8/95 3rd International Hindukush Cultural Conference
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THE HINDUKUSH REGION: 1895 - 1995
The Third International Hindukush Cultural Conference
26th - 30th August 1995
Anjuman-e-Taraqqi-e-Khowar, Chitral, Pakistan
Preliminary Announcement - Call For Papers
The Anjuman-e-Taraqqi-e-Khowar takes great pleasure in announcing the
Third International Hindukush Cultural Conference, which is planned for
the last week in August, 1995, the centennial of the historic siege of
Chitral, a major turning point in the history of this region. This
conference is a continuation of the work begun in 1970 in Moesgaard,
Denmark under the leadership of Georg Morgenstierne and continued in
September, 1990 with the Second International Hindukush Cultural
Conference in Chitral.
SUBJECTS FOR PAPERS: The theme of the third conference is "The Hindukush
Region: 1895-1995." Under this broad umbrella we invite scholars of the
Hindukush-Karakoram area to submit papers in their respective fields
relevant to any aspect of one of the following general areas:
Material cultural heritage Social history
Non-material cultural heritage Language and literature
Socio-economic development Anthropology
Geopolitical history and developments Political history
Women's issues and contributions Folklore
Geography, physical, social, economic Education
Challenges of the 21st century Environmental issues
Conference proceedings will be published as Volume 2 of the series
Hindukush and Karakoram Studies.
SUBMISSION OF ABSTRACTS: Please send your paper proposals to the
Organizing Committee as soon as possible. Your abstracts of approximately
150 words in length should reach us by 31 AUGUST 1994. Abstracts of
papers presented will be included in the Conference booklet.
Unfortunately the Anjuman is not in a position to pay travel expenses for
participants. We hope that with sufficient notice you will be able to
arrange travel funding from your own institutions. Also, in order to help
defray expenses of the conference, registration fees will apply at the
26-29 August - Conference sessions
30 August - field trip to Bumburet or
Rs. 2,000 - non-presenters from outside Pakistan
Rs. 1,500 - paper authors from outside Pakistan
Rs. 1,000 - non-presenters, local
Rs. 500 - paper presenters, local
The fee will include participation in all conference sessions and
functions, the field trip, and meals and local transportation in Chitral.
HELP US IN PLANNING AND ANNOUNCING THE CONFERENCE! To help us with our
planning, we request you to respond in one of the following ways to
Professor Israruddin on the Organizing Committee by 30th June 1994.
__ I definitely plan to attend the Conference. Please add my name to the
list of definite participants and send me the next informational
__ I will present a paper; it will be in the area of __________________.
__ I may be able to attend the Conference and will contact the Organizing
Committee later when my plans become more definite.
__ I will not be able to attend the Conference.
Name and Institution
If any of your colleagues who might be interested in attending have not
received this information, please (i) inform them about the conference,
and (ii) send us their name(s) and adress(es) so that we can contact them
The Organizing Committee also invite any further suggestions you have
about the content of the Conference, or any recommendations you would
like to make based on your experience at the Second International
Hindukush Conference in 1990.
We look forward to seeing you in Chitral!
Chairman, Organizing Committee
Department of Geography
Peshawar, NWFP, PAKISTAN
Inayatullah Faizi, Ph.D.
Government College, Booni
District Chitral, NWFP, PAKISTAN
Elena Bashir, Ph.D.
Secretary, Organizing Committee
P.O. Box 1128
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