Call for Entries: CEDM-HPNLU Green Gazette

By | June 17, 2020
Call for Entries: CEDM-HPNLU Green Gazette

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Centre for Environment & Disasters Management, HPNLU, Shimla, is going to launch the maiden issue of its quarterly newsletter HPNLU Green Gazette in the month of July 2020. With the object of furthering discussion on environmental jurisprudence and values, the CEDM-Newsletter welcomes submissions from students, academicians, law practitioners & every environmental cause enthusiast on a rolling basis.

About the Newsletter | HPNLU Green Gazette

The CEDM newsletter “HPNLU GREEN GAZETTE” endeavors to create a space that fosters independent academic thought, inculcate a culture of research and ignite conversations on matters of environmental jurisprudence and environmental values.

With the object of furthering discussion on environmental jurisprudence and values, the CEDM- Newsletter welcomes submissions from students, academicians, law practitioners & every environmental cause enthusiast on a rolling basis.

Theme

Any work that is related to the environmental cause and environmental jurisprudence.

Structure of Newsletter 

The HPNLU Green Gazette is a quarterly newsletter which consists of five parts

  1. The Green Report: This section of the newsletter deals with articles which are in general related to the environment other than law.
  2. The Green Clause: This section deals with articles which are exclusively related to environmental law.
  3. The Green Column: This section deals with short writings which are a combination of both the legal and non-legal aspects of environmental issues.
  4. The Green Rhyme: This section gives you an opportunity to showcase your poem writing skills related to environmental issues.
  5. The Green Challenge: This section gives you an opportunity to showcase your painting and photography skills related to environmental issues.

Guidelines

  1. The entries (short-articles, columns, poems, paintings & photographs) must be the original work of the author(s) and must not have been sent for consideration at any other place for presentation or publication. The work should not be plagiarised.
  2. Co-authorship up to two authors is allowed for the articles.
  3. The short-articles/columns/poems must be submitted in an MS-Word document and painting/photographs must be submitted in .jpg/.png form to [email protected].
  4. The article must include a brief description of the author.
  5. The authors shall receive an acknowledgment email on the receipt of the article by the Editorial Board.
  6. The copyright of the articles shall automatically transfer to CEDM-HPNLU, Shimla editorial board.
  7. In relation to all the disputes, the decision of the editorial board shall be final and binding.

Specific Guidelines

I. The Green Report: This section of the newsletter deals with articles that are in general related to the environment other than law.

  • We prefer an article that is between 1500-2000 words. However, flexibility is allowed if the context so requires, and the quality is ensured.
  • The content should be written in Times New Roman Font with a size of 12. Line Spacing is to be maintained at Single.
  • All the relevant sources must be duly acknowledged and hyperlinked (as endnotes) in the text of the submission itself.

II. The Green Clause: This section deals with short writings which are the combination of both the legal and non-legal aspects of environmental issues.

  • We prefer an article that is between 500-1000 words. However, flexibility is allowed if the content so requires, and the quality is ensured.
  • The content should be written in Times New Roman Font with a size of 12. Line Spacing is to be maintained at Single.

III. The Green Rhyme: This section gives you an opportunity to showcase your poem writing skills related to environmental issues.

  • The submissions must be either in Hindi or English language only in typed version in MS-Word format.

IV. The Green Challenge: This section gives you an opportunity to showcase your painting and photography skills related to environmental issues.

  • Paintings/Drawings (colored) should be submitted in scanned versions in portrait mode (vertical). (in .jpg or .png format)
  • Photographs should be submitted in the vertical horizon. (in .jpg or .png format)

Certification 

All the selected contributors will be provided with a certificate of publication and appreciation letter by The Himachal Pradesh National Law University, Shimla.

Submission Guidelines for HPNLU Green Gazette

  1. All the entries must be submitted through mail at [email protected] with the subject as:
  2. Submission to The Green Report/The Green Clause/ The Green Column/ The Green Rhyme/ The Green Challenge.
  3. Each entry must be accompanied by a cover letter having the following particulars:
  • Author(s)’ name
  • Name of the institution
  • Type of the submission (refer to the above five mentioned sections)
  • Email address
  • Contact number
  • A declaration of originality

Last date of Submission is July 10 2020.

Entries received after the above-mentioned date will be considered for the next issue.

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Contact

Email: [email protected]

Student Editors (Contact via text or WhatsApp is preferred)

Aniket Singh: +91-94582 07559

Siddharth Kumar: +91-88717 90861

Reported by: Shrvan Kumar Lahoti,

Student, Himachal Pradesh National Law University


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