Saturday, October 7, 2017

Weekend Roundup

  • The legal historian Tanya K. Hernández has been appointed to the Archibald R. Murray Professorship at Fordham Law.
  • From our in-box: "Mr. Ville Erkkilä (MA) will defend his doctoral thesis, The Conceptual Change of Conscience: Franz Wieacker and German Legal Historiography 1933-1968, in a public examination on 13 October 2017 at 12 noon. The defence will take place at the Faculty of Law of the University of Helsinki, in lecture hall IV (Suomen Laki -sali, Porthania, Yliopistonkatu 3). The opponent will be Dr. Udi Greenberg (Dartmouth College). The defence is open to the public. The thesis is available [here.]
  • Over at AHA Blog: a report on the National History Center's Congressional briefing on civilian control of the military.
  • And the National History Center has announced another Congressional briefing, this one on the History of Civil War Monuments.  Monday, October 23, 2017, 9:30-10:30 am. Rayburn House Office Building, Room 2044.  With David W. Blight, Yale University; Karen L. Cox, University of North Carolina at Charlotte; Gaines M. Foster, Louisiana State University; and Moderator: James Grossman, American Historical Association.  More.
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