Indian Constitutional History Workshop by Centre for Law & Policy Research (CLPR)
CLPR has developed the https://www.constitutionofindia.net/ website which curates, tags and presents the Constituent Assembly Debates (CADs) and other Indian constitutional history materials in an interactive and engaging digital format.
The workshop will engage the participants in a pedagogically nuanced and active manner to secure the following outcomes:
Introduce participants to the CADs and Indian constitutional history
Help them identify relevant historical debates and materials on contemporary issues
Develop a critical perspective on India's constitutional founding
Emphasize the relevance of Indian constitutional history materials for journalists
The Centre for Law and Policy Research is a not for profit dedicated to making the Constitution work for everyone through law and policy research, social and governance interventions and strategic impact litigation. CLPR's focus areas include constitutional culture, discrimination and intersectionality, transgender rights, gender and sexuality, and governance reform.
About the facilitator
Vineeth Krishna leads the Constitutional Culture team at CLPR that he helped set up in 2015. He graduated with a B.A. in Political Science, Sociology and Economics from St. Joseph’s College of Arts and Science, Bangalore. He completed an M.A. in Development (Law and Governance) at the Azim Premji University, Bangalore. Vineeth has anchored around 50 constitutional education workshops for diverse audiences including school, undergraduate, postgraduate and doctoral students at institutions across the country. Some of these include the Indian Institutes of Technology (Bombay and Guwhati), National Law Schools, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi, the Indian Institute of New Media and Journalism, Bangalore and St Stephens College, Delhi. His academic interests include political theory, intellectual history and comparative politics.