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Conversations on South Asia at Darmouth College with Nandini Chatterjee

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March 2, 2021
New Hampshire, United States
Subject Fields: 
Asian History / Studies, Cultural History / Studies, Islamic History / Studies, Law and Legal History, South Asian History / Studies

Join us Tuesday, March 2 from 12–1 pm (EST) for the next Conversations on South Asia event with Nandini Chatterjee (History, University of Exeter).

This month, we’ll be discussing Chatterjee’s most recently published book, Negotiating Mughal Law: A Family of Landlords Across Three Indian Empires, which was published by Cambridge University Press in 2020 and is freely available as an open access book through Cambridge Open.

In the book, Chatterjee explores the textures, nuances, conflicts, and complications of Mughal law using an archive of legal documents and materials that she reconstructed from multiple sites and repositories in and beyond South Asia.

Dominic Vendell (History, University of Exeter) and Samira Sheikh (History, Vanderbilt University) will join us for this conversation.

Elizabeth Lhost (History Department, Society of Fellows, Dartmouth College) will moderate.

Register to attend: | This event is free and open to the public.

Support for the Conversations on South Asia Series comes from the the Bodas Family Academic Programming Fund, the Asian Societies, Cultures, and Languages Program, the Department of History, and the Society of Fellows at Dartmouth.

Contact Info: 

Elizabeth Lhost, Dartmouth College