Call for Papers: Indian Journal of International Economic Law

Aishwarya Dhakarey

22 Aug 2016 10:28 AM GMT

  • Call for Papers: Indian Journal of International Economic Law

    The Board of Editors of the Indian Journal of International Economic Law (IJIEL) is pleased to invite original and unpublished manuscripts for publication in Volume 9.

    About the Journal

    The IJIEL is a student-edited and peer-reviewed law journal published annually by National Law School of India University, Bangalore (NLSIU).

    The previous volume of the journal featured contributions by Prof. Raj Bhala (Rice Distinguished Professor, Associate Dean for International and Comparative Law, Kansas School of Law) and Rodrigo Polanco (Researcher, Lecturer and SNIS/SECO Project Coordinator at World Trade Institute) among several others.

    Theme of Submission

    The Journal is an endeavour to encourage scholarship in the field of international economic law. This includes (but is not necessarily limited to) research concerning the WTO, financial institutions, regulatory subjects such as taxation and competition policy, services sectors such as banking and brokerage and international commercial arbitration.

    Further, the Journal is oriented towards publishing academic work that considers the aforementioned issues from a comparative perspective and/or the perspective of the developing world.

    Submission Categories

    1. Articles (5000 to 10000 words, exclusive of footnotes)- Papers that comprehensively analyse  a theme and engage with all the existing literature on it.

    2. Essays (3000 to 5000 words, exclusive of footnotes)- Papers that concisely analyse specific contemporary issues in international economic law.

    3. Case notes and/or Legislative Commentaries (2000 to 7000 words, exclusive of footnotes).


    10th September, 2016

    Guidelines for Submissions

    1. The Journal reviews submissions on a rolling basis. The deadline for sending submissions for the forthcoming volume is 10th September, 2016.

    2. Submissions must be made in electronic form to ijiel.nls@gmail.comunder the subject heading ‘IJIEL Vol. 9 Submission: <Submission Category>.

    3. All submissions must be in MS Word format (.doc) or (.docx), with Times New Roman font (Main text: 12, footnotes: 10) and double-spaced.

    4. All manuscripts must be accompanied by:

    A covering letter with the name(s) of the author(s), institution/affiliation, the title of the manuscript and contact information should be provided.

    An abstract of not more than 200 words should be provided.

    1. Co-authorship (upto 3 authors) is permitted.

    2. No biographical information or references, including the name(s) of the author (s), affiliation(s) and acknowledgements should be included in the text of the manuscript, file name or document properties. All such information may be incorporated in the covering letter accompanying the manuscripts.

    3. The IJIEL uses only footnotes (and not end-notes) as a method of citation. Submissions must conform to the Bluebook.


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