Friday, May 6, 2011

Conference on the Napoleonic Criminal Model and the Creation of a New European Judicial Order

Via H-Net, we have the following conference announcement:
The History Department of the European University Institute (EUI) and the IAP research network "Justice and Society" organize an International Conference about "1811-2011. The Napoleonic Criminal Model and the Creation of a New European Judicial Order. Results and Prospects". The Conference will take place on the 27th and 28th of May in Villa Schiffanoia (EUI), salla Europa.

The Conference is divided in two parts. In the first part, participants will present the results of researches dedicated to the Napoleonic criminal justice, its organisation, its judiciary professions and its different stages (prosecution, trial and punishment). They will offer a complete historiographical overview about their topics and pave new ways for research. During the 2nd day, participants will present the results of studies led in countries annexed by Napoleonic Empire (Germany, Switzerland, Luxembourg, Belgium, and Italy). They will stress the strength or, on the contrary, the weakness of Napoleonic legal acculturation and legacy

The international conference will gather 22 participants coming from 7 different countries (France, Belgium, Switzerland, Germany, Canada, US and UK). This large panel is composed of the most international recognised researchers in the field of French, Social, Modern and Legal history: Alan Forrest, Robert Allen, Michael Broers, Antonio Padoa Schioppa, Thierry Lentz, Axel Tixhon, Heinz-Gerhard Haupt, Hervé Leuwers, Catherine Denys, Emmanuel Berger, Xavier Rousseaux, Jean-Pierre Royer, Frédéric Chauvaud, Jean-Pierre Allinne, Aurélien Lignereux, Pascal Bastien, Marion Godfroy-de Borms, Sylvain Rappaport, Nicolas Delpierre, Barbara Doelemeyer, Ludovic Maugué and Paolo Alvazzi del Frate.

The program (translated from French via Google Translate) is here.