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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 …

Parsi Family & Oral History

While doing research for my book on Parsi legal history, I had the opportunity to speak with many elderly Parsis about their family and …

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 …

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 …

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 …