Name for Paper: The Colloquium (A Digital Worldwide Convention) | NMIMS Faculty of Legislation, Navi Mumbai

NMIMS, SCHOOL OF LAW, NAVI MUMBAI invites students and lecturers from all over the world to participate “The Colloquium”, This is an international conference designed to give students and faculties the opportunity to gift their articles or research on the specified topic. Selected Papers should be released in NMIMS, Navi Mumbai’s legal journal.

Topic: “Civil and Social Rights”

Humanity has pushed through years of arduous and often violent demands for an internationally recognized set of universal rights that do justice to the social and civil freedoms of legitimate citizens. Civil and social rights are practically at the center of democratic societies built on the values ​​of freedom, equality and fraternity.

International conventions and domestic constitutions have long provided for many evolving civil and social rights. Violations of these rights, however, have always been decisive for the legal, political and social discourse.

Civil society is constantly striving to guarantee these rights to every citizen. The challenge in this endeavor is to keep the political and legal sphere in our society in constant motion. “The Colloquium” is SOL, NMIMS Navi Mumbai’s contribution to it



a. Human Trafficking and Slavery in the 21st Century

b. Rights against the participation of child soldiers in the militia

c. The link between poverty and slavery in the modern world

Civil and social rights in a pandemic

a. Compromise on the right to health (e.g. during the COVID-19 pandemic)

b. Issues with emergency e-learning in the COVID-19 pandemic

c. COVID-19 as a great economic compensation?

d. Disability during a pandemic

Religion and law

a. Right to Atheism: The newest religion is not a religion

b. Artificial intelligence and the right to religion

c. Law against Genocide (International Legal Norms)

Prisoners’ Rights

a. Rights of prisoners during a pandemic

b. The anti-poor bail system and the civil rights of economically weak citizens

c. Right of inmates and prisoners against police brutality

Civil and social rights on the internet and right to privacy

a. Mass surveillance and the right to privacy

b. Basic civil and social rights in the electronic field

c. Right to be forgotten as a civil / social right

d. Predictive Analytics in Social Media and the Right to Privacy

Sex and sexuality as civil rights

a. Sex work in law and society

b. Non-binary rights (e.g. 7 years since NALSA against UOI)

c. Legitimization of polyamory as a civil and social right

d. The adoption rights of queer families


a. Food security as a civil and social right

b. Right to physical integrity (e.g. decreasing motherhood)

c. Extension of civil and social rights to animals (e.g. veganism)

d. Fundamental rights mentioned in the Indian Constitution

e. Constitutional rights

f. Rights mentioned in the UN Charter

G. Racial Rights, Caste Discrimination

All other topics related to the general topic of “Civil and Social Rights” can be looked through. Each subtopic or its components can be used as a prompt to indicate the political, social, legal, or environmental implications for civil and social rights.


  • Articles should not exceed 4000 words
  • Research papers should not exceed 8000 words.
  • Articles and research should be preceded by an expanded summary of no more than 2000 words.
  • The authors must ensure that the original and plagiarism are submitted freely.
  • Main text font and size must be Times New Roman, 12.
  • The font and size of the footnotes must be Times New Roman, 10.
  • The line spacing of the main text and the footnotes must be 1.5 and 1, respectively.
  • The use of headings and sub-headings is recommended. Headings and sub-headings should be numbered, the same font and size as the main text, and printed in bold.
  • Plagiarism limit: 15% or less
  • Citations must be in the latest format Bluebook (20th edition) / Chicago Citation style

Associated submission requirements (mandatory):

  • All authors are asked to submit a Plagiarism report along with the submissions
  • All selected Authors must have a Copyright Obligation for the benefit of NMIMS, Navi Mumbai for the purpose of publishing research papers

Important data:

February 15, 2021 – Submission of the extended abstract

February 25, 2021 – Indication of the selection of abstracts

March 6th and 7th, 2021 – Presentation of selected articles by the respective authors

March 31, 2021 – Final submission of selected research papers (for publication)

Fee * Requirements:

  1. Students (Indians): Rs. 500

Student co-authorship (Indians, maximum 2 authors): Rs. 750

  • Faculty (Indian): Rs. 1000

Faculty co-authorship (Indian, maximum 2 authors): Rs. 1500

  • Students and Faculty (non-Indian): $ 30

Student and faculty co-authorship (non-Indian, maximum 2 authors): $ 50

* Please note that fees are payable only from selected authors before the date of presentation. The details for the payment of the fees are communicated together with an indication of the selection.

Registration link:

The papers are to be sent to the following e-mail::

[email protected]

If you have any questions and / or concerns, please contact:

  • Yashi Raka: 8286599999
  • Jayantika Sethi: 8692019557

* The presentation of the contributions depends strictly on the timely submission of the extended abstract by the participants. Please note that there should be no delays.

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