Research & Publications

Seminars, Conferences, Workshops

List of Seminar/ Conferences/Workshop

Sr. No. Seminar/Conference/ Workshops/ FDP Date Topic/ Theme Funding Source Resource/ Presentation
1 Faculty Development Seminar, Symbiosis Law School, Pune July 16 2009 Development of Corporate Legal Form in U.K. in the 21st Century Dundee law School& SLS, Pune Prof. Stuart Cross, School of Law, University of Dundee, UK
2 Faculty Development Seminar February 9, 2010 The European Sourcebook on Crime and Criminal Justice Leibniz University of Hannover, Germany Prof. Bernd H. Meier, Leibniz University of Hannover, Germany
3 Faculty Seminar by Justice Pradeep Nandrajog Mar 27 2010 Current Scenario in Legal Work SLS, Pune Justice Pradeep Nandrajog
Judge, Delhi High Court
Sl. No. Seminar/Conference/ Workshops/ FDP Date Topic/ Theme Funding Source Resource/ Presentation
1 International Conference in collaboration with CUNY School of Law, USA August 21, 2010 Access to Justice, Legal Education & Understanding ‘Incubator’ CUNY Law School, Pune SLS Team
Justice Fern A. Fisher
Mr. Fred P. Rooney
Justices, Lawyers & law Academics from all over the country
2 Article Discussion American Library & Symbiosis Law School July 7, 2010 Internet Freedom American Library Mumbai& Symbiosis Law School Dr.ShashikalaGurpur
Mrs. Ujwala (Radio journalist)
3 Faculty Seminar by Prof. Colin T. Reid November 12, 2010 Regulatory Techniques &Enforcement in Environmental Context / Climate Change Legislation in Scotland Dundee law School, UK & SLS, P Prof. Colin T. Reid, Dundee Law School, University of Dundee, UK
4 Faculty Seminar by Dr. Charlotte Skeet November 16, 2010 The debates in the UK on Legal Pluralism and Women's Rights UKEIRI Grant Dr. Charlotte Skeet, Sussex University, UK
Sr. No. Seminar/Conference/ Workshops/ FDP Date Topic/ Theme Funding Source Resource/ Presentation
1 One Day Symposium on Live-in Relationship August 27, 2011 Socio-Legal Dimensions of Live-in Relationships:
Case of D Velusamy vs D. Patchaiammal Revisited
SLS, Pune SLS Team (Prof.Sujata Arya, Prof.Shirish Kulkarni, Prof.YuvrajPatil)
Mrs. MeeraKhadakkar, Ex-Judge, Family Court, Nagpur
Dr.NilimaChandiramani, Principal, N G Law College, Thane
2 Faculty Seminar by Prof. Susan L. Karamanian 6 January 2012 Analysis of Ruggie Report: Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights GWU Law School, USA Prof. Susan L. Karamanian, Associate Dean, George Washington University Law School, USA
3 National Consultation in collaboration with Law Commission of India &Gokhale Institute of Politics &Economics, Pune 28January 2012 Current Challenges and Reforms in Civil & Criminal Justice Deliverance System Law Commission of India, Ministry of Law and Justice and SLS, Pune Dr.ShashikalaGurpur, Director, SLS, Pune
Justice P. V. Reddi, Chairman, Law Commission of India
Dr. Rajas Parchure, Director, Gokhale Institute of Politics & Economics
Faculty members of SLS, Pune; Law Commission members, Judges, Advocates, Professors, students from across the country
SLS Team (Prof. Santosh Aghav, Prof.YuvrajPatil, Prof.GirishAbhyankar, Prof. Ashish Deshpande & students of SLS, Pune)
4 Faculty Seminar by Prof.CarstenMomsen 21February 2012 Whistle Blowing – European / German Perspective DAAD and European Commission Prof.CarstenMomsen, Leibniz University of Hannover, Germany
Sr. No. Seminar/Conference/ Workshops/ FDP Topic Funding Source Period
1 Faculty Seminar by Prof. Rebecca Todd, Antioch University, New England, USA Educational Administration / Environmental Litigation SLS,Pune 22 August 2012
2 Faculty Seminar by Prof. Till Zech, Brunswick European Law School, Ostfalia University of Applied Sciences, Germany Double Taxation Treaty DAAD 23 August 2012
3 Capsule Course on ‘Intellectual Property for Corporates’ organized by Tech Legal Cell of SLS, Pune Intellectual Property for Corporates SLS, Pune 27 September 2012
4 First Annual Research Conference, Symbiosis Law School, Pune Contemporary Legal Scholarship SLS, Pune 6 October 2012
5 A workshop on Basic Training Programme on Human Rights with grant of NHRC, Govt. of India by SLS, Pune at SCMS (UG), Vimannagar campus andat SLS, Pune SenapatiBapat Road campus Basic Training Programme on Human Rights National Human Rights Commission, Govt. Of India 11 December 2012 20December 2012 & 7 January 2013
6 Faculty Interaction programme by Prof. Barbara J. Holden-Smith, Vice Dean and Professor of Cornell Law School, USA Legal Education Trends in USA International Association of Law Schools, USA 18 December 2012
7 A two-day Workshop on Construction Law organized by SLS, Pune Introduction to Construction Law in India’ SLS, Pune 21 December 2012 & 22 December 2012
8 A Faculty Development programme by Prof. P. V. Rao, Faculty of NALSAR University of Law, Hyderabad. Research & Editing SLS, Pune 29 December 2012
9 Faculty Seminar by Prof. Molly Townes O’Brien, Visiting Scholar from Australian National University, ANU College of Law Enriching Legal Education Globally: Role of Curriculum and Legal Methodology Self 9 January 2013
10 Faculty Interaction & Seminar by Shri Manan Kumar Mishra, Chairman, Bar Council of India Role of Bar Council of India in Legal Education SLS, Pune 31 January 2013
11 Faculty Seminar by Dr. V. N. Jha, Former Director, Centre For Advanced Study in Sanskrit Introduction to Indian Legal Method SLS, Pune 5 February 2013
12 A workshop on ‘Challenges before Media and Media Law’ by Mr. Dominic D’souza, Dy. Vice President, Zee Sports, Zee Entertainment Enterprises Ltd., Mumbai Challenges before Media and Media Law SLS, Pune 16February 2013
13 Faculty Seminar by Mr. Kris Gledhill, Director, New Zealand Centre for Human Rights Law, Policy and Practice; Senior Lecturer, University of Auckland Faculty of Law Preventive Sentences and Orders: The Challenges of Due Process Self 26 February 2013
14 Faculty Seminar by Prof. Richard Gordon, Professor of Law; Case Western Reserve University, USA New standards for financial integrity and how they will affect both India and the United States Self 14 March 2013
Sr. No. Seminar/ Conference/ Workshops/ FDP Topic Funding Source Period
1 Faculty Interaction with Justice Madan B. Lokur, Judge, The Supreme Court of India Loopholes in Mediation and Juvenile Justice System SLS, Pune 20 May 2013
2 Workshop on Nuclear Law Nuclear Law SLS, Pune 10& 11 August 2013
3 Workshop on Patent Drafting Patent Drafting SLS, Pune on 14 September 2013
4 Second Annual Research Conference Contemporary Legal Scholarship SLS, Pune 5 October 2013
5 Faculty Seminar by Prof. Siobhan Mullally, Professor, Faculty of Law, University College Cork, Ireland Feminist Jurisprudence SLS, Pune & Self 26 February 2014
6 Faculty Seminar by Prof.Dr. Clemens Arzt, Professor of Law, Berlin School of Economics and Law, Berlin, Germany. Police Reforms in India SLS, Pune and self 13 March 2014
SrNo Workshop/Seminar/
Conference - FDP
Date Topic/ Theme Funding Source Resource/ Presentation
1 FDP 30th September 2014 Environmental Activism in the US: Legal and
Empirical Analysis.
SLS, Pune Dr. Rebecca Todd, Associate General
Counsel, Antioch University, USA and Scholar-in residence
at SLS Pune
2 Faculty Seminar 4th of August 2014 Active Learning and Clinical Legal Education” SLS, Pune Dr. Kris Gledhill,
The University of Auckland, New Zealand.
3 Workshop 16th and 19th July 2014 How to conduct an empirical research SLS, Pune Mrs. MeenakshiGijare, Health Care Professional, Formerly Dy. Director, Symbiosis College of Nursing, Pune
4 FDP 7th July 2014 Theatre for Effective Teaching SLS, Pune Mr. Abhishek Thapar
5 Special Lecture 13th January, 2014; 11.00 to 12.00 Noon; Moot Court Hall, Symbiosis Law School, Pune Disarmament, States and International Organizations SLS, Pune Ambassador Sudhir T Devare, Former Ambassador, Ministry of External Affairs and Ram Sathe Chair, Professor Symbiosis International University at Symbiosis Law School, Pune.
6 Faculty Seminar under SCALSAR Room No 002 (Faculty Seminar Room)
Time: 3:00pm to 4:00pm
Right to Information in International Human Rights Law SLS Pune Prof Maeve McDonagh, Academic Lawyer specializing in Information Law, Ireland

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Faculty Development Program


"How to Get Back to Work Post COVID"



Faculty Development Program


Assessment Reforms: Key Points for Examiners on How to Conduct Viva Efficiently



Faculty Development Program


FDP on "Developing leadership in law students to equip and empower them to use the law as change agent in the fight of injustice" on 18th December, 2020 by Prof. Tiffany M. Williams, Associate Director for Advocacy Empowerment and Faith of Caruso School of Law (10:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.)



Faculty Development Program


Migration and Asylum Policy of the EU between Old and New Challenges Resource Person: DR. Francesca



Faculty Development Program


FDP on "Higher Education- Quality Universities and Colleges: A New and Forward-Looking Vision of The National Educational Policy" on 15th December, 2020 by Dr. M.M. Salunkhe , Vice-Chancellor, Bharati Vidyapeeth (Deemed to be University), Pune and Dr. Shashikala Gurpur, Director, Symbiosis Law School, Pune and Padma Shri Dr. Anil Gupta, Visiting Faculty IIM-A & IIT-B (7:30 PM - 9:00 PM)



Faculty Development Program


Dr. Nikolina Tsvetkova - Intercultural Communication and Intercultural Dialogue (5:00 - 6:00 pm)



Faculty Development Program


Dr Natasza Styczyńska - Common Foreign and Security Policy of the EU with the special focus on European Neighbourhood Policy (1:00 pm - 2:00 pm)



Faculty Development Program


Dr. Vihar Georgiev (5:00 - 6:00 pm) - Exclusive, Shared and Supporting Competences of the European Union



Faculty Development Program


"Multiculturalism and Linguistic Identity in EU" Resource Person : Dr. Lid King, Director, The Lan



Faculty Development Program


EU and Human Rights Dr. Przemyslaw Tacik



Faculty Development Program


Norm creation in EU law BY Dr. Przemyslaw Tacik



Faculty Development Program


FDP on European Union and Intergovernmentalism on 21-11-20 by Prof. Dr. Maria Stoicheva (5:00 - 6:00 pm)



Faculty Development Program


FDP on The crime-terror nexus and its implications on European security on 20-11-2020 by Dr. Daniela Irrera- (5:00 - 6:00 pm)



Faculty Development Program


Faculty & Staff development programme on Healing Practices and Self-care" by Ms Jasmina Kumar



Faculty Development Program


Faculty & Staff development programme on Healing Practices and Self-care" by Ms Jasmina Kumar



Faculty Development Program


Faculty Development Programme on Quality & Best Practices in Publication by Dr. Shashikala Gurpur.



Faculty Development Program


Faculty Development Programme on Legal Research - Literature Review Dr. Shashikala Gurpur.



Faculty Development Program


FDP on Polluter Pays in India and Australia: Comparative Study on 4th July, 2020 by Dr. Debashis Raha



Faculty Development Program


FDP on Teaching Learning Online Tools and Methodology

1. Importance of learning online tools and methodology - By Dr. Shashikala Gurpur (11.30 am to 11.45 am)

2. Assessing the Learners Online by Dr. Bindu Ronald (11.45 am to 12 noon)

3. Use of Padlet to engage learners by Dr. Rupal Rautdesai (12 noon to 12.15 pm)

4. Mind Mapping by Dr. Manika Kamthan (12.15 pm to 12.30 pm)

5. Socrative as a Quiz tool by Prof. Sujata Arya (12.30 pm to 12.40 pm)

Break of 5 minutes (12.40 pm to 12.45 pm)

6. Direct Poll by Prof. Semanti Choudhury (12.45 pm to 12.55 pm)

7. Open Broadcaster Software by Mr. Amit Jatale (12.55 pm to 1.05 pm)

8. Use of MS PowerPoint 2016 for recording session videos by Prof. Ashutosh Panchbhai (1.05 pm to 1.30 pm)



Faculty Development Program


FDP Workshop on Formulating MCQs or objective types questions in Law and Social Sciences

The flow of the workshop and the resource persons are as follows:

1. Introduction and overview of different types of objective questions - By Dr. Shashikala Gurpur (10 mins)

Sub-topics: Problem based conclusion, Comparison, Order and Sequence, correct and incorrect options, odd among a group, principles and explanation, assertation and reasoning, Matching the group, cross word puzzles etc.

2. Samples presentation in Business Law subjects by Dr. Bindu Ronald, Prof. Lasya Vyakaranam and Prof. Semanti Choudhury (10 mins)

3. Samples presentation in Constitution and Criminal Law subjects by Dr. Atmaram  (10 mins)

4. Samples presentation in Technology, Innovation and IPR subjects - by Dr. Rupal Rautdesai (5 mins)

5. Samples presentation in Social Science subjects by Prof. Kshitij Naikade and Dr. Aparajita Mohanty  (10 mins)

6. Samples presentation in International Law and Human Rights subjects by Dr. Shashikala Gurpur  (5 mins)

7. Question and Answer (5 mins)



Faculty Development Program


FDP on Screencast-o-matic by Dr. Tanmoy De on 30th April 2020 (11 am to 12.30 pm)