TISS | Academic Writing Workshop - Call for Applications [Limited Participants]; Apply by July 15th, 2021
- The Centre for Development Practice and Research (CDPR), a Patna-based Centre of Tata Institute of Social Sciences (TISS), invites applications for a three-day academic writing workshop online on 2nd, 5th, and 8th August 2021
Date of Workshop:
2nd August - 8th August 2021
About the Workshop:
- Academic writing is concerned with the creation and dissemination of ‘reliable’ knowledge, respecting different ways of life, and knowing and safeguarding the freedom of expression.
Three days ways workshops will try to familiarize students with different aspects of academic writing. These involve selections of theme/topic/question and literature, ways of reading for literature review, and ways of constructing a text.
The medium of instruction will be English. Classes will be held for up to three hours every day. After an introductory lecture on the first day, the participants will be given writing assignments for the subsequent classes, which will be discussed in workshop mode.
- The abstracts should be 1-2 pages long and must be formatted in accordance with the ACM format and must be submitted as a PDF file.
- Selected abstracts will get an opportunity to present their add poster format during the conference and may optionally submit an extended video (20 mins) which will be published on the conference webpage.
- All authors of the chosen abstracts will receive an entire waiver of the conference registration fee.
- All submissions will be reviewed by an international committee of academic/industrial experts and the top few submissions will receive an award during the conference.
There is NO fee for the course.
- The number of participants is limited.
- The number of participants will be 15.
- The last date of receiving the application by email is 15 July 2021.
- The application form should be mailed to patnacentre[at]tiss.edu.
Last date for receiving application: 15 July 2021
Announcement of selected candidates (on TISS website): 20 July 2021
Registration of Candidates: 21-25 July 2021
Dates of online classes: 2nd, 5th, and 8th of August 2021
Certificate distribution: 8 August 2021