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Call for Papers for Two One-Day Conferences on Comparative Law in Asia

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The Centre for Asian Legal Studies (CALS) and Asian Law Institute (ASLI) are pleased to issue this Call for papers for:

Day 1: Wednesday, 27 September 2017

Topic:The State of Comparative Law in Asi

Day 2: Thursday, 28 September 2017

Topic:Teaching Comparative Law in Asia

Both conferences will be held at the Faculty of Law of the National University of Singapore.

Submit a one-page abstract (no more than 500 words) of your proposed paper along with your name, your position, your affiliation and your email address.

ClickHEREtosubmit your abstract on the online submission form by7 July 2017.

[The online form can also be access at URL:https://goo.gl/lIaj0P]

We expect to be able to announce the result of the paper selection in late July. The deadline for full paper submission isMonday, 4 September 2017.

ASLI and CALS may be able to provide colleagues whose…

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Call for Papers: IJLI: Research Article for an Edited Volume (With ISBN) on : Rights: A Socio-Legal Perspective

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International Journal of Legal Insight takes pride to announce that we are the first online law journal in India which has been indexed in 13 internationally recognized indexing platforms which let your manuscripts to be indexed and accessed globally. We believe that authors deserve the best output for their hard-work and therefore they must get the deserved appreciation and value for their creative writing. International Journal of Legal Insight has a high impact factor of 1.6.

The Volume invites submissions in the form of research articles from Academicians, Judges, Advocates, Research Scholars, Students, Human Right Activists, NGOs and other Professionals to all other types and forms of academic writings. It will be published with ISBN by Radha Publications, Present Academic General & Text Books, Publisher 4231/1, Daryaganj, Ansari Road, New Delhi – 110002.(radhapublications.com)

Themes

  1. Rights of Transgender: A Way Forward
  2. Marital Rape: The Victim behind Closed Doors
  3. Surrogacy: Varied Dilemmas
  4. Uniform Civil Code: One…

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Be a Mediator 40 Hours Training on Commercial Mediation and Negotiation  in 6 days

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Be a Mediator 40 Hours Training on Commercial Mediation & Negotiation in 6 days

IICA is setting up India International Mediation Centre (IIMC), the first of its kind in India for handling various domestic and cross border commercial disputes at pre and post litigation stage in relation to:

As a first step in its initiative, IICA proposes to carry out a series of mediation training across India (Delhi, Mumbai, Chennai and Bengaluru).

Course Outline:

Ministry of Corporate Affairs invites applications for empanelment of mediators under Companies Act, 2013.

Last date of the registration is June 30…

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International Conference on Law and Justice (ICLJ), 7th-8th November 2017;Jakarta, Indonesia.

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 About :-

Good Governance has been a crucial issue in the world today particularly once people discuss human rights and democracy. It concerns with: transparency, accountability, justice, fairness and participation. Among democratic countries, this concept has long been practiced and strengthens human participation and social life in general.

Objective:-

The main objective of this conference is to bring together academics, researchers, practitioners, students and other groups whose interests are in the issues of good governance and human rights to share their works and experiences in relation to the topics. In addition to disseminating thoughts and research findings, the conference is also intended to strengthen networking and collaboration among participants.

Significance :-

The benefits to be obtained from this international conference are:
1. The exchange of knowledge between academics, researchers, practitioners, and students in the field of law and human rights;
2. The establishment collaborative research on the issues of good…

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INK Fellowships Program 2017

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The INK Fellows Program brings together a young, global and cross-disciplinary community of path-breakers who we believe will be the shapers of tomorrow. Every year, INK identifies the minds that are redefining their field of work, and the world around them. The Program aims to provide them the support necessary to leverage their impact. The INK Fellows Program is an initiative of Ixoraa Knowledge Foundation, the nonprofit arm of Ixoraa Media Private Limited. Tata Trusts is a key partner of Ixoraa Knowledge Foundation in supporting the INK Fellows Program.

Our Mission

To bring together a community of game changers who have the courage to redefine the world through their imaginative ideas and creative thinking. Being an INK Fellow provides the peer-support necessary to take brilliant work to the next level.

Benefits to Fellows

Tell your story to the world

Learn how to tell your stories to the world and let…

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The Global Business Challenge 2017, Prizes Worth Rs. 61 Lakhs: Register by June 30

The Global Business Challenge 2017, Prizes Worth Rs. 61 Lakhs: Register by June 30

The Global Business Challenge is a graduate business case competition to design sustainable solutions to global problems.The theme for the 2017 challenge is Renewable Energy.

The challenge is to ‘develop novel solutions that lowers the cost and/or reduces the risks associated with the transition from fossil-fuel based energy to achieving sustainability and reliability from renewable energy sources’.

About the Challenge

The Global Business Challenge (GBC) is being conducted as a partnership between QUT, The University of Queensland and Griffith University and with the support of government and industry.

Objective

The objective of the GBC is to leverage the exceptional intellectual talent from the worlds’ top business schools and universities to solve a major global problem. The competition is designed to challenge students to formulate business solutions for globally relevant and contemporary ‘wicked’ problems with global significance.

Importantly, the GBC is designed to foster cross-border and cross-discipline collaborations to create solutions that capture emerging transformative business opportunities for industries, regions and countries.

Solutions will consist of a combination of new and emerging technologies, as well as novel business models to support commercialization and global adoption of these solutions. Industry prizes are specifically targeted to support finalist teams, or their collaborators in their commercialization effort.

As collaboration is a key pillar of the competition, teams are encouraged to have strong collaboration with technology providers, from research and industry and government organizations.

Rounds

Teams will face off over two rounds to progress to the finals to be held in Brisbane from 6 November – 9 November 2017.

ROUND-1

Round 1 is a virtual round – open to teams of postgraduate students from both business and technical disciplines. Teams will pitch their ‘conceptual business solution’ comprising a combination of new technologies and innovative business models.

It is A virtual round comprising of a virtual pitch and the submission of a 5 page Executive Summary of the proposed “Concept Solution”.

Winners of Round 1 will be announced on the evening of 3 August 2017 at the 12 World Congress on Engineering Asset Management Dinner. The announcement will be streamed in real time to all participating teams.

FINALS

Seven finalist teams will be selected to come to an intensive 2 day lock-in phase where they will be required to develop a business case for a specified hypothetical project opportunity.

The hypothetical will address a set of constraints specific to each finalist team’s proposed solution and reflecting real-world issues in order to make their solution a reality. Finalists will present to a judging panel of CEOs from across industry, Government and finance sectors.

Eligibility

  • Team participation will comprise a mix of a maximum four postgraduate students from any combination of business and/or technical disciplines. However, in order for teams to be as competitive as possible we strongly encourage a multidisciplinary approach with teams of students with multidisciplinary expertise wherever possible.
  • Students must have been enrolled in any academic period between July of the previous year through to June of the year of competition. Students can be either a full-time or part-time and schools and universities may field multiple teams.

Prizes

  • Team prizes comprise two types of Prize; GBC Competition Prizes (totaling $125,000 or Rs. 61 Lakhs); and, Industry Prizes.
  • Industry partners could also become a first partner to a commercialization. Industry prizes are specifically targeted to support finalist teams, or their collaborator, in their commercialization effort.
  • Winner: $AUD25,000 plus $AUD75,000 Project Prize;
  • 2nd Place: $AUD15,000
  • 3rd Place: $AUD10,000
  • In addition to the cash prizes all non-Australian university finalists will be eligible for a travel subsidy of up to $AUD 12,500 plus having accommodation provided at no cost.

Important Dates

  • Registration closes: June 30
  • Round 1 Submissions due: Sunday, July 9
  • Finalists Announced: Sunday, August 3
  • Finals Week: Monday, November 6 to Thursday, November 9

Contact

Address: QUT Graduate School of Business, George Street, Brisbane, Queensland, AUSTRALIA 4000. Phone No. +61 7 3138 1057 Email: gbc@qut.edu.au

To register, click here and for more information on the challenge, click here.
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Sony World Photography Awards Open Competition 2018 [Prizes up to Rs. 3.33 Lakhs]: Apply by Jan 4

Sony World Photography Awards Open Competition 2018 [Prizes up to Rs. 3.33 Lakhs]: Apply by Jan 4

 

Sony World Photography Awards Open Competition 2018 invites application from photographers of all ages, backgrounds, and experience levels. The objective of this program is to provide an opportunity to celebrate the best imagery competition on the planet.

Under this competition, there are 10 categories in which applicants can enter the competition and can win $5,000 or Rs. 3.22 Lakh, Sony digital imaging equipment, flights, and accommodation.

Eligibility

Photographers of all ages, backgrounds, and experience levels are eligible to apply.

Categories

  • Architecture
  • Culture
  • Enhanced
  • Motion
  • Nature
  • Wildlife
  • Portraits
  • Still Life
  • Street Photography
  • Travel

Perks

$5,000, Sony digital imaging equipment, flights and accommodation to the awards ceremony in London.

Note:

  • Images should be not smaller than 1MB and not larger than 5MB. Images should be JPEG files. All images must be saved in the RGB color model. All applicants must be able to supply a high-resolution image suitable for printing in exhibitions should the image be required.
  • Entries will be judged between the 9th January 2018 and the 31st January 2018.
  • Applicants agree to participate in related publicity and to the use of their name and likeness for the purposes of advertising, promotion, and publicity without additional compensation.
  • All applicants must be able to supply a high-resolution image suitable for printing in media and an exhibition should the image be required.
  • There are no cash alternatives available for prize winners.
  • Winners will be announced online.

Online Deadline: January 4, 2018

Contact Details

World Photography Organisation, World Photography Awards Limited, 9 Manchester Square, London, W1U 3PL, UK

Email: giulia@worldphoto.org

For more information, click on this link.
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Young Economist Essay Competiton 2017 [Prizes up to Rs. 82,579]: Apply by July 9

RES Young Economist Essay Competiton 2017 [Prizes up to Rs. 82,579]: Apply by July 9

 

RES Young Economist Essay competition 2017 invites application for the class 10 passed. This program is organized to write a unique essay of between 1,000 to 2,500 words, on a subject set by the President of the Royal Economic Society, calling on key elements of their studies, examples from the world around them and imaginative discussion. The winners will receive an award and up to 1000 Pounds or INR 82,579

Eligibility

Class 10 passed students are eligible to apply.

Topics

  • A recent UK tribunal case has found that Uber drivers are not self-employed and so should be paid the minimum wage and holiday pay. Is this to the advantage of actual and potential drivers or not?
  • Some politicians have proposed a maximum wage to lessen inequality. From an economics perspective, do you think it is a good idea?
  • Governments should raise the public science budget, to boost flagging UK productivity growth. Do you agree? Explain your answer.
  • Having more grammar schools would help raise education levels and opportunities. Do you agree? Explain your answer.
  • If you don’t look after your health, you can’t expect free access to healthcare. Is this wrong? What are the economic arguments?
  • A report (Hendryreview.wordpress.com) has recently concluded that it’s worth investing in tidal lagoon systems even though the energy produced is expensive. What are the key judgments and assumptions which lead to this conclusion and how would you challenge them?

Perks

Prizes up to 1000 Pounds or INR 82,579, award, certificates.

  • The winner will receive an award and wins 1,000 Pounds or INR 82,579
  • Runners-up each receiving 500 Pounds or INR 41,289
  • All those on the final shortlist or highly commended lists will receive a certificate

How to Apply?

Step 1: Click to apply online.
Step 2: Fill your personal details.
Step 3: Accept the conditions.
Step 4: Attach your competition entry (pdf or Word Doc formats only).
Step 5: Write a description.
Step 6: Submit.

Contact

Email: resoffice@res.org.uk

For more information, please click on this link.
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Call for Papers: IJLDAI National Corporate Law Review (Special Edition)

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International Journal of Legal Developments and Allied Issues [IJLDAI] is delighted to announce a call for papers for its National Corporate Law Review (Special Edition) Volume 3 Issue 4 which will focus on contemporary issues of corporate law.

PAPER SUBMISSION PROCEDURE

  • The deadline for submissions is 11:59 PM Indian Standard Time on 30th June, 2017.
  • Authors should send their papers using the “Submit Article” link on the website i.e. www.ijldai.thelawbrigade.com   
  • For any queries, contact us using the “Contact Us” link on the website.

THE REVIEW PROCESS & OTHER INFORMATION:-

  • It is the author’s responsibility to ensure that all references and citations are correct, and the submissions do not contain any material that infringes copyright or is defamatory, obscene or otherwise unlawful or litigious.
  • The copyright of the manuscript will vest with The Law Brigade (Publishing) Group. Due accreditation will be given to the authors.
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International Patent Drafting Competition (IPDC) – 2017

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Date: 1st Aug 17 to 20th Aug 17

IIPRD, along with Khurana & Khurana, Advocates and IP Attorneys (K&K) and its eminent foreign associates, is organizing its Third International Patent Drafting Competition (IPDC) as an earnest initiative with a sincere objective of spreading awareness of patent drafting as a skill across technology domains, and for helping practitioners, colleagues, and stakeholders understand various intricacies of patent drafting as a skill and learn from each other as to nitty-gritties involved therein.

This initiative of IPDC comes with an earnest effort by IIPRD and its associates and leading sister Law Firm Khurana & Khurana, IP Attorneys (K&K) to promote development of Patent Drafting as a Skill Set and encourage more and more technical people to take up Patent Drafting as a Professional Competency, along with identifying and encouraging Top Patent Drafters.

Contact Details:

competition@iiprd.com

Phone number: 9716064337

Link: https://dare2compete.com/competitions/21703/international-patent-drafting-competition-ipdc-2017-organized-iiprd-sughrue-mion-khurana-khurana-ip-attorneys/iiprd

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