Mon, 04 Nov


Jawaharlal Nehru University

International Conference of GREFI and ISA WG 01 Local Global Relations

Theme: Globalization, Communication and Cultural Change: The Transformation of Local Communities and the Rise of Network Society

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International Conference of GREFI and ISA WG 01 Local Global Relations

Time & Location

04-Nov-2019, 9:00 am – 06-Nov-2019, 12:40 pm

Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Mehrauli Road, New Delhi, Delhi 110067, India

About the event

This conference is part of the activities of the Global Research and Educational Foundation India and ISA Working Group 01 on Local Global Relations in the run –up to the next Forum of International Sociological Association which will take place in Porto Alegre (July 14-18, 2020). The aim of the conference is to look through new perspectives on issues of cultural values and everyday social practices in solving global and transnational and sub-regional problems and to investigate the role of organizations, movements and groups of interests in articulating and defending different interests at the international level as well as at local level.

Discussions will be focus on the following questions:

• Cultural diversity in Global time and National approaches for saving cultural heritage and social

Local and territorial identities it the context of globalization

• Globalization and transforming of labor relationships at the national, regional and local levels

• Sociocultural risks of global social processes and its impact on local communities.

• Estrangement and new social fears in the context of Globalization.

• Migration and changing of mental maps of the World. Migration Conflicts and overcoming of socio-cultural contradictions

• Global risks for Health: new challenges and solutions

• Globalization, climate change and local communities

• Globalization and changing patterns of media communication at the local, regional and global level

• Globalization, Communication and changing cultural milieu in North Eastern Region of India

• Role of information Technology in transformation of local communities.

• Mass media and cultural globalization

• Globalization, gender and Culture

• Communication and Higher Education in globalized world

• Documentary/short films* based on research on the different dimensions of the main theme of the conference (one special audio-visual session will be organized to display these documentary and short films and a discussion will take place after the show)

The above sub-themes are only indicative. Other themes related to main topic of conference will also be considered.

Abstracts with title and keywords should not exceed 400 words. Additional requested information should include:

name(s); affiliation(s); and Email of all the author(s)

Abstracts should be sent before June, 15 to the email addresses of the following persons:

Prof. Virendra P. Singh, Organizer of the Conference & Chairman, GREFI & Professor of Globalization and Development Studies, University of Allahabad, Prayag Raj 211002, India ; ;

Prof. Nataliya Velikaya, Co-organizer of the Conference & President, ISA WG 01 Local Global Relations & Professor of Political Sociology, Russian State University for humanities, Moscow, Russia ;





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    INR 7,000

    This includes lunch and two tea during the session on 4,5 and 6 November, 2019 and Welcome party on 4th Evening.

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