GUWAHATI, Dec 13: The 47th All India Sociological Conference is being organised by the Indian Sociological Society from 20th to 22nd December, 2022 at the University of Science and Technology Meghalaya (USTM). The national conference, which will be joined by over 1,000 sociologists from various colleges and universities in all the States of India, is hosted by USTM.
Governor of Assam, Prof. Jagdish Mukhi, will inaugurate the conference on 20th December. The theme of the conference is ‘Hundred Years of Sociology in India: Exploring Trajectories for the Future’.
Prof. T. K. Oommen, Padma Bhushan, Professor Emeritus, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi, will make the keynote address titled ‘On the Foibles of Indian Sociology: Suggestions Towards their Rectification’.
In this respect, Prof. B. I. Laskar, organising secretary, 47th All India Sociological Conference, said that this three-day-long mega Sociological event would have three memorial lectures, three plenary sessions and 29 technical sessions apart from the inaugural and valedictory sessions. The Conference schedule also includes lifetime achievement awards, memorial prizes, book launches etc.
Some titles of the various sessions of the Conference are: A Century of Sociology in India: Teaching and Research, North East India in Sociological and Social Anthropological Studies: Emerging Issues and Concerns, Sociology and Social Policy Interface: The Roadmap for the Post – Covid World, Paradoxes and Trajectories of Development: State and Tribes in India, The New in the Old: Celebrating Fifty Years of Modernisation of Indian Tradition.