Call for Papers| National Law Institute University, Bhopal’s Third All India Legal History Congress: Submit by Aug 1 

About the National Law Institute University, Bhopal 

The National Law Institute University, Bhopal (NLIU), was established by the Rashtriya Vidhi Sansthan Vishwavidyalaya Adhiniyam, by an Act No. 41 of 1997, enacted by the Madhya Pradesh State Legislature, and is recognized by the University Grants Commission and the Bar Council of India.

About the All India Legal History Congress

National Law Institute University, Bhopal is delighted to host the 3rd All India Legal History Congress to enable discussion over key issues and new developments in the field of Legal History pre-independence and post-independence eras. This will be a sequel to the earlier Conferences hosted on the said Central theme during the years 2020 and 2021.

We hope that this Congress will provide an opportunity to everyone who are interested in various aspects of legal history, whether they are legal historians, historians from other fields, academicians from social science disciplines, judges, advocates, research scholars, and students from across the country, to present papers on the sub-themes provided at the end, in order to further enhance our knowledge of India’s and other countries’ legal historical events.


We welcome original, genuine, and unpublished contributions from students, academicians, and practitioners for the Seminar. (These themes are only suggestive in nature and are not exhaustive.)

  • Subalterns and their Contribution to the Legal Reforms (Political, Social, Cultural and Religious Movements
  • Lesser-known lawyers of the Freedom Struggle and their contributions
  • Role of Women in Law Making
  • Impact of Judicial Decisions and Legislations on Women (Pre & Post Independence) Contribution of media in law-making and legal awareness
  • Financial law and legal change
  • Role of law in the Development of Education
  • Judicial pronouncement and social change
  • Idea of Justice since Independence
  • Indianization of judicial administration
  • History of ADR in India Criminal and Civil Administration
  • Community and emergence of new legal tradition in 75 years
  • Paradigm shift in customary law
  • Divergence and convergence in Indian law
  • Legal transplantation from India
  • Legal Transplantation in India
  • Indian law and global synthesis
  • Development of History of Maritime Law
  • History of the Indian Ocean
  • Legal Perspectives for Conservation of History & Heritage: Art, Culture, Museums, Buildings, etc.
  • Resource conservation, Environment and Urban planning


Call For Abstracts – 15 June, 2022

Abstract Submission – 01 July. 2022

Abstract Selection – 10 July. 2022

Final Submission Of Paper – 01 August. 2022

Final Selection For Presentation – 15 August. 2022

Conference – 02-04 September, 2022


Email: ailhc[at]nliu[dot]ac[dot]in

Student Coordinators

1. Ravi Sharma +91 8285744702 (WhatsApp Only)

2. Devansh Malhotra +91 9872450314 (WhatsApp Only)


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