TODAY -

Workshop on "Capacity Building Programme for Faculty in Social Sciences"
- Date : 14 – 27 March, 2013 -

Tezpur University, Assam
Tezpur University, Assam



Applications are invited from college teachers for a two week “Capacity Building Programme for Faculty in Social Sciences” being jointly organized by ICSSR-NERC and Equal Opportunity Cell, Tezpur University, during 14 – 27 March, 2013 at Tezpur University Campus.

Interested candidates may download the application format from www.tezu.ernet.in and send the filled-in application to the undersigned by March 8, 2013.

Selected candidates will be provided accommodation on twin sharing basis and their actual travel expenses (bus or II Class train fare) will be reimbursed.

Sd/- Education Officer

Concept Note


Social Science Research has assumed great significance in recent times as it concerns itself with the human aspects of the world. In course of time Social Science has come to be recognized as important in contributing towards overall social development. If one considers historical evidences, the important part played by Social Science becomes evident. It may be interesting to note that philosophers like Plato and Aristotle were advocates of Social Science and their philosophies are based on the objectives of Social Sciences. Social Science involves an in-depth study and evaluation of human society and behavior. Quite unlike natural science, social science reveals subjective, objective, inter-subjective and structural aspects of the society. In simple words, it measures the social developments of the society and assesses its limitations as well.

Social Science Research tells us how society functions, helps to understand the existing scheme of things and informs about problems that exist. According to the late Columbia University Sociologist Dr. Robert Merton, “The function of social science research, then is not simply to supply information useful in remedying problems already known, it serves to make the problems known.”

Social Science Research offers us knowledge about the social world and is thus more than a reflection of our opinions and prejudices. It substantiates, refutes, organizes or generates our theories and produces evidence which may challenge not only our own beliefs, but also those of society in general. Its role is to understand and explain social phenomena, to focus attention on particular issues and to challenge conventionally held beliefs about the social world. With regard to the importance that Social Science Research has acquired of late, the Capacity Building programme is being proposed for faculty of Social Science with view to honing their skills towards conducting research in social science.

The programme would attempt to trace all nuances of conducting research in Social Science in an in depth manner. Tracing from the conceptualization of research projects, preparation of research proposals, to intricate details of research methodology and winding up with the procedure of documenting and publishing research findings, the programme would attempt to provide a comprehensive training on Social Science Research.




* This info was sent by Khwairakpam Rakesh (PhD Scholar School of Social sciences, Tata Institute of Social Sciences.) who can be contacted at khulakpakh(at)gmail(dot)com
This Post is webcasted on March 01 2013.

* Comments posted by users in this discussion thread and other parts of this site are opinions of the individuals posting them (whose user ID is displayed alongside) and not the views of e-pao.net. We strongly recommend that users exercise responsibility, sensitivity and caution over language while writing your opinions which will be seen and read by other users. Please read a complete Guideline on using comments on this website.




LATEST IN E-PAO!
  • Keishal: Scenes #2 :: eRang
  • Now 3 ACs without MLAs
  • Fighting sick of social terminators
  • A pragmatic democracy and Media
  • Lairoi @Ereima Ima #2: Gallery
  • This Is Why :: Poem
  • Lai Haraoba at Yechipao of Mandalay
  • Red Hill Battle 1944: Allied Perspective
  • Shillong Lajong exit from NEUFC
  • Admission Counselling for Delhi Univ
  • Repeal AFSPA (From 2006) :: Timeline
  • Business School eyes NE students
  • DoNER, MHA prepare security blueprint
  • Mary, Sarita back in action
  • Bad roads in Manipur
  • Malem Paphal Exhibition #1:: Gallery
  • Economic interpretations of Merger #1
  • Dzuko: Integrity & boundary protection
  • SAPO economic blockade on Mao
  • 1st NE college to accept transgender
  • NE youths in Delhi police
  • Boroikhal village, Jiribam :: Gallery
  • A Poem for the Birds : Poem
  • Cruelty Towards Animals #2
  • Legal literacy & legal awareness #1
  • Jobs at Don Bosco University
  • Assam Committee formed at CNCI Meet
  • 3 MLA disqualified by Tribunal Court
  • Inheriting abnormalities
  • In office for the past 365 days
  • CAU Gate :: 360 Panorama
  • Bidai Bidai- Golden Oldies :: Radio
  • Buddhism is not a religion
  • Ethical Fashion Event #3:: Gallery
  • Water Melon festival :: Gallery
  • The unapologetic militant
  • Diary from Canadian Student #2
  • Staff for SKY Hospital
  • Regarding Private University in Manipur
  • Admission at Editworks, Noida
  • Media and Pontification
  • Democracy at the grassroot level
  • Origin of Khunchai (Kuki) Tribes
  • Reading a skewed policy
  • Landscape Wallpaper #1 : Download
  • Cooking as professional opportunity
  • A deep sleep :: Poem
  • Musing on ADC Election
  • Election: Prepaid or postpaid ?
  • WW II anniv: Australia, Japan to attend
  • Software Engineer @Cobigent
  • Recruitment at Tashi Interiors
  • Statue of Pukhramba Kajao:: Gallery
  • Headaches after Class XII
  • Shirui Lily blooming #1:: Gallery
  • Nengsuanmang, Tonglen: eMing
  • Bandh against Nagaland #2:: Gallery
  • Dzukou valley: The day after
  • Child protection from sexual offences
  • Unsiko AEKoI, AmuQ :: Seireng
  • Relief trip to Nepal:: Gallery
  • SUNRISE Relief Trip to Nepal
  • Admission counselling centres in NE
  • Private Higher Secondary Schools
  • Centre to create 1L jobs in NE
  • Indecency slur on minister
  • Trapped in security paradigm
  • Wanna eat beef? Go to Pakistan
  • The Killing Fields :: News Timeline
  • Makar Scenes #2 :: eRang
  • Biodiversity for sustainable development
  • Kuknalim in Nagaland; chinky in Delhi
  • The Patriot :: Poem
  • Bandh against Nagaland #1:: Gallery
  • TR's 1 year in office
  • I-League Pre-Match: Lajong vs Pune
  • Naga insurgents losing steam :Army
  • 8 rebels killed in Manipur
  • Centre clarifies on spl category status
  • Non-sensical culture of VIPsm
  • Water Route to Boroikhal #1:: Gallery
  • Understanding Turmoil
  • GKCA's festival of solo performance
  • NSCNs exchange gunfire
  • Strike in Senapati on 'encroachment'
  • DoNER Ministry's security initiative
  • BioTech Conference @MU:: Gallery
  • Laimang Phamba @Kakwa #2:: Gallery
  • 4Bs of Election Fever
  • Is It :: Poem
  • Technical Jobs(185) at NIELIT
  • Internship on Web Apps @Don Bosco
  • FOSS Training @Assam Don Bosco
  • Keishal: Scenes #1 :: eRang
  • Decaying Manipur health care #5
  • Freedom of Press: From Legal Concept
  • The Headline Story : Poem
  • Tamenglong #43: Wallpaper Download
  • Fire at Noney :: Gallery
  • Memorandum submitted to Kiren Rijiju
  • Rejoinder to R.K. Rajendro
  • Medical/Dental at Annamalai
  • Ethical Fashion Event #2:: Gallery
  • Hmar Student condemns brutal killing
  • Requirements at Kangla Solutions
  • Multiple Job Openings at Mangaal
  • Job Openings at Feerol
  • AirAsia Delhi-Guwahati flight takes off
  • Don't insult us
  • New initiatives taken up by Govt
  • Lairoi @Ereima Ima #1: Gallery
  • Know Your Test- Platelet Count
  • Illegal migrants from neighbour country
  • Aimol Khullen village : Gallery
  • Church and clean election #3
  • EDU-XPO, leap towards education
  • Top of Mount Koubru #3 : Gallery
  • CM with Russian Delegates
  • Manipur: The land of bandhs
  • A Fiasco every now & again
  • Peace Rally at Noney Bazar [14 Apr]
  • State Arts Exhibition #2 : Gallery
  • Koireng's affinity with tribes
  • Shri Tomba & Kei :: Gallery
  • Pension distributed @Jiri :: Gallery
  • Jiribam Vegetable Market :: Gallery
  • Contemporary Manipuri Short Stories #4
  • Jemadar Abdul Hafiz VC (Victoria Cross)
  • Music fest @Santhei #3: Gallery
  • Cultural Forum day:: Gallery
  • Mt Everest 2nd Anniv :: Gallery
  • NH-37 Pathetic Condition :: Gallery
  • Living God: Best Documentary @LA
  • All Community Meeting @Jiri:: Gallery
  • Medical camp @Boroikhal :: Gallery
  • Toppers - HSLC Exam :: Gallery
  • 'Jewel of Manipuri Cinema' :: Gallery
  • HSLC 2015 : Top 25 Rank Holders
  • HSLC : Statistics / Subject Topper
  • HSLC 2015 : Full Roll No Listing
  • Laimang Phamba @Kakwa:: Gallery
  • Takao Kawaguchi and Manipur
  • Tree plantation @Jiri :: Gallery
  • Workshop: Takao Kawaguchi @Imphal
  • Sanjenthong still constructing: Gallery
  • Subadar Netrabahadur Thapa VC
  • Archived News Photo for year 2015
  • HSE 2015 : Result / Pass %
  • HSE 2015 : Useful Information
  • HSE 2015 : Science Stream Result
  • HSE 2015 : Commerce Stream Result
  • HSE 2015 : Arts Stream Result
  • Manipuri Sahitya parishad: Gallery
  • Wangkhem Bidyamani : Profile :: eRang
  • Bidyamani : Singer-Photos #1 :: eRang
  • Ithai School protest : Gallery
  • Heloise Rajkumari @Italy: Gallery
  • U suba amadi Chaoren : Funga Wari
  • MRVT&MW Bill- Contents : Gallery
  • Phone Directory :: Govt Officials
  • Laihui presents Hada Shamaton :: Ooba
  • SPONSORED ADS