Julia Stephens talks about Governing Islam: Law and Secularism in Colonial South Asia

Professor Stephens is an historian of modern South Asia, and her research focuses on how law has shaped religion, family, and economy in colonial and post-colonial South Asia and in the wider Indian diaspora. She teaches courses on modern South Asia, Islam, gender and colonialism. We talk with Professor Stephens about the book manuscript she is currently working on tentatively entitled Governing Islam: Law and Secularism in Colonial South Asia.