Important Symposium: Law of Nations in the Early Modern Atlantic World

 The currently popular and useful idea of the Atlantic World – associated with David Armitage, among others – founds what looks to be an important short conference in Chicago. "Symposium on Comparative Early Modern Legal History 2009 Conference": "The Law of Nations and the Early Modern Atlantic World". This takes place on Friday 3 April 2009 at the Newberry Library, Chicago. It is organised by: Eliga Gould (University of New Hampshire) and Richard J.  Ross (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign). Further details may be found at