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Commercial law and ius commune in sixteenth century Low Countries

On 3 April, at the  Centre for Legal History of Edinburgh University, Prof. Dave De ruysscher of Vrije Universiteit Brussel (VUB) gave a lecture on ‘Voluntary Bankruptcy in the sixteenth century Low Countries: Municipal Law, Doctrine and Economic Policy’.  Looking at the significant … Continue reading

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Igor Mineo: Alan Watson Seminar

The third Alan Watson Seminar was given by Professor Igor E. Mineo of Palermo University. Prof. Mineo gave a thoughtful and complex paper entitled ‘Historicizing the common good. The ambiguous relationship between “common good” and “commons”‘. In his lecture, Mineo analysed … Continue reading

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Modern Law Review Scholarship awarded to Miss Christina James

The Centre for Legal History warmly congratulates Christina James for the prestigious scholarship she was awarded by the Modern Law Review. The award is a recognition of the excellent research Christina is pursuing on a very important fifteenth century statute … Continue reading

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