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South Asian Research Colloquium on Constitutional Law 2021-22 organised by MNLU Mumbai in collaboration with Centre for Asian Legal Studies, Faculty of Law, National University Singapore, University of Colombo, Sri Lanka and Indian Law Institute, New Delhi

About the Colloquium

Maharashtra National Law University Mumbai is collaborating with Centre for Asian Legal Studies, Faculty of Law, National University Singapore, University of Colombo, Sri Lanka and Indian Law Institute, New Delhi to host the South Asian Research Colloquium on Constitutional Law 2021-22.

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.

Program Schedule

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)

Program Director & Chair

Prof. (Dr.) Dilip Ukey

Vice-Chancellor, Maharashtra National Law University Mumbai

Program Co-Directors & Co-Chairs

Prof. (Dr.) Manoj Kumar Sinha

Director, Indian Law Institute, New Delhi

Prof. (Dr.) Jaclyn L Neo

Associate Professor, Faculty of Law, National University of Singapore & Director, Centre for Asian Legal Studies

Prof. (Dr.) Anil Variath

Registrar (I/c), Maharashtra National Law University Mumbai

Dr. Kokila Konasinghe

Senior Lecturer in Law, Faculty of Law, University of Colombo, Sri Lanka

Registration:

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.

About the programme Brochure Click here

Registration form:Click here

Application Deadline: 10th November 2021

Program Administrators: Adithya A. Variath (Convenor) –: adithya.v@mnlumumbai.edu.in

Amana Khare (Coordinator) –: amana.khare@mnlumumbai.edu.in

For any queries contact: colloquium@mnlumumbai.edu.in