Tuesday, February 28, 2012


CALL FOR PAPERS: International Conference On Governance of Commons and Livelihood Security

Xavier Institute of Social Service (XISS) in association with All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE) is organising an International Conference on “Governance of Commons and Livelihood Security” on17th and 18th August 2012 at XISS, Ranchi, Jharkhand, India.

The conference on Governance of Commons and Livelihood Security will look forward towards (a) better conceptualisation of harmonic cohabitation of resource conservation and livelihood generation and (b) evidences of sustainable reconciliation between governance of commons, conservation of resources and livelihood security of actors.

Papers/Posters are invited for the aforesaid Conference on the following themes:

  1. Current Challenges of Governance of Commons in India and World
    1. Governance of commons – Socio-Political Challenges
    2. Governance of commons – Economic challenges – Privatization vs Collective governance
    3. Governance of commons – Legal challenges
  2. Ensuring Livelihood Security in Commons
    1. Livelihood dynamics of commons – Existing utilisation vis a vis potential
    2. Livelihood & Commons – Gender dynamics
    3. Alternative livelihood opportunities within commons
  3. Governance of Commons in the face of Climate Change
    1. Environmental Refugees
    2. Collaborative Ecosystem Governance: Scale, Complexity and Dynamism
  4. Poverty, Social Exclusion and Commons
    1. Poverty vis a vis commons
    2. Social exclusion vis a vis commons
  5. Success Stories – Commons, Livelihood Security and Conservation of Biodiversity
    1. Successful commons of recent time
    2. Successful livelihood securing collective actions
    3. Successful case of linking biodiversity with livelihood

More information.

Deadline for abstracts: April 30, 2012

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