South Asian Constitutionalism and Constitution Making : A Workshop

admin - 22nd May 2017

The South Asian Law Discussion Group is excited to be hosting its first workshop: South Asian Constitutionalism and Constitution Making: A Workshop from 9 30 am to 2 pm at the Cube, in the Faculty of Law, University Oxford on Thursday, 1st June 2017. The workshop will feature an array of papers from Bangladesh, Nepal, Pakistan and India. The brief programme is as follows on the event page on our microsite.




Dr. Mara Malagodi, on ‘Constituent Assembly Failure in Pakistan and Nepal’

Discussant : Dr. Maya Tudor


Sanjeeb Hossain, on ‘The Supreme Court after ‘Shahbag’’

Discussant : Prof. Catherine O’Regan

11.15-11.30 Coffee break


Shaheen Sardar Ali, on ‘Islamic Constitutionalism in South Asia’

Discussant : Dr. Faisal Devji


Dr. Tarun Khaitan, on ‘Securing Losers’ Consent for India’s Constitution: The Role of Directive Principles’

Discussant : Dr. Anashri Pillay

13.00-14.00 Lunch

All are welcome to attend, though participants are encouraged to read the relevant papers in advance of the event. We will circulate a copy of these papers on the mailing list on 22nd May 2017. If you would like to join the mailing list, or would like to access a copy of the papers even though you are not on the mailing list, please email or

We look forward to seeing many of you at the event.


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