Call for Papers: SPIL International Law Journal Volume 1 (Revival Edition) [Deadline Extended]

By | January 14, 2021
Call for Papers: SPIL International Law Journal Volume 1 (Revival Edition) [Deadline Extended]

Students for Promotion of International Law (SPIL), Government Law College, Mumbai are pleased to announce that the deadline for the Call for Papers for Volume 1 (Revival Edition) of the International Law Journal (ILJ), Foreword by Justice G. S. Patel of the Bombay High Court has been extended to the 5th of February, 2021.

About SPIL International Law Journal

The International Law Journal is published by the Students for Promotion of International Law (SPIL), Mumbai which is a student body that cynosures International Law.


Submissions are invited on any topic of contemporary relevance in the area of International Law.

Categories and Word Limit

Submissions may be in the form of the following categories:

  • Articles

Papers that comprehensively analyze a theme and engage with all the existing literature in it. An article should be in between 6000 and 10000 words exclusive of footnotes

  • Essays

Papers that concisely analyze specific contemporary issues in the field of international law. It should be between 4000 and 6000 words exclusive of footnotes.

  • Case Notes and/or Legislative Commentaries

Notes and commentaries must discuss or critique a recent judgment, landmark case, or any recent legislation or bill before Parliament or State legislature. It should be between 1500 and 3000 words exclusive of footnotes.

Submission Guidelines

  • Abstract Word Limit: 200 words
  • Co-authorship: Allowed up to 2 authors
  • Method of Citation: The ILJ follows the ‘Harvard Bluebook 20th Edition’ style of referencing.

The body of the manuscript should be in Times New Roman size 12 with 1.5 line spacing and Justified Alignment. The footnotes should be in Times New Roman size 10 with single line spacing.


Original submissions are invited from undergraduate and postgraduate students, industry practitioners, academicians, and research scholars.

Submission Procedure

  1. Submissions: In electronic form to [email protected]
  2. Subject heading: ‘ILJ Vol. 1 Submission: <submission category>
  3. All manuscripts must be accompanied by a covering letter with the name(s) of the author(s), institution/affiliation, the title of the manuscript, and relevant contact information.


The last date for submission for ‘Volume 1 (Revival Edition)’ of the International Law Journal is 5th February 2021 [Extended]. Submissions sent after the deadline will not be considered for publication.


Any correspondence, queries, or additional requests for information should be sent to:

Email: [email protected]

Find the details of submission guidelines at

Reported by: SPIL Team

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