Events

Law and Public Policy Credit Course at National Law School of India University, Bangalore

Event Date: 18 Aug To 05 Sep 2017; Time: 10:00am-06:00pm
Venue: NLS Bangalore

Overview: Academy is currently offering 60-hour semester-wide elective course on Law and Public Policy for students enrolled in V Year B.A. LLB (Hons). at NLSIU, Bangalore. The course introduces students to the foundation of institutional economics, interlinkages between economics and law, as well as sectoral analysis on Urban Development, Technology, Public Health, Education, Property Rights, Financial Reform, Competition and Innovation in the Indian context. Offers an applied analysis of institutions involved in policy frameworks such as governments at various levels, regulatory bodies, and civil society. For more information on the Law and Public Policy module and how it could be offered at your institution, please contact arushi@ccs.in.

Objective: To make students understand the intersection of legal practice, economic principles and policy making.

CCS Alumni Meet- Mumbai

Event Date: 30 Jul 2017; Time: TBD
Venue: Starbucks, Taj Palace Mumbai

Connecting with old friends and new ideas! Having launched it's first student seminar on public policy in 1998 (Liberty and Society Seminar), CCS Academy has completed 20th year of engaging with the young minds on liberal approach to public policy. To mark this two-decade long engagement, we are inviting all the Alumni based in Mumbai to come for a fun evening of chats and coffee.

ipolicy for Young Leaders, Mumbai 28-30 July 2017

Event Date: 28 Jul To 30 Jul 2017; Time: TBD
Venue: Church Gate

ìpolicy for Young Leaders aims to reach out to undergraduates, graduates, post graduates and recent graduates who have just started working. CCS believes that such individuals hold the power to change the future, and because they are currently in a space where their belief and knowledge could be channelized and strengthened through exposure to ideas of a free society.

COURSE OBJECTIVES

  • To create a fun, open, and respectful environment where everyone is encouraged to think critically about social, economic, and political issues.
  • To evoke in participants a passionate inquiry into their own values and role in creating a good society.
  • To equip participants with fundamental concepts of political economy and sound public policy to enable them understand the root cause of current challenges and effectively advocate for policy solutions through their current work and future professions.
  • To plug participants into a global network of opportunities to propel their intellectual growth, make personal connections and access resources to help them advance their vision of a free society.

Eligibility: The course is open to all students, recent graduates as well as post graduates. Participants will be selected based on their application merit.

Please Note: Selected participants are required to attend all the sessions held during the course upon which they will receive a certificate of participation.

Course Fee: The ìpolicy fee is Rs 3000, which shall cover food and course materials for the entire duration of the program. The fee is payable upon selection, and can be made online, via cheque or DD, details of which will be communicated later. The participants are requested to make their own travel arrangements. Selected participants will be notified on a rolling basis.

ipolicy for Young Leaders, Delhi 14-16 July 2017

Event Date: 14 Jul To 16 Jul 2017; Time: TBD
Venue: CCS Office

ìpolicy for Young Leaders aims to reach out to undergraduates, graduates, post graduates and recent graduates who have just started working. CCS believes that such individuals hold the power to change the future, and because they are currently in a space where their belief and knowledge could be channelized and strengthened through exposure to ideas of a free society.

COURSE OBJECTIVES

  • To create a fun, open, and respectful environment where everyone is encouraged to think critically about social, economic, and political issues.
  • To evoke in participants a passionate inquiry into their own values and role in creating a good society.
  • To equip participants with fundamental concepts of political economy and sound public policy to enable them understand the root cause of current challenges and effectively advocate for policy solutions through their current work and future professions.
  • To plug participants into a global network of opportunities to propel their intellectual growth, make personal connections and access resources to help them advance their vision of a free society.

Eligibility: The course is open to all students, recent graduates as well as post graduates. Participants will be selected based on their application merit.

Please Note: Selected participants are required to attend all the sessions held during the course upon which they will receive a certificate of participation.

Course Fee: The ìpolicy fee is Rs 3000, which shall cover food and course materials for the entire duration of the program. The fee is payable upon selection, and can be made online, via cheque or DD, details of which will be communicated later. The participants are requested to make their own travel arrangements. Selected participants will be notified on a rolling basis.

Roundtable in Mumbai, 1 July 2017

Event Date: 01 Jul 2017; Time: 10 am - 1 pm
Venue: Meghnad Desai Academy of Economics

The rise of populism and the mistrust of globalisation around the world pose a new threat to both personal as well as economic freedom. This is reflected in a number of pressing issues facing our country today– the state of political and cultural freedom in India, the degree of freedom of expression available to us, vote-bank politics, our focus on equality of outcome rather than equality of opportunity. These economic and political issues are current debates and are often pain points, clearly identified as areas that require reform. At this roundtable, we hope to explore some of these issues, and the way forward to create a freer, more liberal India. The discussion will draw on themes from our recent publication Liberalism in India: Past, Present and Future.