Conference

Call for Papers for 5th International Conference on Psychology and Allied Sciences

The theme of the 5th ICPAS is “Family Wellbeing: A Global Perspective (Vasudhavi Kutumbukum: An Indian Notion of Family Wellbeing)”, seems to be very relevant in the current scenario when we see, in recent time, families are breaking up, and there have been heinous incidents of violence, abduction, child abuse, divorce, extra-marital affairs, rape, murders, terrorism, etc. The only solution that seems to be plausible for a happy life is to nurture personal, family, cultural and community values at individual, family, community, nation and global level. We are sure that the scholarly deliberation and discussion on these human values will pave a better way for a healthy and happy family life at all the four levels i.e., family, community, nation and global.

Theme

Vasudhaiv Kutumbakm: A Global Perspective on Wellbeing

The Indian notion of Vasudhaiva Kutumbakam teaches us to treat the whole world as one family so as to inculcate the understanding that the whole of humanity is one family. The first word in this phrase – Vasudhaiva-- is made up of three Sanskrit words -- Vasudha, Eva and Kutumbakam. Vasudha means the earth, Eva means to emphasize and Kutumbakam means a family. The whole phrase, then, means that the whole earth is one complete family. In Ancient India, sages of the Vedas and Upanishads, the Mystics and the Buddhists dreamt of uniting all the people of the world in a common thread of mutual love, trust and friendship. They attained this to a great extent. This they did only through Yoga and Meditation. Today the world is on the verge of total destruction. Every country in the world, in the name of peace and self-defence is accumulating weapons of mass destruction. Humanity is getting devastated at all spheres of family, i.e., at home, community, country and global level. People at all these levels (of family) are creating conditions for living which lead to illness, diseases, violence, and terrorism. And by this, we are disrupting the family wellbeing from a single family to the global family. Humanity can be saved only when we take the world as a family and exhibit the qualities of love, compassion, contentment, happiness, joy, resilience, forgiveness, truthfulness, optimism, sacrifice, service to community, and live in peace. Peace must begin from the individual, move on to the house, on to the society and then the world. Achieving global peace can begin only when each individual first attains inner peace. Keeping all this in mind, the current conference was proposed on the this theme and following sub themes

Family Wellbeing

Indian Traditions and Family Wellbeing
Traditional Gender Role and Family Wellbeing
Aging Gracefully and Family Wellbeing
Work-Family Balance and Family Wellbeing
Modern Education, Employment and Family Wellbeing
Modern Technology and Family Wellbeing

Community Wellbeing

Social Harmony and Community Wellbeing
Social Capital and Social Wellbeing
Positive Schooling and Youth Development
Nurturing Human Values in Society
Social Resilience and Community Wellbeing
Spirituality and Social Wellbeing

Nation Wellbeing

Indian Traditional Education System and its Relevance Today
Effective Leadership and Nation Wellbeing
Societal Equality and Nation Wellbeing
Cultural Wellbeing and Nation Wellbeing
Spiritual Governance and Nation Wellbeing

Global Wellbeing

Indian Philosophy of Vasudhaiav Kutumbkam and World Peace
Vasudhaiav Kutumbkam, Global Society and Humanity
Vasudhaiav Kutumbkam and Global Citizenship
Vasudhaiav Kutumbkam and Global Consciousness
Vasudhaiav Kutumbkam and Global Leadership
Vasudhaiav Kutumbkam and Cross Border Conflict
Vasudhaiav Kutumbkam and Terrorism


Venue

Conference Centre, Delhi University, North Campus, New Delhi

5th ICPAS will be organized at the main Conference Centre, Delhi University, North Campus, Delhi


Scientific Committee

Scientific Committee Members

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Scientific Program

5th ICPAS Programme Schedule

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Registration


Registration Details (Date format: dd-mm-yyy)

Timeline
Last date for abstract submission 15-09-2018
Last date for registration 15-10-2018
Last date for full paper submission 15-10-2018
Registration
Category Fees up to
2018-09-15
Fees up to
2018-10-15
On Spot
Online Paper Presentation Rs.1500 Rs.2000 Rs.2500
School /College Students Rs.2000 Rs.2500 Rs.3000
Outstation School/College Students Rs.2500 Rs.3000 Rs.3500
Registration without accommodation for others Rs.3000 Rs.3500 Rs.4000
Registration with accommodation Type-1 Rs.5000 Rs.5500 Rs.6000
Registration with accommodation Type-2 Rs.6000 Rs.6500 Rs.7000
Foreign delegates Rs.0 Rs.0 Rs.0

Important Dates

Last date of abstract submission

2018-09-15

Last date of registration

2018-10-15

Last date of paper submission

2018-10-15