CfP: 2-Day Virtual International Conference on Anti-Superstition Laws and Society, by Crescent School of Law [May 13-14]: Submit by May 5

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Crescent School of Law, Chennai is organizing a 2-Day Virtual International Conference on ‘Anti-Superstition Laws and Society: Making Scientific Temper the Key’ from May 13, 2022. 

About the Organiser

School of Law, established in 2017, is a part of B.S.Abdur Rahman Crescent Institute of Science and Technology a renowned quality leadership institution located at the greenest spot of Chennai, India. The institution is accredited by the National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC), UGC, and currently has an A + grade in 2021 for quality education.

About the Conference

Scientific temperament refers to an individual’s attitude toward logical and rational thinking. An individual is considered to have a scientific temper if s/he employs a scientific method of decision-making in everyday life. The term stresses to be a viable method of acquiring knowledge through applying the method of science. 

Historically Joan of Arc is shown as a victim of Witchcraft.  In recent times, certain shocking news reports have shed light upon incidents that led to human fatalities like Witchcraft and superstitious beliefs worldwide. There is a fine line between superstition and religion and treading that fine line is a challenging task. There rests upon the Law of the land, a responsibility installing such crimes by bringing in stringent regulations.

The present conference will provide a platform to discuss and deliberate the theme in detail during the technical sessions, followed by the Panel Discussions being chaired by subject-matter experts.

Eligibility

Research papers from Academicians, Research Scholars, Students, Professionals, Lawyers, NGOs, and Human Rights Activists are invited on the conference theme or any other sub-theme on the Major Thrust Areas.

Sub-themes

  • Scientific Temper and Superstition
  • Superstition and Psychology
  • Drugs, Magical Remedies, and Superstition
  • Witch-doctors and Killings of Witches and Criminal Law
  • State-Sponsored Superstition, Pseudoscience and Human Rights
  • Witch-hunting legislations in the Modern SocietyInternational superstitious Practices and the UN as a player
  • Witch Hunts – Victimization of Women
  • Superstitious beliefs and its economic impact
  • Culture and Superstition
  • Eradication of Human Sacrifice and other Inhuman, Evil Practices
  • Any other topic relating to the theme of the conference. 

Objectives of the Conference

Facilitating scholars from various fields with a platform for a detailed discussion on various themes surrounding the topics:  

  • To resurrect a discussion on superstitious beliefs and their impact on human lives in relation to
    the jurisprudence evolved over the years.
  • To analyse new as well as old trends in criminology in the light of superstitious practices,
    witchcraft, objectification of women, and other pressing issues.
  • To contribute to the debate for a better and safer environment for people.
  • To present/offer further key recommendations, suggestions in policymaking, and the framework of law, with its effective implementation.
  • To resurrect a discussion on superstitious beliefs and their impact on human lives in relation to
    the jurisprudence evolved over the years.
  • To analyse new as well as old trends in criminology in the light of superstitious practices,
    witchcraft, objectification of women, and other pressing issues.
  • To contribute to the debate for a better and safer environment for people.
  • To present/offer further key recommendations, suggestions in policymaking, and the framework of law, with its effective implementation.

Submission Guidelines

  • The abstracts should reach on or before May 5, 2022.
  • After accepting the abstract, the full research paper should reach on or before May 9, 2022 on mail Id: csl.researchcommittee@gmail.com along with the soft copy of the registration fees paid and screenshot/soft copy of the fee paid.
  • The paper must include a clear mention of the research methodology adopted, major findings, results, implications and key references.
  • Authors should adhere to the following particulars:
    • Maximum 5000 words, five key words
    • Font Times New Roman,12 point
    • Spacing 1.5
    • Abstract with 150-250 words
    • Title Page Title Author(s), Affiliation and other details.
    • Format: APA format of citation.

Registration Procedure

Registration Form: To register for the conference, fill out the form through the link given at the end of this post.

Fee Details

Registration Fees For Conference

  • Students and Research Scholars: INR 1000
  • Academicians and Professionals: INR 1500
  • International Participants: USD 50

Payment Details

  • Account Holder: Registrar, B S Abdur Rahman Crescent Institute of Science and Technology
  • Account Number: 165702000000440
  • IFSC: IOBA0001657
  • Branch: VANDALUR

Important Dates

  • Last Date for Abstract Submission: May 5, 2022
  • Notification on Acceptance of Abstract: May 6, 2022
  • Last Day of Registration: May 7, 2022
  • Last Date for Full Paper: May 9, 2022
  • Date of Conference: May 13-14, 2022

Please Note

  • No research paper will be accepted without registration.
  • The Editorial Committee will have sole authority to accept or reject the papers.
  • Organizers will not be liable for plagiarism.
  • Authors should ensure that their articles contain no grammatical mistakes.
  • No TA/DA will be paid to the Participants and Paper Presenters.
  • Delegates can register only for one research paper.
  • Separate registration for each author in case of joint authorship.

Contact information

Convener: Dr. Nazneen.M.Y

Contact Number: (+91) 9182343172

Faculty Coordinators:

  • Ms. Manasa Krishnakumar
    • Contact Number: (+91) 6282297749
  • Dr. Hassan Shareef .K
    • Contact Number: (+91) 9486223036
  • Mr.N. Sudalai Muthu
    • Contact Number: (+91) 9442473646
  • Ms. Sameera Fathima K
    • Contact Number: (+91) 9940323160
  • Ms. TamilSelvi Jagadeesan
    • Contact Number: (+91) 9043720900

Student Co-ordinators:

  • Sabrina. M: (+91) 9500045289
  • Nashita Nazneen: (+91) 9789801811
  • Nilofer: (+91) 6380876453
  • Vijayenthira Poopathy: (+91) 9489093333
  • Shalini S: (+91) 9121529549

Click here to register for the conference.

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