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Sat, 02 Dec


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The Idea of Justice: Chapter 3 | Patna

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The Idea of Justice: Chapter 3 | Patna
The Idea of Justice: Chapter 3 | Patna

Time & Location

02 Dec 2023, 7:40 am – 03 Dec 2023, 4:30 pm

DPS Patna, Vill. Chandmari, P.S, Shahpur-Hathiyakandh Sarai Rd, Danapur Cantonment, Patna, Danapur, Bihar 801502, India


About the Event

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.

The annual History for Peace conference this year in Calcutta engaged with the idea of justice, and injustice, to empower educators to explore this very complex yet pertinent issue of today’s world in their classrooms.

We are now very pleased to bring the conference to the Delhi Public School, Patna in association with Takshila Education Society.

2, 3 December 2023



Aruna Roy, Marjorie Brown, Pankaj Jha, Shahrukh Alam, Apoorvanand, Suraj Gogoi


Marjorie Brown, Nisha Abdulla, Asmita Prabhakar (@via NewsDidi), Angana Das and Riya Kartha (History for Peace)

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