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Tue, 26 Sept


Shiv Nadar School Gurgaon

The Idea of Justice: Chapter 2 | Delhi NCR


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The Idea of Justice: Chapter 2 | Delhi NCR
The Idea of Justice: Chapter 2 | Delhi NCR

Time & Location

26 Sept 2023, 7:40 am – 27 Sept 2023, 5:00 pm

Shiv Nadar School Gurgaon, Pahari Road, Block E, DLF Phase 1, Sector 26A, Gurugram, Haryana 122011, India

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The idea of justice is a fundamental concept that has been debated and discussed by philosophers, legal scholars and ordinary people for centuries.

Much like a homonym, justice means different things to different individuals. Social Justice, Retributive Justice, Restorative Justice, Procedural Justice, Distributive Justice, Divine Justice—a necessity for social order and individual happiness; a ‘virtue’ or ‘moral duty’; a ‘fairness’ to protect individual rights and freedoms and social and economic equities or the ‘capabilities approach’ based on individual abilities to achieve goals and aspirations—the idea of justice—the most fundamental of all human values—is a complex and ongoing conversation, as different groups and individuals continue to debate what it means to be fair and just in different contexts and situations.

From racial and economic inequality to environmental injustice, our young are growing up in a complex and challenging world. It is our responsibility to help them understand these issues and to equip them with the skills and knowledge they need to become active and engaged citizens.

Speakers and workshop facilitators at The Idea of Justice: Chapter 2 are:

Romila Thapar, Janaki Nair, Meenakshi Ganguly, Jerry Pinto, Gautam Bhatia, Shivangi Jaiswal, Angana Das, Nisha Abdulla, YLAC—Himani Chouhan, Gunjan Periwal and Nidhi Kinhal, and the History for Peace team—Meena Megha Malhotra and Urvi Shah.

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