About this conclave
The Regional GAJE Conclave on the “The Future of Justice Education in South Asia” is the inaugural edition of gathering the leader and education of South Asia engaged in the field of justice education. The two day conclave will take place at the Institute of Law, Nirma University in Ahmedabad, Gujarat on 8th and 9th November, 2019. This conclave seeks to bring together clinical practitioners and educators from across the South Asian region on a common platform through a series of panel discussions, interactive sessions and informal networking conversations.
About the Organisers
The Institute of Law, Nirma University is located in Ahmedabad, Gujarat and was established in the year 2007 with a vision to promote excellence in the field of legal education and to fulfil the ever-increasing demand of quality legal professionals for a growing legal world.

Themes
Theme 1: New Approaches and Initiatives in Clinical Legal Education 
new initiatives from South Asia that creatively adopt the clinical legal education approach to promote learning and advance social justice. 
Theme 2: Working with Communities 
foundational vision, organisational modalities, and impacts of clinical legal education initiatives that are strongly focused on working with underserved communities in South Asia. Theoretical work and practical insights on engaging with vulnerable and marginalised communities 
Theme 3: Learning Outcomes and Justice Education 
theoretical work and initiatives that reconcile learning outcomes from justice education with commitments towards social justice outcomes in specific parts of South Asia. Theoretical work and practice-based insights on designing and assessing learning outcomes for justice education in South Asia are also welcome! Theme 4: Collaboration in Justice Education 
theoretical work and practice-based insights that explore best practices for collaboration in justice education in specific parts of South Asia

Call for Papers
  • Applications to participate in the regional conclave need to be sent by email to [email protected] by the stipulated date. Applications should include a covering letter, a short statement relating to the need for a registration fee waiver/accommodation grant/ travel grant (if applicable), and an essay draft as an attachment. Incomplete applications will not be considered. 
  • Applicants must be willing and able to participate for the entire duration of the 2-day conclave.
  • Joint applications and essay authorship are permitted upto a maximum of two collaborators. At least one applicant must attend the conclave to present the work and participate in the sessions.
  • The cover letter sent as part of the application should mention the Name of the Author(s), Professional Position/ Course/Year of Study (as applicable), Name of the Institution/College/University, Postal Address, Email Address and Contact Number.
  • The Essay draft must not exceed a maximum of 5000 words (excluding footnotes/endnotes/annexure/reports etc.) and should be submitted as an email attachment in PDF and MS Word formats along with the application.
  • The statement relating to the need for a registration fee waiver/accommodation grant/travel grant should indicate the specific circumstances of the applicant’s need for funding support, any past work done in the area of justice education, and possible alternate sources of funding support for participation in the conclave. 
Important dates
  • Submission of Application: 02.10.2019
  • Intimation to accepted candidates: 09.10.2019
  • Last date for confirmation of Participation: 23.10.2019
We hope that the dialogue of justice education gets translated into praxis through the humble medium of this conclave.

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Contact
FACULTY CONVENORS
  • Dr. Tarkesh Molia 
  • Mr. Arpit Sharma 

STUDENT COORDINATORS
  • Ms. Toshit Godara +91 9971230645
  • Mr. Lokesh Vyas +91 8080450882