Call for Papers: NLU Delhi Journal of Conflict Resolution; Submit by April 30

The NLU Delhi Journal of Conflict Resolution is an annual peer-reviewed journal published by National Law University, Delhi.

The NLU Delhi Journal seeks to provide a platform for novel discussions and research in the field of conflict resolution, an inter-disciplinary field encompassing a wide range of topics like causes of conflicts, dynamics, and trajectories of actions and reactions, conflict management, diplomacy, restorative justice, types of conflicts and various forms of alternate dispute resolution like mediation and conciliation, etc.

In furtherance of the same, the Journal invites submissions from academics, judges, practitioners, research scholars and students.

The Journal welcomes original and previously unpublished articles, notes, comments and book reviews for publication in Edition I of Volume I of the Journal to be published in 2015.

The respective word limits are as follows:

a. Articles: Maximum 7,000 words excluding footnotes.

b. Notes and Comments: Maximum 3,500 words excluding footnotes. Notes and comments are shorter pieces and may include analysis of recent case law, legislation or policy.

c. Book Reviews: Maximum 3,500 words excluding footnotes. We encourage contributors to submit reviews of books that have made a significant addition to scholarship in ADR. Contributors are expected to critically engage with the arguments in the book and not merely provide a summary of its arguments.

Kindly adhere to the 19th Edition of The Bluebook for footnoting, and the following for formatting:

1. Font: Times New Roman

2. Font size: 12 pt

3. Margins: 1 inch on all sides

4. Spacing: 1.5

5. Footnote font size: 10

6. Footnote spacing: 1.15

Please submit your manuscript as an MS-Word Document with a cover page containing the following:

a. Title of the submission

b. Name of the author

c. Short biography of the author (100 words)

d. Abstract of the submission (300 words)

Please do not include the information contained on the cover page in the rest of the submission to avoid bias and preserve the legitimacy of the editing and reviewing process.

Please send all submissions to by 30 April 2015 with “NLUD JCR Submission” in the subject line. All submissions will be acknowledged within two days of receipt.

 The official Call is HERE.

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