The South Asia Institute, Harvard University, and the Centre for Policy Research, New Delhi, will be holding a seminar on South Asian constitutionalism on January 20, at the Centre for Policy Research, New Delhi. The event will discuss the recent publication of Mark Tushnet and Madhav Khosla, Unstable Constitutionalism: Law and Politics in South Asia…

Although comparative constitutional law has steadily grown as a field, it still remains narrow in its geographical focus. South Asia, in particular, is an region that has been neglected. In 2013, Sunil Khilnani, Vikram Raghavan, Arun K. Thiruvengadam put together a wonderful collection of essays, Comparative Constitutionalism in South Asia, that helped remedy some of this lack…

To complement a recent research handbook on Comparative Constitutional Law published in 2011 (here), Rosalind Dixon and Tom Ginsburg have put together a research handbook on Comparative Constitutional Law in Asia (details here) which will be published next month. The book includes contributions by a range of scholars. Justice Kate O’Regan (South African Constitutional Court)…