14/07/10

LAW AND SOCIAL SCIENCES RESEARCH NETWORK, DELHI CHAPTER
FOURTH SYMPOSIUM

Legal Subjection – conversations on law, power and govermentality
JULY 22, 2010, Thursday
Conference Room, Top Floor, Centre for Policy Research, Dharam Marg, Chanakyapuri, New Delhi – 110021, Tel: 91-11-26115273-76 (4 Lines)
Instructions for Speakers: Each Presentation will not be longer than 20 minutes, and discussant’s comments will not be longer than 10 minutes. Please circulate papers in advance.

RSVP: president_cpr@vsnl.com
Session 1: Postcolonial Legalities/Illegalities
10 -10:15 a.m. Tea
10.15 a.m. – 12:15 a.m.
Chair/Discussant: Upendra Baxi
 Nandini Sundar, The Rule of Law and Citizenship in Central India: post-colonial dilemmas
 Ruchi Chaturvedi, Justice for None: Political Violence and Criminal Courts in North Kerala
 Usha Ramanathan, Surveillance, Tracking, Profiling: In the Name of Welfare
 Jinee Lokaneeta, Being Civilized Keeps us at the Mercy of the Beast: Torture in Liberal
Democracies

12:15-12:30: Tea
12:30 – 1:30 p.m.
Session 2: Law, Governance and Identity
Chair/Discussant: Amit Prakash
 Roger Begrich, Thirsty for Sobriety: Governing the adivasi subject in Jharkhand
 Aysel Madra , Secularism and Religious Politics in Turkey and India: A Comparative Analysis with a Focus on Court Decisions

Lunch: 1.30 p.m. - 2.30 p.m.
2:30 – 4:30 p.m.
Session 3: Sociality, Legality and Affect
Chair/Discussant: Shalini Randeria
 Rupal Oza, Security, Border enforcement, and policing at the boundaries of neo- liberalism
 Srila Roy, Feminist politics in neoliberal india
 Ajay Gudavarthy, Beyond Global human rights
 Oishik Sircar, Two Histories of Desire: Who Speaks for 'Indian' Sexualities?

01/07/10

The deadline for submissions of abstracts for papers and panels for the Second Law and Social Sciences Research Network (LASSnet) Conference to be held in Pune from December 27th - 30th, 2010 has been extended to July 31st, 2010. Please send in your abstracts to Siddharth or Sruti at lassnet2010@gmail.com.
There wont be further extensions. Please help us bring a closure to this process by sending in your abstracts in time.