Call for Abstracts: International Trade Law Journal by NLIU, Bhopal: Submit by Aug 31: Expired

Submissions of abstracts are invited for International Trade Law Journal by NLIU, Bhopal for the year 2021. The last date of submission is 31 August.

About the Journal

The NLIU International Trade Law Journal, a peer-reviewed annual publication of the National Law Institute University, Bhopal, is calling for submissions for its inaugural edition. The Journal aims to provide a forum for intellectual discourse and academic research into various themes of international trade law and associated fields. 

With an interdisciplinary approach, the Journal aspires to contribute to the niche but developing study of international economic laws. The Journal would serve as a platform for scholars to study varied areas of law that have an impact on world trade.


Submissions are invited from academicians, practitioners, researcher scholars, students and experts from within the legal community for manuscripts that assert and defend a well-reasoned position relating to international economic laws.

Call for Abstracts

The themes of interest include:

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  • International trade law and policy
  • International investment law and policy
  • Trans-border dispute resolution
  • International financial law
  • Global competition law
Abstract Guidelines

An extended abstract must contain all relevant aspects and information about the proposed topic and must explain in detail the research work being done and the findings. The word limit for an extended abstract would be up to 1,000 words; however, for Book Reviews, Case Comments, and Notes, the word limit can be up to 700 words.

It should include the following:

  • Introduction: In the introductory part, the current literature on the work topic should be reviewed, and the distinctions between the work and previous, comparable works should be clearly stated.
  • Objectives: The objectives of the article and the questions that the research tries to address must be stated.
  • Research Questions: Author(s) should provide specific questions that they attempt to answer and the means employed by them to answer the same. Such means may not be restricted to methodological triangulation or reform oriented research.
  • Conclusion(s): Conclusion(s) should contain (1) the principles and generalisations derived from the findings, (2) any exceptions, difficulties, or limits of the work, (3) theoretical and/or practical consequences of the work, and (4) conclusions and suggestions made from the study.
Important dates

Authors willing to contribute to the journal are required to send in extended abstracts by 11:59 PM on 31st August, 2021 on the acceptance of which, full papers shall be submitted by 11:59 PM on 30th November, 2021.


All extended abstract submissions must be made through this form by 11:59 PM (Indian Standard Time) on 31st August, 2021.


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