INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON LAW AND SOCIETY II ( ICLAS II) DISCOVERING THE PAST IN CHARTING THE FUTURE

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18th-19th September 2013

International Islamic University Malaysia

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

 

 

CALL FOR PAPERS

The conference would like to examine the legal history of the legal system within the Southeast Asia region in particular and others in general.  Among the questions that the conference seeks to answer regarding countries legal system are the origin and basis of the legal system; development of legal, political and religious institutions and the evolution of the judicial system. The conference also invites presenters to answer questions regarding the role of religions in the development of legal systems. In line with the conference theme “Discovering the Past in Charting the Future”, it is hope that the papers will answer the question on the legal history and also will look at the possible future scenarios relating to the evolution and development of a legal system.

To this end, proposals for papers are invited on any of the following topics:

1.      origin and basis of a legal system

2.      legal transplant, legal culture, colonialism and globalization

3.      legal history and legal development of a state’s

a)      territory, boundary and sovereignty

b)      kingship and monarchy

c)      subject and citizenship

d)     constitution and basic law

e)      legal profession

f)       judicial system

g)      legal education

h)      religious and legal institutions

i)        law reporting

j)        criminal law and criminal justice

k)      land law and administration

4.      Other topics related to the conference theme.

The organiser encourages the participation of all persons interested in legal history from all over the world and in particular from the Southeast Asia, whether established or junior scholars, academics or practitioners, government officials and NGO officers, by inviting applications as paper presenters and participants. Papers may provide an Asian perspective and/or international/comparative approaches on these topics.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE

Please submit:

1. A 250-word abstract of the proposed paper.

 

Format for the Abstract

  • Title of paper in Arial 14 point Bold Title Case (first letter of each main word capitalized)
  • Author name in Arial 12 point
  • Affiliation and full address in Arial 12 point italics
  • Presenting author (with e-mail address) clearly indicated with an asterisk symbol
  • Content/body text (not exceeding 250 words) in one paragraph only in Arial 12 point
  • objectives of study, methodology, main results and principal conclusions clearly stated
  • No abbreviations and references
  • 5 Keywords

2. Brief biography including affiliation details, professional status, educational background, institutional affiliation, office address, telephone number, and e-mail address. Please also provide any information about presentations given, publications, and any other relevant information about your research experience.

 

Abstracts and full papers may be sent to: [email protected]

 

PUBLICATION OPPORTUNITIES

Selected papers will be published in Impact Factor journals or refereed journals which shall be identified by the organiser (subject to a fee).(Publication fees  :    ISI USD250; SCOPUS USD150)

Submitted papers must not be under consideration for publication by any other journals or publishers.

 

LANGUAGES OF THE CONFERENCE

The languages of the conference are English and Malay.

IMPORTANT DATES

  • Due date for abstract submission                    :           24th July 2013 (Extended)
  • Notification of acceptance                                 :           29th July 2013 (3rd round abstract submission)
  • Due date for full paper                                         :          30th August 2013

 

CONTACT PERSON

Secretariat

International Conference on Law and Society (ICLAS II)

Harun M. Hashim Law Centre

International Islamic University Malaysia

Tel. No: 603-61964241/4275

Fax No: 603-61964298

 

Email: [email protected] ; [email protected]

 

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