CALL FOR PAPERS: INTERNATIONAL SEMINAR ON BALOCH: HISTORY, CULTURE AND THEIR ASPIRATIONS


Venue: Department of History, Dr. Shakuntala Misra National Rehabilitation University, Mohaan Road, Lucknow

Date: 25-26 March 2017

About the event:

The Baloch are an ethnically and historically distinct people, with an unique ethno-linguistic identity, inhabiting 375,000 square mile region, roughly the rise of Egypt along the Persian gulf, and are found in the modern states of eastern Iran, Afghanistan and South-west Pakistan.

Etymologically, Baloch is derived from Sanskrit word Bal, meaning strength, and och i.e. high or magnificent.

The fact that the Baloch are facing serious human rights violations, horrendous violence against women, humiliating their socio-cultural and ethnic rights, and that too by state, directly or indirectly, it is nothing but erga-omens.

The seminar is an attempt to explore Baloch nationalism through their history, culture and their aspirations.

The seminar invites research papers along the following sub-themes.

Papers on an aspect not listed below but broadly related to the central theme can also be presented.

Abstract of paper, in 250 words, must be submitted on or before March 15, 2017 as mentioned in the brochure.

Theme-I: Baloch People: Historical Perspective

Theme- II: Baloch Region: Archaeological Perspective

Theme- III: Baloch Society: Cultural and Religious Perspective

Theme-IV: Baloch Aspirations: Socio-political Movements towards Nation-State

Theme-V: Law, Legal System, Human Rights and Baloch Nationalism

Theme – VI: Baluchistan: From Socio-Economic Perspectives

Registration Fee– Rs. 1000/-  for Indian participants and 150 $ for foreign participant.

Registration Fee for Research Scholars- Rs. 700/-

For sub themes and registration form and more details click here

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