[We share the following announcement.]
The Centre for History and Economics (Harvard University and University of Cambridge) is hosting two seminars on legal history over the next month:
- Economic Law & Histories of Economic Life on Tuesday, May 18, 2021, 10 am EDT (Boston) and 3 pm BST (London), with Fei-Hsien Wang (Indiana University), Pirates and Publishers: A Social History of Copyright in Modern China (Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2020) and Lionel Bently (University of Cambridge), Copyright, Translations, and Relations between Britain and India in the Nineteenth and Early Twentieth Centuries;
- Empire and Histories of Criminal Law, on Tuesday, June 15, 2021, 9 am EDT (Toronto/Boston), 2 pm BST (London), with Catherine Evans (University of Toronto), Unsound Empire: Civilization and Madness in Late-Victorian Law (Yale University Press, forthcoming 2021), and Joseph McQuade (University of Toronto), A Genealogy of Terrorism: Colonial Law and the Origins of an Idea (Cambridge University Press, 2020).
You can register to receive the zoom link and pre-circulated papers here.
--posted by Mitra Sharafi