Call for Papers: Amity Delhi’s Seminar on ‘Electoral Reforms in India: Prospects & Challenges'[Jan 23]; Submit Abstracts by Oct 5

Amity Law School Delhi is organising a National Seminar on theme ‘Electoral Reforms in India: Prospects & Challenges’ on January 23, 2015.

Date : January 23, 2015

Venue: Amity University Campus, Sector-125, Noida- 201 303

Seminar details:

The subject-matter of electoral reforms is a priority area for the Government, the Election Commission and the Law Commission of India. Hence, it is imperative that Universities and Institutions of Higher Education generate and disseminate knowledge and perspectives among various stakeholders regarding electoral reforms in India. With this objective, Amity Law School, Delhi proposes to hold a National Seminar on ‘Electoral Reforms in India- Prospects & Challenges’ on January 23, 2015.

Devoted to a theme that has continued to engage the attention of the intelligentsia for decades; this Seminar will discuss various issues related to electoral reforms in India in a profound and substantive manner. The Organizing Committee of the National Seminar invites academic and policy papers on the thematic areas highlighted in the concept note as annexed herewith. National Seminar on ‘Electoral Reforms in India : Prospects and Challenges’

Guidelines for abstract submission:

1. Abstract submission via email to : [email protected]
2. The last date for submission of abstract: October 5, 2014.
3. Title of the paper, Name of the author, University/Institution/Organization, Email Address, Mobile Number etc. to be stated clearly on the cover page of the abstract.
4. The abstracts should not exceed 300 words.
5. Microsoft Word Document Format.
5. The Editorial Committee of the Seminar will review the abstracts.
6. Notifications of acceptance status will be sent by October 13, 2014. Guidelines for paper submission:

Full paper submission via email to: <[email protected]> by December 5, 2014.

Abstract: All submissions shall be accompanied by an abstract of about 300 words outlining the central argument(s) of the paper.

Cover Page: Authors shall mention their names, contact details and affiliations on the cover page of the manuscript.

English: British spellings and punctuation conventions.

Font Size and Style: Times New Roman, 12 point, for the main text and 10 point for footnotes.

Headings: The headings should be used as per the following style:

• First heading: 12pt, bold, centre
• Second heading: 12pt, bold, left-aligned
• Third heading: 12pt, italics, centre

Length: Articles should generally be between 8,000 and 10,000 words (including footnotes.)

Line Spacing: The line spacing of main text of paper should be 1.5.

References: Footnotes should be used and not endnotes.


Demand Draft to be made in favour of the ‘Amity Law School, Delhi’ payable at New Delhi.

There are separate registration forms for authors and participants. Complete registration form along with the Demand Draft should reach the Amity Law School, Delhi on or before December 10, 2014.

Email : [email protected] for any further clarification regarding the Seminar.

More information relating to the Registration Fee can be accessed HERE.

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