History conference from Thursday

The tenth national conference of the Akhila Bharatiya Itihasa Sankalana Yojane, also called as the All-India History Reform Project, will be held in Mysuru from December 24 to 26 on the theme ‘Women in Indian culture through the ages’.

Announcing this in Mysuru on Monday, patron of the yojane Haribhau Vaze said more than 1,200 delegates will participate in the conference.

The conference, organised under the joint aegis of Mysuru University Centenary Committee and Indian Council for Historical Research, will be inaugurated by Goa Governor Mridula Sinha in Manasagangotri on December 24. Governor of Karnataka Vajubhai Vala will preside over the inaugural programme, while noted social worker Bhaiyyaji Joshi will address the conference.

More than 600 papers will be presented as part of the conference, will also be held on the Regional Institute of Education (RIE) premises. Speaking to The Hindu , Haribhau Vaze said, “There is a need to look at history from an Indian perspective.”

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