Saturday, September 6, 2014

Weekend Roundup

  • .Yale Law's John Witt is delivering Two Humanitarianisms: A Constitution Day Lecture at Boston College on September 17 in a session jointly sponsored by BC's Clough Center for the Study of Constitutional Democracy and Legal History Roundtable.
  • Via H-Law: "The Common Law Epitomiz'd: Anthony Taussig's Law Books" is the latest exhibit from the Yale Law Library's Rare Book collection. It showcases the Law Library's acquisitions from the greatest private collection of rare English law books ever assembled: the collection of Anthony Taussig."
  • Sarah Abrevaya Stein, UCLA, announces the publication of her book, Saharan Jews and the Fate of French Algeria (University of Chicago Press, 2014).  It asks “why the Jews of Algeria’s south were marginalized by French authorities, how they negotiated the sometimes brutal results, and what the reverberations have been in the postcolonial era.”
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