2nd. Bodhi International Conference
on 

INSIGHTS AND INNOVATIONS IN HUMANITIES,

ARTS AND SCIENCE 2019 (BICOHAS-19)

22,23,24,25 & 26 August 2019

@

MALAYSIA: Conference at Kuala Lumpur, Workshop at Penang

Kuala Lumpur Penang

Organizers

Department of English

Faculty of Modern Languages and Communication

UNIVERSITI PUTRA MALAYSIA (UPM), Malaysia

www.upm.edu.my

&

BODHI INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF

RESEARCH IN HUMANITIES, ARTS AND SCIENCE, India

www.bodhijournals.com

Co-Organizers

BISHOP HEBER COLLEGE (Autonomous), India

www.bhc.edu.in

AUXILIUM COLLEGE, India

www.auxiliumcollege.edu.in


Dear Madam / Sir,

Greetings!

We cordially invite you to the International Conference on “Insights and Innovations in Humanities, Arts and Science-2019” at Malaysia.

ABOUT UPM

University Putra Malaysia (UPM) is recognised by the independent, government assessments as leading Research University in Malaysia. It is located in Serdang, next to Malaysia’s administrative capital city, Putrajaya. Founded in 1931 as the School of Agriculture, it was formerly known as Universiti Pertanian Malaysia or the Agricultural University of Malaysia. Now, UPM offers a wide range of undergraduate, postgraduate and Research programmes in most fields such as science, engineering, medicine, veterinary medicine, business and social science. It was ranked 36th in the Best Asian Universities and the 2nd best University in Malaysia. As a world-renowned centre of learning and research, UPM has attracted students and staff from all around the world making it a well-respected global entity. UPM offers 59 bachelor programmes, 7 diploma programmes, and 12 Masters and Doctoral programmes. There are 16 Faculties, eight Centres, nine Institutes, two Schools, a University Park and a branch campus in Bintulu, Sarawak. The Doctor of Medicine program provided by the Medical and Health Science division of the university was fully recognized by the Malaysia Medical Council on 5 June 2001. The University today combines impressive modern facilities and a dynamic approach to teaching and research with its proud heritage of quality services and achievements. The University's strong and valued relationships with the local and regional communities are the foundation upon which its global vision is based. UPM’s community is a global one, as indicated by the breadth of its international links and the impact of its work internationally.

ABOUT BODHI

The Bodhi International Journal of Research in Humanities, Arts and Science is an Online, Peer Reviewed, Refereed and Quarterly Journal with Impact Factor. The Journal is committed to bring together academicians, research scholars and students from all over the world, who strive professionally to upgrade the status of academic career and the society by their innovative ideas. The journal also aims at promoting interdisciplinary studies in the fields of humanities, arts and sciences.

ABOUT BISHOP HEBER COLLEGE

Bishop Heber College is a religious minority educational institution established by Tiruchirappalli – Thanjavur Diocese of the Church of South India. The College traces its origin back to Heber Memorial School in 1864. In 1873 the School was raised to a Second Grade College and in 1882 it became a First Grade College known as S.P.G. College. It was the first College to be established in Tiruchirappalli. The Lindsay Commission on Christian Higher Education in India recommended the merger of the Bishop Heber College with the Madras Christian College. Accordingly, Bishop Heber College was closed in 1934. The College was revived on 24th June 1966. The revived College celebrated its Golden Jubilee in February 2016. The University Grants Commission, New Delhi granted Autonomy to the College during 2004-2005. The College was accredited with 5 stars by the National Assessment and Accreditation Council in May 2001 and was reaccredited at the A+ level in March 2007. In March 2015, the college was reaccredited (3rd cycle) at A Grade by NAAC with CGPA of 3.58 on a 4-point scale. The College has been recognized by the UGC as “College with Potential for Excellence” in September 2011 and was elevated to the status of “College of Excellence” in April 2017. The College was ranked 4th by MHRD through National Institution Ranking Framework 2017. The College has established a great reputation for its high academic standards and attracts students from all over India and abroad. The College has signed MoUs with Liverpool Hope University, UK, Wolverhampton University, UK, University of Burgundy, France, Kasetsart University, Thailand, Appalachian State University, USA, Groupe ESC, Rouen, France, UAE Exchange and MAHE, Dubai, Concordia College, New York, Merrimack College, USA.

AUXILIUM COLLEGE

Auxilium College, founded in 1954 is a pioneer in educating women in Vellore. It is a minority institution, established and administered by the Salesian sisters of Don Bosco, affiliated to Thiruvalluvar University. The vision of the college is to educate young women especially the poorest, to become empowered and efficient leaders of integrity for the society.

AIM OF BICOHAS

The aim of BICOHAS - 2019 is to offer a platform for Indian and other international academics, and Post graduate students to meet, discuss and share latest research and fundamental advances in the field of Humanities, Arts and Science. It also aims to encourage the sharing of information and insights from their respective fields. Presenters can use this conference as a platform to meet academics from India, Malaysia and other parts of the world to widen their horizon on research in the field of Science and Arts for the betterment of the world. BICOHAS - 2019 invites academics to share their views and research, and welcomes paper submissions on the research theme, "Insights and Innovations in Humanities, Arts and Science”.

CONCEPT NOTE

"Insights and Innovations in Humanities, Arts and Science” is theme for the upcoming BICOHAS-2019. The rapid developments in science and technology are fundamentally altering the way people think, live and communicate with their surroundings. This requires people from the academic world to be at par with these developments in their niche areas by grasping and applying the insights and innovations from science and technology for the betterment of the society they live in. This conference seeks presenters who could bring in new insights and innovations from the field of Humanities, Arts and Science which will benefit the people and the world. The proposed themes are indicated below:

Key and Sub Themes:

Humanities, Arts & Social Sciences

  1. Communication & Mass Media
  2. Commerce
  3. Economics
  4. English Language Teaching
  5. English Literature
  6. Education
  7. History
  8. Hindi & Marathi Literature
  9. Law & justice
  10. Language & Linguistics
  11. Management Studies
  12. Psychology
  13. Philosophy & Sociology
  14. Social Sciences
  15. Tamil Language & Literature

Sciences

  1. Botany
  2. Chemistry
  3. Computer Science
  4. Environmental Studies
  5. Mathematics
  6. Physics
  7. Zoology
  8. Library and Info. Science
  9. Bio-Technology
  10. Other Sciences

PROCEDURE FOR PAPER SUBMISSION

Articles should be in Times New Roman, size: 12 double-spaced and submitted only in MS Word 2003/ 2007 version. All abstracts should follow the MLA or APA style manual. The abstract must not be exceeding 250 words and the full paper should not exceed 2500 words, including tables and references. The paper should comprise the following sections: Title Page, Abstract, Keywords, Introduction, Material & Methods, Findings & Results, Interpretation & Discussion and Conclusion. Authors should ensure that they use correct and complete references in their abstracts and presentation. The author is responsible for accurate referencing and for all reproduced material. Authors should submit manuscript through e-mail attachment to the review committee at bodhiconference@gmail.com. A manuscript number will be emailed to the corresponding author.

REVIEW PROCESS

The articles will be evaluated on parameters of originality, relevance, and contribution to the current academic scenario. The articles abide by a single-blind peer review process such that the committee does not disclose the identity of the reviewer to the author. All papers will be first assessed by editorial board. All the accepted papers are published online soon after the final acceptance. The copy-editing work is done by the members of the Editorial Board. The articles are reviewed and accepted only after positive opinion from Editorial Board.

PLAGIARISM ALERT & DISCLAIMER

Contributors are advised to be strict in academic ethics with respect to acknowledgment of the original ideas borrowed from others. The Conference team & editors will not be held responsible for any such lapse of the contributor regarding plagiarism and unwarranted quotations in their manuscripts. All submissions should be original and must be accompanied by a declaration stating your research paper as an original work and has not been published anywhere else. It will be your sole responsibility for such lapses, if any on legal bindings and ethical code of publication.

Contributors are advised to be aware about Plagiarism and ensure your paper with plagiarism level below 10%.

PAPERS PRESENTED IN ABSENTIA

Papers can be presented in-absentia also. It is an opportunity for the scholars who are unable to participate in-person and present their papers. Papers presented in-absentia are eligible for publication in the Journal subjected to the approval of the panel.

PUBLICATION

REGISTRATION PRE-CONFERENCE

S. No.

Delegates

Early Bird Fee (May 10, 2019)

Normal Fee

(May 15, 2019)

Late Fee

(After May 15 2019)

1

Delhi & Mumbai Destination (All-Inclusive*)

Rs.56, 500/-

Rs.58,000/-

depends upon

the Flight tickets

Chennai & Trichy Destination (All-Inclusive*)

Rs.54, 500/-

Rs.56,000/-

depends upon

the Flight tickets

2

In-Absentia

(Indian Participants Only)

Rs.6000/-

3

Non Indian Participants (Presentation, Publication, Kit, Certificate, three days Lunch and Refreshments Only)

USD. 190/-

USD. 200/-

*Includes the cost of Registration, Air fare, Visa, Boarding, Lodging, Sightseeing and Overseas Medical Insurance for Four nights and Five days

REGISTRATION DETAILS

Participants should send the duly filled in Registration Form, along with the registration fee in DD drawn in favour of “Bodhi International Journal” payable at Madurai, or credit through online transfer to

Account Name : Bodhi International Journal

Account No : 37372044860

IFS Code : SBIN0018158

Bank Name : State Bank of India

Branch Name : Andalpuram, Madurai

Registration fees for co-authored papers should be paid separately.

Separate registration fees should be paid for each of the multiple papers.

IMPORTANT DATES

Last date for Abstract Submission

25 April, 2019

Acceptance Notification of Article

03 May, 2019

Initial Payment (INR 35000)

10 May, 2019

Last date for Full Paper Submission

01 June, 2019

Final Payment

10 June, 2019

The Final Programme Schedule

25 June, 2019

Terms and Conditions

For the comfortable and convenient logistics, the following regulatory measures are laid down and all the participants of BICOHAS - 19 Conference are advised to abide with them without any deviation for mutual managerial convenience and administration of our peaceful troop. While reading out the whole stipulation you will feel its essentiality and follow-up. The Organizer will be in adhesion to fence within the regulation during the tenure of pre-post-travel schedules without any disparity there upon logically.

  1. Authors of accepted papers are invited to register their data by paying declared fee and present their research paper in person at one of the conference sessions on announcement on the venue. Papers which are not presented at the conference are eligible for publication either in the Research Journal or Book of proceedings with Standardization.
  2. Even though the official language of the conference is English, the subject-wise articles in all the regional Languages are accepted for the Paper presentation, hall discussion and academic Purpose.
  3. Authors are bound to follow the dress code unexceptionably with dignified look according to the culture and tradition of the place of the conference.
  4. Payment is required for each individual author in multi authors' proceedings if each of the authors wants to attend the conference and receive attendance certificate. Authors who submitted abstracts for presentation must also make separate registration for the conference by filling in the Registration Form. Only the author who wishes to present the paper in the Conference and to receive the Attendance Certificate needs to pay the registration fee. All the authors, irrespective of main/co-author should make separate registration and individual payments are liable for attending the conference and receive attendance certificate.
  5. All accepted and presented abstracts and their full-text papers will be published in Research Journal and Conference Proceedings Book besides the PDF version on our Official web page.
  6. On transaction of payments through DD/Online Payment System, an acceptance letter should be obtained from the Organization Committee before and after your payment for the confirmation of credit of money.
  7. Please do not make any payment without obtaining visa (if required)., and completing the payment process for the registration does not guarantee any commitment of travel and participation unless it is channelized through the proper way by the Organizing Committee as Committee does not provide any kind of visa support letter or service. For Acceptance Letter will be issued to the participants of the conference only on the approval of their abstracts by the Panel.
  8. If the participation fee is not paid during the determined time-frame in appropriate way, the abstracts and/or the full text will not be included into the conference program.
  9. Participants should get prior permission from the Conference team for their accompanying people, if any as the situation seeks. It is conditionally considered on request and they should take care of everything at their own risk as the Conference team is no way responsible for any breach in the norms and systems including travel and accommodations.
  10. Insurance; it is the responsibility of the delegates to arrange appropriate insurance to cover in connection with their attendance at the conference. Conference team cannot be held liable for any loss or damage to their belongings.

Refund/Cancellation

  1. Organization has the right for cancellation of participation of anyone at any point due to breach of terms, violation of norms or misbehaviour, and thereupon the claim for refund will not be considered.
  2. Filing requests for Refund/Cancellation can be availed on or before the date of booking of tickets (15th May 2018). The fee will be refunded within 15 working days after a deduction of a 10% as the case may be.
  3. Request for Cancellations will be accepted in prescribed format – with full name, invoice number, transaction number and bank details for reimbursement, before the last date specified elsewhere. All refund requests must be made by the assigned participant only. The above regulations apply to all registered participants.
  4. If COC cancels the particular event due to un-expected circumstances arise which ultimately lead to postponement of the event, COC has the right to transfer the registrations to the event on a future date.
  5. COC cannot be held responsible for any changes and cancellations beyond its control (vis.. untoward situations) such as war, strike, riot, natural calamities, bundh, hurricane, flood, earthquake, volcanic eruption, etc.
  6. If any participant after paying full registration fee unfortunately feels inability to participate the Conference, it will be categorised as in-absentia and the registration fee will not be refunded on any ground.

Registration is mandatory

Click here to Download Registration form

COMMUNICATION ADDRESS

CONTACT PERSONS

Dr. S.BALAKRISHNAN

Conference Convener

D/Top-3, Mithra ‘D’ Block

Agrini Apartment, Andal Puram

TPK. Road, Madurai – 625003

Tamil Nadu – India

Ph: 0452-4395131, 7540077733 & 7538822151

Dr. MANIMANGAI MANI

Conference Chairperson, BICOHAS-19

UNIVERSITI PUTRA MALAYSIA

Malaysia

Dr. S. BALAKRISHNAN

Conference Convener. BICOHAS-19

BODHI JOURNAL, India