Saturday, January 2, 2016

Short Report on Philosophy Teachers’ Meet -2015

A Three-Day Philosophy Teachers' Meet of North-Western Zone sponsored by ICPR, New Delhi organized by the Department of Guru Nanak Studies, Guru Nanak Dev University, Amritsar on 29th to 31st Dec. 2015 with the theme "The Crisis of Multiple Identities in Contemporary World".  Several eminent scholars like Prof. Satya Pal Gautam, Prof. Mahendra Pratap Singh, Prof. Sebastain Velassery, Prof. Hamididiullah Mirazi, Prof. V.N. Sheshagiri, Prof. Md. Sirajul Islam, Prof. Rajiv Ranjan, Prof. Geeta Manaktala, Prof. N. Muthumohan, Prof. Jodh Singh, Prof. Blkar Singh, Dr. Shivani Sharma. Prof. Balwant Singh Dhillon, Prof. Himat Singh, Dr. Alok Tondon, Dr. Kumar Neeraj Sachdev, Prof. Jaswinder Kaur Dhillon etc. acted as resource persons in several technical sessions. Philosophy Teachers from Punjab, Chandigarh, Haryana, Rajasthan, U.P., Kashmir participated in this programme and shared their views in three panel discussions.

I got the opportunity to share my ideas on, “Identity Crisis: Religious Identity, Identity Politics and Social Justice. You can find the abstract of the same on given link:
I found it as an opportunity to introduce about our initiatives for the cause of philosophy in India via our online pages, research journals and book publication. A cultural program also organized by the students. Thanks to Prof. Shashi Bala , Coordinator and ICPR, New Delhi for providing us this opportunity.
Dr. Desh Raj Sirswal

2nd January, 2016