Call for Papers: One Day National Seminar on “Charting Contours of the Mining Law :Regime Allocation, Investment, Development & Conservation” (31st March , NUJS, Kolkata)

Call for Papers

Well researched papers are invited from scholars, lawyers, practitioners, academicians, experts in the mining, research scholars and related sectors and students on the themes and tenors cited below. All interested may send an abstract of not more than 500 words highlighting the key issues intended to be discussed in the paper by 20th February 2018.

Acceptance of the abstracts will be duly intimated by 25th February 2018 after the same have been shortlisted on the basis of quality and originality of arguments, and the full papers are required to be submitted by the authors thereafter by 25th March 2018.

The authors of such papers will be given an opportunity to present their paper on the day of seminar under various thematic sessions. In addition to this, the presenters will be duly acclaimed by a ‘Certificate of Participation & Paper Presentation’ that will be awarded. Besides, publication of selected papers might also be considered.


Submission Guidelines


  •   The length of the Abstract should not exceed 500 words.
  •   The last date of submitting Abstracts is 20th February 2018.
  •   A notification regarding acceptance of the selected abstracts will be made by 25th February 2018, following which Final Papers are to be submitted in the following format.


  • The length of the Paper should be within 5,000- 7,000 words including footnotes.
  •  All Papers should include an ‘abstract’ of not more than 500 words.
  •  The last date of submitting Final Papers is 25th March 2018.
  •  Papers will be screened by a committee of experts and only those approved be accepted.


Important Dates

Last Date of Submission of Abstracts

20th February 2018

Notification of Acceptance

25th February 2018

Last Date of full paper Submission

25th March 2018

Last Date of Registration/Payment of Fees

5th March 2018

Date of the Seminar

31st March 2018


Last Date of Registration is 5th March, 2018.
 For the purpose of registration for the Seminar, the fully filled Registration Form is to be mandatorily sent to


For Participation only

₹500/-per participant

For Paper Presentation

₹750/-per presenter



Registration Form

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