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Home > Symposiums and workshops > Taking nature to the courtroom (2015-2018)

"Gods, Animals and Natural Resources as Legal Persons in India" 25 July 2018

panel coordinated by Daniela Berti (CNRS-CEH) and Anthony Good (Edinburgh University), ECSAS panel, 25 July 2018, EHESS, 96 Boulevard Raspail, Paris 75006.


Time: 1.30 p.m. - 3.00 p.m.
Anthrony Good (Edinburgh University)

Casting Rivers as Juristic Persons: The Entanglements of Judicial Culture and Sacred Nature in India
- Rita Brara, University of Delhi

From Animal Protection to Animals’ own Rights. Arguing the Legal Status of Animals in Indian Courts
- Daniela Berti, CNRS-CEH

Non-Human Citizens: Circus Animals and Indian Law
- Nisha Poyyaprath Rayaroth, Centre for Indian Studies in Africa, University of the Witwatersrand, South Africa

Rights of Non-Human Animals based on Human Obligations
- Nupur Rana, Department of Political Science, Delhi University

Programme of the panel