CfP: Conf. on Nationalism and Patriotism in the Contemporary World @ NLU Delhi [March 2-3]: Submit by Jan 30

The International Conference on Understanding Nationalism and Patriotism in the Contemporary World will be held on 02-03 March 2019 by Center for Human Rights and Subaltern Studies (CHRSS), National Law University Delhi, in collaboration with National Academy of Law Teachers.

Aims and Objectives

Firstly, this proposed conference seeks to understand different shades and manifestations of nationalism in terms of future consequences and its relationship with globalization in the contemporary world.

This conference also seeks to provide an opportunity to thinkers from across the world to deliberate and share their profound knowledge and understandings on nationalism and patriotism as distinguished socio-political phenomena.

Lastly, the conference would also seek to explore the possibility whether the cosmopolitanism can provide a viable alternative to the parochial ideology of nationalism in the globalized world order to build a better global society where everyone is free from fear, hatred, and violence, and everyone can enjoy universally guaranteed human rights, including- human dignity, liberty, equality, and justice.


1. Ideological Shades of Nationalism
2. ‘Nation’ and ‘State’ as two Separate Entities: Dangers of Synonymizing
3. Intersections of Pluralism, Religion, and Nationalism
4. Authoritarianism, Populism and Jingoistic Patriotism
5. Coercive Loyalty and Everyday Nationalism
6. Nationalism, Patriotism and Narratives of Hate
7. Nationalism and Identity Politics
8. Nationalism and Social Exclusion
9. Democracy and Majoritarianism
10. Prime Time Nationalism: Interface between Media and Majoritarianism
11. Cosmopolitanism and Nationalism
12. Globalization and Nationalism

Guidelines for Seminar Paper

Well researched original papers and case studies are invited from academics/scholars, researchers, bar & bench, non-state actors and students. Only one co-author is permitted. Co-author is also required to pay registration fees. All research papers shall be scrutinized through blind review of Editorial Board. All papers shall be subjected to anti-plagiarism software ‘TURNITIN’. Selected papers may be published in a form of a book with ISBN number.

The authors/presenters should apply research skills and use appropriate research methodology. The research paper should be thematic and not of more than 4000 words (3000–4000 words is appreciable). It must be typed in Times New Roman Font Size 12 on A4 size paper with 1” margin on all sides with 1.5 line spacing using MS Word application. Footnotes should follow uniform Blue Book style of citation. At the top of the abstract and paper, the author should give Name, E-mail ID, contact number and Name of the Institution.

Abstract and full papers may be submitted at i[email protected]

Important Dates

Abstract Submission: 30 January, 2019
Approved Abstract Notification: 26 January, 2019
Submission of Complete Papers: 15 February 2019
Notification of Approved Papers: 10 February 2019
Final Submission of Edited Papers: 15 February 2019

Research paper shall be submitted to the organisers of the seminar at [email protected].

Papers received after the stipulated deadline will not be entertained.

Registration Fee and Accommodation Charges
Registration Fee Accommodation Charges (Accommodation will be provided only for two days)
Teachers/Professionals Rs. 3,000 Rs. 1,500
Research Scholars: Rs. 1500 Rs. 1000
Only Participation Rs. 1500 Rs. 1000
Foreign Participants USD 100 USD 100
SAARC Countries USD 50 USD 50

No TA/DA will be paid to the participants. Registration charges can be submitted at any time on or before 15 February 2019.

Certificate for actual participation shall be issued after completion of the event or will be mailed. No certificate shall be issued in absentia and there shall be no refund of registration fee at any stage.


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For any clarification Contact the Coordinators
Dr. Prem Chand +91 9278888608 [email protected]

Monika Negi + 919871226916 [email protected]

National Law University, Delhi, Sector 14, Dwarka, New Delhi, 10078, India.
Email ID: [email protected]

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