ANDROMAQUE South Asia team – 1st meeting

The ANDROMAQUE (Anthropology of law in the African and Asian Muslim Worlds) project was selected by and is funded by The French National Research Agency (Call Suds II) 2011-2013. It is a joint project associating two UMIFRE: the IFP and the Centre Jacques Berques in Morocco. The ANDROMAQUE program wishes to conduct an anthropological study of the law practices in societies wholly or partly Muslim. The India ANDROMAQUE project team members, met on November 8, 2011, for their first meeting regarding the project’s outline and goals. Were present, Flavia AGNES (Majlis - Mumbai - full member), Eric DENIS (IFP – acting director of the IFP), Livia HOLDEN (LUMS/IFP- team leader), Tommaso SBRICCOLI (SOAS - University of London - full member) and Sylvia VADUK (University of Illinois at Chicago - full member). The aims and scope of this meeting, was to define the theoretical framework of their research, to report on the first year of activity and plan the fieldworks, activities and outcomes. The year 2013 will be dedicated to finalize the outcomes that should be all in print by the end of the calendar year.

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