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

Latest Articles

The deep roots of Myanmar’s crisis

Can the history of Myanmar’s political economy help us make sense of the military coup?

The anatomy of Urdu

How the language of state-making in Pakistan contributes to the erasure of regional languages.

CNN in Myanmar, environmental crises, and Tibetan cinema

Southasiasphere podcast episode 06: Updates and analysis from around the region.

Translating a pandemic

The impact of COVID-19 terminology on Southasian languages.