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View Resource Ecologies of Water Governance in Pakistan: The Colony, Corporation and the Contemporary

Maira Hayat was a 2015-2016 AIPS Fellow and conducted research in London for five months. Hayat's "research on the origins of the canal colonies and the specificities of irrigation water distribution in Pakistan’s Punjab aims to contribute to scholarship on agriculture in Pakistan."
View Resource “Free” and “Unfree” Labor under the Law: Analyzing the Legal Topography of Colonial Sindh

Mishal Khan was a 2018 AIPS Short-Term Research Grant awardee who conducted research in Karachi Pakistan. Khan conducted research "related to the legal landscape that emerged in Sindh after 1843 – the year when slavery was officially abolished in East Indian Company territories, and also the year that Sindh was annexed into the Bombay Presidency."
View Resource Between Community and Qānūn: Documenting Islamic legal practice in 19th-century South Asia

Elizabeth Lhost was a 2014-2015 AIPS Fellow and conducted research in London for three months. Lhost "seeks to demonstrate that despite their marginal position within the formal administration of law, qazis and muftis changed their modes or practice and participated in protracted negotiations with colonial administrators throughout the 19th century to make their work legible to the state and...
View Resource South Asian Legal Professionals and International Legal Order, c. 1860-c. 1970

Sean Killen was a 2013-2014 AIPS Fellow and conducted research in the UK, India, Switzerland, and the Netherlands for 5 months. Killen's project "focuses on one question: how did South Asians imagine and work to construct international law and institutions?"
View Resource Corruption and Impunity in Pakistan

William Johnson was a 2012-2013 AIPS Fellow and conducted research in Pakistan for 2 months. Johnson's project "focuses on how lawyers and non-lawyers alike work with (and within) judicial systems that the international community considers extremely corrupt. It focuses on perceptions and misperceptions of corruption across societies, with an emphasis on how and why different cultures define...