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Call for Papers: NUJS Kolkata’s Seminar on ADR and Legal Aid [June 24]: Submit by April 25

By: The Admin | April 14, 2017

The WB National University of Juridical Sciences has undertaken a major research project to study the position of ADR and legal aid in West Bengal with an objective to improve them.

The research team of the project has conducted a study of current position and has come out with its findings.

Finalising the research report is now being done with a dissemination seminar to receive inputs from different scholars in the field.

Objectives:

One of the major objectives of this seminar is to discuss the project findings before the panel of experts and to get their valuable feedbacks. Since the research team is suggesting on the improvement of situation relating to ADR and legal aid in West Bengal, search for a better working model is on.

Hence, all the papers to be deliberated in the Seminar would carry the objective of outlining such a model.

Call for Papers:

Those who are interested in presenting a paper on any area of ADR or legal aid must send an abstract of 600 words along with a brief biographical note (not more than 200 words) on or before 25 April 2017.

Submission should only be on any good model of ADR or legal aid, which is practically working in any part of India or in other jurisdictions. Preference would be given to those papers that incorporate empirical method of research.

The acceptance of paper for presentation would be informed by 30 April 2017. A full length paper of 4,000 – 6,000 words must be sent by 10 June 2017.

If the full length paper is not submitted before the last date, authors will not be allowed to present the paper in the Seminar.

Submission of the full length paper would be presumed as unconditional consent of the author/s for its possible use in the preparation of research report by the organisers.

Submission of abstracts and full length papers must be made through e-mail to Dr. Shyamala D. at [email protected]

All submissions must be made in Microsoft word.

Participants’ Registration:

There is no registration fee for the Seminar. However, the participation to the Seminar is limited to 50 participants (excluding the paper presenters).

All interested participants must register by sending a mail to Ms. Amrisha Tripathi at [email protected]. Registration would be done on first-come first-served basis until the seats are filled.

Financial Support:

Limited financial support is available on competitive basis to meet the transportation and accommodation expenses of outstation participants presenting their papers. Financial support to the extent of Rs. 30,000 (Indian Rupees thirty thousand only) would be available to selected four international participants.

Financial support to the extent of Rs. 10,000 (Indian Rupees ten thousand only) would be available to selected four national level participants. Decision on financial support would be made on the basis of quality of the paper and its relevance to the project work.

Those who would like to avail the financial support must submit their full length paper by 15 May 2017 along with a request for financial support highlighting their expected expenditure to enable the organising committee to take an early decision.

Decision of the organising committee on all aspects shall be final and binding.

Financial support, if granted, shall be collected by the recipient during the time of seminar by providing adequate proof of identity.

Important Dates

Last date for submission of Abstract: 25 April 2017

Last date for submission of Full Paper: 10 June 2017

Last date for submission of Full Paper for Seeking Financial Support: 15 May 2017

Email IDs

E-mail id for Submissions: [email protected]

E-mail id for Registration by Participants: [email protected]

Contact Number: +9133-23357379 / 0765 (extn 1180) +91 8617705282

Conference Date: 24 June 2017

Conference Venue: The WB National University of Juridical Sciences 12, LB Block, Sec III, Salt Lake, Kolkata – 700098 *

Note: Certificate would be issued to only those participants who attend all sessions.

Full details are here.

 

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