About the Organization
Research Cell, DME is an institutional level committee dedicated to facilitate and aid research and working relentlessly towards the development of academic and research skills of faculty members and students. Its Student body was developed to educate students about different aspects of research, providing them with a platform to cultivate and hone their skills.
The Cell has nine centres under its ambit across three schools of law, media and management, these include. Research Cell also has an active student body and continuously guides students towards academic research. It is actively engaged in organizing seminars, conferences, workshops and Faculty Development Programmes for a holistic and continuous growth of academia. Research Cell strives relentlessly towards contributing and disseminating knowledge. For motivating further research, it launched three e-journals in the year 2020, viz. DME Journal of Law, DME Journal of Management and MediaSpace- DME Journal of Communication. Also Research Cell has collaborated with reputable publishers like Thomson Reuters to offer well researched books for professionals and students.
About the Conference
Research Cell, Delhi Metropolitan Education, Noida is organizing a two-day International Conference on Transgender Identity and Rights in South Asia aimed at understanding the awareness around trans movement beyond the urban landscape which is utterly blind to the ripples that exist in small towns, suburbs and rural areas and to learn and engage with the Trans movement away from the political spotlight.
The Conference shall take place from 11th to 12th March, 2022. We welcome any form of literary work- poems, stories, articles and opinion pieces. The Conference is divided into four sessions: Language and Invisibilisation, Rights of Transgender, Representation and Visibility and Institutionalizing Gender.
About the DME and RESEARCH CELL
Delhi Metropolitan Education is a premier educational institute affiliated to Guru Gobind Singh Indraprastha University (GGSIPU), New Delhi. DME imparts knowledge in the fields of Law, Management and Journalism. Research Cell, DME is an institutional level committee dedicated to facilitate and aid research and working untiringly towards the development of academic and research skills of faculty members. Its Student body was developed to educate students about different aspects of research, providing them with a platform to cultivate and hone their skills.
About the Event
The popular discourse on the presence and rights of Transgender community seems to be either absent or has been reduced to a mere pornographic display of issues and
challenges faced by Transgender folx. While we deliberate upon privacy, representation and claiming of public spaces, there remains to be an absence of the Transgender identity in the language of the people. We create new words, new pronouns, yet the exclusion exists. The presence of Transgender in the social and cultural milieu of Indian subcontinent is ever more peculiar to understand. Language spins a distinctive idea of the “other” sex, which is either something to be feared or to be discarded and disposed of.
Through this virtual conference,
• We aim to map discontinuities and contradictions in the Trans Movement through
• Understand the awareness around the movement beyond the urban landscape which is
utterly blind to the ripples that exist in small towns, suburbs and rural areas.
• Learn and engage with the Trans movement in the places and through people away
from the political spotlight.
• Create a safe space where exchange of academic work and experiences may take
We hope to discuss on issues of language, representation, reservation, gender politics, systems of law and justice and invite folx from all fields of life to unpack the
complexities of gender and sexuality. This conference hopes to extend beyond an academic exercise as the written submissions are not restricted to research papers only. We welcome any form of literary work- poems, stories, articles and opinion pieces.
• Submission of Abstract/ Concept note etc : 15th January 2022
• Intimation of Abstract/ Concept note Shortlisting : 20th January 2022
• Submission of Final Draft : 25th February, 2022
Fees and Other Details
• Content Presentation: 350 INR
• Attending: 100 INR
(The fees has to be paid once your Abstract/ Concept note is shortlisted.)
• Research Paper (3000-5000 words; APA 7/ Bluebook 20th Ed.)
• Poems (250 words minimum)
• Prose (1000 words minimum)
• Articles/opinions (1000 words minimum)
• Font: Times New Roman, Font Size: 12, Line Spacing: 1.5, Alignment: Justified
• The paper presentation can be done through PPT
• Submission of Abstract/Concept Note Link – https://forms.gle/fMaqSNPJYandPMhs8
Language and Invisibilisation
•Politics of Pronouns
•Mythology, Folktales and Transgender
•Trans visibility in literature
•Decoding Abuses and their politics
Rights of Transgender
• Access to Medical Care
• Access to public spaces
• Education Employment
• Civil and Criminal Law Protection
Representation and Visibility
• Visual Media: Movies,
• Misappropriation of art/work
• Political Representation
• Reservation and Affirmative Action
📌Eminent Speakers from India and Abroad
📌Four Deliberative Sessions
📌E- Certificates for Participation
📌Last date to submit Abstracts/Concept Notes – 15th January 2022
📌To make Abstract/Concept Note Submissions, click-https://lnkd.in/dNit74pQ
or queries contact:
Ms Shambhavi Mishra, Assistant Professor (Law), Convener
Email – s.mis[email protected]
Ms Shanu Jain, Assistant Professor (Management) Member, Research Cell
Email – [email protected]
Mr. Rohit Kumar- 7004024218
Ms. Riya Mittal- 7289039175
Mr. Anan Sadh – 9350358999
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