Colloquium in Honour of Professor Laurens Winkel

Readers of this Blog will be interested to know that on 10 October, 2014, the retiral of Professor Winkel from the chair of legal history at the Erasmus University of Rotterdam will be marked by a colloquium in his honour, starting at 9.30 a.m., entitled “The Many Faces of Legal History”. The speakers will be: Xavier Prévost (Bordeaux); Paul J. du Plessis (Edinburgh); Jacob Giltaij (Helsinki); Emese von Boné (Rotterdam); Javier E. Rodriguez Diez (Rotterdam); Tammo Walinga (Antwerp/Rotterdam). Professor Wouter Veraart of the free University of Amsterdam will preside. At four o’clock in the afternoon, in the aula magna of the University, Professor Winkel will deliver a Valedictory Lecture entitled “Clio and Themis Revisited”. See

Professor Winkel is a graduate of Edinburgh, holding the degree of LL.D. honoris causa.