Postponed [Asian Legal History Seminar Series] Boats in a Storm Law, Migration, and Decolonization in South and Southeast Asia, 1942–1962

Speaker: Dr. Kalyani Ramnath (University of Georgia) Respondent: Dr. Christopher Roberts (Chinese University of Hong Kong) 7 March 2024, 8:00 pm For more than century before World War II, traders, merchants, financiers, and laborers steadily moved between places on the Indian Ocean, trading goods, supplying credit, and seeking work. This all changed with the war […]

[Asian Legal History Seminar Series] Family, Law, and Politics in Asian Legal History: Book Discussion

Online Event

Family, Law, and Politics in Asian Legal History: Book Discussion Speakers: Saumya Saxena (O.P. Jindal Global University), Mara Yue Du (Cornell University) Respondent: Michael Ng, Alastair McClure Divorce and Democracy: A History of Personal Law in Post-Independence India This book captures the Indian state's difficult dialogue with divorce, mediated largely through religion. By mapping the […]

[Call for Paper] 13th HKU Spring History Symposium

The University of Hong Kong

Our website: https://www.shs.history.hku.hk/ The Department of History at the University of Hong Kong is pleased to announce that the 13th Spring History Symposium will be returning as an in-person event this year. The Symposium will be held at the University of Hong Kong on 3 and 4 May 2024 and will provide a venue for […]