Advanced Training Programme on Philosophical Approach to Research in Social Science and Law (15-18 Feb) @ GNLU: Register by 5th Feb, 2018


Greetings from Gujarat National Law Unversity!

It gives me immense pleasure to apprise you that an ‘ADVANCED TRAINING PROGRAMME ON PHILOSOPHICAL APPROACH TO RESEARCH IN SOCIAL SCIENCE AND LAW’ is going to be conducted during 15 – 18 February, 2018. It is requested to kindly upload the attached brochure on Lawlex at the earliest.The exact text of the post shall be as below:

GNLU offers an ‘ADVANCED TRAINING PROGRAMME ON PHILOSOPHICAL APPROACH TO RESEARCH IN SOCIAL SCIENCE AND LAW’ scheduled [15 – 18 February, 2018]: Register on or before 05 February 2018.

About the Programme:

The course is intended to develop an appreciation of law as a social phenomenon, to introduce influential theoretical perspectives, and to consider the variety of methods by which socio-legal research questions might be addressed. The course will attempts to provide students with an understanding of the nature of different theoretical and disciplinary approaches to the study of law which will equip them with the perspective necessary to pose questions that are relevant to the field, and to appreciate the range of different ways in which phenomenon might be explored. The course aims at providing students the ability to assess which approach, methods and technical tools fit their research questions best, in order to be able to develop a sound research design.

The course also aims to provide an introduction to a selection of key approaches and debates in contemporary socio-legal studies, and discuss the possibility and need of integration of social sciences into legal research and foster while encouraging interdisciplinary legal research.

Learning Outcomes:

By the end of the course, and having completed the essential reading, the participants should be able to:

· Have an understanding on the assumptions underlying research in social science and law;

· Have an understanding of the philosophy of research and an overview of methodology and methods;

Duration: 15 -18 February (14 hours).

Resource Person: Dr William Nunes – Associate Professor of Political Science, GNLU

Course Fee Structure:

1. GNLU Students: Rs. 750/-
2. Other Participants: Rs 1000/-

Number of Participants: Minimum: 10 and Maximum: 30. On the First Come First Served Basis.

Deadline: 05 February 2018 (However, it is to be noted that the registration will cease once the seats are filled up)

Registration and Payment details: For the registration process, please select the course (Advn. Training Programme) on the below-mentioned payment gateway link and proceed to fill in your details to complete the online transaction:

For any queries, please feel free to email us or contact the undersigned.

[email protected] or contact Mr Shashi Bhushan Sharma at +91-8128650840 / [email protected]

Mr.Shashibhushan Sharma
Assistant Professor (Research) & Coordinator, GNLU Training Division

Gujarat National Law University, Gandhinagar

For further details, download Information Brochure

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