The Maharashtra National Law University is organizing a National Seminar on ‘Changing Contours of Personal Laws’, on March 3-4, 2023, at its campus in offline mode. Therefore, we request you to highlight and publish the details of the seminar, mentioned below, on your esteemed portal.
ABOUT MNLU NAGPUR:
Maharashtra National Law University (MNLU), Nagpur was established by the Government of Maharashtra in 2016. It is an academic fraternity of individuals determined for excellence and holistic development in order to contribute effectively to the society. It aims to provide society with socially responsible and accountable legal professionals. In order to realise this holistic vision, the University strives to develop legal and intellectual acumen among the academic fraternity for instituting confident and critical outlook towards the legal profession and society.
ABOUT THE NATIONAL SEMINAR:
The National Seminar on ‘Changing Contours of Personal Laws in India’ envisions to provide a platform for deliberations on nuances of personal laws in India. Personal laws are unique in multiple ways, as it deals with relationship between two or more individuals based on various socio, economic, cultural, and legal factors. The status and rights of an individual are the cornerstone of personal laws. In the contemporary Indian society, due to several factors, there are multiple challenges relating to matrimonial obligations, individual autonomy, and domestic violence, to name a few, which needs to be addressed in an efficient manner. Further, there is a need for deliberation on the possibilities of expanding horizons on encouraging inter-disciplinary approaches with personal laws. Thus, this Seminar organised by the University is to comprehend the issues and challenges; and changing facets of personal laws in India.
Sub-theme I: Constitution of India and Personal Laws
- Individual Autonomy and Right to Marriage in Contemporary Society
- Rights of Women and Personal Laws
- Ensuring Gender Justice to Woman under Personal Laws
Right to Privacy and Personal Laws
Sub-theme II: Matrimonial Rights and Obligations
- Law of Maintenance in India
- Property Rights of Women in India
- Child Custody and Welfare
Changing Facets of Matrimonial Home
Sub-theme III: Family Dispute Resolution Mechanism
- Understanding Family Dispute Resolutions in India
- Issues and Prospects of Mediation in Matrimonial Disputes
- Efficacy of Family Courts in India
- Role of ADR in Family Dispute Settlement
- Conflict Management within the Family
Violence within the Family
Sub-theme IV: Contemporary Developments in Personal Laws
- Cohabitation and Personal Laws
- Family Models/Patterns in Contemporary Society
- Common Civil Code versus Uniform Civil Code
- Assisted Reproductive Technology and Personal Laws
- Matrimonial Property Jurisprudence in India
Comparative and International Family Law
- The word limit of the paper shall be 4000-5000 words (exclusive of footnotes).
- Name and details of Author and Co-author.
- The line spacing for the main text and footnotes should be in 1.5 and 1, respectively. (Endnotes are not permitted).
- The paper must be in single column lay out with margins justified on both sides.
- The main text should be in 12 font size and footnotes should be in 10 font size, Normal, Times New Roman and justified.
- Uniform mode of citation must be followed; preferably MNLU, Nagpur mode of citation.
- The File Name shall be strictly in the following nomenclature. For Example: Name of Author _ Title of paper.
- The abstract and full paper must be submitted in .doc format.
Plagiarism declaration statement in the e-mail. (The Plagiarism limit is as per UGC regulations).
The abstract shall not exceed more than 250 words and must reach the organiser on or before January 10, 2023, accompanied by a cover page stating the following:
➢ Title of the paper
➢ Name of the Author(s)
➢ E-mail address of the Author(s)
➢ Postal address and Contact Number
Abstract submission can be done through the following link: https://forms.office.com/r/7KM4a6zZyA
Note: Co-authorship up to only two authors is permissible for each paper.
Full paper submission can be done through the following link: https://forms.office.com/r/ij61i5p8n5
REGISTRATION AND PAYMENT:
The participants need to register for the National Seminar after the acceptance of their abstracts through the below given link. A participant may register for the Seminar as a delegate without presenting the paper.
Fee payment for the registration can be done through the following link: https://www.onlinesbi.sbi/sbicollect/icollecthome.htm
- The registration fee includes Seminar kit, Access to all sessions, Lunch and Refreshments during the Seminar; but does not include cost of accommodation and/or any allowance.
- Students and Research scholars must submit a copy of their ID card or letter of supervisor/ HOD at the Seminar venue, stating that they are currently enrolled in a college or university.
- Acknowledgment of the payment must be sent to the following link: https://forms.office.com/r/6ZD0xRaXYb
Fee once paid shall not be refunded under any circumstances.
The registration fee does not include accommodation. All the participants must arrange their own accommodation.
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