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Mitra Sharafi

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 …

Privy Council Papers

[Unfortunate update and correction: It looks like I jumped the gun on this one: the JCPC records are *not* yet open for …

Joint CRN Lunch @ 2017 LSA

Coming to the Law and Society Association meeting in Mexico City in June? Join us for the Joint Annual Collaborative Research Network Lunch for CRN 15: British …

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 …

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, …

Bhopal Digital Archive

On the night of 3 December 1984, some 32 tons of toxic methyl isocynate (used in pesticide) leaked at the Union Carbide …

Experiments in (not) importing snakes

I’ve been working on the history of forensic toxicology in colonial India, and keep getting lured into the history of venomology. Here’s a bizarre …