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MPI-TAU Transnational Legal History Workshop | Fall Semester 2022-2023

Oct. 20, 2022

The Berg Foundation Institute for Law and History at The Buchmann Faculty of Law, Tel Aviv University, and the Max-Planck-Institute for Legal History and Legal Theory will continue the joint MPI-TAU Transnational Legal History Workshop in the Fall Semester, 2022/2023.

1.11.2022 - 24.1.2022 / 19 - 20:30 (Frankfurt Time)
Online on Zoom / registration required

The workshop meets Tuesdays 19.00-20.30 (Frankfurt time) and 20:00-21:30 (Tel Aviv time). This year's organizers and moderators are Thomas Duve (MPI), Ron Harris (TAU), Assaf Likhovski (TAU), Stefan Vogenauer (MPI).

Sessions will be conducted on Zoom, and based on pre-circulated papers. For the first time, the workshop will also be open for students from Goethe University. Registration for participation is required. Please register here.



1 November
Taisu Zhang (Yale University), The Modern State and the Rise of the Business Corporation

8 November
Eduardo Zimmermann (Universidad de San Andrés, Buenos Aires), Towards a Transnational Legal History of the Administrative State in Latin America

15 November
Phillip I. Lieberman (Vanderbilt University), The Use of Jewish Legal Sources to Tell Islamic Economic History

22 November
Mitra Sharafi (University of Wisconsin), Fear of the False in Colonial South Asia

29 November
Roy Kreitner (Tel Aviv University), Concepts, Contexts, Contests

6 December

Baudouin Dupret (CNRS), Mind the step: Standardizing the Mind, Stepping into Positive Law (Egypt, 1897-1949)

13 December
Jean-Louis Halpérin (EHESS), Doctrinal circulations in criminal law 1764-1914

20 December
Inge Van Hulle (mpilhlt / KU Leuven), The Cambridge history of international law in Africa


10 January
Philip Bajon (mpilhlt), European Law and the Passage to Majority Rule in the European Union

17 January
Lena Foljanty (Universität Wien/mpilhlt), Writing a comparative history of legal orders in transition: Methodological reflections

24 January
Priyasha Saksena (University of Leeds), Limping Marriages: Race, Class, and Divorce Jurisdiction in the British Empire

Source: https://www.lhlt.mpg.de/2890334/mpi-tau-workshop.html (20.10.2022)