Thursday, February 16, 2012

Law and History Workshop, Tel Aviv University

The Yigal Arnon Law & History Workshop of the Buchmann Faculty of Law at Tel Aviv University has announced its Spring 2012 schedule. It meets Thursdays 15.00 - 16.30, in the Minkoff Building, Room 17. The Workshop's moderators are Professor Leora Bilsky, Professor Ron Harris, and Dr. David Schorr.

March 22 Yael Braudo, Tel Aviv University Faculty of Law
Striving for women's autonomy within the family: The involvement of Israeli women’s organizations in the legislation of the Spouses (Property Relations) Law

March 29 Ariela Gross, University of Southern California Law School
From the streets to the courts: Doing grass-roots legal history of conservatism and race

April 19 Henry Rousso, Institut d’Histoire du Temps Présent, CNRS
Competitive narratives: The Papon trial

May 3 Seán Donlan, University of Limerick School of Law
Hybridity and diffusion in Spanish West Florida, c. 1803-1810

May 10 Ely Aharonson, Haifa University Faculty of Law
"Law to him is only a compact between his rulers": The criminalization of violence against slaves in the colonial and antebellum periods

May 17 Barbara Welke, University of Minnesota Department of History
The Cowboy Suit Tragedy: Owning hazard in the modern American consumer marketplace

May 31 Laura Jockusch, Institute of Contemporary Jewry, Hebrew University
The Jewish People’s advocate? The World Jewish Congress and retributive justice in postwar Germany

June 7 Jessica Marglin, Princeton University Department of Near Eastern Studies
In the courts of the nations: Jews and legal pluralism in nineteenth-century Morocco

June 14 Yael Berda, Princeton University Department of Sociology
Categorizing populations – forms, spaces, and emergencies: the mundane administrative legacies of colonial rule in India and Israel