SAMAAGATI in collaboration with Indian Ruminations


On 16th& 17th May 2017
at Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala, India

Main Theme: Nationalism: Discourse and Contestation

Sub Themes:

• History of Nation Building
• Nationalism within Internationalization and Globalization
• Ideological Discourse of Nationalism
• Political Culture of Nationalism
• Politics of People-Building vs.Politics of Nation Building
• Societies within Nations
• Loyalty and Identityin Nationalism
• Democracy and Nationalism
• Nationalism in Class Rooms
• Nationalism of Market Economy
• Symbols of Nationalism
• Nationalism and Literature
• Contemporary Nationalism
• Nationalism of Geography
• Civil Society Movements in Nationalism
• Media and Nationalism
• Reflections of Nationalism in Art and Culture
• Future of Nationalism

Dates to Remember:

Last date for receiving abstract: 30th March 2017.
Communicating about selection: 12th April 2017
Last date for receiving full paper: 30th April 2017
Date of conference: 16th& 17th May 2016

Call for papers:

The proposed international multi- disciplinary conference on “Nationalism: Discourse and Contestation is intended for the scholars belonging to various disciplines who are interested in the issues related to Nationalism.
Research papers (hard and soft copy) maybe submitted in English not exceeding 10-12 pages with reference in the format MS-Word, A4 size paper, 1cm margin in all sides, times new Roman , font size 12, line spacing 1.5 on or before 30th April 2017.

An abstract of not more than 500 words should reach along with the registration form on or before March 30th 2017. Both the abstract and full paper may be send through email.

Considering our decision to publish all papers with ISBN number, we will review all abstracts carefully and in detail, It will be ensured that all papers are getting sufficient time to discuss in front of the panel and audience; hence there will be strict procedures for selection.


All the participants have to pay the registration fee as detailed below.

Delegates  Early Bird Registration  Regular Registration Spot Registration
International $ 35  $ 50 $ 65
National Rs.1000 Rs.1500 Rs.2000
Students Rs.600 Rs.800 Rs.1000


Registration fee may be remitted as D.D of any Nationalized Bank in favour of Samaagati payable at Thiruvananthapuram along with the registration form after acceptance letter received. Spot registration will be allowed without commitment to accommodation.

Register Online 

For more details email to
Phone: 9971084789, 9495941939