TALK ‘Colonialism and Law in Modern India’ > 10am-5pm on 29th & 30th November 2018 - Delhi Events
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TALK ‘Colonialism and Law in Modern India’ > 10am-5pm on 29th & 30th November 2018

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Venue :  Teen Murti House, Teen Murti Marg
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Time : 10:00 am - 5:00 pm Add to Calendar 00/11/2018 00:00 00/11/2018 00:00 Asia/Kolkata Title Here Event Page : link here venue here DD/MM/YYYY

Entry : Free (Seating on First-Come First-Served Basis)

Venue : Seminar Room, Nehru Memorial Museum & Library (NMML), Teen Murti House, Teen Murti Marg, New Delhi - 110011

Venue Info : Events About Map | Nearest Metro Station - 'Race Course(Yellow Line)'

Event Description : 
National Conference on ‘Colonialism and Law in Modern India’

Schedule : 

DAY-1: 29th November 2018 (Thursday)
09:30-10:00 am Registration/Tea
10:00 – 11:00 am INAUGURAL SESSION
Welcome and introductory Remarks Dr. Nandini Bhattacharyya Panda, Senior
Fellow, NMML
Inaugural Address Shri Shakti Sinha, Director, Nehru Memorial
Museum & Library
11:00-11:30 am Tea
11:30 – 01:00 pm SESSION I
Chair: Prof. Radhika Singha, JNU
Speakers: Prof. Y Vaikuntham, Former Vice-Chancellor,
Kakatiya University
Colonialism, Law and Hyderabad State in Modern
Times
Prof. Tazeen Murshid, Formerly at BRAC
University
‘Law, State and the Social Construction of Shariah
in Colonial India’
Dr. Rajesh Purohit, Director, Indian Museum
Kolkata
1:00 -2:00 pm Lunch
2:00 – 3:00 pm SESSION II
Chair: Prof. Chandan Kumar Sharma, Tezpur
University Assam
Speakers: Dr. Mathew John, O.P. Jindal Global University
Making a People: Notes on a colonial model of
public law and its continuing impact on
contemporary constitutional practice’
Dr. Ravi K. Mishra, Deputy Director, NMML
Title to be confirmed
3:00-3:30 pm Tea/Coffee
3:30 – 5:00 pm SESSION III
Chair: Dr. Nandini Bhattacharyya Panda, Senior
Fellow NMML
Speakers:
Prof. Arun Bandopadhyay, Currently Historical
& Archaeological Secretary, The Asiatic Society, Kolkata
The Making of Forest Laws in India, 1865-1894:
Reflections on Multiple Voices, Roots and
Directions
Prof. Raj Sekhar Basu, University of Calcutta
"Caught within legalities and laws: Indians as
Alien Intruders in early twentieth century New
Zealand"
Prof. Radhika Singha, JNU
O. H. B. Starte, the criminal tribes and “penal
welfare”

DAY-2: 30th November 2018 (Friday)
10:00 – 11:30 am SESSION IV
Chair: Prof. Arun Bandopadhayay
Formerly at University of Calcutta
Speakers: Prof. Syed Tanveer Nasreen, Burdwan University
What is not ‘Personal’ about the Muslim Personal
Law: Colonial Legacy and Gender in
Contemporary India
Prof. Kapil Kumar, IGNOU
Exposing the Myths of Colonial Law and
Practices: The Indenture issues
Dr. Sachin Dhawan, O.P. Jindal Global University
Natural Law and the Trial of Warren Hastings
Colonial and Postcolonial Antiquarian Law: A Comparative Study
11:30-11:45 am Tea/Coffee
11:45 – 01:15 pm SESSION V
Chair: Dr. Ravi K. Mishra, Deputy Director, NMML
Speakers: Dr. Binayak Dutta, NEHU, Shillong
Movers of the Wheel of Justice: History of Legal
Practioners, Bar Associations and the
administration of Justice in colonial Assam
Prof. Samir Kumar Das, University of Calcutta
Law and the Community Formation in India’s
Northeast
Prof. Chandan Kumar Sharma, Tezpur
University Assam
Colonial Law Making in Northeast India and Its
Legacy
1:15—2:15 pm Lunch
02:15 – 03:15 pm SESSION VI
Chair: Prof. Samir Kumar Das, University of Calcutta
Speakers: Dr. Nandini Bhattacharyya Panda, Senior Fellow, NMML
The ‘Culture Handbook’ of Tribal Law in Colonial India: Select Reading
Shri Sushant Chandra, O.P. Jindal Global University
Juxtaposing Healthcare in Colonial and Post Colonial India
Dr. Ashutosh Kumar, Fellow, NMML
Making Laws for ‘Coolies’: Indian Emigration Acts, 1837-1922
3:15-3.45 pm Tea/Coffee
3.45 –4.45 pm VALEDICTORY SESSION
Chair: Shri Shakti Sinha, Director, NMML
Panel Discussion Colonial Law and its Afterlife
3.45 – 4.15
Discussants: Professor Y Vaikuntham,
Professor Samir Kumar Das and
Professor Arun Bandopadhyay
4.15-4.45 Open for Comments from other Participants

Vote of Thanks Dr. Ravi K. Mishra, Deputy Director, NMML

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