Call for Papers : RGNUL’s 37th All India Criminology Conference [Feb 28-March 2ala, Patiala]; Submit by Dec 31

Rajiv Gandhi National University of Law, Punjab (RGNUL) at Patiala is hosting the Thirty-Seventh All  India Criminology Conference of the Indian Society of Criminology (ISC), in collaboration with the Institute  of Correctional Administration, Chandigarh at RGNUL Campus, Sidhuwal, Bhadson Road, Patiala, from 28th  February to 2nd March, 2014. On behalf of the Indian Society of Criminology and the Rajiv Gandhi National  University of Law, Punjab we have the pleasure of inviting you to this conference.

Theme :

“Crime, Criminology and Criminal Justice: A Relook in the Present Scientific and Technological Era”

Sub – Themes :

Community, Culture and Prevalence of Crime.
Change in Crime and Crime Pattern in the Present Scientific and Technological era.
Complexities in Cross Border Crimes and Criminality.
Changing Profile of Criminals and Increasing Predicaments of Victims.
Crime Control, Prevention and Treatment.
Contemporary Crime Discourse and Depiction
Crime and Technology

Dates : 28th February to 2nd March 2014

Submission of Abstracts

Initially, they would submit ‘abstract’ which will be followed by the submission of the full-length paper.

The abstract should be limited to about 500 words and will describe the general theme and objectives of the paper and methodology, findings and conclusions. Also, the abstract should provide following details:

(1) Title of paper and the relevant Sub-theme;

(2) Name of the author(s);

(3) Author Affiliation;

(4) Brief bio-data of the author(s); and

(5) Contact Details.

Please send the Abstracts at email or to Professor (Dr.) G.I.S. Sandhu, Organising Secretary,
Thirty-Seventh ISC Conference, Rajiv Gandhi National University of Law, Punjab, Sidhuwal, Patiala -147 001.

Paper Submission

The author(s) whose abstracts is accepted for presentation in the Conference are required to submit their full length papers on or before the deadline through E-mail at:, which would greatly facilitate wider dissemination of their paper/ideas.


Last Date of Submission of Abstract : 31 December, 2013

Intimation of Acceptance of Abstract : 16 January, 2014

Registration Latest : 30 January, 2014

Submission of Full Paper : 10 February, 2014


The Indian Society of Criminology awards one Gold Medal and one Silver Medal for best research papers in the field of Criminology.

The paper should be a scientific empirical study carried out during February 2009 to December 2013 by a young students and scholar below 35 years of age (more details of this award may be from the Secretary of ISC).

The papers for this award are to be sent to the Secretary, ISC either by post or by email (Email: on or before 16th December 2013.

The postal address is: The Secretary, Indian Society of Criminology,Department of Criminology, University of Madras, Chennai 600 005.

Full details are HERE.

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