SOAS University of London

SOAS South Asia Institute

Law Expertise

Name/Title Area of Expertise
Kanika Sharma
Senior Status LLB Tutor
Law and colonialism; Law and society in South Asia (especially gender issues); Law, image, and architecture; Psychoanalytic jurisprudence; Critical legal theory
Mayur Suresh
Lecturer in Law
Anti-terror laws (particularly of South Asia); law and anthropology; legal theory (particularly on theories of emergency legality); sexuality and gender identity in South Asia.
Philippe Cullet
Professor of international and environmental law
Law and environment, law and natural resources, intellectual property, water, human rights, international law, India.
Samia Bano
Senior Lecturer in Law
Muslim Family law in the UK and Europe, Family Law, Multiculturalism, Citizenship, Islamic Jurisprudence and Human Rights, Feminist and Critical Social and Political Theories, Issues concerning the rights of Muslim women and Gender Equality.
Vanja Hamzić
Senior Lecturer in Legal History and Legal Anthropology

Law and Society of South Asia (esp. Pakistan), South East Asia (esp. Indonesia) and West Africa (esp. Senegal); Islamic Law; Legal and Social History; Legal and Social Anthropology; Gender, Sexuality and the Law; Colonialism and Slavery in the 18th and 19th Centuries; Marxism; Critical Theory; Law of Tort; Global Law/Governance; Cold War Studies.