This seminar will have Devendra Damle and Karan Gulati present and discuss their study and its findings. This will be followed by brief remarks by Kshitij Batra and Namita Wahi. The seminar will conclude with an open discussion.
Anirudh Burman introduces listeners to the Data Privacy landscape and outlines the flaws in the current system. He also highlights possible intersections and the effects of Data Privacy regulations on other fields of law and daily life.
India’s proposed data protection law would create an enormous task for the new agency formed to regulate it. Given stretched resources, the new Data Protection Authority should take a strategic approach.
Archival documents on the Emergency show the incredible ease with which national capitals across the world pivoted to the new realities of India’s constitutional autocracy.
The Personal Data Protection Bill 2019 is currently pending in Parliament. The bill proposes the creation of a new, independent public authority called the DPA. This workshop examined capacity constraints likely to be faced by the proposed DPA, and the need to prepare for it in advance.
We hosted Vipul Dutta for a discussion on the process of Indianization and its subsequent impact on military institutions in India. The discussion was moderated by Rudra Chaudhuri.
The COVID-19 crisis in India is devastating. The Biden administration must consider exceptions to the Defense Production Act and ease the global vaccine supply chain.
In his recently released book International Aid and Democracy Promotion, Prof Bann Seng investigates the link between foreign aid and the promotion of democracy, using theory, statistical tests, and illustrative case studies.
As activists and civil society in India work to strengthen trans rights, how can we move towards a bias-free understanding of gender to create inclusive workplaces and healthcare policies? How do our misperceptions impact trans representation, and what can we do to effectively mitigate transphobia?
The Union government's recently introduced farm laws aimed at reforming India's agriculture sector have faced stringent opposition from farmers and traders. Anirudh Burman and Suyash Rai discuss the role and structure of these laws and their revolutionary potential for the country's rural economy.