South Asia in the Era of International Courts and Tribunals

New Delhi, 28–29 February 2020


Call for Papers


Abstracts are invited that engage with the conference theme which intends to facilitate a number of streams of inquiry both within and across them. In particular, the conference theme invites engagement with a range of issues broadly falling within the following three sub-themes:


The Composition and Competence of International Courts and Tribunals and the Role of South Asian Countries.


The Strategies and Advocacy before International Courts and Tribunals and South Asian Countries.


The Impact of International Courts and Tribunals on the Governance of South Asian Countries.


Submission of proposals

Interested scholars are invited to submit one abstract of 400–500 words. Full name, email address and affiliation of the applicant must be written at the top of the document containing the abstract. Proposals should identify whether they are a “young scholar” proposal. The abstract file must be submitted in .doc, .docx or .pdf format, and named “Surname_Name_SACT2020_Abstract”.

The applicant must also send a one-page curriculum vitae, including a list of most relevant publications. The curriculum vitae file must be submitted in .doc, .docx or .pdf format, and named “Surname_Name_SACT2020_CV”.

The subject column of the submission e-mail must be composed as “SACT2020 Submission – Surname_Name”.

The abstract and the curriculum vitae must be emailed to: < This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. >.



Issue of the call for papers: 28 February 2019

Submission of abstracts (400–500 words): 30 June 2019

Communication to the successful applicants: 31 July 2019

Submission of full papers (8000–12000 words): 15 December 2019

Last date of registration: 31 January 2020

Conference dates: 28–29 February 2020



Non-SAU PhD scholars: INR500/$10/EUR10

Non-SAU teachers and others: INR1000/$20/EUR20



FSI Hall, Akbar Bhawan, Chanakyapuri, New Delhi, India, 110 021.





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