Legalism Seminar Series
Trinity Term 2013 (23 avril-11 juin 2013)
- Week 1 - 23 April: Alice Rio (King’s College, University of London): Fine distinctions without lawyers: intermediary categories between freedom and unfreedom in early medieval Europe.
- Week 2 - 30 April: Julia Bray (St John’s College, University of Oxford): Scope and constraints of culture and moral elegance: comparing pre-modern Arabic adab-texts with books that legislate.
- Week 3 - 7 May: Judith Scheele (All Souls College, University of Oxford): Tubu ‘anarchy’ in northern Chad: few rules, no rules, or just the pleasure of breaking them?
- Week 4 - 14 May: Simon Franklin (Clare College, University of Cambridge): ‘Russian Law’: an oxymoron (in the pre-modern age)?
- Week 5 - 21 May: Matt Dyson (Trinity College, University of Cambridge): External, bulkhead, partition, curtain, party: the walls lawyers build to hold up the law.
- Week 6 - 28 May: Thomas Charles-Edwards (Jesus College, University of Oxford): The law of neighbours in early medieval Ireland.
- Week 7 - 4 June: tba.
- Week 8 - 11 June: Tobias Kelly (Department of Social Anthropology, University of Edinburgh): Judging conscience in twentieth-century Britain.
URL St. John's College Research Center: http://www.sjc.ox.ac.uk/386/Research-Centre.html