Christopher T. Fleming

Position:

British Academy Postdoctoral Fellow (2020-2023)

Faculty / College Address:

Faculty of Oriental Studies | University of Oxford
Oriental Institute, Pusey Lane, Oxford, OX1 2LE

Email:

fleminct123@gmail.com

Research Interests:

Dharmaśāstra, Mīmāṃsā, the Mahābhārata, and Indian legal history

Current Projects:

Equity and Trusts in Sanskrit Jurisprudence (book project)

Epic Jurisprudence: The Ownership of Kingdoms according to the Vivādabhaṅgārṇava (article project)

Courses Taught:

MPhil Set Texts - Brāhmaṇism: Mānavadharmaśāstra & Śābarabhāṣya

MPhil Set Texts – Vaiṣṇavism: Sāttvata Saṃhitā & Bhāgavatapurāṇa

Indian Law and History

Recent Publications:

Ownership and Inheritance in Sanskrit Jurisprudence (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2020)

https://global.oup.com/academic/product/ownership-and-inheritance-in-san...

“Gambling with Justice: A Juridical Approach to the Game of Dice in the Dyūtaparvan of the Mahābhārata.” Journal of Hindu Studies (2021)

https://doi.org/10.1093/jhs/hiaa015 

Full / Other Publications:

“Critical Legal Studies and Narrative Ethics in Contemporary Indian ‘Epic’ Fiction.” South Asian Studies (2017) 

https://doi.org/10.1080/02666030.2017.1402248

 

Christopher Fleming