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Vanderbilt Legal History Colloquium


Legal History Colloquium

Schedule AY 2022-23

Mondays 12:15-1:45



Faculty Director: Kim Welch

Graduate Student Assistant: Jessica Fletcher


October 3: Fahad Bishara, University of Virginia, "Bazaar: Law, Markets, and the Making of the Muslim World”


October 17: Adriana Chira, Emory University (co-sponsored by CLACX), “Rights by Possession: Post-Emancipation Land Politics in Cuba, 1880s-1930s” 


November 7: Kris Collins, Boston University, “Blood and Nation: Making the Citizen Family in American Law”


February 20: Hillay Zmora, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, “Margrave Albrecht ‘Achilles’ of Brandenburg: War, Law, and State Formation in Germany, 1440-1486”


March 6: Will Pooley, University of Bristol, “Fraud, Expertise, and Doubt: Prosecuting “Unwitchers" in France, 1790-1940”


April 3: Hannah Skoda, St. Johns College, Oxford, “Slaves Using Law in Late Medieval Europe”


**Note: we are also co-sponsoring a book talk with Isabela Morales on Thursday, November 17. More details to come.