Conference on ‘Dance Research : proximity and practicality’

Message from Manorama B.N, Editor Noopura Bharamari


We are again before you with a unique research conference. Noopura Bhramari (R.) Dance researchers’ Forum, Karnataka in association with Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan, Bangalore will organize a Conference on ‘Dance Research : proximity and practicality’ at Kincha Auditorium, Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan, Race course Road, Bangalore on February 15, 2013. The conference will witness the participation of academicians, researchers, dancers, connoisseurs,  media professionals and students from across the country. You may follow the following link in Noopura Bhramari website for details: Brochure of Conference which contains the rules of submitting papers and fee details is attached above.

About the Conference

To reflect on in depth studies, methodological research, openings and opportunities in the field of dance and its traditions, a one day dance research conference will be organised by Dance Researchers’ Forum a part of Noopura Bhramari Foundation (R.)  The Forum is focusing on creating awareness about necessity of research in the field of art and also creating a platform for presenting papers for researchers.

Release of special issue, Research Journal, practical and theory based expression, release of book, research paper presentations and conferring of award in the presence of Senior Researchers and scholars will be the highlight of the conference. In this regard, interested researchers, senior artistes, research scholars / students (Ph.D., M. Phil., M.A.) can present research papers.

Topics for discussion

  • Themes: Dance History, Re-construction of old techniques, Media participation
  • Sub themes : Works of classicality, a commentary, that which is of  educational significance, voicing a  contemporary scenario, having  social relevance, or related to  music, folk or other allied arts etc.

Call for papers

Research papers on any theme of the Conference are invited for presentation during the Conference. Student participation in the Conference will be highly appreciated. The abstract of papers, not more than 300 words, may be sent to Manorama B.N,  Convener, Administration section chief ( on or before 25th November 2012. The papers for the presentation will be accepted only after a thorough scrutiny and expert review.  Concerned authors will be intimated regarding the selection of their papers by 12th December, and they need to submit their full papers by 25th December 2012.

You may please contact the Manorama B.N,  Convener, Administration section chief  of Dance researchers’ Forum (  or Cell Phone: +91 9964140927. Interested persons may obtain membership in Noopura Bhramari Dance researchers’ Forum. Members will be facilitated with opportunities for research guidance also, besides being enabled to actively participate in the decision making and implementation programmes of the foundation.
Yours sincerely,

Manorama B.N
Trustee, Editor & Publisher
Noopura Bhramari- A Circumnavigation to the world of Dance
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