Indian Law Review

It’s not every day that a new journal gets launched in South Asian legal studies. Hence excitement all around when the Indian Law Review was launched at the LASSnet conference in Delhi in December. Published by Francis …

December roundup

There was lots happening this month in India! The big event was the 4th biennial Law and Social Science Network (LASSnet) conference in Delhi, December 10-12, 2016. “Thinking with Evidence: Seeking Certainty, Making Truth” was the product of the tireless …

Parsi legal history in film & fiction

It’s not every day that you see fictional depictions of Parsi legal history. So it’s exciting to come across two recent examples. The first is a novel by Parsi writer, Keki N. Daruwalla, Ancestral Affairs (2015). Daruwalla is well …

ASLH Projects and Proposals

The American Society for Legal History includes an unusual committee, the Projects and Proposals Committee, which accepts funding proposals for workshops and other projects relating to legal history. Here is an opportunity to apply for funding to …

New Orleans LSA

The Law and Society Association’s annual meeting is just around the corner, this year in New Orleans from June 2-5, 2016. I’ve included below a list of panels sponsored by Collaborative Research Networks on South Asia (CRN22) …

Podcasts

The world of podcasts doesn’t yet have a series devoted to South Asian legal history. But there are plenty that come at the field from various directions. From the legal history side: History and the Law’s interviews with …

South Asia Legal Studies Preconference Call

Coming to Madison for the 45th Annual Conference on South Asia in October? Why not come a day early and attend the 2016 South Asia Legal Studies Preconference on Thursday, October 20, 2016 at the University of Wisconsin Law …