11th Annual Conference 2024 of the Berkeley Center on Comparative Equality and Anti-Discrimination


Dates and times: 

July 26, 2024 - 09:30 to July 28, 2024 - 20:30


National Law School of India University
Gnana Bharathi Main Rd, opp. NAAC, Teachers Colony, Naagarabhaavi
Bengaluru Karnataka 560072


The Berkeley Centre for Comparative Equality 2024 conference will be co-sponsored by the National Law School of India University and the Oxford Human Rights Hub, and will be held at the National Law School of India University in Bengaluru, India from July 26-28, 2024.

The aim of the conference is to explore whether and how equality law can take the next step forward and offer insights and remedies to contemporary global challenges. Scholars and activists have used equality law to diagnose how laws, policies and programmes have created or enhanced poverty, disadvantage, stereotypes, stigmas, prejudice, oppression, and social exclusion.
We are seeking paper proposals that address the broad questions posed by the conference. We encourage proposals to explore the following concepts and questions:, including :
· The challenges of achieving equality in specific fields of life such as race, religion, caste, class and age discrimination (as illustration),
· informal employment and lack of social protection
· land, water and material resources
· Indigenous rights
· language, cultural and ways of life
· decolonization;
· disability and ableism
· wealth and tax inequality
· family, public life and gender
· AI and technology
· citizenship, migration and statelessness
· climate crises
· violence

Application: Dec 1, 2023
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