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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 …

ASLH Student Research Colloquium

Over the past few years, the American Society for Legal History has hosted an exciting one-day event for graduate students working on …

Joint CRN Annual Lunch @ 2016 LSA

Coming to the Law and Society Association meeting in New Orleans in early June? Join us for the Joint Annual Collaborative Research Network Lunch for CRN …

Rare Books at the University of Minnesota

The University of Minnesota Law Library historically (image courtesy of the Riesenfeld Rare Books Research Center) Legal historians of South Asia should put Minneapolis …

Foundation sacrifice

I recently came across references to a practice known as “foundation sacrifice.” In many societies historically, a person would be built into a …