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Call for Abstracts, Living Lightly Academic Conference, 2019

The first edition of the Living Lightly: Pastoralism in a Changing World conference took place in New Delhi in late 2016 on the sidelines of the Living Lightly exhibition.  The second edition of the conference is scheduled for the 15th - 16th February 2019, once again on the sidelines of the Living Lightly exhibition, this time showing in Pune. 

While the broad theme of the conference remains the same, we are inviting presentations by young scholars including advanced graduate student research, recent PhDs or fresh work by young faculty. We invite abstracts of papers from anywhere in the world, as long as the research itself has been carried out in India. Some support will be made available for within country, local travel. 

The conference is a collaborative effort by:

Ambedkar University Delhi  (;

Centre for Pastoralism (;

Institut de Recherche pour le development  ( and

Indian School of Business (

Each of these institutions is represented by an individual on the organising committee, below. Please reach out to any of us for clarifications.  

Abstracts may be submitted via

Deadline: 15 January, 2019

Please feel free to contact any of the below:
Ashwini Chhatre, ISB (
Nitya Ghotge, Anthra (
Rohit Negi, AUD (
Vasant Saberwal, CfP (
Matthieu Salpeteur, IRD (


We are inviting applications from researchers with an interest in participating in the studies undertaken by CfP. Read more about the opportunity  here and get in touch.

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