International Conference

International Conference

Jointly Organized by
The Central University of Gujarat , Gandhinagar
Balvant Parekh Centre for General Semantics and Other Human Sciences, Baroda &
The Forum on Contemporary Theory, Baroda

Bakhtin in India : Exploring the Dialogic Potential in Self, Culture and History
19-21 August 2013
Venue: The Central University of Gujarat 

The International Conference, jointly organized by The Central University of Gujarat, Balvant Parekh Centre for General Semantics and Other Human Sciences, and The Forum on Contemporary Theory will be held in Gandhinagar, Gujarat during 19-21 August 2013. 

Submission Deadline
500-word abstract or proposal is due by March 20, 2013. The abstract should have a title for the presentation along with the name and institutional affiliation of the presenter and should be mailed as an email attachment to Lakshmi Bandlamudi (, E. V. Ramakrishnan (, and Prafulla C. Kar ( The last date for receiving the full paper from the selected participants is 15 July 2013. The papers should be limited to 12 pages (approximately 20 minutes of reading time). A longer version may be submitted for possible publication in the Journal of Contemporary Thought, published by the Forum on Contemporary Theory or in the conference volume.
The last date for receiving the registration fee is 30 June 2013. The fee may be sent through a bank draft drawn in favor of Forum on Contemporary Theory payable in Baroda to the following address: Centre for Contemporary Theory, C-304 Siddhi Vinayak Complex, Farmaji Road, Behind Baroda Railway Station, Baroda 390 007, India. Overseas participants may pay through checks drawn in favor of Forum on Contemporary Theory. The registration fee from the outstation participant will take care of their board and lodging during the conference. We encourage the participants to register early so that their accommodation in the hotel is secured. The fee from the local participants will take care of their lunch and tea during the conference. All participants need to be pre-registered. The registration fee is non-refundable. Each participant will share the room with another participant. The following are the details of the registration fee:
1. Participant from India Rs.4000/
2. Overseas Participant US $200/
3. Local Participant Rs.2000/
4. M. A. Student (from CUG) Rs.1000/
For further information any of the following may be contacted:
Lakshmi Bandlamudi (Email:
E.V. Ramakrishnan (
Tel: 079-23260209
Prafulla C. Kar (Email:
Director, Centre for Contemporary Theory, and Balvant Parekh Centre, Baroda, Tel: (0265) 2320870

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