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SOAS South Asia Institute

Rough and Ready Justice? International Workshop on Panchayat and Community Arbitration in South Asia

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International Workshop on Panchayat and Community Arbitration in South Asia

Copyright: Victoria and Albert Museum, London

Date: 10 January 2014Time: 9:45 AM

Finishes: 10 January 2014Time: 6:00 PM

Venue: 21/22 Russell SquareRoom: T101

Type of Event: Workshop

Abstract

This workshop brings together scholars from a variety of disciplines to discuss the history, development, and current practices of so-called ‘traditional’ means of dispute resolution in South Asia and the diaspora, including the panchayat and jirga.  The workshop will present new research on the topic and is intended to promote an interdisciplinary discussion among historians, anthropologists, sociologists, legal experts, political scientists and others of the role, function, and efficacy of the various forms of community-based dispute resolution in South Asia and diaspora.

Workshop Programme

Programme

Organiser: Centres & Programmes Office

Contact email: centres@soas.ac.uk

Contact Tel: +44 (0)20 7898 4893