South Asia Legal Studies Working Group

Events


(For the annual South Asia Legal Studies Pre-conference workshops, see)

Current Events

Spring 2015

  • February 2, 2015: South Asia Legal Studies Working Group, Sandeep Kindo, reading tbd, Noon-1:00pm, 7205 Law, a light lunch will be provided

  • March 3, 2015: South Asia Legal Studies Working Group, Cynthia Farid, reading tbd, Noon-1:00pm, 7205 Law, a light lunch will be provided

  • April 6, 2015: South Asia Legal Studies Working Group, Mitra Sharafi, reading tbd, Noon-1:00pm, 7205 Law, a light lunch will be provided

Past Events

Fall 2014

  • November 3, 2014: South Asia Legal Studies Working Group, "The Panchayat Legacy," Chapter 10 of forthcoming book by Jim Jaffe, Ironies of Colonial Governance: Law, Custom and Justice in Colonial India (CUP, 2015), Noon-1:00pm, 7205 Law, a light lunch will be provided

  • December 1, 2015: South Asia Legal Studies Working Group, Arpita Gupta, reading tbd, Noon-1:00pm, 7205 Law, a light lunch will be provided


Fall 2013

  • September 26, 2013: "Bhopal: Almost 30 years on - Legal, Environmental, and Human Rights Aspects" by Lalita du Perron (Center for South Asia) and Sumudu Atapattu (Global Legal Studies Center), inaugural event of the Human Rights Program's Environment Cluster and part of the Center for South Asia Fall Lecture Series, Noon-1:00pm, 206 Ingraham Hall. All are welcome.

Spring 2013

  • February 21, 2013: Panel Discussion on Delhi Rape Case, Center for South Asia spring lecture series,  panelists/commentators: Sylvia Vatuk, Sana Aiyar, Laita du Peron and Chris Garlough, 12-1pm, 206 Ingraham Hall,co-sponsored by GLS and South Asia Legal Studies Working Group
  • April 4, 2013: "The Dysfunctional Legal Effects of Secularization: Hindu Law in India and Muslim Law in England" by Dr Prakash Shah, Senior Lecturer and Director of GLOCUL: Centre for Culture and Law, Department of Law, Queen Mary, University of London, part of the speaker series on Legal Pluralism, sponsored by GLS, Center for South Asia and South Asia Legal Studies Working Group, Noon-1:00pm, 206 Ingraham Hall.

Fall 2012

  • September 6, 2012: "Renewable Energy Development in India in the Context of Climate Change" by MP Ram Mohan, The Energy & Resources Institute, New Delhi, India, Noon-1:00pm, 206 Ingraham Hall (TBC) sponsored by the Lectures Committee, GLS, Center for South Asia and the South Asia Legal Studies Working Group.

Fall 2011

  • October 20, 2011: Lecture on "India's Judicial Elite: Who are Those (Under-Appreciated) Supreme Court Judges?" by George H. Gadbois, Jr. (Professor Emeritus, Political Science, University of Kentucky), author of the book "Judges of the Supreme Court of India: 1950-1989" (Oxford University Press, 2011), 12:30-1:30pm, Lubar Commons (lunch served)

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