International Online Conference on “Emergence and Resurgence of Communicable Diseases – Social Sciences Perspectives”

The University of Science & Technology, Meghalaya (USTM), is hoisting an International Online Conference on “Emergence and Resurgence of Communicable Diseases – Social Sciences Perspectives” during July 21-22, 2020. It is in collaboration with the Indian Sociological Society; University of Delhi; Forum for Learning & Action with Innovation & Rigour, Delhi; and Tripura Bamboo & Cane Development Centre, Agartala.

Some of the prominent speakers of the Conference are Pf Sailendra Sarma (University of San Francisco), Pf Liaquat Ali (former VC, Bangladesh University of Health Sciences), Dr Raj Bhandari (Member-Niti Ayog), Pf Abdul Mannan (former Chairman, UGC-Bangladesh), Pf Yasmin Saikia (Arizona State University), Pf  P C Joshi (University of Delhi), Pf Abdul Matin (FLAIR, Delhi), Pf Rama V Baru (JNU), Pf C S Verma (Giri Institute of Development Studies, Lucknow) and Dr M Thamilarasan (University of Madras).

The Sub-Themes of the Conference are – i) Social Sciences Perspectives and Theories on Health and Illness; ii) Education, Health, Wellbeing and Social stigma; iii) Demography and Health; iv) Modernization, Post-modernization, Globalization and Risk Society; v) Emergence and Reemergence of Communicable Diseases; vi) Communicable Diseases in India vii) Covid-19 – Impacts on Health, Economy, Education and Society, viii) Covid-19 and Gender; ix) Covid-19 – Disaster Management, Role of Media & Civil Society; x) Political Economy and Policy Implications.

Source:indianexpress