Category Archives: Alan Watson Seminar

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

Posted in Alan Watson Seminar, Legal History | Leave a comment

Emanuele Conte: Alan Watson Seminar

The Second Alan Watson Seminar was given by Professor Emanuele Conte of the Università degli Studi Roma Tre. Professor Conte’s title was “Legal Arguments. Medieval Origins of a European Invention”. In a rich and nuanced paper, Professor Conte emphasised the … Continue reading

Posted in Alan Watson Seminar, Legal History, News and Events, Roman Law | Leave a comment

Alan Watson Seminar

Since the mid-1980s there has been a Legal History Discussion Group in the University of Edinburgh. Originally founded by Professor Peter Birks, it was very many years organised by Professor Hector MacQueen and then later by your blogger. It initially … Continue reading

Posted in 303 Years of Civil Law, Alan Watson Seminar, Legal History | Leave a comment