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27 janv. 2015

KU Leuven, LECTIO Internat. conf. "Theory and Practice of a Burgeoning Concept in the Netherlands", Louvain, 5-6 Febr. 2015

Information transmise par N. Simon:
KU Leuven
De Wulf-Mansion Centre for Ancient, Medieval and Renaissance Philosophy
Department of Roman Law and Legal History
Research Unit Early Modern History (15th-18th Centuries)
LECTIO International Conference

Theory and Practice of a Burgeoning Concept in the Netherlands

Leuven / Louvain
5-6 February 2015
Lectures by
D. BAUER (Leuven), H.W. BLOM (Rotterdam), E. DE BOM (Leuven), B. DE RIDDER (Leuven), A. ESTEBAN (Alcala), S. GROENVELD (Leiden), J.J. RUIZ IBANEZ (Murcia), G. JANSSENS (Leuven), J. MEARNS (Leuven), S. MUSA (Tilburg), L. VAN AELST (Rotterdam), G. VAN NIFTERIK (Amsterdam), R. VERMEIR (Gent), R. VON FRIEDEBURG (Rotterdam).

Organizing committee
  • Erik De Bom
  • Randall Lesaffer
  • Werner Thomas
Thursday 5 February 2015 | Conference day 1 | Irish College

09.30 Registration | Coffee

10.00 Opening of the Conference
  • Welcome: Luk Draye | Dean of the Faculty of Arts, KU Leuven
  • Opening remarks, Erik De Bom | KU Leuven
10.15 Session 1
Chair : Violet Soen
  • 10.15-11.00: Robert Von Friedeburg (Erasmus Unversity Rotterdam), Bodin’s Promise to France’s Elites: Property and Security Through Sovereignty.
  • 11.00-11.45: Lies Van Aelst (Erasmus University Rotterdam), Conform to the Government and Acknowledge the Sovereignty. Simon Stevin and Francois Vranck: A Practical Approach to Contested Sovereignty.
12.00 Lunch

13.30 Session 2
Chair : Erik De Bom
  • 13.30-14.15: Hans W. Blom (Erasmus University Rotterdam), The Power of the State and its Legitimation in the Political Thought of Grotius and his Followers
  • 14.15-15.00: Guus van Nifterik (University of Amsterdam), Ideas on Sovereignty: Soto, Vázquez and Grotius
15.00 Coffee

15.30 Session 3
Chair : Andrea Robiglio
  • 15.30-16.15 : Dominique Bauer (KU Leuven), The Prince as a Self-Legislating Agent with Francisco Suárez
  • 16.15-17.00: Erik De Bom (KU Leuven), What Makes a State a State? Humanist and Scholastic Perspectives in the Work of Nicolaus Vernulaeus

Friday 6 February 2015 | Conference day 2 | Irish College
09.30 Session 4
Chair : Randall Lesaffer
  • 09.30-10.15: James Mearns (KU Leuven), The Legal Humanist Contribution to Concepts of Power in Early Modern France
  • 10.15-11.00: René Vermeir (UGent), Representative Institutions and Law Making in the Habsburg Netherlands During the Early 17th Century
11.00 Coffee

11.30 Session 5
Chair : René Vermeir
  • 11.30-12.15: Shavana Musa (Tilburg University), The Dutch: Their Wars, Their Gains and Their Losses
  • 12.15-13.00: Bram De Ridder (KU Leuven), Territorial Strife and Sovereignty in the Aftermath of the Eighty Years War
13.00 Lunch

14.00 Session 6
Chair : Werner Thomas
  • 14.00-14.45: José Javier Ruiz Ibáñez (Universitad de Murcia), On Electing a Prince. The Popular Transfer of Sovereignty at the End of the Sixteenth Century
  • 14.45-15.30: Simon Groenveld (Leiden University), Dutch Sovereigns at Work in the First Half of the Seventeenth Century
15.30 Coffee

16.00 Session 7
Chair : Simon Groenveld
  • 16.00-16.45: Gustaaf Janssens (KU Leuven), ‘The King is the Real Souvereign of this Countries'. Politics of Justice and Order of the Duke of Alba in the Netherlands
  • 16.45-17.30: Alicia Esteban (Universidad de Alcalá), The Principality of the Archdukes: Project. Practice and Extinction of a "Separate Sovereignty"
17.30 Closing remarks
  • Randall Lesaffer | Tilburg University & KU Leuven
  • Werner Thomas | KU Leuven
  • The Leuven Institute for Ireland in Europe (Irish College), Janseniustraat 1, 3000 Leuven (B)
Please register before 30 January 2015 -