Workshop for emerging scholarship co-organized with Debjani Bhattacharyya (Drexel University). Sponsored by the American Society for Legal History & Drexel University, 4-5th October 2019. Hosted by Slought, “non-profit organization on the campus of the University of Pennsylvania that engages publics in dialogue about cultural and socio-political change in Philadelphia, the world, and the cloud.” Keynote by Sunil Amrith, Mehra Family Professor of South Asian Studies and Professor of History at Harvard University and a 2017 MacArthur Fellow.
The Francophone Indian Ocean, 2nd Annual Weider History Conference
Organizer & Host, Florida State University, co-sponsored by the History Department’sInstitute on Napoleon and the French Revolution and the Winthrop-King Institute for Contemporary French and Francophone Studies, 7-8 April 2016.
Additional recent collaborations have included Spaces of Law and the Bay of Bengal (Drexel), Migratory Justice: Legal Diasporas, Political Violence and Making of New Legal Orders in Asia and Africa (Yale, 2018), Voices in the Legal Archives in the French Atlantic/Empire (Québec), Geographies of Power on Land & Water: Space, People, & Borders (American Philosophical Society et al., 2018), the Penn Legal History Workshop (ongoing), and the FSU Legal History Lecture Series (ongoing).
[View of the Mauritius Roadstead, Attributed to John Theodore and John Israel De Bry, circa 1601]