Criminal Law Reform in the Postcolony: Nikita Sonavane in Conversation with Prabha Kotiswaran and Tarunabh Khaitan

Note: This event was recorded on 24 September 2020 and does not consider additional concerns surrounding subsequent changes to the mandate and composition of the Committee for Reforms in Criminal Laws. 

You can find the transcript here

You can also view the occasional paper here.

2020/21 Events:

All events are scheduled for 5.15pm in the Moot Court Hall. All dates are tentative subject to the availability of the speakers. 


October 14th: David Hayes, Author Meets Critics

Title - Confronting Penal Excess: Retribution and the Politics of Penal Minimalism 

Discussants: Professor Lucia Zedner (Oxford) and Professor Dirk van Zyl Smit (Nottingham) 


February 10th: Joseph Whittle 

Title - Irregular Migration from Eritrea and the ‘Smuggling/Criminality Nexus


March 3rd: Katja Franko 

Title - The two-sided spectacle at the border: Between hyper visibility and denial of migrant suffering

Discussant: Dr Mark Brown (CCR Director)


April 28th: Daniel Briggs 

Title - Climate Changed: Refugee Border Stories and the Business of Misery