Call for Papers : International Conference on Restorative Justice & Challenges of 21st Century

Call for Papers : International Conference on Restorative Justice & Challenges of 21st Century

The Himachal Pradesh National Law University, Shimla in collaboration with the Institute of Correctional Administration, Chandigarh announces an International Conference on “Restorative Justice and the Challenges of Twenty-First Century” on Thursday, the 22nd of October, 2020.

The Conference shall be attended by distinguished speakers and scholars from various countries such as Sri Lanka, Australia and European countries. Participants will be each speaking about their respective areas of work and the challenges they have faced to be able to arrive at a comprehensive, collective understanding of the various dimensions of Restorative Justice.

Distinguished Speakers

Professor Dr Nishtha Jaswal, Vice-Chancellor, HPNLU, Shimla

Justice Mohan Mathai Peries, Former Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of Sri Lanka

Lisa Rea, President, Restorative Justice International (RJI)

Brian Steels, Director, Asian Pacific Forum for Restorative Justice (APFRJ)

Jeffrey Mark Deskovic, Director, Jeffrey Deskovic Foundation for Justice

Dr Upneet Lalli, Deputy Director, Institute of Correctional Administration, Chandigarh

Note for Contributors

Complete papers accompanied with a 250-word long abstract may be sent to latest by the 15th of October, 2020. Word limit of individual papers is 4,000-7,000 words. Authors of selected papers will be intimated accordingly.

Event schedule and other details will be provided to selected speakers and presenters in due course.


Selected Papers shall be published in form of a book on Restorative Justice. You are also requested to forward this invitation to others who may be interested.

Contact Details

Chanchal Kumar Singh

Assistant Professor of Law, HPNLU, Shimla


Amit Chaturvedi

Assistant Professor of Sociology, HPNLU, Shimla


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