National Law University. Jodhpur is organizing a national seminar on "Revisiting the Current Regime of Family Law in India"
Dates of event: 20th& 21st April 2022
Objective of the event:
- To encourage discourse on feminist and rights-oriented approaches to family law.
- To provide participants with an opportunity to research on the emerging and relevant areas of family law.
- To promote interdisciplinary scholarship in the areas of family law, social and economic rights,and contemporary gender theory.
- To provide students and expert academicians in the field a platform to engage in discussions on family law.
Theme of the event: The following list is exhaustive in nature. All the submissions must adhere to the mentioned themes and sub-themes.
- The shift in the tide
- Changing contours of family and marriage.
- Status of a deemed marriage.
- Locating live-in-relationship in the family law framework.
- Same-sex marriage.
- Civil Partnerships.
- Surrogacy and Assisted Reproductive Technology (ART).
- Pre-Nuptial Agreement.
- Alternative Dispute Resolution in family law matters.
- Dissonance between regional customs and existing family.
- Constitution, Rights, and Family Law
- Article 13 and Personal laws.
- Right to equality and religious freedom.
- Legal pluralism and Uniform Civil Code.
- Right to privacy and Family Law.
- Child Marriage.
- Paternalism in Indian Family law
- The existing framework of custody and guardianship law.
- Inheritance Laws.
- Anti-conversion Laws.
- Conjugal Rights.
- Family Law and Economic Justice
- The social importance of financial independence.
- Inheritance laws through the lens of gender justice.
- Right to choose and inheritance.
- Dilemma of Supreme Court and Section 16 of Hindu Marriage Act,1955.
- The interplay of right to work and matrimonial property.
- Revisiting the framework of maintenance.
- Protection of Women from Domestic Violence Act, 2005.
- LGBTQIA+ community and Family Law
- Understanding sex, gender, and sexuality.
- Legislative frameworks: Transgender Persons (Protection of Rights) Act, 2019.
- Role of Judiciary and Legislature.
- Reviewing the existing framework of family law from a queer lens.
- PhD Students - INR 600
- Academicians, Advocates and researchers - INR 1200
Submission guidelines and Registration:
- The abstract shall be of 300-350 words.
- The abstract must contain the names, email addresses and designations of the authors.
- The abstract is to be submitted through the goggle form link
- For the purpose of convenience, kindly ensure that the abstract reflects the core argument of theauthor and is complete in all respects
- Deadline for submission ofabstracts15thMarch 2022
- Announcement of acceptedabstracts18thMarch 2022 (onwards)
- Last date for payment of registration Fees30thMarch 2022
- Deadline for manuscriptsubmission17th April 2022
- Seminar Event Dates20th to 21st April 2022
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