Call for Papers: Fourth Annual National Conference on Contemporary Legal Scholarship; Submit abstract by 16th August 2015 and full paper by 6th September 2015

Symbiosis Law School, Pune is pleased to announce its Fourth Annual National Conference on Contemporary Legal Scholarship to be held on 19th September 2015 in the background of its flagship journals Symbiosis Contemporary Law Journal (SCLJ) and the Student Journal Symbiosis Students Law Review (SSLR).

Awards for Best Paper and Presentations

First Prize Rs.5000/- and Certificate

Second Prize Rs. 3000/- and Certificate

Third Prize Rs. 2000/- and Certificate

Objective of Conference

The purpose of the conference is to bring together students to foster scholarly exchange of ideas and promote and cultivate scholarship. Ph.D scholars, PG students and UG students who have a keen interest to promote, cultivate and groom themselves in research are encouraged to apply for presenting papers at this conference. Symbiosis Law School, Pune has been organizing Annual National Conference since 2012 to provide a platform to budding scholars and researchers to discuss and share ideas on their scholastic work.


Ph.D, PG and UG students to submit papers or works in progress on any topic relating to the themes given below.

Important Information

  1. Abstract:

To participate in the conference please send by email or surface mail an abstract of 300 words (max) to by 16th of August, 2015. Please find the brochure for our conference attached below as Annexure 1 and abstract submission form attached below as Annexure 2. Paper presenters will be selected on the basis of the abstract submitted to Symbiosis Law School, Pune and email communication will be sent to the selected authors/researchers by 20th August, 2015.

  1. Full Paper:

The final paper should reach Symbiosis Law School, Pune by 6th September, 2015. The final paper should not exceed 6,000 words. Within the conference theme, papers will be grouped within broad subject areas with sessions. The conference will be held in Parallel tracks.  Please find the conference guidelines for our conference attached below as Annexure 4.

  1. Themes & Sub-themes

Plenary Session: Transnational Collaboration in Research: Significance & Opportunities

Track I: International Law and Human Rights

Track II: Public Law and Governance

Track III: Business Laws

Track IV: IPR, Technology and Innovation Laws

An Indicative list of themes sub-themes under the broad themes can be found at Annexure 5.

For more details kindly visit and for further queries or information you may contact Mr. Kiran Sonar (Office Superintendent) at 020-66861125 or Ms. Surya Kulathoor/ Mr. Ujwal Nandekar, Research Assistant at 8380059480 & 020-66861127.

We look forward to your participation and confirmation.