Two Day National Seminar on Constitutional Quest to Uniform Civil Code Mirage Or Compulsion And Drafting Competition

Two Day National Seminar on Constitutional Quest to Uniform Civil Code Mirage Or Compulsion And Drafting Competition

Date: 17th and 18th March 2017

Venue: Krishnappa hall, NLSIU, Nagarbhavi, Bengaluru

Organizing Institutions: National Law School of India, Bangalore and Ramaiah College of Law

Call for Paper presentations: Original unpublished research papers are invited from academicians, practitioners, researchers, scholars and students on below mentioned themes and related areas on the broad themes mentioned below.

Best Paper Award: The organizer’s will select five full papers and issue the Certificate of the Best Paper Award.

Sub Themes:                         

  • Common civil code/law v/s Uniform civil code

  • Uniform civil code: from status to contracts

  • Uniformity or pluralism

  • UCC, Constitution of India and Constitutionalism

  • UCC, Multi culturalism and secularism

  • The Jurisprudence on Uniform Civil Code

  • Uniform Civil Code and conflict of Personal Laws

  • UCC and Human Rights

  • Gender equality and family law

  • Uniform Civil Code in Comparative International Law


Registration Details:

The Registration fee for the Seminar is Rs.1500/-for delegates and paper presenters (separately for author and co-author). In case you require accommodation, [first cum first serve basis] an additional amount of Rs.1500/- plus tax as applicable [twin sharing basis] shall be paid by the participants and also make their own travel and conveyance arrangements.

Important Dates:

  • Abstract Submission by e-mail - 22nd January, 2017

  • Communication of Abstract Selection - 30th January, 2017

  • Submission of Full paper (by e-mail) - 27th February, 2017

  • Date of Seminar - 17th and 18th March, 2017


Drafting Competition:

This is a Competition open for students. Team [of max. five] is expected to prepare a draft Uniform Civil Code which should be possible be adopted under Art.44 of the Constitution of India. This is a team event. All members of the team must be from the same law school/University.

No. of Words: Maximum 10000 words, in WORD document

Last date for submission: 25th February, 2017, to be sent to: subin@nls.ac.in

Competition Fee per team: Rs.2000/-

First Prize: Cash prize of Rs.15,000/- + Certificate

Second Prize: Cash prize of Rs.10,000/- + certificate

For more details for both the events, click here.