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Below you will find brief details of the presentations I had the opportunity of giving at various international conferences in different parts of the world on a range of

socio-legal and criminological issues. 




Teaching ‘Good-Touch-Bad-Touch’ in a caste society: legal aesthetics & child sexual violence in India

Law & Society Association (LSA) Annual Meeting


Birkbeck, University of London, London


Misunderstandings and In/Justice

London Conference in Critical Thought




Prosecutors, Child Witnesses and the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences Act 2012: Access to Justice and Prosecution of Child Sexual Violence Cases in India

Asian Law and Society Association (ALSA) Conference




Access to Justice and the many lives of emotions in the Criminal Process: Reimagining healing through legal reforms in the cases of child sexual violence in India

Law & Society Association (LSA) Annual Meeting 

(Awarded a fee waiver)


Cardiff University

Cardiff (UK)

Access to Justice and Sexual Violence against Children in India: Reforms under the POCSO Act 2012

Socio-Legal Studies Association Conference.

(One of the 22 PGRs & Scholars to be awarded a bursary)


Osgoode Hall Law School

York University 

Toronto (Canada)

Child sexual violence survivor as a legal subject and the courtroom trial space in India: Adversarialism, architecture, and access to justice

Osgoode GLSA’s (Virtual) Graduate Student Conference on ‘Laws Topologies’


Birkbeck, University of London 

London (UK)

Neither Numbers, Nor Outcomes: Fostering Dignity through Courtroom Spatiality & Linguistics in Cases of Sexual Violence against Children

CHASE Virtual Encounters


Washington, D.C. (USA)

Courtroom Architecture and Vulnerable Victims: Conflicting Ideals of Judicial Dignity and Constitutional Dignity

Law and Society Association Annual Meeting


International Graduate Center for the Study of the Culture

Justus Liebig University 

Gießen (Germany)

Villain State and Juvenile (In)justice: Deconstructing the Demonisation of Children

International Conference on ‘Villains! Constructing Narratives of Evil’


London (UK)

Carceral State, the Marginal Communities, and Visualising Prison Obsolescence in India

International Conference on Penal Abolition (ICOPA)

Abolitionist Futures: Building Social Justice, not Criminal Justice


Toronto (Canada)

Spatial Artefacts as Legal Artefact: An Observation from India

Annual Meeting on Law and Society (joint meeting of the LSA and the CLSA)


University of Bristol

Bristol (UK)

Gender and the Epistemic Shifts in the Indian Juvenile Justice System

Socio-Legal Studies Association Conference


Institute of Law,

Nirma University

Gujarat (India)

Courtroom Architecture as Victims’ Access to Justice: Ensuring victim’s participation in the Criminal Justice System through ‘just’ Judicial Space

6th International and 10th Biennial Conference of Indian Society of Victimology


Mexico City (Mexico)

Visualising Justice through Architecture: Exploring Law’s Semiotics and Symbolism in the Supreme Court of India

International Meeting on Law and Society, jointly sponsored by LSA and RCSL


India Habitat Centre

New Delhi (India)

Scales of Justice: The Architecture of the Supreme Court of India

4th LASSnet (Law and Social Sciences Research Network) International Conference

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