CfP: International Conference on Restorative Justice by HPNLU & ICA, Chandigarh [Oct 22]: Register by Oct 15

About the Organizers

HPNLU or Himachal Pradesh National Law University, Shimla was established by an Act of the Himachal Pradesh Vidhan Sabha in the year 2016 (Act 16 of 2016).

ICA or The Institute of Correctional Administration, Chandigarh started working in 1989 with full financial assistance from the Central Government. It has been actively involved in imparting training to prison and police officers of the country and also conducting various research activities.

It has undertaken various research projects on Prison Administration and Human Rights.

The ICA has been actively involved in organizing online programs and has initiated very crucial debates and discussions about issues concerning Prison Administration, Gender and Human Rights and looking for alternatives to conventional modes of justice.

About the Conference

An International Conference on “Restorative Justice and the Challenges of Twenty-First Century” is being organized by HPNLU in collaboration with ICA, Chandigarh on October 22, 2020.

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The Conference shall be attended by distinguished speakers and scholars from various countries such as Sri Lanka, Australia, and European countries. Participants will be each speaking about their respective areas of work and the challenges they have faced to be able to arrive at a comprehensive, collective understanding of the various dimensions of Restorative Justice.

Speakers

  • Professor Dr. Nishtha Jaswal
    Vice-chancellor, HPNLU, Shimla
  • Justice Mohan Mathai Peries
    Former Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of Sri Lanka
  • Lisa Rea
    President, Restorative Justice International (RJI)
  • Brian Steels
    Director, Asian Pacific Forum for Restorative Justice (APFRJ)
  • Jeffrey Mark Deskovic
    Director, Jeffrey Deskovic Foundation for Justice
  • Dr. Upneet Lalli
    Deputy Director, Institute of Correctional Administration, Chandigarh

About the Call for Papers

  • Complete papers accompanied with a 250-word long abstract may be sent to achaturvedi[at]hpnlu.ac.in
  • The Word limit of individual papers is 4000-7000 words. The authors of selected papers will be intimated accordingly.
  • The contribution is to be sent to achaturvedi[at]hpnlu.ac.in.
  • Last date for submission of abstract is October 15, 2020.
  • Selected Papers shall be published in form of a book on Restorative Justice.

Eligibility

Academicians and practitioners from fields as diverse as jurisprudence, advocacy and judiciary, academics, policing and prison administration, sociologists, psychologists and criminologists.

Theme

For Conference: Restorative Justice and the Challenges of Twenty-First Century

For Call for Papers:

  • The need and relevance for Restorative Justice in today’s world with a special
    reference to the Indian context.
  • Exploring the theoretical grounds and challenges of Restorative Justice.
  • Challenges of implementing the ideal of restoration for the legislature, judiciary
    and the executive.
  • Psycho-social dimensions of harm and victim-offender relationships, Trauma and
    Healing.
  • Hate crimes, sexual violence against women and children and Restorative Justice.
  • The roadmap for establishing a more efficient judicial system that is sensitive to
    the idea of restoration.

Contact Details

  • Chanchal Kumar Singh
    Assistant Professor of Law, HPNLU, Shimla
    E-mail ID: chanchalsingh[at]hpnlu.ac.in
    Mobile Number: +91-8076153198
  • Amit Chaturvedi
    Assistant Professor of Sociology, HPNLU, Shimla
    E-mail ID: achaturvedi[at]hpnlu.ac.in
    Mobile Number: +91-9873505126

 

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