National Seminar on Changing Dimensions of the Right to Privacy in India [25th& 26th March, 2018] Organized by Faculty of Law Jamia Millia Islamia, New Delhi

National Seminar on Changing Dimensions of the Right to Privacy in India [25th& 26th March, 2018] Organized by Faculty of Law Jamia Millia Islamia, New Delhi-110025

Objective of the Seminar

The Right to Privacy per se is not a specifically guaranteed fundamental right under the Constitution of India, however the apex court has time and again interpreted it indirectly as a part and parcel of fundamental rights. There have been instances in various cases decided by the apex court. The right to privacy in India has come a long way from the decision given in Kharak Singh’s case [Kharak Singh v. Sate of U.P. (AIR 1963 SC 1295)] which was one of the first instances which incorporated right to privacy with as an integral part of right to life and personal liberty to the most recent judgment in Justice K.S Puttaswamy & Another v. Union of India, wherein the apex court unanimously held that the right to privacy is fundamental right protected under the Constitution.

On the above-mentioned objectives and related areas on the sub-themes mentioned below:

  • Concept of Right to Privacy
  • Right to Identity vis-à-vis Right to Privacy
  • Data Privacy
  • DNA Profiling and Right to Privacy
  • Implication of the Right to Privacy Judgement [Justice K.S Puttaswamy & Another v. Union of India]
  • Viability of the Right to Privacy in India
  • Judicial Trends in Right to Privacy

Call for Papers

Seminar papers are invited from the academicians, practitioners, researchers, scholars and students on the issues related to above themes. It is also proposed that the selected papers by the Committee will be published in a special volume on the seminar in the form of an edited book with ISBN No. Author of selected papers would be given an opportunity to present their papers as per requirement of the theme during sessions on the day of the seminar.

Guidelines for Submission

Interested authors should submit an abstract of their original research/conceptual papers and empirical studies/case studies briefly describing objectives, methodology, major results and its implications in about 300-350 words. All abstracts will be peer reviewed and evaluated before final acceptance. Authors of accepted abstracts will be invited to submit and present full paper at the seminar. Accepted abstract are likely to be published in the souvenir of the projected Seminar. The length of the full papers should normally not exceed about 5000 words (excluding tables, figures, illustrations and references etc.) and it must be typed in Times New Roman Font Size 12 on A4 size paper with 1” margin on all sides with 1.5 line spacing using MS Word. The Blue Book: A Uniform System of Citation (19th ed.) must be strictly adhered to while submitting the abstract and full papers.

All the Abstracts and Full-length papers shall be sent as an attachment on email id. nationalseminar.fol@jmi.ac.in

Note

  • Last Date for Submission of Abstracts by Post/E-mail (Softcopy): 5thMarch, 2018
  • Intimation on Selection of the Abstract: 6th March, 2018
  • Last Date for Submission of Full Paper:15th March, 2018 · Soft Copy of the Submissions should be addressed at:
  • Hard Copy of the Submissions may be sent along-with a CD should be addressed at: The Dean, Faculty of Law, Jamia Millia Islamia, New Delhi-110025
  • Details of Conference Sessions will be posted on the web-site of JMI
  • On the spot registration will also be available at Registration Desk on the day of seminar.
  • No TA/DA will be paid to participants.

Venue

The venue of the Seminar will be Faculty of Law, Jamia Millia Islamia, New Delhi110025

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