International Hybrid Conference- Contemporary Trends in Public International Law at CUSAT: Submit by Feb 16
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Posted on   2024-01-24
CUSAT, University Road, South Kalamassery, Kalamassery, Kochi, Kerala 682022,Kochi, Kerala, India

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Join the International Hybrid Conference at CUSAT and delve into the evolving landscape of Public International Law

Public International Law plays a critical role in shaping the global order and addressing the challenges of our time. The School of Legal Studies at Cochin University of Science and Technology (CUSAT) is organizing a two-day International Hybrid Conference on 'Contemporary Trends in Public International Law' to explore the relevance of international law in the modern world. This conference aims to analyze the impact of recent global events on the principles of international law and examine the evolving role of international institutions in safeguarding peace and justice.

About the School of Legal Studies at CUSAT

Established in 1962 as part of Kerala University, the School of Legal Studies is one of the oldest law schools in India. Since its inception, the school has been offering postgraduate courses and conducting research in law. In 1971, the Law School became a part of the University of Cochin, which was later reorganized and renamed as Cochin University of Science and Technology (CUSAT) in 1986. CUSAT is committed to promoting graduate and postgraduate studies, as well as advanced research in various fields.

Conference Details

The International Hybrid Conference on Contemporary Trends in Public International Law will be held on February 23-24, providing participants with an opportunity to engage in meaningful discussions and gain insights into the challenges faced by international law in the present-day scenario. The conference will focus on the theme of "climate change consciousness in law," while also allowing participants to explore other relevant sub-themes within the broader framework.

Key Themes and Sub-themes

The conference will cover a range of topics related to contemporary trends in international law. Some of the key themes and sub-themes to be discussed include:

  1. Contemporary trends in international law
  2. Contemporary international law and sovereignty
  3. Role of United Nations and other international institutions
  4. Contemporary relevance of international law

Participants are encouraged to choose themes within this framework that align with their research interests and expertise.

Submission Guidelines

To actively contribute to the conference, interested individuals are invited to submit their research papers. Here are the submission guidelines:

  1. The paper should be submitted in Microsoft Word format.
  2. A cover page containing the title of the paper, theme of the paper, name of the author, university/institution/organization, email address, and mobile number should accompany the paper.
  3. The full paper should be between 3500-4000 words (excluding footnotes).
  4. Co-authorship is allowed for up to two authors.
  5. All submissions must be original and unpublished work, not submitted for publication elsewhere.
  6. Plagiarism in any form will not be entertained.

Formatting Guidelines

To ensure consistency, please adhere to the following formatting guidelines:

  1. Use Times New Roman font with a font size of 12 for the main text.
  2. Maintain a spacing of 1.5 between lines.
  3. Include footnotes for all references using Times New Roman font, size 10, and single spacing.
  4. Follow the OSCOLA standard of footnoting for accurate referencing.

How to Submit

Submit your full papers electronically via email to The submission deadline is February 16th, 2024. Don't miss this opportunity to contribute to the discourse on contemporary trends in Public International Law.

Registration Details

To participate in the conference, register by clicking on the provided link. The registration fee for the program is Rs. 500. All participants will receive an e-certificate acknowledging their successful participation in the conference.

Contact Information

For any queries or clarifications, please reach out to:

Dr. Aneesh V. Pillai Phone: +918606558242 Email:

Join the International Hybrid Conference on 'Contemporary Trends in Public International Law' to gain valuable insights into the changing landscape of international law and its relevance in addressing contemporary global challenges. Don't miss out on this opportunity to connect with legal scholars and practitioners from around the world. Register now to secure your spot!

"The ongoing Russia-Ukraine war and the Israel-Palestine war sought to throw wind at all the principles of international Law. And the international commitment the countries undertook. In this context, the question is, has International Law become more relevant, or irrelevant?" - School of Legal Studies, CUSAT

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