Biography

Emily joined Liverpool Law School as a Graduate Teaching Fellow in October 2019. 

Research

Emily's research examines cases of sexual crime involving children brought before colonial courts in India. 

Thesis title

Childhoods in the Legal Archive: Children, Sexual Crime and Colonial Law in India, 1830-1940

Dates of study

PhD Start Date: October 2019

Supervisors

Dr Deana Heath (History), Dr Aoife Daly (Liverpool Law School) and Dr Anna French (History)

Thesis Summary

This project will analyse indigenous interactions with colonial courts at the nexus of intimate and traumatic events to reveal competing notions of childhood, sexuality and justice in the colonial Indian context.