Monday, March 5, 2012

Hebrew Univ. Legal History Workshop: Spring 2012

The Hebrew University Legal History Workshop has announced its line-up for Spring 2012:
March 20: Oriz Rozin (Tel-Aviv University), The Marriage Act

March 27: Ariela Gross (USC), All Born to Freedom? Comparing the Law and Politics of Race and the Memory of Slavery in the U.S. and France

April 17: Dina Moyal (Stanford University), Between Legality and Socialism: The Challenges of Soviet Law after Stalin

May 1: Alexandre (Sandy) Kedar (Haifa University), Oren Yiftachel (Ben-Gurion University of the Negev) and Ahmad Amara (New York University), Challenging of Rules of Law: Property Rights in Bedouin Space

May 8: Wolfgang Ernst (University of Zurich), Money in Roman Law

May 15: Richard Ross (University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign), Reconstructing Early Modern Notions of Legal Pluralism

May 22: Orna Alyagon-Darr (Carmel Academic Centre), Proving Sex Offences in Mandate Palestine (1918-1948)

May 29: Ilay Ahronson (Haifa University), Law to Him is Only a Compact between His Rulers: The Criminalization of Slave Abuse in the American South, 1669-1865

June 5: Badi Hasisi (Hebrew University) and Deborah Bernstein (Haifa University), Colonialism, Culture and Nationalism: Honor Killings in the Judiciary of Mandate Palestine

June 12: Michal Shaked (Tel-Aviv University), Chapters from a Biography of Justice Moshe Landau

For more information, contact Professor Adam Hofri-Winogradow.