Wednesday, May 12, 2010

A "Breakout" Conference at the Maison Française d’Oxford

"Writing Legal History Breaking Out of National Frameworks (France and the United Kingdom)" is a conference to be held on May 24, 2010 at the Maison Française d’Oxford 2- 10 Norham Road, Oxford OX2 6SE (Tel: 01865 274 220 ; maison@herald.ox.ac.uk). It is sponsored by the Institute of European and Comparative Law, Service Culturel de l’Ambassade de France à Londres, Centre de Théorie et Analyse de Droit (CNRS-UMR 7074), Centre Lyonnais d’Histoire du Droit et de la Pensée Politique, and Centre Toulousain d’Histoire du Droit et des Idées Politiques. All are welcome. For further details, please contact Frédéric AUDREN: frederic.audren@iecl.ox.ac.uk.

Monday 24 May 2010

Convenor: Frédéric AUDREN, CNRS-MFO

Introduction by Luc BOROT (MFO), Jacques KRYNEN (Université Toulouse 1 Capitole) and Frédéric AUDREN (CNRS-MFO)

10:00 - 13.00
John CAIRNS (University of Edinburgh), National, Transnational, and European Legal Histories: Paradigms and Problems

Jean-Louis HALPÉRIN (ENS Ulm, Paris), Is it time for the de-construction of myths in French legal history?

Michael LOBBAN (Mary Queen, University of London), The Varieties of Legal History

Alain WIJFFELS (CNRS - Centre Georges Chevrier), Le ius commune européen: les limites d'une base commune pour l'historiographie du droit anglais et français

Paul BRAND (All Souls, University of Oxford), The English medieval Common Law and the learned law tradition

14:00 - 17.00

Soazick KERNEIS (Université Paris Ouest), Alternative Dispute Resolution. Penal Law, History and Anthropology

Andrew LEWIS (University College London), The Tithe and La Dîme: similarities and différence

Chantal STEBBINGS (University of Exeter), The ‘Unreported’ Tax Case: its Place in the Development of Law in Nineteenth Century England

David DEROUSSIN (Université Jean Moulin Lyon 3), Une nouvelle nationalisation du droit : la culture juridique française vue par la doctrine (1ère moitié du XXè s.)

Conclusion : Louis ASSIER-ANDRIEU (CNRS-ISP Cachan)

Hat tip.

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