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Eighteen Annual Conferences of the Association have been organized so far in various parts of the country.
  Date Venue Themes
I 1-2 January 1991 Gyanchand Institute of Social Sciences, Patna The Political Economy of Transition  from Traditional Agriculture: the Process of Regional Disparities in Indian Agriculture
II 8-10 January 1993 KakatiyaUniversity, Warangal India During the Twentieth Century: Political Economy of the Colonial and the Post Independence Period
III 9-11 April 1994 SarrayyaVillage, District Balia, UP Crises in India; Post Cold War and the Third World
IV 20-22 January 1995 CentralUniversity of Hyderabad Political Economy of Gender: The Indian Concerns
V 29-30 August 1998 M.D.University, Rohtak Natural Resource Use, Traditional Technology and Development”; 
VI 20-21 December 1999 Institute of Development Studies, Jaipur “Governance, WTO and India on the Eve of the Next Millennium”;
VII 17-19 November 2000 ST. JosephCollege, Darjeeling “India’s Development Experience”;
“Regional Autonomy”
VIII 27-29 July 2002 AndhraUniversity P.G. Centre, Srikakulam Ten Years of Structural Adjustment: State, Market and Civil Society; The International Political Economy
IX 11-12 June 2004 G.B. Pant Social Science Institute, Jhusi, Allahabad Globalization, State and the Weaker Sections
X 11-12 August, 2006 MS University, Udaipur Political Economy of Disparities
XI 2-3 November, 2007 GuruNanakDevUniversity, Amritsar Re-examining development debates – Concepts, Strategies and Processes
XII 15-16 November, 2008 National Institute of Technology, Kurukshetra. Inclusive Development and Shifting Power Balance
XIII 6-7 November, 2009 PunjabiUniversity, Patiala The global Economic Crisis and its Impact on India; Electoral Democracy and Identity Politics; Discontent and Struggles in South Asia
XIV 10-12 December, 2010 A. N. Sinha Institute of Social Studies, Patna Political Economy of Regional Disparities in Development and Federalism; Future of Capitalism and Sustainable Alternatives; Political Ecology: Conflicts over Water, Forests, Energy, GM Food, and Climate-        Change Negotiations; Social, Political and Economic Impacts of Two Decades of Liberalization
XV 29-30 October, 2011 ChaudhuryDeviLalUniversity, Sirsa The Political Economy of Corruption; Dispossession of People – The question of land, forest, water and other natural resources; Issues in Social Development, Environmental Sustainability, Right to Food Debate, and Democracy and Dissent Discourse; Two Decades of Liberalization and Globalization: Emerging Trends in India and Elsewhere
XVI 26-27 October, 2012 Indian Institute of TechnologyRoorkee, Roorkee Radical and Reformist Approaches to Ecologically Sustainable Development; India and the Globalized World in Short-term and Long term: Political Economy Perspectives; Re-examining India's Decades with Neo-liberalism: Empirical and Theoretical  Issues; Watershed Management Programme in India: Methodological Issues, Impact Assessment and Governance; Concerns and Methodologies of Political Economy, especially in the Context of Indian Social Development
XVII 9-10 November, 2013 Central University of Hyderabad, Hyderabad Jobless Growth: Livelihood, Gender, Inclusion and Citizenship Issues; Emerging Imbalances in India’s External Sector: Implications for our Sovereignty and Self-reliance and our relations with other Developing Countries; Mainstream Media, Social Networking and Society: The Changing Dynamics; Peoples’ Quest for Development Alternatives
XVIII 15-16 November, 2014 Giri Institute of Development Studies (GIDS), Lucknow State, Market, Industry and Globalization; Rural Society and Agrarian Change; Participatory Democracy and Governance; Gender, Culture and Power; Development, Displacement and Violence; Uttar Pradesh: Society, Economy and Politics
XIX 4-5 December, 2015 Goa University, Goa
Revisiting the Indian Political Economy narrative: Theory and Practice – Between Niti and Yojana: Challenges of Policy Planning in New India – 'Make in India' Campaign: Issues and Possibilities – (Mis) Appropriation of Natural Resources: The Question of Land, Minerals, Water and Forests – Rural-Urban Migration in India and Emerging Challenges of Work, Habitat and Policy – Cultural and Economic Agenda of Hindu Nationalism – Global Capitalism and Its Crises – Political Economy of Goa: Environment, Development and Change
XX 4-6 November, 2016 Guru Nanak Dev University, Amritsar Livelihood and citizenship crises in the Third World; Developments in the theories of Political Economy; Labour and peasant movements in India.
XXI 8-9 December, 2017 Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi Inclusive and sustainable Development: Theoretical & Empirical Perspectives.
XXII 14-15 December, 2018 University of Jammu, Jammu Political Economy of Emerging Political, Developmental and Ecological Challenges at the National and Global Levels.
XXIII 8-9 November, 2019 Punjabi University, Patiala Political Economt of Nexus between State, Big Corporations and Development in India.
The Association jointly with the National Committee for Celebration of Birth Centenary of Prof. D. R. Gadgil organized a National Seminar on “Costs and Distribution Benefits of Planning in India: A Review and Search for Alternatives”, at GarhBasai, Alwar, Rajasthan in February 2005.
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