Oct.22 South Asia Legal Studies workshop

The 9th Annual South Asia Legal Studies Workshop is just a few weeks away! Join us on Thursday, 22 October 2015 at the University of Wisconsin Law School in Madison, Wisconsin for our annual one-day event. The UW Law School’s full address is 975 Bascom Mall, Madison, WI, 53706-1399. The workshop will run 10am-6pm in Lubar Common (room 7200).

Special highlights this year include a session on digital South Asian legal studies and social media; a keynote address on recent developments in gender and law in India (by Sylvia Vatuk); and a tribute to George Gadbois and his work on the Indian Supreme Court. The workshop will also feature talks on sex-selective abortion, corporate social responsibility, and the right to health in India; legacies of colonialism in India and Bangladesh; the Supreme Court of Pakistan; and equity and financial inclusion in Sri Lanka.

Here is the program. If you plan to attend, please register here by October 10, 2015. Walk-ins are also welcome, but RSVPs help us with the catering plans.

This year, the preconference will happen on the first day of the larger 44th Annual Conference on South Asia (Oct.22-25, 2015). The main conference will be held at the Concourse Hotel (1 West Dayton Street, Madison, WI, 53703).

See you on October 22!