Tuesday, October 12, 2021

MPI-TAU Transnational Legal History Workshop

We have the schedule, subject to change, for the MPI-TAU Transnational Legal History Workshop for the Fall Semester, 2021-2022.  The workshop meets Tuesdays 19.00-20.30 (Frankfurt time) and 20:00-21:30 (Tel Aviv time).  Its organizers and moderators are Thomas Duve (MPI), David Schorr (TAU), and Stefan Vogenauer (MPI).  Sessions will be conducted on Zoom, and based on pre-circulated papers.  To join or receive more information, please email mpitauwkshp@gmail.com.

19 October    James Whitman (Yale)
From Masters of Slaves to Lords of Lands: Imagining Ownership in the Western World

26 October    Jake Subryan Richards (LSE)
The Warfare Origins of the Anti-Slave-Trade Legal Regime in the Atlantic World

2 November    Elisabetta Fiocchi (Zurich)
Transnational Entanglements in Land Law and Land Registration in the 19th Century

9 November    Philip Bajon, Victoria Barnes & Emily Whewell (MPI)
Global Legal Biography

16 November    Manuel Bastias Saavedra (MPI)
Global History and a Decentered History of Law

23 November    Tamara Morsel-Eisenberg (Harvard)
Rabbinic Responsa and Legal Communication

30 November    Heikki Pihlajamäki (Helsinki)
Transnational Elements in Colonial Laws: Spain, Portugal and the Netherlands

7 December    Jessica Marglin (USC)
Nationality Across the Mediterranean: Jews, Islamic Law, and Belonging in Tunisia

14 December    David Schorr (TAU)
The Society of Comparative Legislation and the Systemization of Legal Circulation

4 January    Rabiat Akande (Osgoode)
Decolonization by Codification: The Making of the 1958 Penal Code in Late Colonial Nigeria

11 January    Paul du Plessis (Edinburgh)
The Limits of Legal History

--Dan Ernst