Workshop on Literature Review


Date: Aug. 8, 2017

Venue: Class room number 13, Main campus

Workshop faciliator: Dr Hemant Apte

Who can participate in the workshop on literature review?

  1. Doctoral scholars registered at TISS.
  2. Scholars who are willing to participate for the full day without missing a single session. Students will be expected to come on time for the workshop.


The workshop will be intensive and rigrous and hence the maximum number of participants will be restricted to 15. The student is expected to come to the workshop with their chapter/section on literature review. There will be practice sessions where students will refine their literature review chapte/section.

Preparation to be done by the scholar:

  1. The scholar should bring a hard copy of the literature review chapter/section during the workshop.
  2. Please send a soft copy of your literature review chapter to Dr Tara Korti at Registrations are limited and will be confirmed only after submission of the soft copy.
  3. The student should bring a laptop so that he/she can work on his/her literature review chapter/section during the practice session. Please charge the laptop fully as enough plug points may not be there in the classroom.
  4. The student is expected to read a journal article (which the faciliator will be referring to during the workshop). This article will be sent to the student once the student is registered for the workshop.

Registration process: Please send a mail to Dr Tara Korti at with subject as 'request registration for workshop on literature review'. Please attach a copy of your literature review chapter /section with this mail.

About the Faciliator: Dr.Hemant Apte, an anthropologist, is practicing for the past 25 years. His core specialization is in the area of Qualitative Research. He has conducted a number of workshops on Research Methods. He has been a consultant to various national and international organizations. He has many publications in national and international journals. He has edited a couple of books. He is a writer and poet and has published over half a dozen books. Currently he is a consultant to NLR Foundation for qualitative research in leprosy, in the Union Territory of Dadra and Nagar Haveli. Dr. Apte is the chair of the Ethics and Research Committee of the Foundation for research in Health Systems, Bengaluru and Saheli- HIV AIDS Karyakarta Sangh, Pune.He has won several awards.