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Emerging Trends in Development Research

Latest Issues

ETDR, 2023, Volume 30, No. 2

Articles

Transnational Spaces and Scopic Media: Social Realities in Change        

Christina Schachtner

Understanding Sexuality: Portrayal of Sexual Minorities in Indian Cinema    

Ramsha Aveen

Are they just movies? – Explicating Gender Politics and Sexual Objectification in Bollywood’s Item Songs
Oishika Ghosh

Indian Cities on a Growth Trajectory of Globalization: An Appraisal         

Shweta Shukla

Book Review
George Tsobanoglou and Aikaterini T. Kokkinou (eds.) 2022: ‘Sustaining Communties: Prospects and Challenges’, Nova Science Publishers, Inc./New York             

Virendra P. Singh

ETDR, 2023, Volume 30, No.1

Articles

Establishing Identity in a Globalized Context      

Ruth I. Kharbamon

Fishery Management Practices and Indigenous Fishing Methods in Kamrup District of Assam           Manju Singh

The Power of Social Media and the Crisis in the Indian Cine Industry           

Virendra P. Singh

Education and Communication Technology in the Era of Globalization         

Roopa Rani T. S.

Book Review
Frank J. Lechner and John Boli (eds) (2004) The Globalization Reader,  Blackwell Publishing Ltd.  

Preeti Tiwari
 

Call for Papers 

Media, Gender, and Development in the Era of Globalization

(November 24-27, 2023)

GREFI International Conference (Hybrid) in collaboration with ISA-WG 01; ISS-RC 14 and ISS-RC 08 Venue: New Delhi, India; Language: English/Hindi

Abstract Deadlines (Revised on Demand))

Foreign Delegates (in person) 10 October 2023

Foreign Delegates (online); Indian Delegates (online/in person) 15 November 2023

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GLOBAL RESEARCH AND EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION INDIA
(An Affiliated Member of the International Sociological Association)

"Working Towards a Brighter Future" - GREFI

At GLOBAL RESEARCH AND EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION INDIA we’re raising funds and promoting initiatives to serve the people who need them most. We believe in taking action with urgency in order to raise public awareness about some of the most pressing issues facing today’s society. Please join us by supporting our efforts to make a measurable difference in the lives of others.

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Our Story

Dealing with the challenges of globalization today requires problem-solvers who bring different perspectives and are willing to take risks. GLOBAL RESEARCH AND EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION INDIA emerged out of a pursuit to inspire and support research and educational activities by organizing academic activities in the form of seminars, conferences, and workshops, publishing research journals, books, and other relevant materials on the one hand and engaging in action projects related to health, education and helping the poor community both in the rural and urban areas on the other. Established in 2018, we’re an organization driven by progressive ideas, bold actions, and a strong foundation of support. Contact us to learn more and get involved.

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About Us

Global Research and Educational Foundation, India – GREFI

Global Research and Educational Foundation, India – GREFI is a non-profit organization brought into being with an aim to promote research, educational, health and social welfare activities in the society in general and India in particular through its various activities as mentioned below in the objectives of the organization.

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Meet Our Team

The Faces of Our Organization

Chairman: Prof. Virendra P. Singh

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Viredra P. Singh

Founder and Chairman

Prof. Virendra P. Singh is the founder and chairman of GREFI. He is an eminent sociologist of international repute. He worked as a faculty in IIMC and NIRD in the initial years of his career and has a vast experience in teaching and research at state and central universities at Bhopal, Silchar, and Allahabad. He has to his credit three books and several research papers in national and international research journals.

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Dr. Preeti Tiwari

Tresurer

An invaluable part of the GLOBAL RESEARCH AND EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION INDIA organizational structure and leadership, Preeti Tiwari looks after the financial matters of GREFI and she also holds the position of Research Associate in the research wing of GREFI.

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Parvez A. Abbasi

Vice-Chairman

Words cannot describe the role that Parvez Abbasi has had in ensuring that GLOBAL RESEARCH AND EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION INDIA always stays on track.

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Dr. Pankaj Kumar Singh

Secretary

An invaluable part of the GREFI organization, Pankaj Kumar Singh holds the position of Secretary and looks after office affairs of the Foundation.

"Dependency is the indicator of underdevelopment"

Virendra P. Singh

Our Activities

  • Conferences

  • ISA-RC14 Sociology of Communication, Knowledge and Culture (Mid-term Conference)

(February 26-28, 2017)

  • GREFI International Conference 2019 in collaboration with

ISA-WG01 Sociology on Global-Local Relations & ISS RC 14 Globalization and Culture

(November 4-6, 2019)

  • GREFI International Conference 2022 in collaboration with

  • ISA-WG01 Sociology on Global-Local Relations, ISA-RC14 Sociology of Communication,

  • Knowledge and Culture,  ISS RC 14 Globalization and Culture ISA-RC14 Sociology of Communication, Knowledge and Culture ISS RC08 Inequalities, Stratification and Exclusion Studies

  • (November 20-24, 2022)

GREFI International (Mid-term) Conference 2023

in collaboration with

ISA Working Group 01 Sociology on Local Global Relations, Centre for Studies in Science Policy,

JNU, New Delhi, ISS RC 14 Globalization and Culture, ISS RC 08 Inequalities, Stratification and Exclusion Studies.

(March 23-26, 2023)

  • Lectures-Prof. Virendra P. Singh

  • Globalization and Human Rights (December 2020)

  • Upcoming Event

  • Call for Papers

  • Media, Gender, and Development in the Era of Globalization

  • (November 24-27, 2023)

  • GREFI International Conference (Hybrid) in collaboration with ISA-WG 01; ISS-RC 14 and ISS-RC 08

  • Venue: ISS, New Delhi, India; Language: English/Hindi

  • Abstract Deadlines:

  • Foreign Delegates (in person) 10 October 2023

  • Foreign Delegates (online); Indian Delegates (online/in person) 15 October 2023+

  • + For More information

  • Write to us at grefiplus2018@gmail.com

  • Whatsapp no: 9235608187

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CONFERENCES

Globalization, Communication and Cultural Change : Conceptual Issues and Empiric
al Reality
GREFI organized an Interim (international) conference of ISA-RC 14 Sociology of Communication, Knowledge, and Culture from 26-28 February 2017 at Vivekanand Institute of Professional Studies, Pitampura, New Delhi in collaboration with RC 14 of ISS, University School of Mass Communication, Guru Gobind Singh Indraprastha University, New Delhi.

GREFI & ISA WG01 International Conference on

Globalization, Communication and Cultural Change

held at JNU, New Delhi, India

November 4-6, 2019.

conference notification (2019)

 GREFI-WG01 2019 Conference Notification

ISAWG01 ISA-RC14&GREFI INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE 2022

Globalization and the Emergence of New World Order: Theoretical Formulations and

Empirical Reality

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PROF. VIRENDRA P. SINGH Lecture of Pollution in Ganges in Sulabh International Conference (2013)

Inaugural Session

Symposium I

Prof. Brij Raj Chauhan Memorial Lecture by Prof. Rajesh Misra University of Lucknow

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PUBLICATIONS

One Step at a Time

  • PERIODICALS:

    • GREFI publishes two journals Emerging Trends in Development Research (ETDR) in English), and Navrachna in Hindi.In order to meet the objectives of the GREFI, these journals play an important role by publishing peer-reviewed standard original research articles based on empirical/theoretical works of the practitioners of sociology in India and abroad. The format for all journals has been standardized at par with international standards

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Publications under the umbrella of GREFI

To disseminate the findings of current research in the field of social sciences, environmental issues, health and educational issues and initiatives in general and the GREFI in particular through books and research journal in association with ETDR Publications.
So far we have published 4 books and two research journals