Organized in collaboration with Seth Anandram Jaipuria School, Lucknow.
About the Speaker:
Arvind Narrain has been involved with research, writing and practice related to law and social concerns. He is currently doing his PHD on ‘Mapping the elements of an Ambedkarite jurisprudence’ at the NLSIU. He is the author of co-editor of Law Like Love: Queer perspectives on law as well as the Co-author of Breathing Life into the Constitution. He was also a part of the team of lawyers challenging Section 377 of the IPC right from the High Court in 2009 to the Supreme Court in 2018. Arvind is a visiting faculty at the School of Policy and Governance and a founding member of the ‘Alternative Law Forum’ in Bengaluru, a collective of lawyers who work on a critical practise of law. He has worked on human rights issues including mass crimes, communal conflict, LGBT rights, and human rights history. He has been a part of many fact-finding reports on sexual minorities in India and was also part of the litigation team, which argued the constitutionality of Section 377 before the High Court and the Supreme Court.