GNLU’s Training Programme on Philosophical Approach To Research [15th-18th Feb]

GNLU’s Training Programme on Philosophical Approach To Research [15th-18th Feb]

Gujarat National Law University, Gandhinagar is offering an Advanced Training Programme on Philosophical Approach to Research in Social Science and Law scheduled from 15th to 18th February, 2018.

The course is intended to develop an appreciation of law as a social phenomenon, to introduce influential theoretical perspectives, and to consider the variety of methods by which socio-legal research questions might be addressed. The course will attempt to provide students with an understanding of the nature of different theoretical and disciplinary approaches to the study of law which will equip them with the perspective necessary to pose questions that are relevant to the field, and to appreciate the range of different ways in which phenomenon might be explored. The course aims at providing students the ability to assess which approach, methods and technical tools fit their research questions best, in order to be able to develop a sound research design.

The course also aims to provide an introduction to a selection of key approaches and debates in contemporary socio-legal studies, and discuss the possibility and need of integration of social sciences into legal research and foster while encouraging interdisciplinary legal research.

Last Date for Registration: 5th February 2018

Duration:  15 -18 February (14 hours).

Resource Person: Dr William Nunes, Associate Professor of Political Science, GNLU

Course Fee:



  • GNLU Students: Rs. 750

  • Other Participants: Rs. 1000


Number of Participants: Minimum 10 and maximum 30 (on first come first serve basis).

Registration and Payment details: For the registration process, please select the course (Advn. Training Programme) on this payment gateway link and proceed to fill in your details to complete the online transaction:

For any queries, send an email to wnunes@gnlu.ac.in or contact Shashi Bhushan Sharma at +91-8128650840 / ssharma@gnlu.ac.in.

For further details, please refer to the Brochure for the course.