Second Azim Premji University International Conference on Law, Governance and Development

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The Law, Governance and Development Initiative of Azim Premji University, Bangalore is holding its Second International Conference on Law, Governance and Development. The annual Conference aims to create a forum for academic enquiry and debate on law and its relationship to governance and development.

Date: 2nd – 3rd August, 2013

This year we explore empirical and theoretical questions of the right to welfare with a particular focus on the statutory rights to education, food and work in India. The Conference is organized around a set of original research contributions, made available to all the participants prior to the Conference.

Theme:
The theme for this year’s Conference is ‘Right to Welfare: Education, Food and Work’.

  • The relationship between law and development with specific regard to rights to welfare
  • Statutory rights-based approach to welfare
  • Nature of statutory rights and obligations under the RTE Act 2009,, The NREG Act, 2005 and the Food Security Bill, 2011
  • The role of courts in recognition of rights
  • The role of courts in enforcement of rights
  • Implementation of statutory rights

Call for Papers:
Contributions are invited from scholars, graduate and post-graduate students and lawyers involved with studying statutory rights to welfare in India (particularly the rights to education, food and work).

Submission Guidelines:
Please submit details of name, institution, email address, paper title and a 200-300 word abstract to [email protected] by 25th June, 2013. The last date for submission of the final paper is 25th July, 2013.

Contact:
Law Governance and Development Initiative
6th floor, Azim Premji University,
PES School of Engineering Campus,
Pixel Park, B Block, Electronics City,
Hosur Road (Beside NICE Road)
Bangalore – 560100
Email: [email protected]
Website: http://azimpremjiuniversity.edu.in