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Swati Chakraborty

Swati Chakraborty

Biography Narrative

Dr. SWATI CHAKRABORTY is a Visiting faculty (Assistant Professor), at the Institute of Legal Studies and Research, GLA University. She is also an Assistant Professor of Human Rights and Women Studies in Team Lease Ed Tech (Formally known as Schoolguru Eduserve Pvt. Ltd.) Dr. Chakraborty is a Writing Fellow, at COMPOSE, Universitas Islam Internasional Indonesia. She is an International Fellow of KAICIID in Lisbon, Portugal. She has done her Ph.D. in Human Rights from the University of Calcutta with the thesis on “RIGHT TO EDUCATION: A study on tribal women of rural West Bengal”. She was attached to National Human Rights Commission, India as a Research Consultant.  She is the Founder of “Webplatform4Dialogue”  with a series of webinars, talks, and publications.

Dr. Chakraborty had good teaching expertise as Lecturer at The English College (School of Management), Calicut, Kerala her special lectures are on Human Values and ethics to Management studies and Dignity and Rights. She is also a member of the executive council at the National Centre for Inclusive Growth and Development Research (NCDR), Mysore. Member of Review Committee of Raj Rajeshwari Journal of Psychological and Educational Research Also she is the editor of books like “Dynamics of Dialogue, Cultural Development, and Peace in the Metaverse”, “Handbook of Dialogue and Development: India-China-EU”, Handbook of Human Rights and Tribal Studies”, “Handbook of Social Media for Digital and Social Inclusion”, “TRIBAL DEVELOPMENT”, “Gender Identity and Roles in India: Issues and Challenges”, “Multidisciplinary Handbook of Social Exclusion and Human Rights” and “Handbook of International Relations: Issues of Human Rights and Foreign Policy Vol. I and Vol II”. Dr. Chakraborty has a wide range of international connections with her network through different seminars, conferences, and workshops.



Interreligious Activities and Initiatives

Workshop on Interreligious and Intercultural Dialogue, Human Rights and Peace

These workshops look into the strength of scholars and youth in who are committed to ending violence among religions and creating cultures of peace, justice, reconcile and healing in the conflict resolution. The framework to be used will be the inter-religious and intercultural dialogue design as promoted by KAICIID. These workshops will be complemented with the KAICIID. For the initiative, I have selected different layers of educational institutions. Majorly it is inclined to Kolkata and New Delhi- the two major multi-ethnic city in India.

IRD and ICD for prevention of Hate Speech and protection of Sacred Sites and Cultural Heritage- Role of Youth in India and Nigeria

The initiative will bring together religious and cultural leaders from some selected states in India and Nigeria to create youth alertness towards hate speech and incitation before and during election for both India and Nigeria, engaging in interreligious and intercultural dialogue. The initiative will involve first an onsite interreligious/intercultural dialogue for promoting peace at the national level after which the participants will be engaged in an online interreligious and intercultural dialogue with other religious leaders in India and Nigeria respectively in other to build bridges for promoting global understanding, peace building and adding strength to the efforts being made at national level. The dialogue will target two main objectives; contribute to peace building to safeguard from hate speech and preservation of sacred holy sites. This initiative will prove how youth from two different socio-cultural backgrounds needs to be activated to solve the global crisis with similar nature. These activities will be followed by strategic promotion on social media to reach and influence a larger audience.


Young Dialogue- IRD internship in Social Media

The youth and the experts who are using new social media and the leaders of some of the most successful online forums for interreligious and intercultural dialogue made it clear that new social media is not magic. It does not erase all the barriers that inhibit dialogue between people of different faiths and cultures. Nor does it eliminate the misunderstandings that occur both online and offline. Some of the successful projects went through a period of trial and error before finding a formula that really worked. It will take time to build trust but the approach through which, one can able to find an appropriate resolution for the conflict resolution and transformation.

• Training on Page creation and maintenance.
• Introduction to Connect2Dialogue as an alternative to other social media spaces.
• Trending and trend setup.
• Multiple sharing with the same content on different platforms (Twitter/Facebook/Instagram/LinkedIn).
• This will be entirely by the youth for the youth project.
Youth will play the role of interns to support the campaign on their own. It will be designed and maintained entirely by them.