Sun. Dec 4th, 2022
Girmitiya Conference

About Girmitiya Conference

The Girmitiya Conference aims to trace the history of girmitiya, their memories about home/land, in-betweenness, diaspora consciousness and lives, and experiences in new cultural surroundings. It will create dialogues between scholars from different disciplines to:

  1. Provide global platform to researchers and academicians to explore the possibilities of gap in girmitiya migration.
  2. Endorse a multidisciplinary forum to discuss the colonial expansion behind the exploitation of labor.
  3. Address the need and solutions to safeguard the tangible and intangible heritage of girmitiya community.
  4. Maximize the global efforts in abolishing the different forms of labor exploitation and its repercussions.
  5. Understand the deep relationship between mass displacement of people in the name of ‘great experiment’ of indenture labor migration and its relevance for the present day.
  6. Study the relevance of socio-cultural, political, and economic conditions in shaping labor migration and settlement in past and present scenario.
  7. Understand the impact of migration and coercive labor forms on women’s agency.
  8. Envisage the social and psychological cost of migration on left behind communities.
Fest Title International Conference on The Saga of Girmitiya Migration: Re-engaging the Homeland, Culture, History and Memory
Category Conference
Organizer Manipal University Jaipur (MUJ)
Venue Jaipur, Rajasthan, India
Girmitiya Conference
Girmitiya Conference, Manipal University, Jaipur, Rajasthan, April 2022

Highlights of the Girmitiya Conference

  • e-Conference (Hybrid Mode)
  • e-Certificate
  • Best paper presentation award
  • Best research paper award
  • Selected quality papers (after blind review) will be published in Routledge, Springer & Sage’s SCOPUS / Web of Science / UGC CARE (Group I) Indexed Journals
  • Opportunity to publish chapter in edited books with Palgrave Macmillan UK, Taylor & Francis Routledge, and other publication houses

Important dates

Last date of Abstract Submission: January 15, 2022

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Notification of Abstract Acceptance: February 01, 2022

Last Date of Full Paper Submission: March 15, 2022

Conference Date: April 27 – 29, 2022

Registration Fee

The Registration to this Conference is mandatory and following are the registration fee details:

Important Links

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Address & Contact details

Department of Languages, Manipal University Jaipur, Dehmi Kalan, Off Jaipur-Ajmer Expressway, Jaipur, Rajasthan – 303007, India




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