16/02/13



 
PROGRAMME

LAW BY OTHER
MEANS

CENTRE FOR THE STUDY OF LAW AND GOVERNANCE

  

JAWAHARLAL NEHRU UNIVERSITY





21 and 22 February 2013


Venue: Conference Room, Top Floor, 
Centre for the Study of Law and Governance
RSVP: dir.cslg@gmail.com
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Day One
Thursday, 21 February, 2013
9:30-10:00: Tea
10.00-10.30
Welcome Remarks: Professor Niraja G. Jayal, Chairperson, CSLG
Inaugural speech by Professor S.K. Sopory, Vice Chancellor, JNU

10:30-12:30
Session 1: Law by Other Means
Chair: Nandini Sundar
Werner Gephart, Law as Culture
Upendra Baxi, Law and Civilization
Franson Manjali, Events of Justice Or, Otherwise than the Being of Law

12:30-1:30 Lunch

1:30-3:30
Session 2: Law as politics, images of resistance
Chair: Niraja Gopal Jayal
Sitaram Kakarala, Between the Normative and the Performative: A View on the Transformative Politics of Law
Philip Oldenburg, National Leaders of India in Calendar Art, 1969/2013
G. Arunima, The Shock of Encounter: Photojournalistic Practice and its Aftermath

3:45-4:00: Tea
4.00-6.00
Session 3: Law as rape culture, politics of protesting rape
Chair: Pratiksha Baxi
Nivedita Menon, Gender Neutrality in Rape Laws
Mrinal Satish, Tough on (sexual) crime? Amending the Rape Law
Deepak Mehta, The Crowd, the Cops, and the Camera: Three Days in the City
Arudra Burra, The Significance of Consent

Day Two
Friday, 22 February 2013
9:30-10:00: Tea
10.00-12:00
Session 4: Images of Law and Justice
Chair: Deepak Mehta
Mani Shekhar Singh, Iconography of Violence, Justice, and Painterly Tales
Soumyabrata Choudhury, Between law and the image: a contemporary update on the classical category of persona
Srirupa Roy, Civic Anger and Media Outrage in India: The Long 1970s and Beyond

12:00-1.00: Lunch

1:00-3:00
Session 5: Politics of Human Rights and Politics for Human Rights
Chair: C. Raj Kumar
B.S. Chimni, The Strange Case of International Human Rights Law
Babu Mathew, Labour Law and its Discontents
Kamala Sankaran, The ILO and an ever expanding world market: lessons for regulating work in India
3:00-3:15: Tea 
3:15-5:15
Session 6: Social Life of Law
Chair: Roma Chatterji
James Jaffe, The Panchayat in the British Imaginary during the Long Nineteenth Century
Vibhuti Ramachandran, “Yeh ladkiyaan statements nahin detin”: police response, judicial process and NGO intervention in G.B. Road
Shrimoyee Nandini Ghosh, Paper Truth Taxes: Stamp Paper Documents and the Life of Law
Mayur Suresh, Hope and Fear in Uncertain times: "Terrorist" lives in Delhi's Courts



Art Exhibition
UNDER THE TREE OF KNOWLEDGE: The Founding Fathers Viewing the Global World

Werner Gephart


LAW BY OTHER
MEANS


Venue: School of 
the Arts and 
Aesthetics Gallery,
 JNU
Opens on 20 February 2013
@ 4 PM
20-26 February 2013, 10 am 
to 7 pm [except on Sunday]

­­­ Centre for the Study of Law and Governance, JNU
&
Käte Hamburger Kolleg "Recht als Kultur", University of Bonn