Department of Law, Central University of Kerala, Thiruvalla Campus is organising an International Interdisciplinary Seminar on INTERNATIONALIZATION OF HUMAN RIGHTS AND CHANGING DIMENSIONS OF FUNDAMENTAL RIGHTS on 7th to 9th February, 2019.
Call for Papers
The organizers of the Seminar calls upon the legal professionals, academicians from other social science disciplines, administrators, University students, young and upcoming research scholars, social activists and the representatives of governmental and nongovernmental organizations to present their research papers relevant to the below-mentioned themes
THEME 1: REALISATION OF HUMAN RIGHTS IN THE CONSTITUTIONAL SYSTEM OF GOVERNANCE.
National Integration of Human Rights and changing dimensions of fundamental rights.
Role of Judiciary in implementing human rights and the evolution of public interest litigation
Readdressing administrative law principles in the era of internationalisation of human rights
Right to good governance
Constitutionalizing socio economic rights
THEME 2: CHANGING PARADIGM OF STATE SOVEREIGNTY AND HUMAN RIGHTS
Regional Human Rights conventions and its impact on State sovereignty
Implication of globalisation and new economic policies upon Human Rights
Role of Non State Actors in the protection of Human Rights
New international mechanisms for the protection of human rights
Development of international criminal law and evolution of International criminal court
THEME 3: HUMAN RIGHT DIMENSIONS OF CORPORATE SOCIAL RESPONSILIBILTY
Human Right violations by Multi National Corporations – Precautionary and Remedial Measures
Legal measures to ensure corporate social responsibility – Scope and Limitations
THEME 4: INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY RIGHTS AND HUMAN RIGHTS
Human Right issues related to biotechnology and Patenting
Human Rights Affiliation and Biodiversity Conservation – National and International initiatives to conserve bio diversity
Balancing Right to Health and Patent protection- Legal implications and challenges.
Right of Farmers and Intellectual Property Rights – National and International concerns.
THEME 5: CHANGING DIMENSIONS OF RIGHTS OF VULNERABLES.
Constitutional protection of rights of women, children, disabled and other vulnerables
Rights of Refugees, Asylum seekers, Stateless and Displaced persons
THEME 6: NEW HORIZONS OF SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT
Concept of right based approach to development
New mode of governance to sustainable development – Policy interventions and mechanisms.
THEME 7: THIRD GENERATION HUMAN RIGHTS AND NATIONAL SOVEREIGNTY
Evolution and Implications of third generation human rights
Collective developmental human rights – Rights of ethnic and religious minorities
Right to self determination
Right to Peace and weapons of mass destruction
Emerging trends in environmental jurisprudence
Maritime law and human rights , issues relating to jurisdiction and piracy
THEME 8: COMPETING HUMAN RIGHTS, BALANCING AND RECONCILING CONFLICTING HUMAN RIGHTS
Individual interests and technology crossroad: privacy and technology
Acknowledgement of new gender identity and transformation of personal liberty
Collective interest and technology crossroad: Space debris v. Right to development
Prof. Pamela Sue Katz, J.D. Professor of Legal Studies and Political Science, The Russel Sage Colleges, New York.
Abstract & Paper Submission
An abstract not exceeding two pages shall be submitted for consideration. The abstract shall contain:
Title of paper
Synopsis of the Paper
Conclusion indicating author’s perspective
Presenter(s) name and title
E-mail addresses and
Telephone numbers of all contributors
The abstract should be mailed to Dr. K.C.Sunny, Professor and Head, Department of Law, School of Legal Studies, Central University of Kerala ([email protected]) on or before October 10, 2018. October 24, 2018.
Notice of selection of abstracts will be made through email by 14th 26th October 2018. The guidelines of submission of full paper will be intimated to the selected candidates. Those who are selected have to send their research paper on or before November 15, 2018 to [email protected] Abstracts and papers shall be screened by a committee in a blind, peer review process and the papers approved by the committee shall be accepted for presentation in the conference.