Thursday, November 2, 2017

Stanford Center for Law and History Workshop

[We have the following program for the Stanford Center for Law and History Workshop for 2017-18.]

The Stanford Center for Law and History Workshop will meet three times per quarter. The meetings are on the following Thursdays from 12:45-2:15 PM. To RSVP and receive the papers in advance, sign up for the email list.

Fall Quarter (meeting in Stanford Law School, Neukom 104)
·        October 12 – Matthieu Abgrall, Stanford Department of Classics: “Using Data for a Legal History of Archaic Greece”
·        November 9 – Gregory Ablavsky, Stanford Law School: “Species of Sovereignty: Native Nationhood, International Law, and the Early United States”
·        November 30 – Ron Harris, Center for Advanced Study in the Behavioral Sciences at Stanford University, and Tel Aviv University School of Law: “The Birth of the Business Corporation East and West: Eurasian Trade Institutions and their Migration, 1400–1700”

Winter Quarter (location to be announced)
·        January 18 – Luca Scholz, Stanford Department of History: “Historicizing Freedom of Movement: The Case of the Old Reich”
·        February 1 - Ariela Gross, Center for Advanced Study in the Behavioral Sciences at Stanford University, and University of Southern California School of Law: “Comparing Law, Race, Slavery and Freedom in the Americas: Cuba, Louisiana, and Virginia.” 
·        March 1 – Rabia Belt, Stanford Law School: “Race, Disability, and the Vote”

Spring Quarter (location to be announced)
·        April 19 – Rebecca McLennan, UC Berkeley Department of History: “The Wild Life of Law: The Bering Sea Conflict, 1885-1893”
·        May 3 – Alexandra Stern, Stanford Department of History: “‘A Rough Region:’ Lawlessness and the Reconstruction of Indian Territory, 1866 - 1885”
·        May 24 – Elizabeth Katz, Stanford Law School, “The Creation and Evolution of Courts of Domestic Relations”

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