Research Students’ Graduation, Centre for Legal History 23 November, 2019
On 23 November, at the winter graduation ceremony in law at the University of Edinburgh, four research students in legal history took their degrees. In alphabetical order they were: Peter Candy, currently Sir John Baker Lecturer and Research Fellow at St Catharine’s College Cambridge, who graduated Ph.D. with a thesis entitled “The Historical Development of Roman Maritime Law During the Late Republic and Early Empire”; Eva Drommel, who graduated LL.M. by Research, with a dissertation entitled “Marine Insurance in Early -Modern Scotland: A Study of the Emergence and Development of Legal Practice and Doctrine”; Cormack Hickey, who graduated LL.M. by Research, with a dissertation entitled “The Plurality of Laws and Its Effects inMedieval Ireland, c. 1166-1366”: and John Thomas, who graduated LL.M. by Research, with a dissertation entitled “Otto von Bismarck’s Progression Towards a Unified Germany, and a Jurisprudential Prelude to Nazi Germany”. The Centre congratulates them all.