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27 November 2013
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CCS DashboardSchool Choice National Conference, 20 Dec 2013

School Choice National Conference

Shaheen Mistri will be the keynote speaker at our 5th Annual School Choice National Conference, and will share her vision of what Education should look like in 2025. Shaheen is the CEO and one of the founding board members of Teach For India. She is also the founder of the Akanksha Foundation. Among the numerous rewards and recognitions she has received, Shaheen is an Ashoka Fellow (2001), Recipient of the Indo-American Society's Young Achiever Award (2001), a Global Leader for Tomorrow at the World Economic Forum (2002) and an Archana Trust Woman Achiever (2003), an Asia Society 21 Leader (2006).

Join Shaheen and our panellists, Karthik Muralidharan, Isabel Sutcliffe, Amit Kaushik, Ashish Dhawan, Maya Menon,  Ramya Venkatraman, Vibha Parthasarthy as well as delegates from NGOs, the government, corporates and leading schools in India as we examine what changes need to be made in our current education system in order to deliver the education children today need.

Date: 20 December 2013
Venue: Multi-Purpose Hall, India International Centre, New Delhi

Donít miss it! Register NOW. Contact Sadaf Hussain ( | +91 99531 33868) for details.

CCS DashboardAre Markets Moral?: CCS & Michigan State University Conference, 04-05 January 2014

MSU ConferenceCentre for Civil Society and the LeFrak Forum and the Symposium on Science, Reason, & Modern Democracy, a privately funded research center in the Political Science Department at Michigan State University are organising this two day conference in New Delhi, India from 4-5 Jan 2014 to explore the complex relation between moral values and free market economics. Register NOW! We have an excellent line-up of speakers for you.

Diedre McCloskey
A well-known economist and historian and rhetorician, she has written sixteen books and around 400 scholarly pieces on topics ranging from technical economics and statistics to transgender advocacy and the ethics of the bourgeois virtues.

Pratap Bhanu Mehta
Pratap is President, Center for Policy Research, New Delhi. His areas of research include political theory, constitutional law, society and politics in India, governance and political economy and international affairs.

For more information contact Baishali Bomjan ( | +91 85273 87708).

CCS DashboardAsia Liberty Forum, 07-09 January 2014

Asia Liberty ForumAll around Asia, women are breaking free of the shackles of tradition and joining the workforce in unprecedented numbers, but the freedom movement remains dominated by men. Why does this fight seem unattractive to women? Attend Asia Liberty Forum, where leading ladies of liberty from across the world will be on a panel to discuss ‘Women and Liberty’, share their stories and help us identify strategies to correct this imbalance. Register NOW!

Contact Srijan Bandyopadhyay ( | +91 99536 72130) for more information.

CCS DashboardAzadi Awards at the Asia Liberty Forum, 08 January 2014

Azadi AwardsApply NOW for the Azadi Awards 2013! The award celebrates journalists or freelancers working in the Hindi media who have been instrumental in spreading ideas of economic freedom and free societies. Winners receive cash prizes worth INR 1,00,000 and will be recognised before an audience of eminent journalists as well as over 200 delegates from across Asia who will be attending ALF.

The Azadi Awards Ceremony will be held on 8 January 2014 at the Asia Liberty Forum. For more information contact Avinash Chandra ( | +91 99998 82477).

CCS Calendar 2013
Upcoming Events

20 December - School Choice National Conference, Delhi

4-5 January 2014 - Are markets moral? CCS & Michigan State University Conference, New Delhi

7-9 January 2014 - Asia Liberty Forum, New Delhi

10-12 January 2014 - Think Tank Management and Leadership Training, New Delhi

Spontaneous Order
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After the Welfare State?

After the welfare stateA series of essays, edited by Tom G. Palmer that explore the phenomenon of the welfare state through historical and present-day examples and ask the questions: What has the welfare state wrought on economies around the world? Is it sustainable? And what should come after the welfare state? Download here.

For more information contact  
Sadaf Hussain  
M: +91 99531-33868  

Centre for Civil Society  
A-69, Hauz Khas  
New Delhi - 110 016, India  
h: +91 11 26537456, 26521882  

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