World Philosophy Day-2013
World Philosophy Day was proclaimed by UNESCO to be celebrated every third Thursday of November. It was first celebrated on 21 November 2002. World Philosophy Day is celebrated by the UNESCO (United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization) to honor the philosophical reflections and works of philosophy by people around the world, through ages. On this day people are to share thoughts, discuss and explore new ideas and focus on the challenges that our society is facing today. This year World Philosophy Day is being celebrated on November 21, 2013. The Centre for Positive Philosophy and Interdisciplinary Studies (CPPIS) in association with the Department of Philosophy going to celebrates the World Philosophy Day through an essay-cum-presentation competition for students. The details are given below:
Theme: Indian Society and Ideological Crisis
Subthemes: Students can choose any topic reflecting on the theme.
Eligibility: Undergraduate student from any stream.
Last Date of Submission: 15th November, 2013.
Presentation: 21st November, 2013.
Procedure: First students have to submit an essay about 1000 words, neatly written or typed in Hindi or English language, reached us till 15th November, 2013 or email to firstname.lastname@example.org. In the second stage selected essays will be presented on the event date.
Benefits of Participation:
Selected candidate will be provided a merit certificate with a prize and essay will be published in an online publication of the Centre.
For further details contact:
Dr Desh Raj Sirswal
Department of Philosophy,
P.G.Govt. College for Girls, Sector-11, Chandigarh (India)
Contact Number-09896848775, 08288883993