Call For Papers: Conference On South Asia's International Courts And Tribunals

Call For Papers: Conference On South Asia

Faculty of Legal Studies International Conference of South Asian University is hosting a conference on South Asia in the Era of International Courts and Tribunals, on 28–29 February 2020 at New Delhi.

The Conference is announced in the backdrop of discernibly increased activities of international courts and tribunals. Abstracts are invited that engage with the conference theme which intends to facilitate a number of streams of inquiry both within and across them. In particular, the conference theme invites engagement with a range of issues broadly falling within the following three sub-themes:

Topic: South Asia in the Era of International Courts and Tribunals.

Theme:

  • The Composition and Competence of International Courts and Tribunals and the Role of South Asian Countries.
  • The Strategies and Advocacy before International Courts and Tribunals and South Asian Countries.
  • The Impact of International Courts and Tribunals on the Governance of South Asian Countries.

Submission Guidelines

  • Interested scholars are invited to submit one abstract of 400–500 words.
  • Full name, email address and affiliation of the applicant must be written at the top of the document containing the abstract. Proposals should identify whether they are a "young scholar" proposal. The abstract file must be submitted in .doc, .docx or .pdf format, and named "Surname_Name_SACT2020_Abstract".
  • The applicant must also send a one-page curriculum vitae, including a list of most relevant publications. The curriculum vitae file must be submitted in .doc, .docx or .pdf format, and named "Surname_Name_SACT2020_CV".
  • The subject column of the submission e-mail must be composed as "SACT2020 Submission – Surname_Name".
  • The abstract and the curriculum vitae must be emailed to sact2020@sau.int.

Important Dates

  • The issue of the call for papers: 28 February 2019.
  • Submission of abstracts (400–500 words): 30 June 2019.
  • Communication to successful applicants: 31 July 2019
  • Submission of full papers (8000–12000 words): 15 December 2019.
  • Last date of registration: 31 January 2020.
  • Conference dates: 28–29 February 2020.

Registration:

  • Non-SAU PhD scholars: INR500/$10/EUR10.
  • Non-SAU teachers and others: INR1000/$20/EUR20

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