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SOAS School of Law Working Paper Series

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The SOAS Law Working Paper Series focuses on interdisciplinary legal scholarship in all subject areas from academic members of SOAS University of London’s School of Law, doctoral candidates, teaching and visiting academics, research professors and research associates. The papers are published electronically and are available online or through email distribution.

ISSN: 2042‐020X

Managing editors: Hu Yuan Qiong & Philippe Cullet

Working Papers


03/2016 Hu, Yuanqiong 'Resistance and Consistent: Access to Medicines and Patent Law Reforms in India and China'

06/2016 Foster, Nicholas HD. ‘The Financial Sharia as Law and as Ethics: A suggestion’.


02/2015 Foster, Nicholas HD. ’Some Concepts and Related Terms for the Analysis of the Law of Islamic Finance’.
01/ 2015 Foster, Nicholas HD. Moving Forward in the Study and Practice of Islamic Finance: Makhlouf’s L’émergence d’un droit international de la finance islamique : Origines, formation et integration en droit français.


03/2014 Foster, Nicholas HD. ‘Limited Liability and Islamic Law’.
02/2014 Foster, Nicholas HD. ’Dispute Resolution and Insolvency in Islamic Finance: Problems and Solutions - Workshop 19 September 2013: Report of Proceedings’.


07/2013 Foster, Nicholas HD. ‘Making People Behave Properly in Islamic Finance: Some General Thoughts’.
06/2013 Foster, Nicholas HD. ‘Some Thoughts From Legal Academia On “Reappraising The Islamic Financial Industry After The Downturn: Introspective Reflections”’.
02/2013 Bhullar, Lovleen. ‘Sewage Disposal: An Examination of the Legal Responsibility of Municipal Authorities in India’.
01/2013 Koonan, Sujith. ‘Groundwater Legal Regime in India: Towards Ensuring Equity and Human Rights’.


10/2011 Haskell, John D. ‘Contesting Culture in the Rhetoric of Contemporary International Law’.
09/2011 Alfanderi, Julia Yael, Baker, Jo and Amnah Atteya, Regula. ’Defamation of Religions: International Developments and Challenges on the Ground; SOAS International Human Rights Clinic Project’.
05/2011 Anderson, Michael. ‘Public Nuisance and Private Purpose: Policed Environments in British India, 1860-1947’.
04/2011 Perry-Kessaris, Amanda and Anderson, Michael. ‘Access to Environmental Justice in Bangalore: Legal Gateways in Context’.
03/2011 Chowdhury, Nobonita, Mustu, Basak, St. Dennis, Haley and Yap, Melanie. ‘The Human Right to Water and the Responsibilities of Businesses: An Analysis of Legal Issues’.
02/2011 Baderin, Mashood A. and Ssenyonjo, Manisuli. ’Development of International Human Rights Law before and after the UDHR.' In: Baderin, Mashood and Ssenyonjo, Manisuli, (eds.), International Human Rights Law: Six Decades after the UDHR and Beyond. Aldershot: Ashgate, 3-27.
02/2011 Kohler, Paul. 'Recognition of New Property Interests.' In: Clarke, Alison and Kohler, Paul, (eds.), Property Law: Commentary and Materials. New York: Cambridge University Press, 345-379.


16/2010 Sriram, Chandra. ‘Unfinished Business: Peacebuilding, Accountability, and Rule of Law in Lebanon’.
15/2010 Sriram, Chandra and Zahar, Marie-Jöelle. ’The Perils of Power-Sharing: Africa and Beyond.' Africa Spectrum, 44 (3). 11-
11/2010Muchlinski, Peter. ‘The COMESA Common Investment Area: Substantive Standards and Procedural Problems in Dispute Settlement’.
10/2010 Baderin, Mashood A. ’Abdullahi An-Na'im's Philosophy on Islam and Human Rights.' In: Baderin, Mashood A., (ed.), Islam and Human Rights: Selected Essays of Abdullahi An-Na'im. Ashgate Publishing, xiii-xxxix’.
08/2010 Stanic, Ana. ’Challenging Arbitrators and the Importance of Disclosure: Recent Cases and Reflections.' Croatian Arbitration Yearbook, 16. 205-235’.
06/2010 Heathcote, Gina. ’Force, Feminism and the Security Council’.
05/2010 Menski, Werner. ’Sanskrit Law: Excavating Vedic Legal Pluralism’. 
02/2010 Scobbie, Iain and Hibbin, Sarah. 'The Israel-Palestine Conflict in International Law: Territorial Issues'.
01/2010 Koonan, Sujith. ’Farmers’ Rights in International Law: Multiple Regimes and Implications for Conceptualisation’.