Past Symposia on Comparative Early Modern Legal History

Past Symposia

Friday, October 10, 2014
Symposium on Comparative Early Modern Legal History
Meanings of Justice in New World Empires: Settler and Indigenous Law as Counterpoints
Understandings of justice differed among New World empires and among the settlers, imperial officials, and Indigenous peoples within each one. This conference will focus on the array of meanings of justice, their emergence and transformation, and the implications of adopting one or another definition.
Friday, October 5, 2012
Symposium on Comparative Early Modern Legal History
Law and the French Atlantic
Law and the French Atlantic Organized by Allan Greer, McGill University, and Richard J. Ross, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.
Friday, April 8, 2011
Symposium on Comparative Early Modern Legal History
The Struggle for Land: Property, Territory, and Jurisdiction in Early Modern Europe and the Americas
The Struggle for Land: Property, Territory, and Jurisdiction in Early Modern Europe and the Americas Organized by Tamar Herzog, Stanford University, and Richard Ross, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.
Friday, April 23, 2010
Symposium on Comparative Early Modern Legal History
New Perspectives on Legal Pluralism
New Perspectives on Legal Pluralism Organized by Lauren Benton, New York University, and Richard Ross, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.
Friday, April 3, 2009
Symposium on Comparative Early Modern Legal History
The Law of Nations and the Early Modern Atlantic World
The Law of Nations and the Early Modern Atlantic World Organized by Eliga Gould, University of New Hampshire, and Richard Ross, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.
Friday, February 29, 2008
Symposium on Comparative Early Modern Legal History
Criminal Justice in the British Atlantic World, 1500-1850
Criminal Justice in the British Atlantic World, 1500-1850 Organized by Bruce Smith, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.
Friday, October 6, 2006
Symposium on Comparative Early Modern Legal History
Law, Religion, and Social Discipline in the Early Modern Atlantic World
Law, Religion, and Social Discipline in the Early Modern Atlantic World Organized by Richard Ross, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.
Friday, October 14, 2005
Symposium on Comparative Early Modern Legal History
Membership in Communities and States in the Early Modern Atlantic World: Legal Rules, Social Judgments, and the Negotiation of Citizenship
Membership in Communities and States in the Early Modern Atlantic World: Legal Rules, Social Judgments, and the Negotiation of Citizenship Organized by Richard Ross, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.