First International Conference on
Social Sciences & Law

15-16 March 2019, University of Barishal, Barishal, Bangladesh

About The Conference

About The Conference

Faculty of Social Sciences and Faculty of Law at University of Barishal will promote new thinking and explore pressing topics on research, policy and practices addressing social and legal problems. Over the two days, a number of speakers are supposed to present different perspectives on topical issues impacting social and legal problems. Each talk will open up difficult and challenging conversations on how our societies are affected by social and legal problems and how those should be addressed. The key note speech will be delivered on ‘Law and People on the Margins of Society’ by Professor Abhijit Dasgupta. He is a Professor of Sociology at Delhi University. He obtained his D.Phil degree from University of Sussex, U.K. He is a member of Advisory Committee of Gobind Pant Institute of Himalayan Environment & Development, Uttarakhand, India. Agrarian relations, population displacement and sociology in South Asia are his especial field of interest.


University of Barishal, Barishal, Bangladesh


15-16 March 2019

Event Speakers

Here are some of our speakers

Speaker 1

Professor Abhijit Dasgupta

Delhi University

Call for Papers

Share your own thinking and research in conceptual and empirical research in the area of social sciences and law. This conference will be a platform for fostering collaboration, networking and wider engagement on how the issues and problems in social sciences and law can be addressed. We welcome your contribution.

Conference Topics

Coverage will include but is not limited to:

1. Poverty and Inequality
2. Inclusive Governance
3. Climate Change
4. Technology and Change
5. Disability Rights and Inclusive Society
6. Dispute Resolution and Peace
7. Political Economy of Development
8. Culture, Economy and Global Politics
9. Law and Justice
10. Judiciary and Politics/Service Delivery
11. Governance and Economic Development
12. Equity and Social Justice
13. Gender and Development
14. Women in Future Labor Market and Development
15. Labor and Labor Rights
16. Civil Society, Politics and Development
17. Migration and Development
18. Energy, Power and Natural Resource
19. Social Movement
20. Local Governance
21. Philosophical, Theoretical and Normative Issues on Sociology, Economics, Political Science, Administration, Governance, Development, Law, Justice, Society, etc.


Registration is Currently Closed

Submit Abstract

Abstracts of original research works are invited from academia, researchers, practitioners, activists and students on the conference topics. Once the abstract is accepted after a review process, at least one of the authors must register for the conference if s/he wants to present the paper at the conference. Abstracts of all accepted contributors will be published in the conference proceedings which will be distributed to all registered conference participants. Send your ABSTRACT (maximum 300 words) to:

Important Dates

Abstract Submission Deadline: Currently Closed


Jibanananda Das Conference Complex
University of Barishal
Kornokathi, Barishal-8200, Bangladesh
Phone: 0431-2177771-77.
📠 Fax: 0431-61117

Contact Us

Conference convenor

Ashim Kumar Nandi
Assistant Professor & Chairman
Department of Sociology
University of Barishal
Email: or,
Cell: +8801675-961704

Conference member secretary

Supravat Halder
Assistant Professor & Chairman
Department of Law
University of Barishal
Cell: +8801722-431995


Ⅰ. Tasnuva Habib Zisan
Assistant Professor & Chairman
Department of Public Administration

Ⅱ. Jyotirmay Biswas
Assistant Professor & Chairman
Department of Economics

Ⅲ. Sushmita Roy
Assistant Professor & Chairman
Department of Political Science