Lawmaking in Dutch Sri Lanka Navigating Pluralities in a Colonial Society

AUTHOR: Nadeera Rupesinghe
FORMAT: Paperback
AVAILABILITY: Published by Tambapanni Academic Publishers, 2024 – Buy Now

Lawmaking in Dutch Sri Lanka marks a break in understanding the history of Roman Dutch Law in Sri Lanka.Methodologically it challenges the socio-legal studies that concentrate on major jurisdictional conflicts alone, emphasizing the lived experience of everyday practices of judicial forums.

Nadeera Rupesinghe is the Director General of the Sri National Archives. She studied history at the University of Colombo and obtained her PhD in History from Leiden University Netherlands in 2016 and was a Postdoctoral Researcher at the same university positions funded by the Dutch Research Council.