Centre for the Study of Law and Governance
Jawaharlal Nehru University

Fifth Annual Distinguished Lecture


Professor Jane Kelsey
Auckland University, New Zealand

Embedding Neoliberalism in a Post-neoliberal World:
The role of free trade agreements

Professor B.S. Chimni
Chairperson, Centre for International Legal Studies, School of International Studies, JNU

Friday, 28 November 2008, 5.00 PM

School of Arts and Aesthetics Auditorium
Jawaharlal Nehru University

“Outsourcing to India – Cross-Border Legal Issues” by Aparna Viswanathan

“Outsourcing to India – Cross-Border Legal Issues” by Aparna Viswanathan

Lexis Nexis Butterworths Wadhwa cordially invites you to the celebration of the launch of the book, “Outsourcing to India – Cross-Border Legal Issues” by Aparna Viswanathan, a definitive reference guide to issues involved in drafting outsourcing contracts, including private international law, contract law, taxation, SEZs, data protection, IPRs, IT policy and industry-specific regulations for the telecom, financial services and other sectors.

Guest of Honor: Mr. Som Mittal, President, NASSCOM

Chief Guest: Professor Upendra Baxi, Professor of Law in Development, University of Warwick, England

Guest Speaker: Mr. Prasanto Kumar Roy, Chief Editor, Dataquest.

Date: Monday, November 24, 2008
Time: 6 p.m. onwards
Venue: Alliance Fran├žaise, 72 Lodi Estate, New Delhi 110003.

RSVP: ishu.oberoi@lexisnexis.com

Introducing Sonali Chitalkar

Sonali Chitalkar, lecturer in education, Amity Institute of Education, Amity University ,NOIDA. I am currently interested in Critical Race theories and their application to education (Curriculum and Pedagogy).

Introducing Professor Mortimer Sellers

Mortimer Sellers is Regents Professor of the University System of Maryland and Director of the University of Baltimore Center for International Law. He was educated at Harvard (A.B., J.D.) and Oxford (B.C.L., D.Phil.) and has written many books and articles on international law, constitutional law, and legal theory (see http://law.ubalt.edu/template.cfm?page=680). Professor Sellers was a Rhodes Scholar at Oxford University and a Frank Knox Fellow of Harvard University.

The Center for International and Comparative Law publishes the Springer Verlag book series "Ius Gentium: Comparative Perspectives on Law and Justice" and cooperates with the American Society of International Law in editing the Cambridge University Press book series "ASIL Studies in International Legal Theory". The Center has research initiatives in human rights, democratic institutions, environmental law, competitive markets, intellectual property, and commercial transactions.

The University of Baltimore School of Law offers a J.D. concentration in International Law and a one-year LL.M. program for foreign law graduates on the Law of the United States, which mights be of particular interest to lawyers in India who wish to gain expertise in United States law.

Professor Sellers can be reached by email at mortimer.sellers@gmail.com.