National Seminar On Uniform Civil Code & Human Rights (Constitutional & Judicial Mandate)

Simran Sahni

23 Oct 2016 7:15 AM GMT

  • National Seminar On Uniform Civil Code & Human Rights (Constitutional & Judicial Mandate)

    About the Seminar:

    Article 44 of the Constitution of India has been lying in cold storage since 1949. However, the Supreme Court, through its various progressive decisions has initiated welcome developments in what has been a long march towards gender equality and ensuring a Uniform Civil Code. The Government of India too, has, for the first time asked the Law Commission of India to look into the issues of Uniform Civil Code. In light of this, GNLU endeavours to provide a platform for policy makers, researchers and academicians to discuss and deliberate on issues and aspects pertaining to Uniform Civil Code.


    Original, unpublished research papers are invited from academicians, practitioners, researchers, scholars and students on below mentioned themes and related areas to the broad themes:

    • Uniform Civil Code and Human rights

    • Gender Equality vis-a-vis Personal Laws

    • Gender Justice through Uniform Civil Code

    • Personal Laws vis-a-vis Uniform Civil Code

    • Conflicts of Personal Laws in India

    • Constitutional Perspective of Uniform Civil Code

    • Uniform Civil Code & Judicial Mandate

    • International Covenants and Uniform Civil Code

    • Uniform Civil Code: Way Forward

    • Jurisprudence on Uniform Civil Code

    • Uniform Civil Code in Foreign Jurisdictions

    Important Dates:

    • Abstract Submission (by email) - 05 November 2016

    • Notification of abstract acceptance- 07 November 2016 (after 1700 hrs)

    • Submission of Full Paper (By email) - 25 November 2016

    • Seminar date- 10 December 2016

    For Guidelines for Submission and other information please refer to the Brochure

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