Nov 2021

Understanding Kashmir and the Nullification of Article 370: Law, History and Politics – Panel 4: Kashmiri Politics in Pakistan and China

Tuesday, 23 Nov 2021, 8:30 pm-Tuesday, 23 Nov 2021, 10:30 pm

Vidhi Centre for Legal Policy and the Asian Studies Centre, St. Antony’s College, University of Oxford, have launched a series of five panel discussions with leading academics titled, ‘Understanding Kashmir and The Nullification of article 370: Law, History and Politics’. The fourth panel on ‘Kashmiri Politics in Pakistan and China’ will take place on Tuesday, 23rd November 2021, at 3pm GMT / 8.30pm IST.

This symposium seeks to bring together legal scholars, anthropologists, historians and political theorists to discuss and debate the abrogation of Article 370 from a multi-disciplinary perspective and shed light on the many ways of understanding it. Through these conversations, this symposium aims to discuss the larger implications of this constitutional moment for democracy and constitutionalism in India.


  • AZIZ ALI DAD, social scientist from Gilgit-Baltistan region of Pakistan
  • SAMAR ABBAS KAZMI, Barrister, Lincoln’s Inn
  • VICTORIA SCHOFIELD, independent historian and journalist

The discussion will be moderated by Professor Faisal Devji, Professor of Indian History & Director of the Asian Studies Centre, University of Oxford.

The event will also be broadcasted live on Vidhi’s Facebook page.