Call for Papers: ILNU 6th International & 10th Biennial Conference of the Indian Society of Victimology [23 – 25 Feb, Ahmedabad]: Submit by Dec 27

First published on 13th December, 2016.


23rd – 25th February, 2017


Institute of Law, Nirma University, Ahmedabad


Ensuring Victim’s Participation In the Criminal Justice System

Participants are free to take any other area related to the main theme. However, we request you to take a sub-theme as, for example,

 Constitutional and Human Rights Safeguards for Victims

 Investigation and other Pre-Trial Procedures for Victims

 Private Prosecution of Criminal Cases by Victims

 Representation of Victim’s Interest in Bail Orders of Accused

 Plea Bargaining and Settlement Mechanisms for Victims

 Victim and Witness Protection Measures

 Government Victim Compensation Schemes

 Hearing of Victim in Sentencing Process

 Judicial Orders for Adequate and Just Compensation for Victims

 Rights of Victims in Post-Trial Process

 Public Participation for Victims by Non-Governmental Organizations and Social Activists

Submission Guidelines

 Papers (theoretical/empirical) should pertain to the above theme or sub-themes.

 Papers should be submitted in Times New Roman font, size 12 with double line spacing, should not exceed 5000 words, including tables and figures. The paper should be accompanied by an abstract of 150 words. Abstracts of papers, if received within the deadline, will be published in the Book of Abstracts.

 All references and citation mode for the Conference paper shall be as per the Bluebook: A Uniform System of Citation, 19th Edition.

 Submission should include separate Title Page which clearly indicates the name(s) of the author(s), complete mailing address (es), Telephone No. and e-mail address (es)

 The text of the full paper and abstract must include title of the paper, but must not include the name(s) of the author(s) as the papers will be blind reviewed.

 Co-authorship up to two are allowed with separate registration.

 Only original unpublished work is sought.

 Papers will be screened by a committee of experts and only those approved will be accepted. The ISV will retain exclusive rights to publish all the papers accepted for presentation as Conference Proceedings.

Submission Procedure

Papers and Abstracts shall be e-mailed to as attachment.

Important Dates

 Abstract Submission – 27th December, 2016

 Intimation of Acceptance – 2nd January, 2016

 Registration – 9th January, 2017

 Final Paper Submission – 23rd January, 2017

 Last Date of Registration for participants – 15th February, 2017

Students should produce bonafide certificate from the Head of the Department / Institution or

Identity Card from their educational institution.

Registration fee excludes accommodation and includes three working lunches and two dinners. Accommodation may be arranged on requirement upon payment.


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