About HPNLU:
The Himachal Pradesh National Law University (HPNLU, Shimla) was established by the State Government in the year 2016 by an Act of the Legislature (Act 16 of 2016). The University started functioning on the 5th of October 2016. Located in the geographical terrains of the Himalayas, HPNLU, Shimla, offers a conducive atmosphere for academics, research, and extracurricular engagements. The University runs two undergraduate courses: B.A. LL.B. Hons., Five Year Integrated Course (FYIC), and B.B.A. LL.B. Hons. (FYIC); and One Year LL.M. Programme. The University also offers Ph.D. Program and Post-Doctoral Programme (LL.D.) in Law.
About the Conference
This Conference aims to delve deep into the duality of society, the extreme agonies of transgenders, and the challenges met by they. Furthermore, it aims to address various concerns and causes of their tribulations, such as forms of subjugation and humiliation encountered by them, sexual and emotional hostility from society, absence of a congenial environment, and attitude towards them.
About the Call for Papers:
The Conference invites research papers on the ‘Rights of Transgender People from research scholars, academicians, activists, lawyers, members of the transgender community, students and faculty from different disciplines to share their outlooks on the subjects of deliberation. In preparing the abstract of their proposed papers, they encourage prospective participants to engage with the highlighted theme of the conference.
  • Trans visibility in Literature.
  • Mythology, Folktales, and Transgender.
  • Social Exclusivity.
  • Transgenders and Human Rights.
  • Economic, Social, and Political Vulnerability of Transgender.
  • Medical/Clinical Challenges Social Stigmatization of Transgenders.
  • Gender dysphoria.
  • Discriminatory barriers to Housing and Employment.
  • Sex-work and Sustainability.
  • Self-esteem and identity issues.
  • Transgender Rights and Sexual Diversity.
  • Impact of Transgender Literature on Law and Society.
  • Transgender And Marriage Issues.
  • Transgender and Religion.

Note: The Sub-Themes are only illustrative.

Kindly note that the seminar will be conducted in hybrid mode with offline presentations at Himachal Pradesh National Law University, Shimla.

Registration Fees:

  • Registration charges for Academicians/Other professionals: Rs. 1000/-
  • Registration charges for Research Scholars/Students: Rs. 500/-
  • Register through the link given at the end of this post.

NOTE – The registration charges shall not be refunded at any stage.

Registration Process:
Interested individuals may register by filling out the Registration Form; the link for the same has been given below.

Link for the Registration Form:

Important Dates:
  • Submission of Abstract [EXTENDED]: May 18, 2023
  • Intimation of Abstract/Concept note shortlisting [EXTENDED]: May 19, 2023
  • Submission of Full paper: May 21, 2023
For any clarification, please contact:
Dr. Ruchi Raj Thakur:
Dr. Hari Chand:
Dr. Ved Prakash Sharma:
Dr. Honey Kumar: Pandey (91+ 6396722711)
Shreiya Katoch (91+ 7807001909)
Arpitha Krishnan (91+ 9920763762)
Purab Sharma (91+ 7876591653)
Vasundhara Awasthi (91+ 7876606430)

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