Saturday, January 11, 2020

Weekend Roundup

  • Legal scholars and historians on the uproar over changes to India's citizenship laws: read this by Shubhankar Damthis by Rohit De and Surabhi Ranganathanthis by Madhav Khoslathis by Gautam Bhatia, and this by Neeti Nair. Here's a useful microsyllabus on citizenship and provisional belonging in South Asia, by Swati Chawla, Jessica Namakkal, Kalyani Ramnath, and Lydia Walker.
  • On January 14, 2020, the Max Planck Institute for European Legal History hosts a colloquium on Decolonial Comparative Law, with Ralf Michaels and Lena Salaymeh.
  • "The [British] National Archives have provoked outcry from academics by announcing a new trial restricting readers to 12 documents a day” (Telegraph, via HNN).
  • Trey Gaines, Director of the Bartow History Museum, is to speak on the history of the 1869 Courthouse in Cartersville, Georgia, on January 15 from noon to 1 p.m.  (More)
 Weekend Roundup is a weekly feature compiled by all the Legal History bloggers.