Friday, October 7, 2016

TAU's Yigal Arnon Law and History Workshop

Here is the Fall 2016 schedule for the Yigal Arnon Law and History Workshop at Tel Aviv University:

16 November   Morton Horwitz, Harvard
Brown v. Board of Education (1954) and Justice Robert Jackson’s unpublished opinion in Brown

23 November    Inbal Maimon-Blau, Tel Aviv
Legal and social aspects of the Maagan disaster [Hebrew]

30 November   Rachel Zabarkes Friedman, Harvard & Tel Aviv
Classical probability, mutual aid, and the birth of social insurance

7 December      Ulas Ince, Singapore Management University
In the beginning, all the world was America: John Locke’s global theory of property

14 December    Elia Etkin, Tel Aviv
"Do you like the neighbors?" Shared dwellings, neighborliness and conflicts between neighbors in the urban Yishuv [Hebrew]

21 December     Nadav Shoked, Northwestern
An American oddity: The law, history, and toll of the school district

28 December    Christopher Tomlins, Berkeley
“Be operational, or disappear”: Thoughts on a present discontent

4 January             Natalie Davidson, Hebrew University
Narrating the legality of repression in the Cold War's Western Bloc: The Marcos class action

11 January           Thomas Mohr, University College Dublin
Leo Kohn and the law of the British Empire

18 January        Yifat Monnickendam, Tel Aviv
Sex, rape and marriage: Between Ephrem and Qumran [Hebrew]