January 23, 2022

Call for papers| NUALS’s CIPR on Pandemic: Health, Human Rights and Intellectual Property Perspectives: Submit by Dec 20

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About The National University Of Advanced Legal Studies (NUALS)

The National University of Advanced Legal Studies (NUALS) was established by Act 27 of 2005 of the Kerala State Legislature. By the same Act, the National Institute for Advanced Legal Studies (NIALS) established by the Bar Council of Kerala Trust in 2002 merged with the NUALS. In 2008, an amendment streamlined the powers and functions of the authorities of the University and ensured the active involvement of the Government of Kerala.The University is recognized by the University Grants Commission under section 2(f) and section 12B of the UGC Act.It is also a member of the Association of Indian Universities (AIU).

About the annual international event

The National University of Advanced Legal Studies, Kochi is holding its annual international event in 2021 with the central theme as the impact of pandemics on the domains of health, human rights and intellectual property as well as the numerous concerns raised in these interrelated fields.

The Centre for Intellectual Property Rights (CIPR), the Centre for Health Law and Policy (CHLP), and the Centre for Human Rights (CHR) under the aegis of the National University of Advanced Legal Studies, Kochi are organizing this event.

About ISHHI

Following its successful editions from 2015 onwards, the Centre for Intellectual Property Rights (CIPR), the Centre for Health Law and Policy (CHLP), and the Centre for Human Rights (CHR) under the aegis of the National University of Advanced Legal Studies, Kochi is holding its annual international event in 2021 with the central theme as the impact of pandemics on the domains of health, human rights and intellectual property as well as the numerous concerns raised in these interrelated fields.

On the 24th to 26th February of 2021, we are organizing the event titled Pandemics: Health, Human Rights and Intellectual Property Perspectives and invite paper presentations. Authors are invited to participate in the same. Selected papers shall be included in a book being contemplated on the same theme.

Theme

Papers are sought on any sub-theme relating to the main topic or any of its aspects such as:

  • The Role of State in protection of Public health
  • The duties of the citizenry during situations of public health crises
  • Addressing the Vulnerability of Migrant Workers during a Pandemic
  • Xenophobic Repurcussions of a Pandemic
  • Incentivization and Open Access – Distribution of Knowledge and Innovation during a Pandemic
  • Increased synergies of collaboration: future possibilities and implications
  • Role of State and duties in the domain of distribution and utilization of resources: scope of intervention to private property interests
  • Drug Repurposing and Other mechanisms
  • Licensing Agreements during a Pandemic
  • Incentivization and Open Access – Distribution of Knowledge and Innovation during a Pandemic
  • Increased synergies of collaboration: future possibilities and implications
  • Global landscape: lessons and experiences

Interdisciplinary themes such as The Impact of Pandemics in the spheres of Public Health Policies, Human Rights and Intellectual Property Law – Analysing in light of the COVID-19 Pandemic can also be explored.

Submission Guidelines

  • Submissions are to be made in electronic form only and are to be sent to [email protected] [Subject is to be “Submission for ISSHI Publication”]
  • The paper should be in English, not exceeding 3000-5000 words (excluding footnotes).
  • The paper should be accompanied by an abstract not exceeding 350 words. Please limit keywords to 4. This shall not count towards the word limit.
  • Co-authorship is permitted to a maximum of two authors.
  • The cover page should include the Name, Address, E-mail ID, Contact number, and the name of the College/University/Firm along with the address of the author/s. In the case of co-authorship, the cover page should include details of both the authors. A brief profile of the author/s not exceeding 250 words should be attached with the abstract.
  • Kindly avoid the general and common information about the sub-theme of your paper as far as possible as doing so may result in duplication of information in the chapters coming under a single sub-theme.
  • No part of the submission should have been published earlier nor should it be under consideration for publication or a contest elsewhere.
  • All contributions must represent original ideas and interpretations coupled with critical evaluation and assessment.
  • Any form of plagiarism will result in immediate disqualification.
  • Any queries regarding the book shall be addressed to [email protected]

Formatting Guidelines

  • The submission must follow the Bluebook system of the citation 20th edition.
  • The submission is to be made in Times New Roman, Font Size: For Title – 16; For Headings – 14; Main Text – 12, Line spacing: 1.5, Footnote size: 10
  • Alignment shall be Justified. One inch margin to be maintained on all sides.
  • Submissions may be made in .doc/.docx/.odt formats only.
  • Use of headings and subheadings inconsistent format is encouraged.

Important Dates

  • Submission of Abstract: 20th December 2020
  • Acceptance of abstract: 30th December 2020
  • Submission of Full paper: 15th January 2021
  • Acceptance of paper: 30th January 2021

Contact

In case of any queries, kindly email us at [email protected]

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