In the first session, Professor Matsuzono Jun’ichirō will deliver a talk on the different definitions of law in Japanese history, while the second session will gather four different scholars working with various topics of medieval legal history in Japan. The discussion will focus on methods, theoretical frameworks and concepts, prompting a lively and welcoming debate that aims at extrapolating the limits of traditional Japanese history and legal history.
MATSUZONO Jun’ichirō: The World of Law in the Muromachi and Sengoku Periods
KOIKE Katsuya: Temple and Shrine Law: Between the Sacred and the Profane
QIAN Jingyi: Village Law: Local Documents and Ordinances
KAWATO Takashi: Economics and the Laws: Law of Debt Cancelation (tokusei-rei) and Law of Shroffing (erizeni-rei)
Source: https://www.lhlt.mpg.de/events/32850/2078412 (2.12.2022)