INDIAN SOCIAL SCIENCE ACADEMY


(Registered under Society Registration Act 21 of 1860)

First Indian Social Science Congress was held from February 15 to 17, 1976 at Allahabad. Since then it has been held at different universities, details of which are given on p 48. The 40th session of the Indian Social Science Congress was held from December 19-23, 2016 at University of Mysore, Mysuru and the 41st session of it was held from Dec 18 to 22, 2017 at Periyar University, Salem. . Each ISSC has a focal theme, details of which are given on p 48.. All subjects/disciplines of science of Nature-Humans-Society are represented in Indian Social Science Congress. There are 28 Research Committees and 21 Interdisciplinary Thematic Panels in it. Science in Indian Social Science Congress is defined as social as it is the result of collective men-tal and physical labour. It is without any boundary and, is indivisible. University Grants Commission recognizes Indian Social Science Congress on par with Indian Science Congress. Every session of Indian Social Science Congress has a focal theme.