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Interaction with Prof. Upendra Baxi: March 09, 2018

Introduction

Research and Publciation Cell, Symbiosis Law School, NOIDA has organised ‘Interaction with Prof. Upendra Baxi’ on March 09, 2018 at 09:45am – 11:30pm at Moot Court Hall, Symbiosis Law School, NOIDA.

This occasion will also witnesss the felicitation of Prof. Upendra Baxi with Life Time Achievement Award, on behalf of Symbiosis Internaitonal (Deemed University) and International Association of Law Schools (IALS). IALS is a private, non-political, non-profit, collaborative, learned society dedicated to serving the world wide legal education community based in USA.

This award will be presented in the august presence of Prof. (Dr.) Shashikala Gurpur, Dean, Faculty of Law, Symbiosis Internaitonal Univeristy and Director, Symbiosis Law School, Pune., to recognize Professor Baxi’s dedication, achievement and contribution to the academic enrichment of legal community, justice, education and student community. This will still be a symbolic expression of the deep appreciation, gratitude and fulfillment experienced by all beneficiaries of his commendable service, benefitted by his erudite knowledge and expertise par excellence.

About the Resource Person

Professor Upendra Baxi, born at Rajkot, Saurashtra, graduated from Rajkot (Gujarat University), read law at the University of Bombay, and holds LLM degrees from that University and the University of California at Berkeley, which in 1973 also awarded him a Doctorate in Juristic Sciences.

Professor Upendra Baxi was Professor of Law in Development, University of Warwick from 1994 (and an Emeritus since 2009), served as Professor of Law, University of Delhi (1973-1996) and as its Vice Chancellor (1990-1994.) He as also served as: Vice Chancellor, University of South Gujarat, Surat (1982-1985); Honorary Director (Research) The Indian Law Institute (1885-1988.) He was the President of the Indian Society of International Law (1992-1995.)

Professor Baxi graduated from Rajkot (Gujarat University), read law in University of Bombay, and holds LLM degrees from University of Bombay and University of California at Berkeley, which also awarded him with a Doctorate in Juristic Sciences. He has been awarded Honorary Doctorates in Law by the National Law School University of India, Bangalore, and the University of La Trobe, Melbourne.

Professor Baxi has taught various courses in law and science, comparative constitutionalism and social theory of human rights at Universities of Sydney, Duke University, The American University, the New York University Law School Global Law Program, and the University of Toronto. He has been Director’s Guest Fellow at the Nantes University Institute of Advanced Studies, and a senior fellow of the Institute of Law as Culture at the University of Bonn.

Professor Baxi has been a member of the editorial committee of many leading Indian and international law journals/reviews including: The Journal of the Indian Law Institute; The Journal of the Indian Society of International Law; Law & Society Review (USA); I-Con: the International Journal of Comparative Constitutional Law (USA); and The Common Law Review (UK.). He is currently on the editorial board of: the Human Rights Law Review (UK); SUR: International Journal of Human Rights (Brazil); Law in Context (Australia); Macquarie Law Review (Australia); Journal of International Law and International Relations (Canada); Human Rights & International Legal Discourse (Belgium); and The Journal of Human Rights and the Environment (UK.) He has numerous publications to his credit both nationally as well as internationally.

Professor Baxi's current areas of teaching and research include comparative constitutionalism, social theory of human rights, human rights responsibilities in corporate governance and business conduct, and materiality of globalization.

[To read more about his scholarly work, please visit http://www.du.ac.in/du/uploads/Faculty%20Profiles/2017/Law/April2017_Law_Baxi_.pdf]

Registration

Interested applicants can register by writing an email to This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it on or before March 08, 2018 by 09:00am.

Contact Persons

Dr. Meenakshi Kaul,
Assistant Professor &
Head – Academic Initiatives, Research and Publication Cell

Ms. Meera Mathews,
Assistant Professor &
Head-Administration, Research and Publication Cell 

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