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Preconference Roundup

The 9th Annual South Asia Legal Studies Workshop took place on October 22, 2015 at the University of Wisconsin Law School. It gave us …

Siddique wins AIPS Book Prize

Congratulations to Osama Siddique, whose book on law in Pakistan has won the American Institute for Pakistan Studies’ annual book award! Read …

Cornelia Sorabji Scholarship in Law

Somerville College and Oxford’s Faculty of Law have launched a campaign to create a scholarship for an Indian trainee lawyer to study law …

New dissertation prize on Pakistan

Did you complete a doctoral dissertation on Pakistan over the past year? You should consider submitting it for the new S. Pirzada Dissertation Prize …

Sea of files

How do you convey to non-South Asianists what a High Court records room in India looks like? Photography isn’t allowed in the Bombay High …

IAS Fellowship opportunity

The Institute for Advanced Study (School of Social Science) in Princeton, NJ is featuring the theme of “Law and the Social Sciences” …

New Books in South Asian Studies

Do you have a new book out? You should consider sending a pitch to the organizers of the podcast interview series, “New …

Medico-legal tales from the Raj

I’m working on a book project on medical jurisprudence (or forensic science) in colonial India. While doing this research, I’ve come across some truly …

Truly South Asian

In the field of South Asian legal studies, “South Asia” is a euphemism. It usually means India. But there’s a growing trend …