Surabhi Ranganathan

About/Bio

Surabhi Ranganathan is Associate Professor at the Faculty of Law and Co-Acting Director of the Lauterpacht Centre for International Law, University of Cambridge.

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EJIL:The Podcast! Episode 16 – Disputing Archives

This podcast, the third in the series ‘Reckonings with Europe: Past and Present’ by Surabhi Ranganathan and Megan Donaldson, takes up the archive as an object through which relations between past and present are negotiated. Archives can take many forms, but the episode focuses on those most familiar to international lawyers—official and state archives. Such…

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EJIL: The Podcast! Episode 13: Loot!

This podcast, the second in the series, ‘Reckonings with Europe: Past and Present’ by Surabhi Ranganathan and Megan Donaldson, reflects on calls for return of cultural artefacts looted under European empire. Experts estimate that over 90% of African cultural heritage is outside Africa, and often in the major world museums. This figure reflects the staggering scale…

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