U.I.D AND THE RECENT SUPREME COURT LITIGATION AROUND IT
By USHA RAMANATHAN
Time: 4:30 pm
Date: Wednesday, 27th November, 2013
Venue: CLPR Lecture Hall
Tea and snacks will be served
Dr. Usha Ramanathan is an independent researcher who has been studying the UID and allied projects over the past few years. She is an internationally recognized expert on law and society. She studied law at Madras University, Nagpur University and Delhi University and is a guest professor at several universities around the world. She is a frequent adviser to non-governmental organizations, in India and abroad. Dr. Ramanathan has been a member of Amnesty International’s Advisory Panel on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights, a member of the Governing Board of the Centre for Equity Studies and has been called upon by the World Health Organization as an expert on mental health on various occasions. Dr Ramanathan is also the South Asia Editor of the Law, Environment and Development Journal (LEAD Journal), a peer-reviewed academic journal jointly published by IELRC and SOAS.
Her research interests include human rights, displacement, torts and environment. She has published extensively in these areas, in India and abroad.