Thursday, January 23, 2020

Digital Legal History at Max Planck

[Our friends at the Max Planck Institute for European Legal History send word of an upcoming conference on digital legal history.  As the full announcement explains, attendance is free, but the organizers ask that attendees register by sending an informal mail to before February 14, 2020.  DRE.]

Digital Methods and Resources in Legal History (DLH2020).  An international Conference at the Max Planck Institute for European Legal History (MPIeR), Frankfurt/M.  19/20 March 2020

Preliminary Programme

Thursday, 19.03.2020

09:00-09:30    Registration

09:30-10:30    Duve, Thomas and Amedick, Sigrid and Wagner, Andreas (MPIeR): Opening

10:30-11:30    Funk, Kellen (New York): Plenary Talk, The Making of Modern Law. Digital Computation and the Search for Anglo-American Legal Modernity

11:30-11:45    – Coffee Break –

11:45-12:45    Trump, Dominik (Köln): Digital Methods in Early Medieval Legal History. The New Edition of the Frankish Capitularies

Taylor, Alice (London): Introducing the 'dynamic edition' as a model and method for medieval legal history. Regiam Maiestatem and 'the community of the realm in Scotland' project

12:45-13:45     – Lunch Break –

13:45-14:45    Short Presentations of DH projects at MPIeR
(C. Birr, J.-H. Meyer, A. Küsters, M. Bragagnolo)

14:45-15:00    – Coffee Break –

15:00-16:00    Weck, Marlene (Freiburg): Digital Methods for a Narrative Analysis of Historical Narratives in the Archives of the ICTY

Petz, Cindarella (München): A mixed methods approach to political judiciary

16:00-16:15    – Coffee Break –

16:15-16:45    Robertson, Stephen (Washington, D.C.): Disorder in the Courts. Using Data, Visualizations, and Hypertext to Create a Legal History of the 1935 Harlem 'Riot'

16:45-17:00    Poster Slam

17:00-18:30    Poster Session