Call For Papers: VIPS’ National Conference On International Humanitarian Law [Jan 19; New Delhi]

Call For Papers: VIPS’ National Conference On International Humanitarian Law [Jan 19; New Delhi]

The Vivekananda School of Law & Legal Studies (VSLLS) of Vivekananda Institute of Professional Studies (VIPS) is organizing a National Conference on International Humanitarian Law: Celebrating 70th Anniversary of Geneva Conventions 1949.

Date: 19th January

Venue: Vivekananda Institute of Professional Studies, AU- Block, Outer Ring Road, Pitampura, Delhi 110034.

Sub-themes:



  • Terrorism and IHL

  • Criminalisation of Humanitarian Actors/Organisations

  • IHL and UN Peacekeeping Operations

  • Challenge of Enforcement of IHL

  • IHL and South Asia: Challenges and Way Forward

  • New Technology of Warfare: Cyber Warfare, Autonomous Weapon System, Airburst

  • Weapon Systems

  • Analysing Critically 70 years of Geneva Conventions

  • Domestication of IHL: Case study of countries in South Asia

  • Child soldiers: Victims or Combatants?

  • Protection of Emblems


Participation fees: Rs. 1,000

Eligibility criteria: Academicians, professionals, research scholars, post-graduates in law and students pursuing LL.M. from any recognised university shall be eligible to participate in the conference, subject to selection of their abstracts.

Important dates:



  • Last date of abstract submission: 10th December 2018

  • Communication of short-listed abstracts: 15th December 2018

  • Early-bird payment and registration: 16th December 2018

  • Last date of payment and registration: 18th December 2018

  • Submission of full-length papers: 7th January 2019

  • Day of the Conference: 19th January 2019


The brochure can be accessed here.