A seminar on South Asian constitutionalism

A seminar on South Asian constitutionalism
Mark Tushnet, Madhav Khosla, Upendra Baxi, Niraja Gopal Jayal, Gilles Verniers, Osama Siddique, Prashant Jha, Arun K Thiruvengadam, Aparna Chandra
Wednesday, 20 January 2016 Add to Calendar 2016-01-20 15:00:00 2016-01-20 19:00:00 Asia/Kolkata A seminar on South Asian constitutionalism A seminar on South Asian constitutionalism to celebrate the recent publication of Mark Tushnet and Madhav Khosla's Unstable Constitutionalism: Law and Politics in South Asia (Cambridge University Press 2015). The event will involve legal scholars and political scientists focusing on some of the themes covered in this book, in particular the ongoing political tensions and their legal manifestation across South Asia. Session I: 3.00 – 4.30 PM Opening Remarks and Moderator: Mark Tushnet, Harvard Law School (1)    Upendra Baxi, University of Warwick (2)    Niraja Gopal Jayal, Jawaharlal Nehru University (3)    Gilles Verniers, Ashoka University Coffee: 4.30 – 5.00 Session II: 5.00 – 7.00 PM Moderator: Madhav Khosla, Harvard University (1)    Osama Siddique, Law and Policy Research Network, Lahore (2)    Prashant Jha, The Hindustan Times (3)    Arun K. Thiruvengadam, Azim Premji University, Bangalore (4)    Aparna Chandra, National Law University, Delhi Closing Remarks: Pratap Bhanu Mehta, Centre for Policy Research Conference Hall, Centre for Policy Research
3:00 pm to 7:00 pm
Conference Hall, Centre for Policy Research

A seminar on South Asian constitutionalism to celebrate the recent publication of Mark Tushnet and Madhav Khosla's Unstable Constitutionalism: Law and Politics in South Asia (Cambridge University Press 2015). The event will involve legal scholars and political scientists focusing on some of the themes covered in this book, in particular the ongoing political tensions and their legal manifestation across South Asia.

Session I: 3.00 – 4.30 PM

Opening Remarks and Moderator: Mark Tushnet, Harvard Law School

(1)    Upendra Baxi, University of Warwick

(2)    Niraja Gopal Jayal, Jawaharlal Nehru University

(3)    Gilles Verniers, Ashoka University

Coffee: 4.30 – 5.00

Session II: 5.00 – 7.00 PM

Moderator: Madhav Khosla, Harvard University

(1)    Osama Siddique, Law and Policy Research Network, Lahore

(2)    Prashant Jha, The Hindustan Times

(3)    Arun K. Thiruvengadam, Azim Premji University, Bangalore

(4)    Aparna Chandra, National Law University, Delhi

Closing Remarks: Pratap Bhanu Mehta, Centre for Policy Research