ANR Programme 2009-2013
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A Joint Programme on Justice and Governance in India and South Asia
(Hosted by Centre for Himalayan Studies)

Lawrence LIANG, Paris, 15 Nov. 2010: Critical Legal Practices

Starting October 28, 2010 - Ending October 28, 2020

Lawrence Liang, co founder of the Alternative Law Forum, will present his reflections on critical legal practices in India.

Lawrence Liang: Critical Legal Practices. Reflecting on 10 years of the Alternative Law Forum

Monday November 15th,10h00 - 12h00, Room 215, Foundation Maison des Sciences de l'Homme, 54 Boulevard Raspail (métro Sèvres-Babylone), Paris.

Lawrence Liang is an Indian legal researcher and lawyer known for his legal campagns on issues of public concern. He is a co founder of the Alternative Law Forum, which he described thus: "(The) Alternative Law Forum provides legal support for people marginalized on the basis of class, race, caste, gender, disability or sexuality. We provide services for people who often have no access to them. Our main work is to conduct research on issues of globalization, urban studies, gender, as well as intellectual property and public domain."

Lawrence Liang is currently a visiting scholar at the University of Columbia, and is working on a book on Law, Justice and Cinema. His visit in Paris is supported by the Foundation Maison des Sciences de l'Homme