I just received the following:
The Language of Law: Classical Perspectives
Special Workshop at the XXV. World Congress of Philosophy of Law and Social Philosophy (Frankfurt am Main, 15–20 August 2011)
Papers for the workshop would be both theoretically informed and based on a thorough reading of relevant sources from Classical Antiquity. Possible topics include but are not limited to: legal interpretation, judicial rhetoric, the semiotics of law, law as literature, philosophical approaches (ancient or contemporary) to law. Papers addressing theoretical or methodological questions as well as ‘case studies’ focusing on a single text may be considered. The pre-circulation of the papers is hoped to contribute to a discussion-led style of workshop.
Abstracts for consideration should be sent by e-mail to
Miklós Könczöl (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Durham University, Department of Classics and Ancient History
Pázmány Péter Catholic University, Department of Legal Philosophy
The deadlines are: 31 March, 2011 for abstracts and 31 May, 2011 for full papers.
Participants have to be registered for the conference. For further details see the conference website: http://www.ivr2011.org/