AUD SOCIOLOGY SEMINAR SERIES
Towards an Anthropocene Justice?
Professor Upendra Baxi
Emeritus, School of Law, University of Warwick
Distinguished Professor, National Law University Delhi
March 24, 2017 @ 2:30 pm
Room NL 2
Professor Baxi began his law teaching career in the Department of Jurisprudence and International Law at Sydney Law School (1969-1973), and served as Professor of Law, University of Delhi (1973-1996.) He also served as the Vice-Chancellor of Delhi University (1990-1994); the Vice-Chancellor, University of South Gujarat, Surat (1982-1985); the Honorary Director (Research) of the Indian Law Institute (1985-1988); and the President of the Indian Society of International Law (1992-1995). He was Professor of Law at the University of Warwick from 1996 (Emeritus since 2009). He is an honorary professor of the National Law School of India University (Bangalore); the National Academy of Legal Studies and Research (NALSAR, Hyderabad); the National Law University (Delhi), and the Gujarat National Law University (Gandhinagar). Professor Baxi has taught various courses in law and science, comparative constitutionalism, legal theory, and comparative social theory of human rights at the University of Sydney, Duke University, Washington College of Law, The American University; the Global Law Program at New York University Law School, and the University of Toronto.
His leading publications (besides numerous papers in journals and edited volumes) include:Human Rights in a Posthuman World: Critical Essays (2007); The Future of Human Rights(2008, 3rd edition; reprinted, 2013); Mass Torts, Multinational Enterprise Liability and Private International Law (2000); Mambrino’s Helmet?: Human Rights for a Changing World (1994); Inhuman Wrongs and Human Rights (1994); Marx, Law, and Justice: Indian Perspectives (1993); Liberty and Corruption: The Antulay Case and Beyond (1990);Towards a Sociology of Indian Law (1986); Courage, Craft and Contention: The Indian Supreme Court in Mid-Eighties (1985); The Crisis of the Indian Legal System (1982); andThe Indian Supreme Court and Politics (1980).