Anant: Interdisciplinary Conference on Trends and Future Possibilities in Humanities and Social Sciences

Organizer: School of Liberal Arts and Management(Department of Humanities), DIT University Dehradun (UK), Dehradun–248009, Uttarakhand, India,

About the Conference

  • When: 10-11 November 2022
  • Mode of Conduct: Hybrid Mode
  • Call For Papers
  • Registration Fee Needed

The Conference will offer the opportunity to all the participants to present their research work on a dynamic platform of scholars across globe. The conference will engage in scholarly discussions, deliberations and a wide-ranging survey of emerging trends and contemporary perspectives in Humanities and Social Sciences with a focus on the following broad areas of research:

  • Digital Humanities, Films, Visual Culture
  • Disability Studies
  • Health Humanities/Health Economics
  • Positive Psychology/ Yoga/ Mindfulness/Well Being
  • Human-animal Studies/Environment Studies/Climate studies
  • Violence, Trauma & Memory
  • Youth, Gender, Identity, Class & Race Studies
  • Graphic Narratives
  • Cultural Studies
  • New Media (Digital Media, Social Media, Cyber) and Popular Culture
  • Women Studies (Empowerment/entrepreneurship/social & political participation)
  • Emerging Issues in Industrialization/ Science Technology and Society.

Submission Guidelines

Submit your abstract (Time new Roman, 12 Font Size) The authors of selected abstracts will be notified with further registration process.

Key Dates

  • Last Date for submission of Abstract/Full paper-20 September 2022
  • Acceptance Notification of Abstract/Full paper – 20 October 2022
  • Last Date of Registration- 30 October 2022

Registration Fee:

Mode OfflineOnline
Students (Indian & SAARC Countries)1200/- INR600/- INR
Faculty (Indian & SAARC Countries)2400/- INR1200/- INR
Students (International) 75 $50 $
Faculty (International)100 $75 $
  • The registration fee includes- Entry to all Sessions, Conference Kit, Tea and Lunch (for offline Participants) and accommodation for International Participants.
  • All paper presenters/ Participants have to pre-register for the conference.
  • Certificate of participation/presentation will be provided to the registered participants after the conference.
  • The organizers intend to publish select papers in an ISBN book from a national publisher; information regarding this will be communicated after the acceptance of the papers.

Bank Details

The registration fee may be sent through bank transfer. The bank details are as follows:-
Name of the Bank: Axis Bank
Account No.: 921010054446130
IFSC Code: UTIB0000093

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Chief Patron(s)
Shri Anuj Aggarwal

Chairman, DIT University, Dehradun
Shri N. Ravishankar (IAS)
Chancellor, DIT University

Patron (s)
Prof G Raghurama

Vice-Chancellor, DIT University
Prof Priyadarsan Patra
Pro-Vice Chancellor, DIT university
Prof Maneek Kumar
Director (STEAM & Quality), DIT University

Conference Chair
Dr. Monika Srivastava
, Professor & Head (Humanities) , School of Liberal Arts & Management, DIT University, Dehradun, India.

Conference Co-Chair(s)
Dr. Vijay Negi
, Professor, DIT University, Dehradun, India.
Dr. Shriya Goyal, Associate Professor

Dr Sakshi Semwal
, Assistant Professor

Dr. Deepesh Thakur
, Assistant Professor

Organizing Members
Dr. Ajay Kumar, Dr. Shachi Negi, Dr. Vikas Kumar Mishra, Dr. Sanjeev Kumar, Mr. Ram Kumar Gupta,
Dr. Aditya Kumar Sharma, Dr. Sandeep Kumar Sharma, Dr. Jeetan Krishna Giri, Dr. Jaya Upadhyay, Ms. Aditi
Jain, Dr. Ritu Raj, Dr. Santosh Kumar, Mr. Karm Veer Singh, Dr. Priya Gupta, Dr. Vipul Gupta, Ms. Priyanka


Dr. Sakshi Semwal ( +917895027236
Dr. Deepesh Thakur(
Dr. Vipul Gupta- 9803359671, Dr. Karm Veer- 9792982138

Internal Advisory Board

  • Prof. Debopam Acharya, Dean, SoC, DIT University
  • Prof. B. K. Singh, Dean Faculty Affairs, DIT University
  • Prof. Naveen Singhal, Dean Alumni Relation, DIT Universityˆ
  • Prof. Prakash Tiwari, Dean Accreditations & Head CITM, DITU ˆ
  • Prof. Hemraj Verma, Dean Academic Affairs, DIT University ˆ
  • Prof. Anjali Kishan Sharma, Dean, School of Architecture & Design
  • Prof. Jagan Nath Sahu, Director, School of Pharmacy
  • Prof. Naresh Mohan Charda, Dean School of Physical Sciences

National Advisory Board

  • Prof. Shrawan Kumar- Gurukul Kangri University
  • Prof. Mukesh Ranjan Verma- Gurukul Kangri University
  • Prof. Nagender Kumar- IIT Roorkee
  • Prof. Priyanka Tripathi- IIT Patna
  • Prof. Ajit Mishra- IIT BHU
  • Prof Charu Gupta- Delhi University
  • Dr. Satyaraj Venkateshan- NIT Trichy

International Advisory Board

  • Prof. Rajender Dudhra- Birmingham City University, UK
  • Prof. Shefali Rajmannar- University of Southern California, USA
  • Dr. Ramona Simut Reader- Emanuel University of Oradea, Romania.
  • Prof. Hesham Magd- Head of Business and Economics Modern College of Business and Science, Muscat, Oman.
  • Prof Kindye Essa- Dean Faculty of Business & Economics, Debre Tabor University Ethiopia.
  • Prof Imran Saleem- University of Buraimi Oman.


DIT University is a premier Institute of Higher learning in the area of Science, Engineering and Technology, Liberal Arts & Management, Pharmacy and Architecture. Over a long and proud history, DIT has post the limits of knowledge with innovation and carved a niche in professional and technical education through emphasis on quality education with up to date curriculum and lecture delivery methods supported by strong laboratory components. DIT University is designed to provide holistic education, enabling
students to stand on their own feet. The focus is always on promotion of self-learning and honing talents to ensure the all-round development amongst our students. The university created a space for itself not only in northern estates but at all India Level.


The School of Liberal Arts and Management (Humanities) plays the distinctive role of integrating human attributes and values with a holistic science and technology education. It helps to make India’s bright young minds critical thinkers and ensures all round holistic development of students through teaching a variety of subjects, innovative curricula, and participation in co-curricular activities. The department offers B.A Honours, M.A and Phd. programmes in the field of English, Economics and Psychology. The department
also takes the subjects like Professional Communication, Engineering Economics, Principles of Management, Industrial Psychology, Organizational Behavior, Human Values and Ethics for Science and Engineering students.

How to Reach Dehradun

By Air
Dehradun’s airport is the Jolly Grant Airport, which is located 20 km away from the city centre. Air India, Jet Airways, Jet connect and Spice Jet have regular flights to Dehradun. You can hire a taxi from the airport to reach the city, which should take you 40 to 45 minutes depending upon traffic.
By Bus
Dehradun is well connected to most cities such as Delhi, Shimla, Haridwar, Rishikesh, Agra and Rajasthan by Volvo, Deluxe, semi-deluxe and Uttarakhand State Transport buses. These buses arrive and depart from the Dehradun Inter State Bus Terminal (ISBT). Buses depart from here every 15 minutes to one hour.
By Train
Dehradun is connected by regular train services to cities Delhi, Lucknow, Allahabad, Mumbai, Kolkata, Ujjain, Chennai and Varanasi. The Dehradun Railway Station is located 1-2 kilometers away from the city centre and you can reach the city within ten minutes, depending on traffic. Dehradun is connected to the rest of the country by trains such as the Shatabdi Express, Jan Shatabdi Express, Dehradun AC Express, Doon Express, Bandra Express and the Amritsar-Dehradun Express among others.
Road/Self Drive
A popular tourist destination, Dehradun has a strong road network, which makes for a pleasant driving experience. Dehradun is well connected by road to cities like Delhi by the NH 58 and 72 is approximately a 4-hour drive. Chandigarh is located at a distance of 167 kilometers and is almost a 3 hours’ drive. Dehradun is also well connected to cities like Haridwar and Rishikesh.

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