Call for Papers : Book on Digitalization and Law – Regulations, Implications and Challenges by GNLU: Submit by Sep 14

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Call for Papers :

Book on Digitalization and Law – Regulations, Implications  and Challenges by GNLU

: Submit by Sep 14.

About the organiser

Gujarat National Law University is a National Law University established under the Gujarat National Law University Act, 2003 in the state of Gujarat. The university is located at Gandhinagar, which is the capital of Gujarat and is located 23 kilometres north of the city of Ahmedabad.

The theme of the Book: Digitalization and Law- Regulations, Implications, and Challenges

Editors: Mradul Mishra, Pratikalpa Sharma, Anita Kumari

Publisher: This book is scheduled to be published by Research and Publication division, Gujrat National Law University with an ISBN.

Proposals Submission Deadline: September 14, 2019

Full Chapters Submission Deadline: November 30, 2019

Note: There are no submission or acceptance fees for manuscripts. This publication is anticipated to be released in March 2020.


The amplified access to the internet in recent times purposes as a platform for communicating, storing, drawing and transferring information online. It serves as a medium for development and crime simultaneously. It fastens and smoothens the process of ticket booking on one hand while surfaces as the platform for payment fraudulent activities on the other.

Although governments have regulated the arena of internet services in terms of security, the ongoing innovations in the online world are challenging the individual and national security at the humongous level. The research will try to explore the variant colours of digital data.

This book will study the legal issues, regulations and their implications around digital data such as privacy policies, defamation and cyberbullying. The chapters will specifically explore the legal implications of advanced technologies in recent times such as blockchain and medicine.


The data floating in the virtual world is directly connected to privacy and security measures of an individual, community, society, government and state. Understanding the legal implications is important to understand in and out of the new advances such as Artificial Intelligence (AI). Therefore, this project will contribute to a better understanding of law and internet in special reference to the new advancements.

This book will study and deliberate a broad range of topics involving various threads of digital data and law. The sub-themes of this publication will back the research on the contemporary status and role of digital data.

Target Audience

The target audience of this book will be academicians, researchers, policymakers, lawyers, librarians, practitioners, research scholars, IT professionals, intellectuals and students.

Recommended Topics

  1. Cyber Security and cybercrimes
  2. Online gaming
  3. Transfer of property digitally
  4. Data: Data protection, Big Data and Data security obligations, Fake Data/Fake News
  5. Privacy and the right to be forgotten
  6. Regulation of Artificial Intelligence
  7. Government functioning and Digitalization
  8. Digital forensics
  9. Digital Licensing
  10. Block chain technology
  11. Crowd funding
  12. Ethics and digitalization
  13. Online Radicalization and Extremism
  14. Trends in Digital Medicine

The sub-themes are suggestive only. Authors can send papers in other related areas also.

Submission Procedure

Contributors are invited to submit on or before September 14, 2019, a chapter proposal not less than 1000 words clearly explaining the aims, methodology and objectives of the proposed chapter to [email protected]

Authors will be notified by September 30, 2019, about the status of their proposals. Full chapters are expected to be submitted by November 30, 2019, as per the guidelines.

All manuscripts will be accepted based on a double-blind peer review editorial process.

Important Dates

  1. September 14, 2019: Proposal Submission Deadline
  2. September 30, 2019: Notification of Acceptance of Proposal
  3. November 30, 2019: Full Chapter Submission
  4. January 5, 2020: Review Results Returned
  5. January 25, 2020: Final Chapter Submission
  6. February 25, 2020: Final Acceptance Notification

Contact Info

E-mail: [email protected]

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