Call for Papers: KLA CALSAR National Seminar on Nuclear Energy and its Regulation [March 4-5, Kerela]: Submit by Jan 25


Kerala Law Academy law college in association with Centre For Advanced Legal Studies And Research (CALSAR) is organizing a National Seminar on Nuclear Energy and Its Regulation, to be held on 4th and 5th of March 2016 at Justice VR Krishna Iyer Memorial Hall at Kerala Law Academy campus, Peroorkada, Trivandrum, Kerala.


We also invite papers from Law Students, Academicians, Lawyers, Nuclear scientists, Environmentalist, Policy makers and officials from various nuclear institutions; Representatives from regulatory institutions and company professionals; NGO, Social Activists, Social science researchers and faculty and research scholars on the below mentioned themes to be presented during the Seminar.


India’s nuclear energy program: evolution, technology program, present status.

Introduction to international nuclear law, international conventions.

Iaea – its role and functions -, safeguards.

The us-india agreement; india specific iaea safeguards agreement

Environment aspects of nuclear power.

Radio active waste management

Human rights issues on nuclear power.

Radiation protection: basic understanding, philosophy, indian and international system of radiation protection standards

Nuclear safety concepts

Nuclear regulatory process in different countries : licensing process, public consultation, etc.

Nuclear regulatory and liability regime in india; the civil liability for nuclear damages act 2010

Aerb safety, consent and licensing codes; nsra bill, 2011

Comparative regulatory regimes from the oecd: best practices in regulation, consent process, public consultation and involvement

Kindly send the abstract on or before 25th January, 2016 by e-mail to [email protected]

Call for Papers

The organisers of the Seminar call upon Law Students, Academicians, Lawyers ,Nuclear scientists, policy makers, and officials from various nuclear institutions; – Representatives from regulatory institutions and company professionals; NGO, Social Activists, Social science researchers and faculty and research scholars of relevant disciplines to present their well researched papers at the seminar, relevant to the above themes.

Kindly confine yourself to the areas identified for the Seminar.

The papers may be in Times New Roman Font 12 size in A4 format, single line spacing, not exceeding 4000 words including Footnotes.

An abstract not exceeding 200 words shall be submitted for consideration.

The abstract shall contain the Synopsis of the Paper, Subtitles, Reference materials and conclusion indicating author’s perspective.


The abstract must be mailed to [email protected]


25th January, 2016.

The papers shall be screened by a committee.

The full papers approved by the committee shall be accepted for presentation in the seminar.

The intimation of selection will be made through email.

The final paper should contain a cover page which includes Name, Designation, Relevant Discipline and Year of Study, Address, email id and Contact number.

Abstracts and papers should be written in English, and the working language of the seminar will be English and presentations shall be done in English.

Co-authorship is permitted, subject to a limit of maximum two authors per submission.

Submission should be made by the author who will attend the seminar.

For papers having more than one author shall pay his registration fee.

Only one paper per participant will be permitted.

Multiple submissions will lead to disqualification.

No part of the paper should have been published earlier nor should it be under consideration for publication. Any form of plagiarism will result in immediate disqualification.

Registration Fee

A Registration fee of Rs 1000/- for all the participants.

There will be no Accommodation or TA/DA.

Key Dates

Submission of Abstracts: 25th January, 2016

Communication of Abstract Acceptance: 28th January, 2016

Submission of Full paper: 18th February, 2016

Intimation of Full paper Acceptance on or before: 21st February, 2016

Date of payment of Registration fee on: 5th March, 2016


Faculty-in-charge (Co-ordinator) Dakshina Saraswathy (9744169215), Faculty-in-charge (Convenors) Sreeja B.G (9744773382) and Prajitha P.G (9961706340)


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