Mitra Sharafi

Mitra Sharafi is a legal historian at the University of Wisconsin Law School, USA. She is writing a book on forensic science and falsity in British India.

Pandemic or poison?

How epidemics shaped Southasia's legal history.

Apr 20, 2020

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The quintessential prey

Care, coexistence and predation in a recent Hindi film on human-animal relations.

The price of immunity

Cost comparisons of COVID-19 vaccines across the region.

Bordered by violence

On borders and maps as concrete sites of state violence.

The caravan of Sanuman

Translated excerpt from Dor Bahadur Bista’s Nepali-language novel ‘Sotala’.