CfP: Conference on Scientific Temperament in Public Policy at Parul Institute of Law, Vadodara [Feb 29]: Submit by Feb 17

About the University

Parul Institute of Law, Parul University, Vadodara currently offers Five year Integrated courses of BALLB, BComLLB, BBALLB, Three year LLB (Unitary) course and One year LL.M Program in six specializations of Intellectual Property Law, International Law, Public Policy and Governance, Criminal and Security Laws, Environmental Law and International Human Rights Law.

About the Conference

Parul Institute of Law and Centre of Research for Development, Parul University is organizing a National Conference titled ‘Scientific Temperament in Public Policy: Social engineering lives’ on 29th February 2020 Saturday. The conference aims to serve as a platform to discuss and critically review the journey of India from 1947.

It seeks to engage the stakeholders from different spheres and analyze the role of scientific temperament in public policy. While the same is critical inclusiveness and peaceful growth, and development of the nation, it also has its inadvertent influence and impact on individual lives.

The objective of the conference is to identify these grey areas, develop sustainable solutions through discourse from diverse fields and disciplines, and work towards creating a pluralistic and egalitarian society.

Location: Vadodara, Gujarat

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Any student, research scholar, academician or professional.


Papers may be presented on the following sub-themes:

  • Religion and culture – Inter-relations in modern discourses of law
  • Role of State: Moralizing law or legalizing morality
  • Customary law – legitimizing beliefs
  • Role of law in engineering perceptions and moulding opinions
  • Nationalism and Jingoism in contemporary times – an output of blind faith
  • Homogenization of beliefs and way of living – A premise for national integration
  • Arthashastra: Law, state and economics in current times
  • Judicial trends in promoting constitutional mandate of developing scientific temper
  • State approaches to dissent – Scientific attitude in public discourse
  • Innovations in curriculum and pedagogical tools in education
  • Approaches to further pluralism in public policy
  • Critical approach to research – A quest for truth

The above-mentioned themes are only indicative and any paper relevant to the main theme of the conference may be submitted.

Registration Procedure

Registration for the conference can be done through this link here and by making the required payment. The details of payment must be mailed to conference.pil[at]

Fee Details

Academicians/Professionals: Rs. 1000/-

Students/Research Scholars: Rs. 500/-

Mode of Payment

Via demand draft in favour of “Research & Development Unit of PU” or online mode on the account details given below:

  • Bank: HDFC Bank
  • Account Name: R & D Centre Unit of PU
  • Account Number: 50100269520370
  • IFSC Code: HDFC0009277
  • MICR Code: 390240031
  • Branch: Sangam Char Rasta


17 February 2020: Submission of abstracts

25 February 2020: Last date for Registration

29 February 2020: Conference date and submission of full paper


Email id: conference.pil[at]

Mr. Jimmy Jose: +91 7802914805

Important Links

The website link is here.

For the brochure, click here.

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