Tuesday, 7 February 2017

Conference in Kolhapur on February 27- 28

Following from Prof Dr Nisha Pawar:

ICSSR Sponsored Two Days National Conference On
Journalistic Views of
Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar
and Its Present Relevance
27 -28 February 2017

Organized by
Department of Journalism And Communication Science
Shivaji University, Kolhapur.

Organizing Committee
Chief Patron
Hon. Vice Chancellor,

Convener :
Head, Dept. of Journalism and
Science, Shivaji University
Chandrashekhar Wankhede
Dr. Ratnakar Pandit
Dr. Shrihari Deshpande
Dr. Sumedha Salunkhe
Dr. Rajendra Parijat
Prasad Thakur
Anil Deshmukh

About the Shivaji University
The conference organizing committee with
immense pleasure invites you to participate in
National Conference on “Journalistic Views of Dr.
Babasaheb Ambedkar” on February, 27th -28th 2017
at Humanities Auditorium, Shivaji University,
Kolhapur (Maharashtra). The Department of
Journalism and Mass Communication has
organized the conference sponsored by ICSSR,
New Delhi.
Shivaji University, established in 1962, is named
after the Great Maratha Warrior and founder of the
Maratha Empire Chhatrapati Shivaji on 18th
November 1962 by Dr. Radhakrishnan, the then
President of India. The jurisdiction of the
University is spread over three districts viz.
Kolhapur, Sangli and Satara with strength of about
3,00,000 students studying in 280 affiliated
colleges and recognised institutes. The
University’s efforts towards excellence are being
recognised by the substantial grants received from
funding agencies like UGC, DST, and DBT etc. Shivaji
University has recently signed MOU with Bha bha
Atomic Research Centre, Mumbai for research in
Material Science. It has also joined hands with
Indian Institute of Geo-Magnetism, Mumbai and
industries like Phyto-Pharma. Prestigious
institutes like Maharashtra Police Academy,
Nashik and Centre for Social Studies, Surat have
sought affiliation with the Shivaji University.
Shivaji University has been re-accredited by
National Assessment and Accreditation Council
(NAAC) Bangalore, with “A” Grade (CGPA-3.16)
(2014). Shivaji University has bagged the 28th
position in the rankings announced by the National
Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF) of Union
Ministry of Human Resource Development
(MHRD). The University has now geared up to
transcend this regional image and emerging as one
of the premier institutes of higher education and
research in India.

About the Department, About the Conference
In the year 1968, with the efforts of Dr.
Appasaheb Pawar, the first Vice Chancellor of
Shivaji University, the Department of
Journalism and Mass Communication came into
existence. The department is the main centre
for Journalism education in Southern
Maharashtra. In 2018, the department will
celebrate Golden Jubilee year. At present, the
department is running B.J., M.J.C., Mass
Communication, M.Phil. and Ph.D. courses.. The
department organizes media visits and study
tours. The students produces lab journals i.e.
‘Madhyam Vidya’ and ‘Media Spectrum’ and
documentaries on the various issues. At
present, Dr. Nisha Pawar is the Head of the
Department of Journalism and Mass
Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar was an Indian jurist,
economist, politician and social reformer who
inspired the Dalit Buddhist movement and
campaigned against social discrimination
against Untouchables (Dalits), while also
supporting the rights of women and labour. He
was Independent India’s first law minister and
the principal architect of the Constitution of
India. The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) was
based on the ideas that Ambedkar presented to
the Hilton Young Commission. Besides an
eminent economist, he was also a popular
journalist. He started Mook Nayak, Prabuddha
Bharat, Janata periodicals. The nation had
celebrated his 125th birth anniversary,
therefore, to commemorate his journalistic
views the department of Journalism and Mass
Communication has organized two days
national conference.

Call for Papers, Theme & Sub-Themes
Original research papers are invited on theme and
sub-themes of the conference. Papers must have 500
words abstract followed by full text.
The central theme of the conference will be

Main Theme:
“Journalistic Views of Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar and
Its Present Relevance”. Researchers are required to
prepare their research paper either on the central
theme or the subthemes.
1. Impact of Dr. Babasaheb Amedkar on
Contemporary Journalism
2. Role of Media in Cast Annihilation
3. Social Issues in Dr. B R Ambedkar’s Journalism
4. Dalit Press in India
5. Present Status of Dalit Journalists Change and
6. Women Issues in Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar’s
Rush your Abstracts on either mail ID:

Guidelines to Authors, Accommodation, Registration:
Abstracts must be accompanied by author’s
full details- Name and title, mailing
address, email address etc.
vConfirmation of the Abstract will be
communicated via email, after being
reviewed by the committee.
vThe official language of the conference shall
be English/Hindi. Font-English: Times New
Roman/ Hindi-Kruti Dev. File should be in
PDF formats only
vAn abstract book of contributed papers
may be published on the occasion.
Modest accommodation will be provided in the
University Guest House. However, the need of
accommodation must be communicated along
with the Abstract Submission form. Extended
stay in the lodging facility will be strictly at the
cost of the participants. On the spot
accommodation facility request will not be
entertained at any cost and the delegates will
have to make their own arrangements for
After receiving acceptance of paper, online
registration should be done using link
“Workshop/Seminar/Conference Registration
available on http://www.unishivaji.ac.in.
Registration fees should be paid online using
payment gateway provided in the online
registration form.

About Fees Submission:
1. Faculties: Rs. 1500/-
2. Researcher: Rs. 1000/-

3. Students: Rs. 500

Contact :
Contact No.: 0231-2609433/2603021/02
Contact : 09860986642
Contact: 09850423410
Contact: 09960491121

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