CSAS Lecture Series | Corruption and Forensic Experts in British India
Mitra Sharafi is a legal historian of South Asia and Associate Professor of Law and Legal Studies at the University of Wisconsin–Madison (with History affiliation). Her first book, Law and Identity in Colonial South Asia: Parsi Legal Culture, 1772-1947 (Cambridge University Press, 2014) was awarded the Law and Society Association’s 2015 Hurst Prize. In addition to working on her second book project on the history of forensic science in colonial India, she is also writing articles on abortion during the Raj and the expulsion of Asian and African law students from the Inns of Court. Since 2010, her South Asian Legal History Resources website has shared resources for the historical study of law in South Asia. She is a regular contributor to the Legal History Blog.
Cosponsored by the U-M Law School.
|Building:||School of Social Work Building|
|Event Type:||Lecture / Discussion|
|Source:||Happening @ Michigan from Center for South Asian Studies, International Institute, University of Michigan Law School, Asian Languages and Cultures|
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