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Call for Papers - CASIHR Journal On Human Rights Practice: Submit by Aug 10, 2018

Manav Malhotra
1 July 2018 3:17 PM GMT
Call for Papers - CASIHR Journal On Human Rights Practice: Submit by Aug 10, 2018
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The Centre for Advanced Studies in Human Rights (CASIHR) at Rajiv Gandhi National University of Law (RGNUL), invites articles, case comments and book reviews for Volume 2 - Issues 1 and 2 of the CASIHR Journal on Human Rights Practice (CASIHR JHRP).

Theme: 'The Paradox of Liberty: An Assessment of Freedom of Speech and Expression in Contemporary Times'.

Sub-Themes may include but are not restricted to:

  • Strategic Lawsuits Against Public Participation (SLAPPs) - A Boon or Bane to the Freedom of Speech

  • An Analysis of Free Speech and Hate Speech and the Difference, if any, Between the two

  • Balancing the Freedom of Speech and Protection of Religious Sentiments

  • A Re-examination of Defamation and Sedition

  • Digital Challenges in ensuring Freedom of Speech - Internet Shutdowns, State Surveillance etc.

  • Censorship of Book, films and Bans on Events - A Critique

Submission Categories:

  • Submissions can be made under the following heads:

  • Long Articles– Word limit of 6000 words.

  • Short Articles– Word Limit of 4000 to 4500 words.

  • Case Comments– Word Limit of 1500 to 2000 words.

  • Book Reviews-Word limit of 2000 to 2500 words.

Submission Guidelines:

All the submissions must be mailed only to [email protected] with a cover letter specifying the following:

  1. Name of Author(s)

  2. Designation

  3. Name and Address of Institution

  4. Contact Details – Address and Mobile No.

The Deadline for Submission of Articles is the 30th of August, 2018 by 11:59 PM.

For official notification click here

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