Tamar Herzog, Helsinki

Professor Tamar Herzog (Harvard University) will give a lecture in the Helsinki Legal History Series with the title “Slaves as Outsiders, Slaves as Things: Understanding Enslavement in a Global and Early Modern Context”. The lecture is organized by the Comparing Early Modern Colonial Laws -project (prof. Heikki Pihlajamäki) together with the Centre of Excellence in Law, Identity and the European Narratives (Kaius Tuori).

Date and time: Tuesday 12 December, 15.00-16.30 (GB 13.00-14.30)

Place: Porthania (Faculty Room, P545) and online via zoom.

Tamar Herzog is one of the leading historians of early modern law and colonial legal history. Her recent books include A Short History of European Law: The Last Two and a Half Milennia (2018, Harvard University Press) and Frontiers of Possession: Spain and Portugal in Europe and the Americas (2015, Harvard University Press).

We wish you all warmly welcome! A zoom link for the event for those joining us online:



Meeting ID: 629 0901 4431
Passcode: 086940