About the Organiser

Established in 1966, KERALA LAW ACADEMY (KLA) is a seat of excellence in legal education, consultancy, research and in pioneering law reforms. The Academy’s prestigious institute, “the Kerala Law Academy Law College” is located in Trivandrum, the capital city of Kerala, India, on a hill of sylvan splendour with a view of the Arabian Sea on one side and the Western Ghats on the other.

About the Conference

Kerala Law Academy Law College in association with Centre for Advanced Legal Studies and Research (CALSAR) is organizing a One Day International Conference on Right to Health and Impact of Covid-19 on Indian Health Care System, via virtual mode on 19th June 2021 from the Kerala Law Academy Campus, Peroorkada, Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala. The Conference is conducted through online platforms ZOOM and GOOGLE MEET. All the participants should have good access to the internet and be able to access the above said online platform.

Ms. Salona Lutchman (Senior Lecturer in the Department of Public Law at the University of Cape Town) will be the Chief Guest of the International Conference.

Call for Papers

The Organizing Committee is calling for Research Articles from Law Students, Academicians, Lawyers, Social Workers, Policy Makers, and Officials from various Departments- Representatives from Institutions and Professionals; NGO, Social Activists, Social Science Researchers and Faculty and Research Scholars.  

Theme

  1. Right to Health of Women and Child during Covid scenario.
  2. Mental Health during Covid-19.
  3. Public Health Care System and need for Development.
  4. Impact of Covid-19 on Informal and Migrant Workers.
  5. Right to Free Vaccination.
  6. State’s obligation to regulate Private Medical Institutions and Pharmaceutical Companies during a Pandemic.
  7. Covid-19 and increasing threat to Human Rights.
  8. Covid-19 and its impact on Senior Citizens.
  9. Education during Covid-19 and its impact on Mental Health among Teenagers.
  10. Domestic violence, Covid-19 and its impact on Physical and Mental health.
  11. Medical Negligence during the Covid-19 and its influence on Professional Ethics.
  12. The Epidemic Diseases Act, 1897 its limitations, recommendations to improve.
  13. International Legal Framework with regard to Right to Health in view of Covid-19.
  14. Comparative Analysis of the strategies adopted by different nations to fight against Pandemic.

Note: These Themes are not exhaustive; Authors are open to work on any topic related to above mentioned theme. 

Submission Guidelines –

  1. The papers must be in Times New Roman, Font Size: Heading-14, Text-12 in A4 format, single line spacing, not exceeding 2500 words including Title, details of the Author/s and Footnotes. Authors are encouraged to use The Bluebook (20th ed.) citation format for footnoting and it should be in Times New Roman Font 10 size. Further, speaking footnotes are discouraged. 
  1. An Abstract not exceeding 250 words shall be submitted for consideration. The Abstract shall contain the Synopsis of the Paper, Subtitles, Reference materials and Conclusion indicating author’s perspective. The abstract must be mailed to klainternationalseminar06@gmail.com on or before 20th May 2021. It must be accompanied by a cover page, stating the following:  Title of the paper; Sub-Theme; Name of Author(s); Name of Institute/ Organization; Official Designation; E-mail Address; Postal Address; Contact Number 
  2. The Submission should be in WORD FORMAT. 
  3. The Papers shall be screened by a Committee. The Full Papers (2500 words) approved by the Committee shall be accepted for presentation in the Conference. The intimation of selection will be made through E-mail.  
  4. The final paper should contain a cover page that includes Name, Designation, Relevant Discipline and Year of Study, Address, E-mail id and Contact number.  Authors are to give details in the Full Paper.
  5. Abstracts and papers should be written in English, and the working language of the Conference will be English and presentations shall be done in English.  
  6. Submissions should be made by the author who will attend the Conference.  
  7. Co-Authorship is allowed but limited to one Co-Author only.   
  8. Only one paper per participant will be permitted. Multiple submissions will lead to disqualification.  

Important Dates 

  • Submission of Abstracts: 20th May, 2021.
  • Communication of Abstract Acceptance: 23rd May, 2021. 
  • Submission of Full paper: 8th June, 2021.
  • Intimation of Full paper Acceptance:  10th of June, 2021.
  • Date of payment of Registration fee:  13th of June, 2021.  
  • International Conference: 19th of June, 2021.

Registration Fees 

There is a Registration fee of Rs.750/- per participant (Additional fee of Rs.250/- should be paid in the case of maximum one Co-Author).  

Payment Details 

The Participant’s intending to participate must register on or before 13th June 2021(13/06/2021) by submitting the duly filled pro forma provided in the Kerala Law Academy website  (link) and making an online payment of Rs.750/- ( In the case of coauthor Rs.1000/-) as the registration fee.

Contact Details:

Faculty Convener

  1. Mrs. SALINI A P (Assistant Professor, Kerala Law Academy) -7012480983

 Faculty Co- Conveners

  1. Dr. DAKSHINA SARASWATHY (General Secretary and Assistant Professor, Kerala Law Academy) – 9744169215.
  2. Mrs. PRAJITHA PG (Assistant Professor , Kerala Law Academy)- 7994561860.
  3. Mrs.VIDHYA VV (Assistant Professor , Kerala Law Academy) -7907838598.

Student Conveners:

  • AJAY Y – 9746525734                                                    
  • SRUTHI KANNAN8921194385
  • HRISHIKESH JAYASARMAN- 7025263839                
  • NANDAKISHORE A – 9567604290
  • ARJUN PM – 9074918354                                                
  • GOPIKA SASI – 9495820263
  • DARSANA VIKRAM – 9745448409                               
  • SREEDURGA – 9400186527
  • ASHIQ MUHAMMAD M – 9567627006                        
  • ABHIRAMI S – 8921955648

For Online registration and more details of conference click – https://keralalawacademy.in/wp/forms/right-to-health-covid-19/

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