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

Simran Sahni
16 Jan 2017 2:12 PM GMT
Two Day National Seminar on Constitutional Quest to Uniform Civil Code Mirage Or Compulsion And Drafting Competition
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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Call for Paper presentations: Original unpublished research papers are invited from academicians, practitioners, researchers, scholars and students on below mentioned themes and related areas on the broad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: [email protected]

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.
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