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Conference: National Seminar on Sports Law- The Shifting Paradigms at MNLUA, Aurangabad [June 28-29]: Submit by May 30.

About MNLUA(Maharashtra National Law University, Aurangabad)

The State of Maharashtra, upon realizing the importance of quality legal education and the need for well-trained Law Graduates in the Bar and Bench, decided to establish three National Law Universities in the State of Maharashtra at Mumbai, Nagpur, and Aurangabad in the years 2015, 2016, and 2017, respectively. All three National Law Universities are independent and autonomous in nature and are established by virtue of the Maharashtra National Law University Act, 2014.

Call for Papers

Research papers are solicited from academicians, researchers, research scholars, legal practitioners, and students. Selected papers will be considered for publication in an edited book with an ISBN number.

However, submission and presentation of a paper do not guarantee publication, and the editorial board’s decision regarding suitability for publication is final. Participants must present their papers (along with a PowerPoint presentation) during the seminar, either online or offline, at the scenic MNLUA campus on June 28th and 29th, 2024.

Themes on various topics

  • Sports Governance & Management.
  • Governmental Interference in National & International Sports Federations.
  • IPR & Sports.
  • Victimological Studies In Sports.
  • Safeguarding Of Athletes Through Institutional Mechanisms.
  • E-Sports & Gambling.
  • Sports Related Disputes and Arbitration.
  • Sports and technology.

Submission Guidelines

Participants are requested to submit an abstract ranging from 300 to 350 words. The abstract must include the name(s) of the author(s), email address(es), contact number(s), and designation(s). The full paper should not exceed 6000 words, inclusive of citations. There is a limitation to submit only one abstract /author. The abstract should clearly identify and mention the “ theme” under which it has been submitted.

Formatting Guidelines

All submissions should adhere to specific formatting requirements. These include utilizing Times New Roman font with a size of 12 and maintaining A4 paper size with 1-inch margins on all sides. Additionally, apply 1.5 line spacing throughout the document. It is essential to use MS Word for document preparation and ensure that citations strictly adhere to the Bluebook (21st Edition) style guide.

How to Submit?

Abstracts and full-length papers, both in .docx format, are to be emailed to centre.sports.law@mnlua.ac.in. When submitting the final file, please name it after the author.

Registration Fee

  • Category -1: Research scholar and Students-: ₹1500
  • Category -2: Professionals and Academician-: ₹2000 (A maximum of 2 authors are permitted per paper)

Important dates

  • Last date for Registration and Submission of the Abstract: 30th May 2024
  • Last date for Full Paper Submission (soft copy): 20th June 2024
  • Date of Seminar : 28th & 29 June 2024

Awards & Rewards

Best Research Paper :

  • First Prize: Cash Prize of ₹10,000/- & Certificate of Merit.
  • Second Best Research Paper: Cash Prize of ₹8,500/- & Certificate of Merit.
  • Third Best Research Paper: Cash Prize of ₹6,500/- & Certificate of Merit.


Contact -: 9616182869.

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