Call for Papers: CUSAT National Seminar on Protection of Migrant Workers in India [19 – 21 Jan, Kochi]: Submit by Dec 20


19th – 21st January, 2017


School of Legal Studies, Cochin University of Science and Technology, Kochi

Call for Papers

Well researched papers are invited from academicians, researchers, students on the themes to be discussed. Interested persons may send an abstract containing not more than 500 words highlighting the key issues to be discussed in the paper.

Acceptance of the abstracts will be duly intimated and the full papers should be send by the authors within the stipulated time. The submitted papers to be considered for presentation must be original.

Thematic Break up

 Migration and Development: Relevance of the Role of Migrant workers

 Constitutional, Legislative and Judicial approaches in Recognition and Protection of Migrant workers

 Social and Economic Challenges faced by Migrant Workers

 Access to Services : Education, Health , Housing and allied services

 Approach of Labour welfare laws on working conditions and social security

 Issues and Challenges of migrant workers due to globalisation

 International Migration: Problems and Perspectives

 Human Rights Approaches towards the issues and challenges

 Migrant workers in Kerala: Socio-legal issues

 Resettlement and Rehabilitation of Migrant labourers: Legal and Policy Concerns

Guidelines for Submission

All submissions, abstracts and full papers must be made electronically via email to [email protected]

The abstract should not be more than 500 words and must contain the following details such as Title of the Paper, Name of the Author, University/ Institution/ Organization, Email Address and Mobile Number.

 The full paper should be between 4000 – 5000 words (excluding the footnotes)

 The main text should be in Times New Roman with font size 12 and spacing of 1.5.

 All references must be in the form of footnotes. The footnotes should be in Times New Roman, font size 10 with single spacing. The authors should follow Chicago legal citation standard of footnoting.

 Co-authorship is allowed up to two authors.

 All entries must be original and unpublished work of the author(s) and should not have been submitted for publication/published elsewhere in any form. Any sort of plagiarism will not be entertained.

Publication of Papers: The organizers propose to publish selected best papers of the Seminar as an edited book with ISBN Number.

Important Dates

 Last Date of Sending Abstracts : 20th December, 2016

 Intimation regarding Selection of Abstracts : 23rd December, 2016

 Last Date of Sending Full Papers : 30th December, 2016

 Seminar Dates : 19th to 21st January, 2017



Dr. Vani Kesari A, Assistant Professor, School of Legal Studies, CUSAT

Mobile: 9447073744

Dr. Binu Mole K, Assistant Professor, School of Legal Studies, CUSAT

Mobile: 9497804305

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