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1 May 2016, 9:30 pm by Karen Tani
  Last but not least, Professor Sharafi is the creator of South Asian Legal History Resources, which includes research guides and other tools for scholars interested in the history of law in South Asia.Welcome aboard, Mitra Sharafi! [read post]
5 Aug 2011, 12:55 pm by Sergio Stone
Mitra Sharafi’s South Asian Legal History Resources http://hosted.law.wisc.edu/wordpress/sharafi/     [read post]
28 Feb 2015, 9:30 am by Karen Tani
She is the author, most recently, of Law and Identity in Colonial South Asia: Parsi Legal Culture, 1772-1947 (Cambridge University Press, 2014), and is currently working on a second book project, on medical jurisprudence in colonial India.No stranger to legal history on the web, Professor Sharafi is the creator of South Asian Legal History Resources, which includes research guides and other tools for scholars interested in the history of law in South Asia.Welcome, Mitra… [read post]
1 Apr 2015, 6:00 am by Emily Prifogle
Please join the Legal History Blog team in thanking Mitra Sharafi (University of Wisconsin-Madison) for her fantastic guest blogging during the month of March.This month she has brought our attention to valuable historical sources and web resources, and discussed her current research in South Asian legal history.In praise of small archivesIn praise of private papersIn praise of memoirsEugenics in South Asian Legal HistoryFirst Book WorkshopsDigital Asian Legal HistoryFor more… [read post]
27 Apr 2013, 7:59 am by Dan Ernst
Over at Mitra Sharafi’s South Asian Legal History Resources, Professor Sharafi, Wisconsin Law, has posted a pointer to an audiorecording of her presentation in the spring of 2011 to the University of Wisconsin’s Center for South Asia on her forthcoming book, Law and Identity in Colonial South Asia: Parsi Legal Culture, 1772-1947. [read post]
1 Sep 2016, 10:05 am
Worth a read: an interesting post on Parsi legal history in film and fiction from the website of University of Wisconsin law prof and legal historian Mitra Sharafi, South Asian Legal History Resources. [read post]
1 May 2014, 6:59 am by Dan Ernst
Mitra SharafiCemeteries as Historical EvidenceIn Law and Identity in Colonial South Asia, Mitra Sharafi argues that rather than trying to maintain collective autonomy and integrity by avoiding interaction with the state, the Parsis sank deep into the colonial legal system itself. [read post]
10 Apr 2018, 10:12 am by Dan Ernst
The University of Wisconsin Law School is justly proud over the support LHB Blogger Mitra Sharafi has won for "her latest book project, 'Fear of the False: Forensic Science in Colonial India,' a cross-disciplinary examination of Indian law and forensics under British rule"  Read all about it here. [read post]
7 Sep 2009, 11:17 pm
Justice in Many Rooms Since Galanter: De-Romanticizing Legal Pluralism Through the Cultural Defense has recently been posted by Mitra J Sharafi, University of Wisconsin Law School. [read post]
5 Mar 2018, 4:00 am by Karen Tani
We've learned that the American Council of Learned Societies has awarded residential fellowships to two legal historians: Malick Ghachem (Massachusetts Institute of Technology) and our own Mitra Sharafi (University of Wisconsin).Ghachem will be in residence at the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study during academic year 2018-2019, working on a project titled "In the Name of the Colony: The Revolt against the Indies Company in Haiti, 1720-1725. [read post]
9 Nov 2015, 9:30 pm by Dan Ernst
[We are very grateful to Nurfadzilah Yahaya, Research Fellow, Asia Research Institute, National University of Singapore, for this very full report on a panel at the recently concluded annual meeting of the American Society for Legal History.]On Friday October 30th 2015, the ASLH convened the Author-Meets-Reader panel featuring Mitra Sharafi’s (University of Wisconsin, Madison) Law and Identity in Colonial South Asia: Parsi Legal Culture, 1772-1947, published by Cambridge… [read post]
11 Jul 2019, 8:38 pm by Lawrence Solum
Mitra Sharafi (University of Wisconsin Law School) has posted Parsi Legal Culture, Constitutionalism, and the Rule of Law (in Nawaz B. [read post]
20 Nov 2017, 4:00 am by Karen Tani
Of particular interest: a symposium on LHB blogger Mitra Sharafi's Law and Identity in Colonial South Asia (Cambridge University Press, 2014):Law and Identity in Colonial South Asia (pages 1210–1214)Bhavani Raman Women's Rights Issues Among Bombay Parsis: A Legal Anthropologist's Thoughts on Mitra Sharafi's Law and Identity in Colonial South Asia (pages 1215–1223)Sylvia Vatuk Loyal Opposition: Minorities and State Law… [read post]
24 Apr 2015, 3:00 pm by Karen Tani
We're excited to see that recent guest blogger Mitra Sharafi (University of Wisconsin) picked up the J. [read post]
29 Oct 2010, 10:20 pm by Dan Ernst
Just launched by Mitra Sharafi, University of Wisconsin-Madison Law School, is the website South Asian Legal History Resources. [read post]
14 Aug 2013, 9:30 pm by Dan Ernst
  One focuses on ways of reading primary legal sources; the other consists of conversations with legal historians whose books have recently been published: Rachel Sturman, Mitra Sharafi, and Issa Husin. [read post]