Early English Laws (Die Gesetze Der Ange)

Venue: Institute of Historical Research

Location: London, United Kingdom

Event Date/Time: Apr 29, 2008
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EARLY ENGLISH LAWS

A CENETENARY CONFERENCE CELEBRATING THE PUBLICATION OF DIE GESETZE DER ANGELSACHSEN (1906-13) BY FELIX LIEBERMANN

July 16-17
Institute of Historical Research
University of London

This international conference will explore our current understanding of English Legal texts and law before Magna Carta (1215). The programme offers paper on Liebermann’s work, both in Die Gesetze and elsewhere, Anglo-Saxon royal and anonymous codes, post-conquest treatises, manuscripts, the social impact of the law, and antiquarian interests.

Featured Speakers
Mary Richards, ‘I-II Cnut: Wulfstan’s Summa’
R.D. Fulk, ‘Localizing and Dating Old English
Prose: The Evidence of Anglo-Saxon Legislation’
John Hudson, ‘Leges, Law, and Legal History’

Papers by Shannon Ambrose, Hidyuki Arimitsu, Rebecca Brackmann, Hugh Doherty, Daniela Fruscione, Thomas Gobbitt, Janelle Greenberg, Thomas Hill, Stefan Jurasinski, Nick Karn, Simon Keynes, Tom Lambert, Chris Lewis,
Lisi Oliver, Andrew Rabin. Thomas Roche, Jürg Rainer Schwyter, and Richard Sharpe.

Full Programme and Registration Form Available online at
www.history.ac.uk/conferences/medieval.php#79

For more information, contact Bruce O’Brien (bobrien@umw.edu) or Julie Ackroyd(Julie.Ackroyd@sas.ac.uk)

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