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Programme of ESCLH Conference 2016 in Gdańsk-Gdynia Culture, Identity and Legal Instrumentalism

Day One: 28 June 2016

 

9:00 a.m. – 5:10 p.m. Summer School in the European Center of Solidarity (Gdańsk, Plac Solidarności 1)

 

9:20 a.m. – 10:50 a.m. Prof. Phillip Hellwege

University of Augsburg & University of Oxford

How to write (how not to write) a thesis in comparative legal history: methodological challenges and problems

 

11.00 a.m. – 12.00 p.m. Meeting with Mr Lech Walesa

President of the Republic of Poland (1990-1995)

 

12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m. Lunch

 

1:05 p.m.  – 2:35 p.m. Prof. Stefano Vinci

University of Bari Aldo Moro

Research in medieval and modern law. Methods and topics

 

2:40 p.m. – 3:40 p.m. Permanent Exhibition in European Center of Solidarity

 

3:45 p.m. – 5:10 p.m. Prof. Aniceto Masferrer

University of Valencia

Legal History and the history of ideas

The notion of the human dignity in history

 

3:30 p.m. – 5:30 p.m. Registration in European Center of Solidarity

 

4:00 p.m. - 5:30 p.m. Permanent Exhibition in European Center of Solidarity

 

6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.  Visiting Old Town of Gdańsk

Starting from European Center of Solidarity

 

alternative

 

5:40 p.m.  Buses Departures from European Center of Solidarity to Faculty of Law and Administration

6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. Lawyers Debate at Faculty of Law and Administration, University of Gdańsk  (Bażyńskiego 6, Gdańsk)

 

Lawyers Debate

 

(in Polish with translation)

Ugoda czy droga sądowa?

Różne systemy i różne zwyczaje w kulturach prawnych Europy i świata a podejście polskie

 

Litigation or Out-of-Court Methods of Dispute Resolution?

Different Regulations and Different Habits in Various Legal Cultures and the Polish Attitude

 

Introductory speaker

Mr Jacek Wałdoch

University of Gdańsk

Arbitraż jako alternatywny sposób rozwiązywania sporów w polskiej historii

Próba porównania z innymi państwami

Arbitration as an alternative method of dispute resolution in the Polish history

An attempt at comparison with other countries

 

Moderator

Dr Adam Mikołajczyk

Director of the Department of Economic Development of Marshall's Office of Pomorskie Voivodeship

 

Guests of Honour

Chartered Arbitrator Piotr Nowaczyk, advocate

President of the Court of Arbitration at the Polish Chamber of Commerce (2006-2009)

International Court of Arbitration member ICC in Paris (2003-2015)

 

Mr Marek Kacprzak, attorney-at-law

Honorary Consul of Republic of Austria

 

Dr Emőd Veress, attorney-at-law

Associate Professor of Civil and Commercial Law at the Sapientia University of Cluj-Napoca

 

Mr Ireneusz Pawłowski, attorney-at-law

President of Pomeranian Centre of Arbitration and Mediation

 

 

Day Two 29 June 2016

 

Artus Court and Main Hall in Old Town of Gdańsk  (Gdańsk, Długi Targ 43/44)

 

8:00 a.m.    Buses Departure

In front of Faculty of Law and Administration, Bażyńskiego 6 to Old Town

 

8:00 a.m. – 8:40 a.m.  Registration in Artus Court

 

9:00 a.m. – 9:40 a.m.  Official Opening

 

9:40 a.m. – 10:40 a.m.  Plenary Session I

 

Constitutional Instrumentalisation of Old Rights

American Constitutionalism as Common Law Litigation (1764-1776) and Polish Republicanism as National Legitimacy (1788-1831)

 

Chair

Prof. Luigi Lacché

Rector of University of Macerata

 

Keynote Speaker

Prof. Ulrike Müßig

University of Passau

Principal Investigator of ERC Advanced Grant in European Constitutional History

 

Commentator

Prof. Dirk Heirbaut

Ghent University

President of the Scientific Committee for Legal History of the Royal Flemish Academy of Belgium for Arts and Science

 

10:40 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. Coffee Break

 

11:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.  Panel Session I

(all panel sessions: 20 min for each paper & 10 min discussions following each paper)

 

Panel 1.1 (Artus Court, Wielka Hala)

Functional Constitutionalism (I): High Points in the Low Countries

 

Chair

Dr Judit Beke-Martos

Ruhr University in Bochum

 

Prof. Frederik Dhondt

Free University of Brussels & Ghent Legal History Institute

Legal Literacy and Political Activism From Below: the Case of Jan Joseph Raepsaet (1787-1815)

 

Dr Klaas Van Gelder

Ghent University

Legal Threat versus Constitutional Opportunity

The Treaty of The Hague (1790) and its Reception in Brabant and Flanders

 

Dr Brecht Deseure

Free University of Brussels & Passau University

The Radical Potential of the Ancient Constitution in the Belgian Revolution

 

Panel 1.2 (Artus Court, Sień)

The Legal Transplant and the Building of National Legal Identities In Central Eastern Europe

 

Chair

Prof. Phillip Hellwege

University of Augsburg & University of Oxford

 

Prof. Manuel Gutan

University Lucian Blaga of Sibiu

The Legal Transplant and the Building of  the Romanian Legal Identity  in 19th Century

 

Dr Martin Belov

University St. Kliment Ohridski of Sofia

The Idea of “Europe” as a Factor in the Building of the Bulgarian Legal Identity

 

Dr Michał Gałędek    Dr Piotr Pomianowski

University of Gdańsk   University of Warsaw

The National Codification or the French Law?

Discussion on the Reform of Civil Law at the Beginnings of Kingdom of Poland (1814 – 1815)

 

Panel 1.3 (Main Hall, Sala Wety)

New Vehicles and Transport Infrastructure

International Influences and Instrumentalism in Nordic Law, 1890-1940

 

Chair

Prof. Steven Wilf

University of Connecticut

 

Dr Jussi Sallila

University of Helsinki

At the Meeting Point of International Trade and the National Legal System

The Making of the Finnish Legislation on Bonded Warehouses

 

Prof. Mia Korpiola

University of Turku

Constructing the Automobile Law of a New Nation

International Influences on Finnish Automobile Regulation, 1917-1939

 

Dr Markus Kari

University of Helsinki

The Instrumentalism of the Early Nordic Aviation Law (1919-1939)

 

12:30 a.m. – 1:15 p.m. Lunch (Main Hall)

 

1:15 p.m. – 3:15 p.m.  Panel Session II

 

Panel 2.1 (Artus Court, Wielka Hala)

Law, Totalitarianism and the Modern World

 

Convenors

Dr Stephen Skinner    Dr Cosmin Sebastian Cercel

University of Exeter    University of Nottingham

 

Dr Stephen Skinner

University of Exeter

Law, Security and Inciting Disloyalty to the State in Interwar Italy and Britain

 

Dr Cosmin Sebastian Cercel

University of Nottingham

Mapping Dictatorship: Marshal Antonescu’s Dual State and the Law

 

Prof. David Fraser

University of Nottingham

Criminal Law in Auschwitz: Positivism, Natural Law, and SS Legal Normativity

 

Dr Simon Lavis

Open University

Interrogating Law’s Instrumentalization

Problematizing Notions of Ideology, Exceptionality and Rupture in the Third Reich

 

Panel 2.2 (Artus Court, Sień)

Vectors of Legal Cultures and Identities?

Legal Periodicals in Belgium, Estonia and France

 

Chair

Dr Sebastiaan Vandenbogaerde

Ghent University

 

Dr Sebastiaan Vandenbogaerde

Ghent University

Vectors of a National Legal Culture and Identity?

Belgium's Legal Periodicals during the Long Nineteenth Century (1830-1914)

 

Prof. Florence Renucci   Ing. Isabelle Thiebau

University of Lille

Vectors of Empires? Legal Periodicals in French Colonies (1830-1914)

 

Dr Merike Ristikivi

University of Tartu

Vectors of Legal Culture? The Collapse of the Soviet Union in Estonian Law Journals

 

Ms Pascaline le Polain  Prof. Nathalie Tousignant

University Saint-Louis in Brussels

Vector of the Doctrinal Construction of Customary Low in Belgian Congo during the 1930s?

Bulletin des juridictions indigènes et du droit coutumier congolais

 

Panel 2.3 (Main Hall, Sala Wety)

Thinking about Ourselves: Legal Historiography and Identity

 

Chair

Prof. Nir Kedar

Sapir Academic School of Law & Bar-Ilan University

 

Prof. Luigi Lacché

University of Macerata

A new way to understand the nineteenth-century Italian legal culture

The Eclectic Canon between national identity and comparative history

 

Dr Agustin Parise

University of Maastricht

Comparative Legal History

An Autonomous Discipline that Helps to Evaluate the Instrumentality of Law

 

Mr Henrik Forshamn

Uppsala University

Swedish legal education, Roman law and legal history

 

3:15 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. Coffee Break

 

 

3:30 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. Panel Session III

 

Panel 3.1 (Artus Court, Wielka Hala)

Self-Conception and Reform in the Early 20th Century

 

Chair

Prof. Manuel Gutan

University Lucian Blaga of Sibiu

 

Prof. Tadeusz Maciejewski  Dr Maja Maciejewska-Szałas

University of Gdańsk

Constitutional Systems of European Free Cities, 1918-1939

 

Dr Ewa Kozerska    Dr Tomasz Scheffler

Opole University    University of Wrocław

From the Second to the Third Republic of Poland

Breakthroughs in the Political and Legal System as a Relevant Question in the Discussion on the Nature of Law

 

Dr Veronica Corcodel

Toulouse Institute of Political Science

Revisiting Legal Instrumentalism

Modern Law and Otherness in Pre-War Twentieth-Century Comparative Legal Thinking

 

Panel 3.2 (Artus Court, Sień)

Law, Gender and Local Legal Family

 

Chair

Prof. Flavia Stara

University of Macerata

 

Prof. Sanita Osipova

University of Latvia

"The Political Platform of the Latvian People’s Council” of 17 November 1918 of the Republic of Latvia People’s Council as the founder of gender equality tradition in Latvia

Within the discourse of European ideas on gender equality

 

Assoc. Prof. Gwen Hoerr Jordan

University of Illinois

"A Woman of Strange, Unfathomable Presence”

Ida Platt’s Lived Experience of Race, Gender, and Law, 1863-1939

 

Dr Zhu Ming-zhe

China University of Political Science and Law

In the Name of the Republic: Theories and Practices of Family Reform in the “Republican Moments"

 

Panel 3.3 (Main Hall, Sala Wety)

Frontiers of Knowledge in Medieval and Early Modern Law

 

Chair

Prof. Jonathan Rose

Arizona State University

 

Justice Jeroen M. J. Chorus

Amsterdam Court of Appeal

The role of possession under the Libri feudorum

 

Ms Anna Clara Lehmann Martins

Federal University of Santa Catarina

Uses of Augustine’s writings by Hincmar of Rheims

Shaping the legal identity of the Carolingian king through transplantation

 

Dr Jiri Brňovják   Dr Marek Starý

University of Ostrava  Higher School of Finance and Administration in Prague

Changes in the Legal Institution of the Inkolat in the Bohemian Crown Lands during the Early Modern Period as a Reflection of Changing Political Circumstances and Modernization of State and Society

 

5:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. Debate in Artus Court (Wielka Hala)

 

Guest of Honour

President of the Republic of Poland (2010-2015)

Mr Bronisław Komorowski

 

Pozycja Polski w Europie i na świecie – wczoraj, dziś i jutro

 

Position of Poland in Europe and In the World – Yesterday, Today, Tomorrow

(in Polish with translation)

 

Introductory Speaker

Senator of the Republic of Poland

Mr Sławomir Rybicki

 

Moderator

Mr Lech Parell

 

8:00 p.m.    Polish Baltic Philharmonic Hall, Ołowianka 1

 

8:15 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. Violin Concert of Joanna Klimaszewska

Accompaniment of Bartosz Kołaczkowski

 

9:00 p.m. – 11:00 p.m. Dinner in Polish Baltic Philharmonic Hall

 

 

Day Three 30 June 2016

Pomeranian Park of Science and Technology in Gdynia (aleja Zwycięstwa 96/98, Gdynia)

 

8:00 a.m.     Buses Departure from Gdańsk Old Town in front of Hotel Gdańsk Superior, Szafarnia 9

 

8:30 a.m.      Bus Stop In front of Faculty of Law and Administration, Bażyńskiego 6

 

9:00 a.m. – 9:40 a.m. (Sala C) General Assembly of ESCLH Members

 

9:40 a.m. – 10:40 a.m.  Plenary Session II

 

Pragmatism in law as a trap

Premo dern divided ownership in modern legal history of Estonia

 

Chair

Professor of Legal History Jan Hallebeek

VU University Amsterdam

 

Keynote Speaker

Professor of Legal History Marju Luts-Sootak

University of Tartu

 

Commentator

Professor of Comparative Legal History Heikki Pihlajamäki

University of Helsinki

 

10:40 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.  Coffee Break

 

11:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.   Panel Session IV

(all panel sessions: 20 min for each paper & 10 min discussions following each paper)

 

Panel 4.1 (Sala C)

Identity Within and Across Legal Systems

 

Chair

Prof. Yves Cartuyvels

University Saint Louis of Brussels

 

Dr Matthew Dyson

University of Cambridge

Proceed and feedback: legal procedure and legal development

 

Dr Albert Ruda

University of Girona

The change of course concerning legal causation under Spanish law.

Rise and demise of a legal transplant?

 

Mr Miloš Vukotić

University of Belgrad

Punishment in the Law of Tort

 

Panel 4.2 (Sala Kinowa)

The Flow of Legal Doctrine in Time and Space

 

Chair

Prof. David Fraser

University of Nottingham

 

Prof. Arno Dal Ri Jr.

Federal University of Santa Catarina

Mancini in South America

The Principle of Nationality on the testing bench of Argentinian and Brazilian legal doctrines

 

Prof. Assaf Likhovsky

Tel Aviv University

An Elusive Legacy: Polish Lawyers and Israeli Law

 

Ms Katharina Isabel Schmidt

Yale Law School & Princeton University

A Tale of Two Naturalisms

Law’s Instrumentality in the Minds of Early 20th Century German and American Alternative Jurists

 

Panel 4.3 (Sala Morska)

Axiological Constitutionalism (II): 19th Century Identity Building

 

Chair

Prof. Frederik Dhondt

Free University of Brussels

 

Dr Imre Képessy

Eötvös Loránd University in Budapest & Széchenyi István University in Győr

National Modernization through the "Constitutional Revolution" of 1848 - Pretext and Context

 

Mr Stefan Huygebaert

Ghent University

Comparative Legal Iconography

the Decisive Constitutional Moment as an Analytical Tool for Constitutional History

 

Dr Judit Beke-Martos

Ruhr University in Bochum

Restoring the Historical Constitutional Order with a Coronation in 1867

 

12:30 p.m. – 1:30 p.m.  Lunch

 

 

1:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.   Panel Session V

 

Panel 5.1 (Sala C)

Codification as Nationalization or Denationalization of Law: Europe and America

 

Chair

Prof. Aniceto Masferrer

University of Valencia

 

Dr Isabel Ramos Vázquez

University of Jaén

Legal instrumentalism in the 19th century prison reform (Unites States & Europe)

 

Prof. Diego Nunes

Federal University of Uberlândia

The “Code Pénal” in the itinerary of the Criminal Codification in Latin America

“Influence” and circularity of models

 

Dr Gabriela Cobo del Rosal

University Rey Juan Carlos in Madrid

The influence of the French juridical thought in the development of the concepts of fraud and fault in the Spanish Criminal code process

 

Prof. Juan B. Cañizares-Navarro

CEU Cardenal Herrera University in Elche

The infamous penalties in the Spanish Criminal Codes of the 19th century

 National and/or Foreign Content?

 

Panel 5.2 (Sala Kinowa)

Commercial Law in Europe: Of Glaciers, Codes, Merchants and Consumers

 

Chair

Prof. Dave De ruysscher

Free University of Brussels

 

Dr Sean Thomas

Durham University

English Commercial Law: Chasing Shadows

 

Dr Johannes Flume

Eberhard Karls University of Tübingen

German Commercial Law: Rise and Fall

 

Dr Anna Klimaszewska

University of Gdańsk

The Phenomenon of a Hollow Legal Shell

A Few Remarks on the Course of Implementation of the French Commercial Law in the Polish Territories in the 19th Century

 

Dr Janwillem (Pim) Oosterhuis

Maastricht University

Dutch Commercial Law: From Commercial Sale to Consumer Sale?

 

Panel 5.3 (Sala Morska)

Strategies, Policies and Ideologies in the Field of Public Law

 

Chair

Prof. Valdis Bluzma

Turiba University in Riga

 

Prof. Marek Maciejewski

University of Wrocław

The relationship between natural and statutory law in ancient and medieval conceptions

 

Prof. Bart Wauters

IE University in Madrid – Segovia

Liberty, Equality and Property

Property as an instrument of liberty and equality in an age of Revolution

 

Dr Ivan Kosnica

University of Zagreb

Local citizenship on Croatian-Slavonian legal area in the first Yugoslavia (1918-1941): breakdown of a concept?

 

Dr Thomas Mohr

University College Dublin

The Privy Council Appeal and British Imperial Policy, 1833-1939

 

3:30 p.m. – 3:45 p.m.  Coffee Break

 

 

3:45 p.m. – 5:45 p.m.  Panel Session VI

 

Panel 6.1 (Sala C)

Codification as Nationalization or Denationalization of Law

Europe (France, Belgium, Italy and Spain)

 

Chair

Dr Matthew Dyson

University of Cambridge

 

Prof. Aniceto Masferrer

University of Valencia

Codification as Nationalization or Denationalization of Law

A Critical and Comparative Approach to the Spanish Case

 

Prof. Dirk Heirbaut

Ghent University

Codification as Nationalization or Denationalization: The Belgian Case

 

Prof. Yves Cartuyvels

University Saint-Louis in Brussels

The Belgian criminal Code of 1867: a national process under international influence

 

Dr Stefano Vinci

University of Bari Aldo Moro

The Italian criminal code of 1889: Originality and influences from the transalpine models

 

Panel 6.2 (Sala Kinowa)

Marriage in Different Cultures

 

Chair

Assoc. Prof. Gwen Jordan

University of Illinois

 

Assoc. Prof. Mišo Dokmanović

Ss. Cyril and Methodius University in Skopje

Law as an Instrument of Social Change: the Transformation of Marriage in Post-World War II Macedonia (1945 – 1953)

 

Assoc. Prof. Zsuzsanna Peres

National University of Public Service in Budapest

The Marriage Property Rights of the Hungarian Noble Women in Comparative Context

 

Mr Omer Aloni

Tel Aviv University

Bigamy, Polygamy and Legal Orientalism in Comparative Study of Early Israeli Law

 

Ms Louisa Stella de Oliveira Coutinho Silva

University of Lisbon

Marring in the Colonial Brazil: White, Black and Indian Cultures and the Formation of the Brazilian Identity

 

Panel 6.3 (Sala Morska)

Commerce and Craft

 

Chair

Prof. Mia Korpiola

University of Turku

 

Prof. Steven Robert Wilf

University of Connecticut

Reluctant Legal Transplant: Moral Rights and Dignitas in an Age of Artistic Transformation

 

Prof. Annamaria Monti

Bocconi University in Milano

19th-20th century Italian Commercial Law: between national reality and foreign suggestions

 

Dr Ana Santos Rutschman

Duke University

Translating Intellectual Property into the Digital Environment: Law and Cultural Production in Europe and the United States

 

Mr Sebastian Krafzik

University of Leuven

The historical development of banking regulation in the West European legal tradition (ca. 1800 – 1950)

 

Panel 6.4 (Sala Piaskowa)

Private Law Movements from Rome to Today

 

Chair

Prof. Richard Helmholz

University of Chicago

 

Prof. Barbara Biscotti

University of Milano-Bicocca

Humanity as Core Issue of Law Post - Postmodern Methodologies in  Roman Law

 

Dr Aleksander Grebieniow

University of Fribourg

Unfair Advantage - An Intriguing Example of Legal Transformation in the Swiss Private Law

 

Dr Łukasz Jan Korporowicz

University of Łódź

Influence of the Roman Law in the House of Lords Judgments Regarding Delictual (Tortious) Liability

 

Dr Emőd Veress

Sapientia University in Cluj-Napoca

Nationalization, Restitution and Renationalization

Anatomy of Church Property Restitution in Transylvania

 

 

6:00 p.m. – 7:50 p.m. (Sala C) Prominent Polish Jurists Debate

 

(in Polish with translation)

Przemiany polskiego prawa i kultury prawnej na przełomie XX i XXI w. w perspektywie porównawczej

 

Transformations in Polish Law and Legal Culture at the Turn of 20th and 21th Century in Comparative Perspective

 

Moderator

Prof. Jerzy Zajadło

University of Gdańsk

 

Guests of Honour

Prof. Ewa Łętowska

First Polish Commissioner for Citizens' Rights

Emeritus Justice of the Polish Constitutional Tribunal

Emeritus Justice of the Polish Supreme Administrative Court

Full Member of the Polish Academy of Sciences

 

Justice Jerzy Stępień

Emeritus President of the Polish Constitutional Tribunal

Vice-Rector of Łazarski University in Warsaw

 

alternative

 

6:00 p.m. – 7:50 p.m. Poster Session (Sala Kinowa)

 

Chair

Dr Maria Lewandowicz

University of Gdańsk

 

Ms Victória Gyönki

Eötvös Loránd University in Budapest

’Verðr sekr’ – Different Narrations of Outlawry in Medieval Icelandic Sources

 

Dr Jiri Brňovják   Dr Marek Starý

University of Ostrava  Higher School of Finance and Administration in Prague

Changes in the Legal Institution of the Inkolat in the Bohemian Crown Lands during the Early Modern Period as a Reflection of Changing Political Circumstances and Modernization of State and Society

 

Dr Sara Pilloni

University of Trieste

The evolution of (contractual) “third-party” notion beyond the relativity of contracts’ principle

the contribution of Legal History in the identification of a methodological approach

 

Ms Alexandra Aytova

University St. Kliment Ohridski of Sofia

Culture identity of Bulgarian legal system (1878 – 1912)

 

Mr Marcin Michalak

University of Gdańsk

Old heritage v. founding values of the American Republic

Judicial adoption of the English common law regarding medical malpractice in the United States in the 19th century

 

Dr Marcin Łysko

University of Białystok

Political circumstances of adjudicating in petty offences in the People’s Republic of Poland

 

Dr Maria Lewandowicz

University of Gdańsk

What the Vienna Convention meant to the development of the Polish private law?

 

Dr Beata Kowalczyk

University of Gdańsk

Positive and extinctive prescription - various models of solutions

 

8:00 p.m. – 11.00 p.m. Dinner at the Vinegre Restaurant in Gdynia, Zawiszy Czarnego 1

 

 

Day Four 1 July 2016

Faculty of Law and Administration, University of Gdańsk (ul. Bażyńskiego 6, Gdańsk)

 

8:00 a.m.     Buses Departure from Gdańsk Old Town in front of Hotel Gdańsk Superior, Szafarnia 9

 

9:00 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.  Panel Session VII

(all panel sessions: 20 min for each paper & 10 min discussions following each paper)

 

Panel 7.1 (Audytorium A)

Constitutional History, Authoritarian Rule and Transition to Democracy in Brazil and Comparative Perspectives

 

Chair

Prof. Massimo Mecarelli

University of Macerata

 

Prof. Cristiano Paixão

University of Brasilia

Constitutional History and Transitional Justice in Contemporary Brazil: Towards a Politics of Time

 

Prof. Leonardo Barbosa

Training and Improvement Centre (CEFOR) of the Chamber of Deputies in Brasilia

Constitutional Politics during the Brazilian Civil-Military Dictatorship

The Constitution as a Tool for Authoritarian Reform and for Political Transition

 

Ms Claudia Paiva Carvalho

University of Brasilia

Transitional Justice and Sexual Crimes in Latin America

An Analysis of Brazil and Comparative Perspectives

 

Ms Maria Pia Guerra

University of Brasilia

Social Conflict and the Brazilian Transacted Transition

the Criminal Case N. 453/83

 

Panel 7.2 (Audytorium B)

19th Century Private Law ‘Modernisation’

 

Chair

Prof. Barbara Biscotti

University of Milano-Bicocca

 

Prof. Heikki Pihlajamäki

University of Helsinki

Law and the new world: codification and modernization in the nineteenth century

 

Prof. Marju Luts-Sootak    Assoc. Prof. Hesi Siimets-Gross

University of Tartu

Legal Act as an Instrument for the Unification of a Nation from Inside

Discussions about Estonian Civil Code 1936/40 from a Comparative Perspective

 

Assoc. Prof. Dmitry Poldnikov

Higher School of Economics in Moscow

Why generalize contract law?

Debates around some key arguments in the 19th century France, Germany and Russia

 

Ms Julie Rocheton

University Pantheon-Assas Paris 2

An endeavor to improve the legal reality: the 19th century United-States Civil Codes

 

 

Panel 7.3 (Audytorium C)

Migrations of People, Ideas and Legal Power

 

Chair

Prof. Bart Wauters

IE University in Madrid – Segovia

 

Prof. Francesca De Rosa    Prof. Francesco Mastroberti

University of Naples Federico II  University of Bari Aldo Moro

The policy of migrations in Italy: continuity or discontinuity?

 

Assoc. Prof. Balázs Pálvölgyi

Széchenyi István University in Budapest

Migration policy without room for manoeuvre

Direct impact on Hungarian migration policy of the 1870 Agreement on Citizenship between US and Austria-Hungary (1880s-1914)

 

Dr Virginia Amorosi

University of Naples Federico II

European Legal Culture and Workers Issues

The Construction of a Modern Western Knowledge to Keep Control

 

Mr Airton Ribeiro da Silva Júnior

University of Florence

“Evolution of international law”: conceptions of international law in early-twentieth-century Brazil

 

11:00 a.m. – 11:15 a.m.  Coffee Break

 

11:15 a.m. – 12:45 p.m.   Panel Session VIII

 

Panel 8.1 (Audytorium A)

Legal History, the Interdisciplinary Challenge: a Discussion on Rights in Time of Crises

 

Chair

Prof. Cristiano Paixão

University of Brasilia

 

Prof. Massimo Meccarelli

University of Macerata

In the Realm of Legal History

 

Prof. Paulo Palchetti

University of Macerata

In the Realm of International Law

 

Prof. Flavia Stara

University of Macerata

In the Realm of Philosophy of Education

 

Panel 8.2 (Audytorium B)

Culture, Conformity and Coding in Legal Phenomena

 

Chair

Prof. Assaf Likhovsky

Tel Aviv Uniersity

 

Ms Caroline Laske

Ghent University

Language as carrier of culture - comparative and historical perspectives

 

Dr Vanessa Duss Jacobi, Advocate

University of Lucerne

Coding Cultures – parallelisation patterns in forming of collective identities

 

Dr Jacek Srokosz

Opole University

Could a Community’s Identity be Shaped Through Law?

 

Panel 8.3 (Audytorium C)

Law, Human Rights and Democracy

 

Chair

Assoc. Prof. Marcin Wiszowaty

University of Gdańsk

 

Assoc. Prof. Judithanne Scourfield McLauchlan

University of South Florida in St. Petersburg

The Impact of Decisions of the European Court of Human Rights on Legal and Judicial Reform in the Republic of Moldova

 

Assoc. Prof. Vladimir Valeryevich Kochetkov

International Slavonic Institute in Moscow

The Russian Values and Constitutional Democracy

 

Mr Chiming Zhong

University of Edinburgh

Human Rights, Modernity and Confucianism

 

12:45 p.m. – 1:30 p.m.   Lunch

 

 

1:30 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.   Panel Session IX

 

Panel 9.1 (Audytorium A)

‘Public’ as Identity and as Locus of Change

 

Chair

Prof. Paolo  Palchetti

University of Macerata

 

Prof. Valdis Bluzma

Turiba University in Riga

The Peasant Laws of Baltic Governorates in XIX Century and Their Role in Formation of Latvian and Estonian Nations

 

Dr Paulo Potiara del Alcantara Veloso

Regional Community University Chapecó & Faculty Cesucs in Florianopolis

Migration, Law Innovation and the Infidel World

The instrumental face of European civilizing presumptions under the universalized ius gentium of Francisco de Vitoria

 

Mr Francesco Campodonico

University of Genoa

The recall of MPs in Great Britain: may a legal institute be the end of a secular political culture?

 

Panel 9.2 (Audytorium B)

Institutions and Politics

 

Chair

Assoc. Prof. Judithanne Scourfield McLauchlan

University of South Florida in St. Petersburg

 

Assoc. Prof. Sunita Jogarajan

Melbourne Law School

The Role of the League of Nations in the Development of Double Tax Agreements

 

Dr Tzung-Mou Wu

Academia Sinica in Taipei City

Comparative Legal History for the Rights of Indigenous People

 

Ms Marjorie Carvalho de Souza

University of Naples Federico II

The Creation of the Court of Auditors in the First Republic in Brazil and its Interaction with European Legal Systems

 

Panel 9.3 (Audytorium C)

Mixed Legal Traditions and Identities

 

Chair

Prof. Nathalie Tousignant

University Saint-Louis in Brussels

 

Prof. Nir Kedar

Sapir Academic School of Law & Bar-Ilan University

Law as an Agent of Modernization and National Identity: The Case of Israel

 

Dr Paul Swanepoel

University of KwaZulu-Natal in Durban

Judicial Identities in Tanganyika, 1920-1961

 

Ms Zülâl Muslu

University of Paris Ouest Nanterre & Max Planck Institute for European Legal History

Preventing the Ottoman sovereignty or digging the grave of an Empire?

The Ottoman mixed commercial courts: The roots of the Nation-state building

 

Ms Raquel Razente Sirotti

REMEP - International Max Planck Research School on retaliation, mediation and punishment

Between monument and instrument: the criminal codes of 1830 and 1890 and the built of criminal legal identities in Brazil

 

3:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. Buses Departures from Gdańsk-Oliwa to Old Town of Gdańsk

 

4:00 p.m.   Visting Old Town of Gdańsk

 

 

 

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