Thursday, October 14, 2021

Legal Transfer in the Common Law World

We have the following line-up for the Common Law Research Seminar, entitled, Legal Transfer in the Common Law World, convened by Stefan Vogenauer and Matilde Cazzola at the Max Planck Institute for Legal History and Legal Theory during the Winter Term 2021/2022.  They will be conducted in English, from 2:15-3:15pm via Zoom (until further notice).

October 18 (5:00 pm)
Renisa Mawani (University of British Columbia)
The ship, the slave, the legal person

November 1
Hakeem Yusuf (Open University)
Wither the power of disallowance?

November 8 (09:30 am)
Zoë Laidlaw (University of Melbourne)
‘Peopling the country by unpeopling it’: Jeremy Bentham’s silences on indigenous Australia

December 6
Sonia Tycko (University of Oxford)
The problem of free choice and consent in early modern England

December 13
Christopher Roberts (Chinese University of Hong Kong)
Discretion and the rule of law: the dissemination, endurance and significance of vagrancy laws in England and the former British Empire

January 10
Sukriti Issar (OSC, Sciences Po Paris)
Nuisance law and the Committee of Buildings in late 18th-century Bombay

January 24
Suramya Thekke Kalathil (Indian Institute of Technology, Madras)
Regulation of working hours in the factories of Madras Presidency, 1881-1947

January 31 (2:00-6:00 pm)
Benedikt Stuchtey (Philipps University Marburg)

--Dan Ernst