Wednesday, September 9, 2015

Using the Past: Romanists, Totalitarianism, and Its Legacy

[We have the following announcement.]
Programme of the “Using the past: Romanists, totalitarianism and its legacy” conference
Villa Lante al Gianicolo, Institutum Romanum Finlandiae (Rome), 22-23 October, 2015
22 October
14.00-15.15 Keynote lecture: Lorena Atzeri (Università Statale, Milano): Francis de Zulueta: A Roman Lawyer between Totalitarianisms
Chair: Kaius Tuori
15.30-17.00 Session 1
Chair: Kaius Tuori
Frederick Whitling: Vertical Flights: National and International Uses of ‘Classical’ Pasts in Rome and Athens
Simon Strauß: Contemporary politics in Mommsen’s Staatsrecht
Ville Erkkilä: Wirkungsgeschichte. The long World War and legal historical hermeneutics
17.00-17.30 Coffee break
17.30-19.00 Session 2
Chair: Tommaso Beggio
Sergio Castagnetti: Allusions to contemporary history in Francesco De Martino’s, Lo stato di Augusto (1935 and 1936)
Adolfo Giuliani: Approaching Roman law from an antiformalist perspective. The case of Riccardo Orestano (1909-1988)
Carla Masi Doria: Antonio Guarino: a young academic through fascism
23 October
10.00-11.15 Keynote lecture: Cosimo Cascione (Università Federico II, Napoli): The Idea of Rome: Political Fascism and Fascist (Roman) Law
Chair: Ville Erkkilä
11.30-12.30 Session 3
Chair: Magdalena Kmak
Marko Petrak: With Riccobono against National Socialism and Real Socialism: Two Apologies of the Roman Law in the Totalitarian Era
Tommaso Beggio: Three letters by Paul Koschaker to Salvatore Riccobono: considerations on Roman law at the time of crisis
12.30-14.00 Lunch break
14.00-15.30 Session 4
Chair: Tommaso Beggio
Stefania Gialdroni: The legal culture of the Romanist who wrote the Italian Civil Code under Fascism: An analysis based on the “Fondo Vassalli” of the Italian Senate Library
Valerio Rocco: Hegel’s conception of Roman law as a political weapon during the Fascist regime
Donatello Aramini: A Laboratory of Cultural Synthesis: the Institute of Roman Studies and the Fascist Myth of Rome
15.30-16.00 Coffee break
16.00-17.30 Session 5
Chair: Jacob Giltaij
Thomas Finkenauer & Andreas Herrmann: Coming to Terms – The Study of Roman law between Adaptation and Collaboration, 1933-1945
Eva Jakab: Refuge Roman Law? Life and Work of a Hungarian Scholar, Elemér Pólay
Kaius Tuori: Refugees and Collaborators: Romanists Adapting to Turbulent Times 1934-1964