Roman Law for Classicists and Historians

Roman Law for Classicists and Historians

Issued: Wed, 25 Mar 2015 21:51:00 GMT

Roman Law for Classicists and Historians

A one-day workshop for PhD students, funded by the Scottish Graduate School for Arts and Humanities

University of Glasgow, April 22nd, 2015 Murray Room, 65 Oakfield Avenue

Programme

11  Welcome and Introduction: Catherine Steel (University of Glasgow)
11.10-1.10 An introduction to Roman Law
11.10 Paul du Plessis (University of Edinburgh)  An Introduction to Roman Law
12.10 Jill Harries (University of St. Andrews) Reading the Digest
1.10-2  Sandwich Lunch

2-5



 

Roman Law in historical research: case studies
  • 2pm: Georgy Kantor (St. John’s College, Oxford) The Leges Portorii from Ephesus and Andriake
  • 3pm: Gianluca Raccagni (University of Edinburgh) Empire, lords and city republics: the role of medieval legal works in the battles over the legacy of the Magna Carta of the Lombard cities
  • 4pm: Cornelius Riethdorf (Peterhouse, Cambridge) Citizenship, Exile and Natural Rights in Medieval Roman Law