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Students League* (SL), a group of students and researchers from Jammu & Kashmir, is organizing a Students Conference for young scholars and researchers from Jammu & Kashmir that seeks to provide a platform for discussion of contemporary research being done in various fields of social sciences on Jammu & Kashmir. The conference is scheduled to take place in first week of February 2013 at Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU), New Delhi.
Participants are required to send a 400 -800 word abstract of their work, which they would like to present, by 31st of December 2012, to the organizers' email:
Acceptance of the abstract shall be communicated to the applicants by 6th of January 2013, after review and selection by an assisting academic committee. The decision of the committee in this regard shall be final.
Once the abstract is accepted, participants will be required to send the full papers in advance, to be read by the discussants, by 24th of January. The papers have to be sent through email, typed with double spacing, with proper footnoting in Chicago or MLA style, with a detailed bibliography. It should also give the name of the author(s), along with their past or current institutional affiliation.
Venue: The conference is tentatively scheduled to take place at the Committee Room of the School of Social Sciences, Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU), New Delhi, in the first week of February 2013. The exact date will be announced later.
Important Dates:
Last date of sending in abstract: December 31, 2012
Communication of acceptance: January 6, 2013
Last date for the submission of the full paper:  January 24, 2013

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