Seminar: Designed to Fail? The Standard Story of Caste System and its Impact on Law

The seminar by Dr. Prakash Shah, ‘Designed to Fail? The Standard Story of Caste System and its Impact on Law’, is now available online. The seminar, given at Bengaluru, Karnataka on 20 February 2018, is introduced by Mathighatta S Chaitra, Director of the Aarohi Research foundation. He explains how India cannot have a caste system even though it is a feature of the standard story about India today. Dr. Shah shows how that standard story continues to affect law-making initiatives in India, the United Nations, the United Kingdom, and the European Union. The seminar places in a wider context the current controversy about the caste law in the United Kingdom. The seminar can be seen here.

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