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CONFERENCE: Legal Histories of Disease

22. März 2022

The Stanford Center for Law and History will hold its fourth annual conference, “Legal Histories of Disease” as a hybrid event in-person at the Stanford Humanities Center and online via Zoom.

Date: April 29, 2022

The conference will explore how the law has historically responded to health crises and what contemporary insights can be drawn from this history. The one-day conference will be held on Friday, April 29, 2022, and is cosponsored with the Stanford Humanities Center; Program in History & Philosophy of Science, Stanford University; and Medical Humanities and the Arts Program (Medicine & the Muse). The conference will include three panels followed by a keynote session featuring Professor John Witt of Yale Law School who will take part in a discussion of his recently published book, American Contagions: Epidemics and the Law from Smallpox to COVID-19 with Professor Deirdre Cooper Owens of the University of Nebraska.

This event is open to the public and Stanford community both in-person and online. For registration you can use this link. If you have any questions, please contact: sclh@law.stanford.edu.

Source: https://conferences.law.stanford.edu/legal-histories-of-disease/