Asian Development Research Institute (ADRI), an ICSSR-recognized institute, invites scholars to present a research paper at the International Conference on Bihar and Jharkhand: Shared History to Shared Vision.

A 200-word abstract and your brief CV (maximum 1-page) can be e-mailed to: by August 31, 2016.

Please write Abstract/Conference-3 in the subject line of your email and send your files as attachment. We will inform you of the outcome by September 30. We shall not be in a position to reply to your queries in case your abstract is not selected.

Themes: 1. Bihar and Jharkhand: What Transcends Political Separation; 2. Impact of Colonialism on Bihar and Jharkhand; 3. Ecology, Environment and Natural Disasters; 4. Challenge of Governance: Growth, Development and Social Justice; 5. Tribal Scenario: Status Quo and New Directions; 6. Protest, Resistance and Extremism; 7. Mobility in the Region over Time; 8. Heroes and Unsung Heroes; 9. Hindi Heartland: The Cultural Construct.

We will publish the selected papers and would be happy to sponsor participants travel and local hospitality for attending the conference.

Concept Note