About the Maharashtra National Law University, Mumbai (MNLU)
Maharashtra National Law University Mumbai is one of the premier National Law Universities in India. MNLU Mumbai was established in Maharashtra to impart advanced legal education and promote society-oriented research in legal studies for the advancement of the societal life of the people in the country.
The prime goal of the University is to disseminate advanced legal knowledge and processes of law amongst the students and impart in them the skills of advocacy, legal services, law reforms and make them aware and capable to utilize these instruments for social transformation and development.
About the Faculty of Law, University of Colombo, Sri Lanka
The Faculty of Law of the University of Colombo is the only Faculty of Law in the entire University system in Sri Lanka under the University of Grant Commission. The main objective of legal education in the Faculty of Law has been not only to teach its students what the law is but also, and importantly, to teach them what the law ought to be.
The Faculty of Law concentrates not only on the transmission of knowledge but importantly on inculcating necessary skills and proper attitudes to be a law graduate with social responsibility and respect for human rights and other rights of people.
About the Indian Law Institute
Indian Law Institute was founded in 1956 primarily with the objective of promoting and conducting legal research. The objectives of the Institute as laid down in its Memorandum of Association are to cultivate the science of law, to promote advanced studies and research in law so as to meet the social, economic and other needs of the Indian people, to promote systematization of law, to encourage and conduct investigations in legal and allied fields, to improve legal education, to impart instructions in law, and to publish studies, books, periodicals, etc.
About the Colloquium
Maharashtra National Law University Mumbai is collaborating with the University of Colombo, Sri Lanka and Indian Law Institute, New Delhi to host the South Asian Research Colloquium on Constitutional Law 2021-2022.
The theme of this year’s research colloquium is South Asian Constitutionalism, Crisis and Unstable Democracies. SARC aims to provide a unique forum to young legal academicians from South Asian countries.
This will be a unique opportunity for the participants to strengthen their comparative research on constitutional law. It aims to publish peer-reviewed high-quality academic research articles in the form of a special issue.
Workshop I - Introduction to Research Methods in Constitutional Law (November- December 2021)
Workshop II - Research Development Workshops and first Review and Discussion of Draft Paper: Symposium (February – March 2022)
Workshop III - Presentation of Research Papers and Reviews by Discussants (May-June 2022)
Presentation and Publication of Academic Research Papers: International Conference on South Asian Constitutionalism, Crisis and Unstable Democracies (September 2022)
Articles of the participants shall be published as a book by a reputed publisher or a special issue of an indexed journal. 20 participants will be selected based on geographical representation and their writing sample.
Young legal academics from South Asia with 1-5 years of teaching/research experience can apply. No participation fee will be charged. Participants will be selected on the basis of a review of the application form.
Registration form: https://forms.gle/UZiYd29EcDo99a6LA
Application Deadline: 30th October 2021
For any further details visit http://mnlumumbai.edu.in/pdf/Concept%20Note%20-%20SARC.pdf
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