One Day National E-Conference on Public Health: Policy, Law and Rights perspective

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About the VIT-AP School of Law

Continuing with the tradition of excellence in education, Vellore Institute of Technology (VIT) has started the VIT-AP School of Law (VSL) at VIT-AP University, near Vijayawada in 2020. VSL approved by the Bar Council of India (BCI), aims to impart quality legal education with a robust curriculum that prepares students for future legal challenges. VSL is focused on contemporary developments and challenges and offers solutions to them.

About EJSSS

Electronic Journal of Social and Strategic Studies is an Open Access, peer-reviewed journal for publication of research articles, book reviews, case studies and thesis synopsis about all disciplines of social sciences and strategic studies. It is a member journal of Crossref, with highly accomplished academicians and practitioners from India, Ghana and the USA on its Editorial and Review boards.

About the Seminar

In the current COVID-19 scenario, debates on Human Rights again occupy the centre stage in view of enforced lockdowns. The developments which took place during lockdown challenged the human rights regime such as migrants’ movements in India and their conditions. The treatment and response from the central and state governments towards the vulnerable population raised questions about the right to livelihood as well as public health. The measures to control the pandemic, including that of developing and distributing vaccines to the least developed countries and vulnerable population is raising questions of discrimination impinging on the concept of social justice.

In view of the above, Electronic Journal of Social and Strategic Studies (EJSSS) together with VIT-AP School of Law are coming together to host a webinar with the objective of exploring the concept of public health as a human rights precept.

Chief Patrons

Dr. G. Viswanathan

Founder & Chancellor, VIT

Dr. Sekar Viswanathan

Vice President, VIT

Patrons

Dr. S. V. Kota Reddy

Vice-Chancellor, VIT-AP University

Conference Chair

Dr. R.Srinivasan, EJSSS

Ms.Morampudi Mahathi, VIT-AP University

Technical Program Committee:

Dr. Benarji Chakka, VIT-AP University

Dr. C.L.V. Sivakumar, VIT-AP University

Ms. Chitti Amrita Gulshan, VIT-AP University

Ms. Morampudi Mahathi, VIT-AP University

Keynote speakers

Dr. Prof. V. Vijay Kumar

Vice-Chancellor of National Law Institute University, Bhopal.

Dr R.Srinivasan

EJSSS

Dr. M Gandhi

Professor and Dean

VIT School of Law, Chennai

Sub themes of the seminar

  1. Public health and policy perspectives
  2. Public health: Legal and Rights Perspectives.

Above themes are only illustrative but not exhaustive.

The paper presenters may select topic covered under the Main theme.

Call for Papers

Research Papers are invited from faculties, Lawyers, Research scholars and students on any sub thematic areas or it could be submitted on the main theme in general. Selected Quality research paper will be published in Electronic Journal of Social and Strategic Studies

Important Dates

Last date for submission of Abstract :- 20th March 2021. Intimation of acceptance of Abstract :- 25th March 2021. Last date for submission of Manuscripts:- 5th April 2021.

For further details visit our website https://vitap.ac.in/school-of-law/

Link for Registration:- https://forms.gle/bBx6nvteRi5YhHkbA

Conference will be held on Google Meet Platform. Link will be shared later.

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