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16 July 2014
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CCS DashboardColloquium on Education: Philosophy, Policy, and Practice, 22-24 August 2014


Update: We have shifted the venue of our colloquium to Jaipur.

Applications for our Colloquium on ‘Education: Philosophy, Policy and Practice’ close on 21 July 2014. Don’t miss out on this chance to meet stakeholders from academia, corporates, NGOs and the government working in the education space and explore the role of the state in education. APPLY NOW!

Some of the key questions we will be addressing:

  • What are the rights of children? Who has a right and obligation to choose for the child? Parents, the state, or the child himself?
  • What is role of education in society? And what kind of educational system is appropriate for a free society?
  • What institutions are most likely to lead to dynamic improvement and learning in the classroom and in society?

Date: 22-24 August 2014
Venue: Jaipur

For more information, visit our website, or contact Sadaf Hussain ( | +91-99531 33868)

CCS DashboardChintan on ‘Market-based Solutions to Public Policy’, 22 July 2014, 4-6pm

Chintan with Tom PalmerWe are pleased to announce that our Chintan with Tom Palmer on ‘Market-based Solutions to Public Policy’ is back on! Tom is Vice President for International Programs at the Atlas Economic Research Foundation, and General Director of the Atlas Global Initiative for Free Trade, Peace, and Prosperity will be at CCS on Tuesday, 22 July. He is the author of Realizing Freedom: Libertarian Theory, History, and Practice, and has edited a number of publications, including After the Welfare State and The Morality of Capitalism.

Join us! Seats are limited, so please RSVP via email at the earliest to Manasi Bose ( | +91 98107 72964).

CCS Dashboard#ccstalks TweetChat: ‘Is the “sin tax” on alcohol and tobacco justified?', 23 July 2014, 7-8pm

TweetchatThe government has announced a significant increase in taxation on cigarettes and alcohol in this year’s budget. Is it the government’s role to curb the use of such products?

Join us for #ccstalks Tweetchat, on Wednesday 23 July at 7pm! Log in to or Twitter and follow #ccstalks. We look forward to speaking with you!

For more information, contact Manasi Bose (

CCS DashboardFriedman Legacy Day: Debate Competition, 31 July 2014, 4-7 pm

Friedman Legacy DayAre Milton Friedman's Ideas relevant and applicable in India today? CCS is hosting a debate competition in honour of Friedman’s 102nd Birth Anniversary. Team up and participate, and you could stand to win prizes worth INR 5,000! Register NOW!

For details on how to participate, topics and guidelines, visit our website or contact Daphne Vallado ( | +91-99106 67576).

CCS DashboardFreedom Caravan 2014: Who Creates Wealth?, 04-28 July 2014

Freedom CaravanFreedom Caravan has reached Gujarat, next stop, Punjab!

Come join the Caravan and discuss: why is industry and infrastructure in India lagging far behind than the rest of the world? Why are the youth leaving the country behind to look for opportunities elsewhere?

Veer Narmad South Gujarat University 17 July 11am Surat Gujarat
Mudra Institute of Communcation, Ahmedabad 18 July 2pm Ahmedabad Gujarat
School of Social Sciences, Guru Nanak Dev University 25 July 9.30am Amritsar Punjab
SSSS College of Commerce for Women 26 July 9am Amritsar Punjab

For a preview of what awaits you, take the World’s Smallest Political Quiz! Contact Daphne Vallado ( | +91-99106 67576) for more information.

CCS Calendar 2013
Upcoming Events

04-28 July 2014 - Freedom Caravan: Who Creates Wealth?

22 July 2014, 4-6 pm - Chintan on ‘Market-based Solutions to Public Policy’

23 July 2014, 7-8 pm - #ccstalks TweetChat:‘Is the “sin tax” on alcohol and tobacco justified?'

31 July 2014, 4-7pm - Friedman Legacy Day: Debate competition, New Delhi

13-14 August 2014 - ìpolicy for Young Leaders, MY Parliament, New Delhi

15 August 2014 - Centre for Civil Society–LawLex “COMMUNICATING FREEDOM” Essay Writing Competition

22-24 August 2014 - Colloquium on Education: Philosophy, Policy, and Practice, Jaipur

27-28 September 2014 - 3rd Annual NISA School Leaders Summit, New Delhi

04-06 December 2014 - Liberty Fund Colloquium

20 December 2014 - 6th Annual School Choice National Conference

09-10 January 2015 - 3rd Annual Asia Liberty Forum, Kathmandu, Nepal

Spontaneous Order
Kumar Anand of CCS writes "A Step in the Right Direction: Government Moves to Deregulate Mandis"

Boondein: For the Right to Education of Choice
Boondein: For the Right to Education of Choice
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The Morality of Capitalism: What Your Professors Won't Tell You (Hindi edition)
The Morality of Capitalism (Hindi Edition)

This remarkable series of essays, edited by Tom G Palmer and originally published by the Atlas Network, brings together some of the best-thinking individuals on the ethical dimension of markets. The book was translated to Hindi for dissemination to a wider audience. 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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