Top Indian Law University Is Teaching a Course Based on Harry Potter Universe

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Believe it or not, one of the best Indian law university is teaching a course based on the Harry Potter universe! Kolkata’s National University of Juridical Sciences will use unconventional methods to train the next generation of lawyers. The Typical Student team learned more of this novelty approach.


Experiment to Encourage Creative Thinking



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So, what exactly will be taught in the course? At told by the news outlet, the course is going to focus on the role of law in the HP series and find similarities with the real-life situations. The new course was developed by Professor Shouvik Kumar Guha who says it is an “experiment” to “encourage creative thinking.”


What Is Known About the New Law Course?



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According to Student Problems, the course is entitled “An interface between Fantasy Fiction Literature and Law: Special focus on Rowling’s Potterverse”. It will include 45 learning hours. As for the topics, the course will demonstrate “how social and class rights in India can be equated with the “enslavement of house-elves and the marginalisation of werewolves” in the fantasy series.”


According to Prof. Guha, all 40 places have already been taken and more students are approaching him to enroll in the course.

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