More ideas for teaching

Following up on my last post, here are a few other teaching ideas from my friend Arudra Burra, who teaches at the …

Ideas for teaching

I usually blog about research, but this month I’d like to share some teaching ideas I’ve been experimenting with since I started …

Thanks for the blood

Like most academics, I enjoy reading the Acknowledgments in scholarly books. They sometimes mention blood in the “blood, sweat and tears” tradition. …

The Buck Ruxton backstory

As promised last month, I am starting the new year with more on Buck Ruxton, the Parsi physician convicted and hanged in Manchester …

An A for Buck Ruxton?

Here in US academia, it is recommendation letter-writing season. I made a visit to the University of Glasgow Archives a year ago …

Three titles in Indian forensic history

While doing research on the history of poisons and forensic science in colonial India, I’ve come across some strange and fantastic primary sources. …

ILR Literature Review Prize

The newly launched Indian Law Review has a Literature Review Prize 2017. Here are the full details (H/t: Law and other things): Indian Law Review hopes …

CRN22 goes to Mexico

It was fantastic to see so many South Asianists at the Law and Society Association‘s 2017 international meeting in Mexico City recently. There …