CFP: Anviksha: A Research Scholars' Conference

Submission deadline: November 25, 2023

Conference date(s):
February 3, 2024 - February 4, 2024

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Conference Venue:

Department of Humanities and Social Sciences, IIT Kanpur
Kānpur, India

Topic areas


The Department of Humanities and Social Sciences, Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur, invites abstracts for Anviksha, its inaugural Research Scholars' Conference on the theme “Boundaries”. The multidisciplinary conference will seek to explore borders in their material forms as well as ideas of boundaries or borders as they inform a range of domains such as modes of sociality, political discourse, identity formation, and literary and aesthetic production. Possible topics include, but are not limited to:

  • Cultural hybridity and Globalization
  • Migration and Social Integration
  • Environmental Borders
  • Partition studies
  • Boundaries of memory, trauma and healing
  • Aesthetic and generic boundaries
  • Intersectionality and Identity
  • Gender Binaries
  • Disability and the boundaries of possibility
  • Self and the Other
  • Freedom and constraints
  • Epistemic and ontic boundaries
  • Human limits
  • Policing boundaries
  • Boundaries and exchange relations
  • Transboundary water politics
  • The problem of demarcation in the philosophy of science
  • Family, Marriage and Kinship
  • Disciplinary boundaries in Fine Arts/Art History
  • Craft/Art division and correlation

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