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American Society for Legal History Conference Session: “Legal Cultures in the Early Modern World: Perspectives from Islamicate South Asia,” November 6, 2021 @ 4:15 – 5:45 pm

November 6, 2021 @ 4:15 pm - 5:45 pm

4:15 PM – 5:45 PM

Legal Cultures in the Early Modern World: Perspectives from Islamicate South Asia (Poydras)

Chair: Bhavani Raman, University of Toronto (bhavani.raman@utoronto.ca), Commentator: Naveena Naqvi, University of British Columbia, (naveena.naqvi@ubc.ca)

Shounak Ghosh, Vanderbilt University (shounak.ghosh@vanderbilt.edu)
Diplomatic Protocols and Codes of Ethical Conduct in the Early Modern Persian Cosmopolis

Anurag Advani, University of California, Berkeley (anurag_advani@berkeley.edu) Madness in the Fatāwa-yi ‘Alamgīrī: Insanity and Islamic Law during Aurangzeb’s reign

Sonia Wigh, University of Exeter (sw634@exeter.ac.uk)
Narratives of Conception: Situating Midwives in the Legal Landscape of Early Modern South Asia

Note from the organizers: We are very excited about the upcoming program our program committee has developed, and wanted to make sure a working link to the conference schedule reached your inbox. So please, take a moment to look at the terrific panels and other events on tap this year at the 2021 ASLH annual conference. Additionally, we know the course of the COVID-19 pandemic can change rapidly. New Orleans policies are detailed here. The Society is committed to updating the 2021 ASLH annual conference webpage as such information comes to us. We invite you to check back often for additional updates.


November 6, 2021
4:15 pm - 5:45 pm
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