January 23, 2022

Seminar by NLSIU Chair on Urban Poor and the Law: Submit by Nov 20

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About the National Law School of India University

The National Law School of India University is an institution of legal education focusing on legal and policy education in India at the undergraduate and graduate level.

About the Urban Poor and the Law

The Chair on Urban Poor and the Law was instituted by a Memorandum of Understanding between HUPA and NLSIU for carrying out training and to introduce a Course on Urban poor and the Law in select law Schools and colleges across the country.

About the Seminar

NLSIU under the aegis of the Chair on Urban Poor and the Law is organising a One-Day Seminar on Social Security for Urban Poor, on November 26, 2021.

The Seminar is scheduled to be organised under the aegis of the Chair on Urban Poor and the Law, Ministry of Housing and Urban Poverty Alleviation (HUPA), which has established the Chair on Urban Poor and the Law at National Law School of India University, Bengaluru in 2012. 

Envisioned to engage the stakeholder intervention in matters of law, policy, capacity building and enhancement, dissemination of legal knowledge and its application, and serve as a catalyst in enabling solutions to problems of subaltern in the urban milieu and explore for solutions through law.

Call for Papers

Participation is invited from members of Industry, Academia, Regulators, Public Policy, Social Sciences and Non-Governmental Organizations.


Paper Presentations on the following thematic areas are Invited:

  • Right against Homelessness
  • Slums and Squatter Settlements
  • Forced Evictions and Constitutional remedies
  • Affordable Housing and Land Rights in Post – Disaster Scenario
  • Development induced Displacement
  • Landlessness and Urban Poverty
  • Protection of Migrant Workers
  • Access to Drinking Water and Sanitation 


Participation is invited as Observer and Paper Presenter.

To register, contact:

Ms. Lianne D’Souza

Email: [email protected]

Registration Fee: INR 500/-

The registration fee is to be confirmed on submission of a written request to register

Important Dates

  • Last Date for Registration: November 20, 2021
  • Submission of Abstract (150 to 300 words) : November 20, 2021
  • Submission of Full Paper (2000 to 3500 words): November 25, 2021  
  • Date of Seminar: November 26, 2021

Submission Guidelines

  • Foot Note Style to be followed: Bluebook 20th Edition 
  • Abstract needs to be within 150 to 300 words
  • Full Paper must be between 2000 to 3500 words

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