The GNLU Centre for Law and Society is organising an interactive session, “Open House with Prof. Upendra Baxi” tomorrow at 2.30PM (Thursday, July 21, 2016). Prof. Baxi will speak on various issues like Uniform Civil Code and interact with the audience.
About Prof. Upendra Baxi:
Prof. Upendra Baxi is a renowned legal scholar and currently Emeritus Professor of Law at University of Warwick. He has been the Vice Chancellor of University of Delhi (1990–1994), prior to which he held the position of Professor of Law at the same university for 23 years (1973–1996). He has also served as the vice chancellor of the University of South Gujarat, Surat, India (1982–1985).
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. Prof. Baxi’s 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.
In 2011, he was awarded the Padma Shri, the fourth highest civilian award in India, by the Government of India.
You are cordially invited to join us for the Open House with Prof. Upendra Baxi.
Time: 2.30 PM
Venue: Orientation Hall, Admin Block, GNLU
You may access Prof. Baxi’s article “Securing the Code” (Indian Express, July 20, 2016) here.