Call for Papers: Seminar on 6 Decades of Indian Constitution & Inclusiveness [Feb 2015]; Submit by Nov 20

Centre for the Study of Social Exclusion and Inclusive Policy (CSSEIP), University of Mysore is pleased to invite you to two days National Seminar on “Six Decades of Indian Constitution and Inclusiveness” scheduled to be held in February, 2015.


1. To review Constitutional vision in formulating inclusive growth & development;

2. To assess the role of Constitution in advocating distributive and corrective justice;

3. To re-asses Constitutional & legislative reforms in implementing inclusive development;

4. To suggest new strategies and tools for making inclusive social, economic and political justice accessible to the common man.

Thrust Areas

1. Fundamental Rights and Socio-Economic Rights

2. Constitutional amendments and agrarian reforms

3. Social Welfare Legislations on Health, Education, Environment and Employment

4. Women, Children and Marginalised Sections

5. Directive Principles of State Policy and Judicial process

Target Group

1. Academicians, Researchers and Students of various disciplines

2. Judges, Law Academicians, Lawyers and Researchers

3. Government Officials and Policy Makers

4. Representatives of NGO and General Public

Call for papers

Research papers are invited from the bar, bench, academicians, researchers and practitioners on the broad themes given below. Abstracts containing not more than 250 words should be sent.

On acceptance of abstracts, full papers should be sent by the authors. Only those full papers which are approved by the screening committee will be allowed to be presented at the seminar.

Selection of abstracts doesn’t necessarily mean that the full papers will be selected. The research papers are to be between 2,000 and 3,500 words (exclusive of abstract, footnotes and annexure).

A uniform and consistent citation in footnotes is to be followed. Authors should mention the “broad theme” under which the paper is prepared.

Co-authorship is allowed up to two authors and at least one of the authors should present the paper at the seminar. Abstract and full papers (soft copy) should be sent to:

Broad themes for papers

1. Right to Equality: A Grand Vision for Rationalising the Inequalities

2. Right to Equality in Matters of Education and Public Employment

3. Right to Equality and Religious Rights

4. Right to Property Under Indian Constitution

5. New Facets of Freedom of Speech and Right to Life

6. Directive Principles of State Policy and Socio-Economic Rights

7. International agreements and Sovereignty

8. Public Interest Litigation for Tackling Corruption

Travel and Accommodation

Second class sleeper train fare from the shortest route will be reimbursed for one of the paper presenters. Accommodation will be provided on a twin sharing basis on prior request

Registration Fees

Will be notified soon.

Important Dates

Last Date for sending abstracts : 20th November, 2014

Communication of accepted abstracts : 25th November, 2014

Last Date for sending full papers : 30th December, 2014

Conference On : February, 2015 (2 days)

About University of Mysore

University of Mysore is located in South India is one among the leading institutions of the country and a symbol for excellence in higher education in India. It was founded by the then Maharaja of Mysore, His Highness Sri Nalvadi Krishnaraja Wodeyar on July 27, 1916.

The University of Mysore became the first University established outside the sphere of the British administration in India. The University is celebrating its centenary year of establishment very soon.

Centre for Study of Social Exclusion and Inclusive Policy (CSSEIP) is a UGC sponsored research centre functioning from the Manasagangothri Campus, Mysore. The centre carries out research on excluded groups and social policies relating to inclusiveness.


Dr. Ramesh,
Professor cum Director,
University of Mysore, Mysore
Mobile: 09448801121, Phone: 0821-2419362, 2419687,2419637

Please refer to the Official Brochure HERE.


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