RGSOIPL announces National Colloquium on “Emerging Paradigms and Challenges in Interdisciplinary Legal Research”

The Rajiv Gandhi School of Intellectual Property Law (RGSOIPL), established in 2006, is the first Law School in the entire I IT system in India. The School is pioneer in techno-legal education and attempts to meet emerging challenges posed by technology-driven society. Its enviable infrastructure and academic ambiance bonded with friendly atmosphere foster the students’ desire to excel. The RGSOIPL and its faculty constantly strive to cultivate and nurture the spirit of excellence among the students. The educational curriculum of the School includes a three-year Bachelor’s Degree in Law (LL.B Hons, in IP), a two-year Master Degree in Law (LL.M) and a Doctorate Programme (Ph.D.). In a decade of it’s existence, the RGSOIPL has manifested the promotion of legal education and created synergy among science, technology and k

National Colloquium

Realizing the ever widening application of law and to neutralize the ongoing intrigue and bickering challenges taking place all through, it has been inevitavle to revisit ‘the structural and operational facets’ of law and to draw inference for innovative research. In this regard,  RGSOIPL is organizing a three-dav National Colloquium on ‘Emerging Paradigms and Challenges in Interdisciplinary Legal Research’ on March 24-26, 2017. The colloquium will provide a forum for faculty, research scholars and Master’s degree students, enrolled in various Universities & Law Schools, who are interested to pursue their career in academics and research. This colloquium will provide a unique platform for intensive deliberations on various aspects of interdisciplinary legal research and methodology with leading academicians. The prime objective of the colloquium is to acquaint participants with different facets, dynamics, and emerging trends in interdisciplinary legal research and methodology from the stage of formulation of a research problem to report writing and to equip them with the requisite skills to (re)shape their research problem (if necessary), pursue it in a systematic and effective manner and present it in an impressive manner. The colloquium will also provide an opportunity to the budding academicians to discuss their research proposals with the experts.

Themes & Sub-themes (Tentative)

  1. Interdisciplinary Legal Research and Methodology: Different Approaches
  1. Opportunities and Challenges in Interdisciplinary Legal Research
  1. Developing Research Proposal and Research Design
  1. Use and Relevance of Conventional Methods & Methodologies in Formulation, Operation of Interdisciplinary Legal Research
  1. Use of Technology based Resources (including Software Applications) in Interdisciplinary Legal Research
  1. Structuring and Writing of Thesis
  2. Research Ethics
  3. Role of Universities in Promoting Interdisciplinary Legal Research

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Guidelines for Abstract Submission: Abstracts are invited from legal researchers on any of the above themes and related therewith. Researchers are also encouraged to submit original contributions pertaining to their area of research focusing on the methodology of the work. The abstract should not exceed 300 words.

Some points to remember:

  • All submissions should be in Times New Roman with font size 12 and line spacing 1.5
  • It should be sent in MS Word format
  • All submissions should include the name, designation, institutional affiliation, contact details, email and telephone number of the author/s
  • Abstract should be sent to convenor@rgsoipl.iitkgp. ernet.in

Participants: Faculty Members of Law Schools, Colleges and Universities are invited to participate in the colloquium. Ph.D and LL.M students are also encouraged to join.

Registration: Registration must be done immediately after receipt of acceptance of abstract. Researchers who intend to participate, and not make presentations, are required to send only duly filled in Registration Form with fees.

Important Dates: 

Last Date of Submission of Abstract: Feb 24, 2017

Acceptance of Abstracts:                     Feb 28, 2017

Submission of full paper:                      March 13, 2017

Registration Deadline:                          March 13, 2017

Registration fee details: Registration fee includes two days of accommodation, lunch and reference materials. Participants shall bear their own expenses for other meals and in case of extending their stay in the campus.

Registration fee for Paper Presenter: INR 2200/-

Registration fee for Participation without Presentation: INR 2600/-

Payment Mode: Direct transfer, through Electronic transfer, or Demand Draft in favour of “CEP- STC I IT Kharagpur” payable at “Kharagpur”.

Bank Account Details

Name of the Account: CEP-STC

Account No: 95562200002955

Bank: Syndicate Bank

Branch: SRIC, IIT Kharagpur, 721302

MICR Code: 721025103

IFSC Code: SYNB0009556

For further details and queries contact us:

General Enquiry : Jayanta (7584961170) & Divya (9654933444)

Abstract Submission: Saravanan (9932059007)

Accommodation : Utpal (8902392361)

Queries may also be sent to: convenor@rgsoipl.iitkgp.ernet.in


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