Category Archives: Legal History

Leibniz, Nova methodus discendae docendaeque jurisprudentiae – new translation from Talbot Publishing

Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz is nowadays best remembered as an inventor of calculus (in rivalry with Isaac Newton) and as the man lampooned by Voltaire as Pangloss. But of course, there was much more to him than that. He deserves further … Continue reading

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Winter school in Padua – Roman criminal law

For those wishing to spend a few glorious days in the lovely Padua, herewith a notice on the winter school offered by the University of Padua on Roman criminal law. The cast is truly a stellar one. Details here:LOCANDINA WS … Continue reading

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Theorizing contacts in the Roman Empire

From our colleagues in Classics, the following conference announcement: University of Edinburgh, 8-9 December 2017 We live in a multicultural world, in which every community develops in constant interaction with others. A series of theoretical models have been developed to … Continue reading

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Edinburgh Postgraduate Legal History Conference

Guest blog by Peter Candy Alongside the legal history session chaired by Ross Macdonald at this year’s Edinburgh Postgraduate Law Conference (for which see here), I also had the pleasure of chairing a second session dedicated to the same discipline. … Continue reading

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Memorial service for Peter Stein

I have been asked to circulate the following information: “You are warmly invited to attend the Memorial Service for Queens’ Life Fellow Professor Peter Stein (1926 – 2016). The memorial will be held in Great St Mary’s Church at 2pm … Continue reading

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Edinburgh Postgraduate Legal History Conference

Guest blog by Ross Macdonald Your blogger had the pleasure this week of chairing one of the Legal History sessions at this year’s Edinburgh University Postgraduate Law conference. If there was a common theme linking the two papers, it was … Continue reading

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British Legal History Conference

From our colleagues at UCL: Booking for the 2017 British Legal History Conference is now open. The theme of the conference is ‘Networks and Connections’. The conference is to be held at UCL from the 5-8 July. Full details of … Continue reading

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Alan Rodger Postgraduate Visiting Researcher, University of Glasgow

This blog is delighted to note that the University of Glasgow School of Law invites applications from PhD students in Roman law/legal history for the post of Alan Rodger Postgraduate Visiting Researcher, to be held during the 2017/18 academic year. … Continue reading

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PhD Funding English Legal History – Milsom Studentship

This Blog is delighted to post the following notice, and delighted to note the scholarship is aimed after Toby Milsom, an innovative and interesting scholar. Selden Society: Milsom Studentship in English Legal History 2017 The Selden Society, founded in 1887 … Continue reading

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Doctoral Positions in Legal History: Max-Planck Institute, Frankfurt

The Max Planck Institute for European Legal History in Frankfurt is a world leader in researching the history of law in Europe and beyond. Its two research departments with more than 60 scholars, the unrivaled collections of its specialized library … Continue reading

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