, and Sociology. With its varied range of research interests and expertise, the department promotes interdisciplinary work in humanities and social sciences.

We are inviting submissions from M.Phil. and Ph.D. research scholars, who are working in the field of Humanities and Social Sciences. The following are the broad discipline of the Conference: Archaeology, Development Studies, Economics, English, Geography, History, Linguistics, Philosophy, Political Science, Psychology and Sociology. The GRM Team encourages the students to submit research articles that are in line with the theme “Contemporary Trends in Humanities and Social Sciences” and are interdisciplinary in nature. These can be based on various sources including, ethnography, archival research, field visits, statistical analysis or any innovative research methodologies on social issues.

The accepted submissions will be clustered around common topics and areas of interest. The final program (released approximately about two weeks before the conference) will mirror the research agendas of the delegates.

Abstract Submission

Abstracts should be between 250-300 words (2000 characters max) and are to be submitted online (please visit our website

Abstracts should only include:  The title of the paper, a list of 3-5 key-words describing the area and focus.

Abstract(s) will get directly disqualified if it contains Names of the author(s) and any information of Institutional Affiliations of the Participant.

The deadline for abstract submission is July 31, 2019.

Abstracts will be peer-reviewed and acceptance will be notified by August 14, 2019. The deadline for full paper submission is October 01, 2019. Please mail the full paper to For seminar presentations, papers will be allotted 20 minutes, plus 10 minutes for discussion.

Kindly note that this Conference is Open for Only current Ph.D. and M.Phil. students and hence, persons with a Ph.D. cannot be an author or a co-author.


Important Dates

The Meet: November 1 & 2, 2019

Last date for Submission of Abstracts: July 31, 2019

Intimation of Abstract Selection: August 14, 2019

Last Date of Registration for Selected Participants: September 15, 2019Last Date for Full Paper Submission: October 1, 2019

Contact Info: 

Department of Humanities and Social Sciences

Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati

Assam, India 781 039

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