Sangoshthi 2023

Call for Abstracts for Paper and Poster Presentations

Indian Institute of Crafts and Design, Jaipur invites papers and posters for its 4th International Conference on Recent Trends and Sustainability in Crafts and Design to be held at Jaipur, India, in the fourth week of November 2023. Academicians, policy makers, industry professionals, government representatives, NGOs, freelancers, designers, researchers, craftsperson and other crafts sector stakeholders, are encouraged to send original research/ study abstracts by 14 March 2023 (Closed).

The conference aims at an outcome on impactful societal design, embracing the change in craft sector, material & designs for sustainable development, innovation in craft sector and developing entrepreneurs to marketers. Conference at IICD Sangoshthi 2023 acts as a catalyst of change in the craft sector involving artisans, academicians, researchers and the industrialist. It looks forth for a dialogue with the artisans across country to address the challenges, prospects and problems from the grass root level. Participants of conference gets a chance to interact with the artisans that broadens the horizon of their design ideas connecting them with the crafts.

The 1st International Conference was successfully held at IICD in November 2017, and the 2nd edition of the International Conference was held in November 2019& the 3rd International Conference was successfully held online in November 2021 with a wide range of participation.

The 4thedition of the International Conference will be interdisciplinary. We seek abstracts for 15-minute presentations and posters related to the themes outlined below.


Paper and Poster Themes/Subthemes

We welcome original papers that may provide theoretical discussions or empirical case studies, revolving around the conference theme for valuable input for the design and crafts practices

  1. Modernizing Craft (Embracing Change in the Crafts Sector)
  2. Eco Design & Circularity
  3. Social Impact of Crafts
  4. Consumer Insights & Marketing
  5. Education in Craft Sector
  6. History of Crafts
  7. Intervention of Technology in Craft Sector

Tentative Date Schedule for Conference 2023

Dates Schedule
14 March 2023 Last date for abstract submission
15-20 March 2023 Review process for abstract acceptance
24 April 2023 Communication with selected abstracts
30 June 2023 Last date for submission of the full paper
1 August 2023 Communication for acceptance of rectifications in the paper
16 August 2023 Final submission
16 September 2023 Registration open for the conference
Fourth week of November Conference (dates TBC)

Registration Category Details

Only online registration for the conference will be accepted. The online payment window will be available at the website of IICD ( 16th September 2023 onwards.

Category Registration Fees (INR)
Participant Registration Fee: Presenter and Non-Presenter
Academician/Faculty/ Research Scholar 2500/-
Students 750/-
Non-Presenting Attendees/ Students/ Professional 500/-
Artisans- Token Registration 200/-
Industry Nominee/ Government Official 5000/-

For any conference related query please contact

Conference Coordinators
  • Prof. (Dr.) Toolika Gupta
  • Dr. Rena Mehta
  • Dr. Kingshuk Mukherjee
Contact Email
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