Amity Law School, Noida [Amity University, Uttar Pradesh (India)] in partnership with the School of Business and Law, Edith Cowan University (Western Australia) is hosting the 3rd Annual International Conference on Comparative Law on February 18 – 19, 2022.
Each applicant must submit a 250-300 word abstract providing an overview of the proposed paper by e-mail to [email protected] no later than January 10, 2022. Each paper will be expected to make a substantial contribution to the comparative law scholarship and the theme of the conference, for example, by advancing new knowledge, connecting previously unrelated facts, offering a critique of existing law, or proposing reform.
It is mandatory for the applicant to consider either India or Australia in the comparative framework.
Date of Communication of Acceptance of Abstract
The organizing committee will notify each applicant of whether his or her abstract has been accepted by January 15, 2022. Decisions of the organizing committee to accept papers for presentation at the conference shall be final.
Date of Submission of Paper
Applicants selected by the organizing committee to participate in the conference must submit their complete paper by the deadline of February 7, 2022.
Each paper must be between 5,000 and 7,000 words and include headings and properly formatted footnote citations (endnotes are not permissible). Papers must be in MS Word format with Times New Roman font on an A4 size paper and 1” margin on all sides, font size 12 and line spacing of 1.5.
ILI Rules of Footnoting (Indian contributors)/Any other suitable mode of Footnoting used as a norm in the research community of a country (Foreign Nationals), may be followed. [They would be standardized at the time of selection for publication].
Papers/abstracts/expression of interest for mere participation must be submitted by e-mail to: [email protected]
Each successful applicant must pay the conference registration fee as prescribed herein-below, no later than January 20, 2022. Only one co-author shall be permitted. The registration fee is non-refundable. [The authors whose paper would be selected for presentation shall be informed about the mode of payment through an e-mail.]
Anyone interested in hearing the deliberations that transpire in the inaugural keynote speaker session, valedictory ceremony or technical session, is invited to merely participate in the conference on payment of a minimal fee stipulated herein-below.
The participant may pose questions, access literature and shall be entitled to a certificate in the capacity of an attendee. He/she would, however, not be acknowledged as a paper presenter.
Mode of Organizing
To reiterate, the conference may be in online, offline or hybrid mode, strictly in accordance with the prevalent government norms. The mode of the conference shall be intimated to each participant timely. [Currently, it is in the hybrid mode for Indian nationals and shall remain online for all foreign nationals considering the risks posed by travelling and divergent norms being followed in diverse countries].
If the conference is organized in the physical mode, accommodation, ordinarily, would not be provided by the organizers considering the pandemic situation however, on a special request made by the participant/presenter, the requisite arrangement may be made in accordance with his/her desire on payment of the appropriate fee. There is no provision for TA.
Participants must attend the conference on both days to receive a participation e-certificate, which will be presented only at the conclusion of the conference.
All abstracts shall be published in the conference proceedings. Selected papers will be published in an edited book (with ISBN) following the conference. If deemed suitable, papers may also be accommodated in peer-reviewed, refereed journal (s), as the case may be.
In this regard, however, the editorial wisdom of the editors and the feedback of the judges shall be conclusive in selecting the worthiness of the paper to be published. Further details against this backdrop will be provided in due course.
E-mail ID: [email protected]