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AYLH: 19e European Forum for Young Legal Historians, "(Wo)Men in legal history", Lille - Ghent, 15-18 mai 2013

Information transmise par A. Mergey:
Association of Young Legal Historians
XIXth European Forum for Young Legal Historians 

(Wo)Men in legal history

Lille - Ghent (Gand)
15-18 mai 2013 
Preliminary Programme 
Wednesday 15 May 2013 (Lille)
Lieu: Amphitéâtre Cassin, Lille 2 University

16h-17h45. - Registration and coffee
18h-19h30. - Welcome and official opening of the forum
  • 18h. - Prof. dr. X. Vandendriessche, President of Lille 2 University
  • 18h10. - Prof. dr. P. Van Cauwenberge, Rector of Ghent University
  • 18h20. - Prof. dr. B. Bossu, Dean of the Faculty of Law (Lille 2 University)
  • 18h30. - Prof. dr. P. Taelman, Dean of the Faculty of Law (Ghent University)
  • 18h40. - Prof. dr. S. Dauchy, President of l’Ecole Doctorale Lille Nord de France and Centre d’Histoire Judiciaire (Lille 2 University)
  • 18h50. - Prof. dr. G. Martyn, President of the Instituut voor Rechtsgeschiedenis (Ghent University)
  • 19h. - Keynote speech ‘(Wo)Men: (N)Either by Prof. dr. A. Wijffels, Directeur de recherches au Centre d’Histoire Judiciaire
  • 19h20. - Presentation of the Organising Committee
19h30-23h. - Reception

Thursday 16 May 2013 (Lille)
9h. - Welcome with coffee
  • 9h30-10h45. - Panel 1: Methodological issues on Gender
    • Manon van der Heijden (University of Leiden), Crime and Gender: A historical perspective.
    • Marion Pluskota et Ariadne Schmidt (University of Leiden), Gender and crime: what to do next? Crime, gender and history: an historiographical review.
  • 9h30-10h45 . - Panel 2: Gender Representation
    • Rainer Silbernagl (Leopold Franzens University), Küss/Mann/Frau/Recht.
    • Stefan Huygebaert (Ghent University), Absent in the courtroom, omnipresent on the wall. Femininity of Justice and her sisters of virtue in nineteenth century Belgian legal iconography.
    • Priscila Pivatto (History of Parliament Trust), (Wo)Men in the UK Parliament: gender representation in The House Magazine profiles.
10:45 Coffee Break
  • 11:15 – 12:30 Panel 3: (Wo)Men in the Family (Roman era) 
    • Alessia Spina (University of Milano-Bicocca), The heritage dowry in Greek-Roman practice. 
    • Ivan Milotić et Tomislav Karlović (University of Zagreb), Polygamy among soldiers in the shadow of formal monogamy in Roman law.
    • Andreja Katančević (University of Belgrade), Neratius and usucapio of husband’s property
    • Valerio Massimo Minale (Business University Luigi Bocconi, Milano), ‘Poor women': aspects op poena inopiae against heretics in Codex Theodosianus XVI.5. 
  • 11:15 – 12:30 Panel 4: Political (Wo)Men in legal history 
    • Piotr Gotowko (University of Zurich), The role of women in the late XIVth century in Europe 
    • Eléonore Bonnaud (University of Rennes 1), Marie Stuart, le procès d’une reine.
    • Frederik Dhondt (Ghent University), Bring this mad woman to reason! Elisabeth Farnese (1692-1766) as female ruler in 18th century Europe
    • Christoph Schmetterer (University of Vienna), Die Rechtsstellung der weiblichen Mitglieder des Hauses Habsburg 1713-1918. 
12:30 Lunch 
  • 14:00 – 15:15. - Panel 5: (Wo)Men in the Family (Middle ages & Ancien Régime) 
    • Sarah Bakkali-Hassani (University Panthéon - Assas), Les relations sexuelles dans le mariage du lépreux (XIIe – XIVe siècle).
    • Cosmin Dariescu (University of Iasi), How to beat your wife: regulations on domestic violence in the 17th century Moldavia et Walachia.
    • Piotr Pomianowski (University of Warsaw), Divorces in the Duchy of Warsaw
  • 14:00 – 15:15. - Panel 6: International law 
    • Raymond Kubben (Tilburg University), Some (Dutch)men desperately trying to get to Lille. The Batavian Republic and the Anglo-French Peace negotiations of 1797
    • Shavana Musa (Tilburg University), Victim reparation under the ius post bellum: a historical and normative perspective. 
    • Mieke van der Linden (Tilburg University), The early origins of human rights in New Imperialism (1870-1914): the recognition of African (Wo)Men as subject of international law.
15:15 – 15:45 Coffee Break 
  • 15:45 – 17:00. - Panel 7: (Wo)Men in the Family (Modern Times) 
    • Luiz Carlos Ramiro (University of Rio de Janeiro), Civil marriage and secularization in Brazil
    • Giuseppe Mecca (University of Macerata), "Pater non reputatur nisi probetur". Fatherhood and obligations of family assistance in Italy between the nineteenth and the twentieth century.
    • Irina Apetrei (University of Iasi), Historical landmarks regarding the incapacity of the married women according to the Romanian law
  • 15:45 – 17:00. Panel 8: Sexual and gender identity panel 
    • Sandrine Vallar (University Panthéon - Assas), Les hermaphrodites: l’approche de Rome. 
    • Niels de Bruijn (VU University Amsterdam), A sterile slave. Ground for action? 
    • Marlies Eggermont (Ghent University), The legal framework of the profession of the midwife in historical perspective.
18:00 – 19:00 Guided tour in Lille 
20:00 Dinner 

Friday 17 May 2013 (Lille) 
8:30 Welcome with coffee
  • 9:00 – 10:35. - Panel 9: (Wo)Men in Court (1/3) 
    • Marin Sedman (University of Tartu), Women punished by military courts in the Republic of Estonia 1918-1940.
    • Christine Lehne (University of Innsbruck), Sexual crimes against men and women in Ancient Rome
    • Pierre-Anne Forcadet (University of Orléans), Théorie et pratique de la capacité des femmes à saisir la justice du roi de France au XIIIe siècle.
    • Sarah Bachmann et Jan Hövermann (University of Hamburg), Hamburger Frauen vor dem Reichskammergericht – Eine quantitive Analyse.
  • 9:00 – 10:35. - Panel 10: Women’s rights (1/4) 
    • Aneta Skalec (University of Warsaw), Men and women as neighbours in Ptolemaic and Roman Egypt
    • Michal Galędek et Anna Klimaszewska (University of Gdańsk), Visions (theories, concepts) of the legal status and role of women within the family – Polish and foreign traditions on the Polish territories from the Napoleonic code until the civil code until the civil code of the Kingdom of Poland.
    • Elisabetta Fiocchi (University of Genova), A life lived in the shadow of her father and her husband: Grazia Mancini Pierantoni and the rights of the Italian women
10:35 – 11:00 Coffee Break
  • 11:00 – 12:30. - Panel 11: (Wo)Men in Court (2/3) 
    • Matthias Castelein (Catholic University of Louvain), A virgin raped in Corsica. Banisment of ‘people’ and ‘norms’ under the rule of the Banco di San Giorgio (1453-1562).
    • Łukasz Gołaszewski (University of Warsaw), The legal status of women before Lithuanian and Magdeburg laws municipal courts in Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth – A case of a small town
    • James McComish (Cambridge University), Women as litigants in sixteenth century England.
    • Griet Vermeesch (Free University Brussels), On widows, orphans and the poor. The users of the pro bono procedure at the bench of the aldermen in Leiden, 1650-1811.
  • 11:00 – 12:30. - Panel 12: Women’s voting rights (2/4) 
    • Gabor Bathó (University of Budapest), The first attempts towards universal suffrage in 1871-1874 in Hungary.
    • Thomas Mohr (University of Dublin), Daughters of the Empire? Women as Irish citizens and British subjects.
    • Damian Jagusz (University of Gdańsk), History of women’s rights in the Polish lands between 1918 and 1989. 
    • Eugenia Blücher (University of Oslo), A triple anniversary for Norwegian women, made possible by men.
12:30 – 14:00 Lunch 
  • 14:00 – 15:20. - Panel 13: (Wo)Men in Court (3/3) 
    • Belinda Rodriguez Arrocha (University of La Laguna), Women and justice in Canary Islands during the Ancien Regime: a projection of the female roles? 
    • Bérengère Piret (University of Saint-Louis Brussels), Women and colonial justice. The case of Belgian Congo during the interwar period. 
    • Diego Nunes (University of Macerata (Italy)/Ius commune UFSC/CNPq (Brazil)), Women, revolution, law: the deportation of Olga Benário Prestes in front of the Brazilian Supreme Court
    • Paulo Potiara (University of Santa Catarina), Women and Brazilian legal system: a history of recurrent violations and discriminations.
  • 14:00 – 15:20. - Panel 14: Private law 
    • Remi Faivre (University Panthéon - Assas), La formation du contrat de superficie dans le droit romano-canonique (XIIe – XVe siècle).
    • Nicolas Laurent-Bonne (University Panthéon - Assas), Dormiens comparatur furioso. Les origines canoniques de l’irresponsabilité pénale du dormeur. 
    • Cesare Saluzzo (University of Trento), Miserable and wanderer. Governement of territory and criminal cases in the Napoleonic and Austrian Venetian lands 1797-1862.
    • Janwillem Oosterhuis (University of Maastricht), The similar origins of damages in Common Law and civil law.
16:00 Bus trip to Ghent 
19:00 Reception 
20:30 Dinner 

Saturday 18 May 2013 (Gent / Gand)
9:00 Welcome with coffee
  • 9:30 – 10:45. - Panel 15: (Wo)Men in Justice (1/2) 
    • Cyrielle Chamot (University Panthéon - Assas), La bourelle: le statut de la femme au sein de la communauté des bourreaux (XVIIe - XVIIe siècles). 
    • Bram Delbecke (Catholic University of Louvain), Twelve men good and true? The participation of women in the trial jury and the decline of the political offence in Belgian legal practice
    • Dunja Pastović (University of Zagreb), ‘Defect of sex’: exclusion of women from jury service in Istria 1848-1918.
  • 9:30 – 10:45. - Panel 16: (Wo)Men’s rights (3/4) 
    • Šelja Maslo Čerkić (University of Mostar), A Bosnian woman between family and law: a study of women’s legal status in Bosna and Herzigovina under Austro-Hungarian rule
    • Kinga Császár (University of Pécs), Objectives of the Hungarian women’s movements during the former Hungarian Dual-Monarchy (1867-1918)
    • Kamila Staudigl-Ciechowicz (University of Vienna), The university of Vienna around the fin de siècle – a (national) German male institution?
10:45 – 11:15 Coffee break 

  • 11:15 – 12:30. - Panel 17: (Wo)men in Justice (2/2)
    • Mia Korpiola (University of Helsinki), Attempting to advocate: women and legal work in Finland, ca. 1885-1915.
    • Marelle Leppik (University of Tartu), La Femme-Justitia in Estonia in the beginning of the 20th century: legal education and women entering the judge’s profession
    • Merike Ristikivi (University of Tartu), Women entering the legal profession in Estonia (1918-1940)
    • Dovilé Sagatiené (Mykolas Romeris University), Women entering the judiciary in interwar (1933 - 1940) and Soviet Lithuania (1940 - 1941).
  • 11:15 – 12:30. - Panel 18: (Wo)Men’s rights (4/4) 
    • Marcin Łysko (University of Bialystok), The legal situation of women in the 2nd Republic of Poland
    • László Komáromi (Pázmány Péter Catholic University), Women’s rights in referendums.
    • Virginia Amorosi (University of Naples), Women in factory. Legal discourse and construction of the difference between XIXth and XXth century. 
    • Jarosław Kuisz (University of Warsaw), Women on tractors! On the equality of genders in legislation of the early period of the communism in Poland. 
12:30 Lunch 
  • 14:00 General Assembly 
16:00 Guided tour in Ghent 
19:30 Dinner 

Practical Information 
A. Partim Lille: 
  • When? 
    • From Wednesday 15 May 2013 until Friday afternoon 17 May 2013
  • Where? 
    • Université Lille 2 Droit et Santé, Faculté des Sciences Juridiques, Politiques et Sociales, 1, Place Déliot, 59000 Lille (France) 
  • How to get there? 
    • By plane 
      • Lille has its own small airport with limited service. But it is easy to reach from the airports of Paris, London and Brussels by TGV to Lille-Flandres and Lille-Europe. 
    • By train 
      • Stations ‘Lille-Flandres’ and ‘Lille-Europe’. Take subway line 2 in the direction of ‘Saint-Philibert’ and exit at the fourth station ‘Porte de Douai’. 
  • By car
    • From Paris, Brussels or Ghent follow Dunkerque (A25), exit 2 ‘Lille Moulins’ and follow ‘Faculté de droit’.
    • From London, Calais or Dunkerque, follow Paris (A1), exit 3 ‘Lille-Wazemmes’ follow to ‘Ronchin’ and then ‘Faculté de droit’. 
  • Spending the night in Lille? 
There are many hotels in Lille nearby the stations and the city centre. You can find a short list hereunder. 
B. Partim Ghent 
  • When? 
    • From Friday evening 17 May 2013 until Saturday 18 May 2013 
  • Where? 
    • Faculty of Law, Universiteitstraat 4, 9000 Ghent (Belgium) 
  • How to get there? 
    • On May 17, 2013, we go all together by bus from Lille to Ghent. Do not forget to register for this option during your registration. 
  • Spending the night in Ghent? 
We arranged special rates with both Ibis hotels in Ghent, nearby the conference venue and in the historical heart of Ghent. There are 40 rooms available (20 rooms in each hotel). The offer counts until 6 weeks before the start of the conference, so you can book your room under these conditions until April 3, 2013. Please, do not forget to mention the bookingcode ‘European Forum For Young Legal Historians 2013’. Reservation for Ibis Gent Opera via as for Ibis Gent Kathedraal via
    • Ibis Gent Opera / Adress: Nederkouter 24-26, 9000 Gent, Belgium / Rates: €81,50 per single room a night, breakfast included / €98 per double room a night, breakfast included 
    • Ibis Gent Kathedraal: Adress: Limburgstraat 2, 9000 Gent, Belgium / Rates: €91,50 per single room a night, breakfast included / €108 per double room a night, breakfast included 
Of course you can find hotels on well-known websites such as,...