The Think Tank Programme on Human Rights, Family & Gender at the Global Research Network (GRN), is organizing ‘Ideas in Progress’ Seminar Series to be held online at 3 PM (London, UK Time) on 28 May 2021.


We have four exciting speakers examining different aspects of human rights law:

  1. Shivani Dutta

Topic: ‘The Rights Issue in the Borders of Assam and Bangladesh’

Shivani is currently pursuing her doctoral studies from National Law School of India University, Bengaluru and is working as an Assistant Professor (Law) at IFIM Law School, Bengaluru. She has six years of teaching experience. Her areas of interests are human rights, consumer rights and family law.

  1. Akanshi Vidyarthi

Topic: ‘Childbirth, Gender and Caste in Colonial Awadh, 1885-1947’

Akanshi is pursuing PhD at Centre for Historical Studies (CHS), Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU), New Delhi. She did her MPhil from CHS, JNU. Her areas of research are medical history, reproductive health and education in colonial India.

  1. Tripti Bhushan

Topic: ‘Overview of International Law: Analysis of Women’s Human Rights and their Violations in India’

Tripti is serving as a Teaching & Research for Intellectual Pursuit (TRIP) Fellow & Academic Tutor at O. P Jindal Global Law School, Sonipat, India. She has also worked as an Assistant Professor at Kalinga University, Raipur. She is the recipient of International Award as Emerging Scientist in field of law & completed her LL.M in IPR from Hidayatullah National Law University & B.A.LL.B. (Honours.) from Amity Law School Lucknow.

  1. Assad Burki

Topic: ‘Money Laundering Abuses Human Rights’

Assad is doing PhD in money laundering in terror financing at Swansea University, UK.