Beginning this Thursday, October 7th, Professor C. Raj Kumar of the Jindal Global University-India (www.jgu.edu.in) will be serving as the George P. Smith Visiting Professor at the law school. Professor Kumar has a distinguished record as an academic, human rights lawyer, and now lead administrator and head of the Jindal University.
In addition to his keen desire to meet with members of the IU community, both one-on-one and in small groups, there will be two public events related to Professor Kumar's visit. The major gathering will be next Tuesday, October 12th, at noon in the Moot Court Room, where he will give the Smith Lecture entitled, “Globalization of Legal Education and Institution Building: India’s Challenges for Establishing a Greater Rule of Law Society in the 21st Century.”
In addition, the day before, Monday, October 11th, there will be a noon-time discussion with the six students who interned in India this past summer in the Faculty Conference Room. They will be providing an overview of their experiences, and Professor Kumar, who helped facilitate their accommodations while they were in Delhi, will be in attendance and will be participating as well. Lunch will be provided.