This course will introduce key elements of anthropological approaches to law and the critical role they play in analysing globalisation and transnational regulatory frameworks. Among topics for discussion are law, colonialism and post-colonial developments; human rights and humanitarian intervention; democracy and governance; property relations, persons and things. Data will be drawn from ethnographic studies based on fieldwork. The course subject matter will form a complimentary perspective on modules dealing with culture and identity (2,12), society and transformation (3,11), Asia and Africa today (10), and potentially module 9 on methods. The course will be taught on a seminar basis and students will be asked to prepare readings for discussion in class. Students may also be split into groups to carry out class exercises set for specific topics, after which they will report back to the class as a whole. In addition, some sessions will be given over to films illustrating topics from the seminars. Assessment will take the form of a short written paper.