NEW DELHI: Indialogue Foundation organized an Indialogue Forum Lecture on “Reminiscing on Some Leading Personal Law Cases”. The Lecture was delivered by Professor Dr. Tahir Mahmood on Monday, 10th February 2014. Lecture was conducted at Seminar Hall, Indialogue Centre, M-207 GK II, New Delhi. Participants asked questions and educated themselves on important subjects on Family Law.
About the Speaker: Dr Tahir Mahmood is a veteran scholar and a distinguished Professor of Law. He has been the Dean of the Faculty of Law at Delhi University, Chairman of the National Minorities Commission, and Member of the Law Commission of India, and is associated with many foreign universities and organizations in an advisory and academic capacity. In 2003 he had set up an Institute of Advanced Legal Studies at India’s most prestigious private university known as the Amity International University, and remains its Founder-Chairman till now. Having a special research interest in religio-legal studies and family jurisprudence, he has penned a large number of books in these areas. His opinions have been cited in numerous judgments of the Supreme Court of India and various State High Courts. In recent years he has been honoured with the “United States International Award for Promoting Religious Liberty Worldwide”, and the “Shah Waliullah International Award for Contemporary Understanding of Islamic Law.”
About Indialogue Forum Lecture Series: Indialogue Forums are a platform for distinguished speakers to spotlight trends, analyze important issues, exchange ideas, and participate in productive interactions that promote innovative global and public policy solutions. Indialogue Forums bring individual speakers to the Indialogue Foundation to speak on a variety of topics related to public and global policy. The speakers at these series include prominent government, corporate and media officials, opinion-makers, academics, diplomats, clergy and other civic leaders who share their viewpoints, perceptions and experiences on timely and important issues facing our local communities and our world.