Friday, November 13, 2020

Book event: McQuade on terrorism and colonial law in India

 [We have the following announcement for a virtual event happening this coming Monday.]

Asian Legal History Seminar Series (Hong Kong University)

Book LaunchJoseph McQuade, A Genealogy of Terrorism: Colonial Law and the Origins of an Idea (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2020)

Speaker: Dr. Joseph McQuade (University of Toronto)

Respondent: Dr. Amrita Shodhan (Chinese University of Hong Kong)

 Joseph McQuade is the Richard Charles Lee Postdoctoral Fellow in the Asian Institute at the Munk School of Global Affairs and Public Policy and a former SSHRC Postdoctoral Fellow at the Centre for South Asian Studies. This talk will be based on his book, A Genealogy of Terrorism: Colonial Law and the Origins of an Idea (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2020). His broader research and teaching interests include critical genealogies of terrorism, international relations in Asia, and the global history of political violence.

Amrita Shodhan is a Senior Teaching Fellow at SOAS South Asia Institute. The author of A Question of Community: Religious Groups and Colonial Law (Calcutta: Samya, 2001), she is currently teaching at the Chinese University of Hong Kong. 


(Registration Required)

Conveners: Dr. Michael Ng and Dr. Alastair McClure

The event is scheduled for Monday 16 November, 7:00 – 8:30pm. (Hong Kong time) 

Please register: Asian Legal History Seminar Registration 

Further information is available here.

--Mitra Sharafi