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Antara Haldar of India became first non-European law lecturer at Cambridge

Sep 16, 2014 16:35 IST

Indian-origin Antara Haldar on 15 September 2014 became first non-European law lecturer at Cambridge University. She belongs to Mumbai, Maharashtra.

 She is the youngest and the only Indian to get the tenured position in the top-ranking law faculty. She is 28 years old.

Before began her tenure in the UK, she is all set to study the Gujarat development model. The focus would be on textiles as a case study.

About Antara Haldar

She studied law degree at Cambridge University in 2006 and in 2010. She got a doctorate in law.

She majored in economics from St Stephen's College in Delhi in 2005. Her work has been an overlap of development, law and economics with a focus on gender too.

About Cambridge University

The University of Cambridge is a collegiate public research university in Cambridge, England. The University was founded in 1209.

Cambridge University is the second-oldest university in the English-speaking world and the world's third-oldest surviving university.

Cambridge boasts of 90 Nobel laureates more than any other university in the world. It gave 15 British Prime Ministers and had 23 heads of state, including Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru, as students.

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