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Introduction

Second EPW Workshop on Research Writing and Publication in the Social Sciences Participants List Organised by: Academic Staff College, Jamia Millia Islamia

Workshop
on
Research Writing and Publication in the Social Sciences
22-27 November, 2010
Organised by
UGC-Academic Staff College, Jamia Millia Islamia
and  conducted by
Economic and Political Weekly
 
 
Applications are invited for the Research Writing and Publication Workshop that will be held in Jamia Millia Islamia, New Delhi between 22 and 27 November 2010.
 
The workshop, organised by the UGC-Academic Staff College, Jamia Millia Islamia, and conducted by EPW will offer teachers in colleges and universities an opportunity to learn and discuss the techniques of research writing and publication.
 
The workshop will (i) help participants understand how to structure research papers effectively, (ii) enhance their ability to critique, edit and review their own work, and (iii) familiarise them with the academic publication process.
 
An important component of the workshop will be a discussion and revision of draft research papers prepared by participants.
 
The workshop is being conducted as part of a project funded by the University Grants Commission and executed by the Tata Institute of Social Sciences, Mumbai and the Economic and Political Weekly.
The modules in the workshop include:
•   Structure of research papers
•   Plagiarism and ethics of research
•   Journal selection: Writing for an audience
•   Citation styles, using footnotes and endnotes
•   Organising the argument
•   On use/abuse of language
•   Literature review
     •   Results and data presentation
     •   Writing the introduction and conclusion
     •   How to critique and revise a manuscript
     •   Publication process/formatting for submission
     •   Draft research papers: Feedback and revision
 
Resource Persons:
This workshop will be conducted by resource persons from EPW and external resource persons who have experience in writing, editing and publishing research papers.
 
The workshop will be structured as an intensive mix of lectures, presentations, and group discussions. The focus will be on interactive participation.
 
Who Is Eligible?
Teachers in colleges and universities who have completed their PhDs from the social sciences,
 
Applicants must submit one draft research paper of a total of 6,000 to 8,000 words (including footnotes/endnotes and references) that they have written along with their applications. Applications without the draft paper will not be considered.
 
Travel and Accommodation:
Travel costs of selected participants will be covered as per UGC-Academic Staff College, Jamia Millia Islamia regulations. Participants will be provided accommodation and will be eligible for TA and DA as per UGC rules.
Application Forms and Registration Fee:
http://www.jmi.ac.in/asc/asc.htm
Please submit a demand draft of Rs 150 as processing fee in favour of “Registrar, Jamia Millia Islamia”, payable at New Delhi, along with the application form.
Selected candidates will have to pay an additional Rs 500 as registration fee after they are informed about their selection
Important Dates:
Last date for Receipt of Applications:                                                                       15 October, 2010
Date for informing applicants of selection:                                                              1 November, 2010
 
Address for Correspondence:
The Director
UGC-Academic Staff College
Jamia Millia Islamia
New Delhi - 110025
Tel No: 011-26926049 Fax: 011-26926051 
Email: smahmud@jmi.ac.in; dir.ascjmi@rediffmail.com
 
All correspondence to be sent only to the above address.
Research papers are only for discussion at the workshop and not for publication in EPW

 

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