DLDG - Week 6: Decolonial theory and legal studies

Event date
21 February 2024
Event time
12:00 - 13:30
Oxford week
HT 6


This talk provides an overview of decolonial theory and its relevance for legal studies. I will explore what it means to identify coloniality in a legal system or tradition, as well as how to use decolonial theory in legal scholarship.

Suggested Readings (in order of priority)

  1. “Decolonial comparative law” (link – particularly the sections on decolonial theory and decolonial legal studies)
  2. “Women and Islamic law: decolonizing colonialist feminism) (link)
  3. “Comparing Islamic and international laws of war” (link)
  4. “Decolonial translation” (link)

Found within

Public Law