Faculty of Law, Sri Guru Gobind Tricentenary (SGT) University in collaboration with Institute of Ethnic Studies (KITA), Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia (UKM), (National University of Malaysia)is organizing an “International Colloquium on Academic Leadership, Freedom and Research Ethics in Law and Social Sciences: Perspectives of India and Malaysia”.

13th November, 2019 (Wednesday)

Venue: Faculty of Law, SGT University, Gurugram

Call for Papers

About the Colloquium                                                         

The scope of legal education, liberal arts and social sciences has expanded with the changing nature of economy and society. There is an emerging trend in the academia to  integrate humanities, arts with  professional education, Science and Technology, Engineering, Medicine (STEM) courses in order to develop  all aspects of human beings – intellectual, aesthetic, social, physical, emotional and moral as part of holistic education to produce good human beings and to create a better world.

In view of proliferation of law schools and spread of liberal arts and social science education today, it is a high time to deliberate upon academic leadership, academic freedom and research ethics in the fields of legal and social science education in order to have a deeper understanding of it.

Colloquium Convenors

Prof.(Dr.) Manjula Batra (Formerly Dean, Faculty of Law, Jamia Millia Islamia), currently Dean at  Faculty of Law, SGT University, Gurugram, Haryana

Dr.M.Mahalingam, Associate Professor, Faculty of Law, SGT University, Haryana

Prof Dr Mansor Bin Mohd Noor, Institute of Ethnic Studies,  Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia (UKM), (National University of Malaysia).

About SGT University

Shree Guru Gobind Singh Tricentenary University (SGT) was established in the year 2013 with a vision of nurturing  future leaders for nation building.The University is located in Gurugram, a satellite town of  Delhi-NCR region.  It is  the youngest university to be  awarded “GOLD” University rating during the QS India Summit held in the year 2018. It has 17 faculties offering more than 170 courses.The Faculty of Law came into being in the year 2014 upon approval by the Bar Council of India. It offers BA LL.B (Hons.), BBA.LL.B (Hons.). LL.B (Hons.), LL.M and Ph.D programmes.  It has a world class infrastructure and a team of  well experienced  faculty members  to enable the grooming of law students into becoming world class legal professionals.

Colloquium theme and Sub-Themes

The colloquium theme is “Academic Leadership, Freedom and Research Ethics in Law and Social Sciences: Perspectives of India and Malaysia “.  The sub themes are following, but are not restricted to:

  • Higher education: Then and now
  • Globalization of higher education
  • Higher education Policy
  • Privatization of higher education
  • Importance and integration of liberal arts in professional education
  • Judicial pronouncements effecting higher education
  • Dynamics of professional education
  • Pedagogy: Issues and challenges
  • Role of technology in higher Education: Threats and advantages
  • Academic leadership and freedom in higher education: Contemporary scenario
  • A comparative perspective on legal and social science education
  • Perceptions and perspectives on contemporary legal and social science education
  • Impacts of private and public higher educational institutions
  • Ethics in legal and social science education and research
  • Research and innovation in legal education
  • Objectivity of Socio Legal research in Globalized world
  • Synthesis of Legal Education and Legal Research
  • Legal Education: Comparisons, Critical reviews and The way forward
  • Legal Education: Global Scenario

Guidelines for abstract submission

Participants are required to submit a written abstractwith the word limit of 250 words containing the title of paper, name of author, affiliation, key words and the main arguments of the final paper. Please adhere to the submission guidelines-Microsoft word text format with 1.5 line spacing and with the font size of 12 (Times New Roman). Kindly avoid from using any footnote, pdf text format and any other special formatting in abstract.

Abstracts can be sent to internationallawseminar@sgtuniversity.org

Registration fee details

The selected participants need to pay the following registration fee (cash only) at the venue of the colloquium. No DA/TA and accommodation will be paid to the participants. The registration fee includes conference kits and refreshments.

Academicians/ professionals: Rs 1000/-

Students / Research Scholars: Rs 500/-

Important Dates to remember

Last date for receiving abstract  25th September, 2019
Announcement of abstract Selection  28th September, 2019
Last date for receiving final paper  5th November, 2019
Date of Colloquium 13th November, 2019


Contact details:

If any further queries, please get in touch with

Dr. M. Mahalingam, Associate Professor, Faculty of Law, SGT University, Gurugram.

Mobile: 9953553048; 8076239112

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