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29 July 2015
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CCS DashboardLaw and Liberty: A Two-Day International Conference

Law and Liberty Conference

The Federalist Society, iJustice, Jindal Global Law School and Jindal School of Government and Public Policy are jointly organizing a two-day international conference on ‘Law and Liberty’ on 18-19 September 2015 at O P Jindal Global University, Sonepat (Haryana).  The conference aims at creating a platform for libertarian thought and introducing a fresh perspective focused on the rule of law and individual liberty. Panelists include Prof. Shruti Rajagopalan, Prof. James Huffman and Prof. Saikrishna Prakash. Two slots are reserved for student-panelists to be selected through a research paper competition that is open to all law students throughout law schools in India.

Date: 18-19 September 2015
Venue: O P Jindal Global University, Sonipat, Haryana

For more information, contact Prashant Narang ( | +91 98113 22297)

CCS DashboardJeevika: Asia Livelihood Documentary Festival, 30 October-1 November 2015

Jeevika Asia Livelihood Documentary FestivalCALL FOR ENTRIES!
Bringing to light policy challenges to livelihood freedom across varied sectors in Asia! This unique festival has won support from celebrities like Adoor Gopalakrishnan, Subhash Ghai, Deepti Naval, Nandita Das, Rahul Bose and Shabana Azmi who have also been chief guests during our inaugural and award distribution ceremonies.

Send in your entries NOW! Click here to submit your film. For more information about the festival, guidelines for submission and snapshots of our previous festivals, visit our website or contact Manoj Mathew ( | +91 98993 07456).

CCS DashboardFriedman Legacy Day, 31 July 2015, 4-7pm

David FriedmanCan ​equality and freedom coexist in a society? Register yourself for the Friedman Legacy Day debate and you could win prizes worth INR 15,000! The debate will be held at the CCS Office on 31 July in honour of Friedman’s 103rd Birth Anniversary. Registration form available here.

For more information on the rules and participation guidelines, visit our website or contact Sadaf Hussain ( | +91-99531 33868). Register here.

CCS Dashboard#ccstalks Tweetchat ‘Can equality and freedom co-exist?’, 5 August 2015, 7-8pm

TweetChatInspired by Milton Friedman, and in honour of his 103rd birth anniversary, our next tweetchat asks whether equality and freedom can coexist in a society. Join us for #ccstalks, Wednesday, 5 August 2015 from 7-8pm for an online debate! Log in to or Twitter and follow #ccstalks. We look forward to speaking with you!

For more information, contact Manasi Bose (

CCS DashboardEssay Competition: What does it mean to be a liberal in India?

David FriedmanThink. Write. WIN. What does it mean to be a liberal in India? Hosted in partnership with the Friedrich Naumann Foundation and Students For Liberty South Asia, we’re seeking original texts in English. Authors of the 20 best essays will receive cash prizes and their essays will be published in a book! The winner of the best essay will also be invited to join an education activity hosted by FNF in Germany. For guidelines, eligibility and more information, click here. The deadline for submission is 15 September 2015.

CCS Events Calendar
Upcoming Events

31 July 2015, 4-7 pm - Friedman Legacy Day, New Delhi

05 August 2015, 7-8 pm - #ccstalks TweetChat on ‘Can equality and freedom co-exist?’

15-16 August & 22-23 August 2015 - ìpolicy for young leaders, Shiv Nadar University, Delhi

18-19 September 2015 - Law and Liberty: Two Day International Conference, Sonipat

30 October -01 November 2015 - Jeevika: Asia Livelihood Documentary Festival

Spontaneous Order
Geeta Gandhi Kingdon writes on "Per Pupil Expenditure in UP Govt Schools"

Jeevika: Asia Livelihood Documentary Festival 2015
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Liberty & Society Series 9: New Public Management

Liberty & Society Series 9: New Public ManagementThis monograph explores how principles of business management can be applied to the field of public administration, thereby increasing accountability, transparency and efficiency in government functioning. The core principles of NPM are explored, which when well-applied, help create a system where the public sector functions more efficiently and is accountable to the people. Download here.

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

Centre for Civil Society  
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New Delhi - 110 016, India  
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