One-day Workshop/Conference at the Centre for English Local History, Leicester University, 3-5 Salisbury rd,
on Saturday 14th September 2013
Criminal Justice, the Courts and Punishment in France and England in the Eighteenth and Nineteenth Centuries
10.15 - 12.00
Emmanuel Berger (Université Catholique de Louvain): ‘The French Grand Jury during the late 18th Century, A Sociological Approach’
Bob Shoemaker (University of Sheffield): ‘Reporting of the Participation of Legal Counsel in the Old Bailey Proceedings, 1730-1800’
12.00 - 1.00 Lunch
1.00 - 2.45
Jérôme de Brouwer (Université Libre de Bruxelles): ‘The "Depublicization" Process of Capital Punishment in 19th Century Belgium’
Peter King (Leicester University): ‘Rethinking the Bloody Code. The Role of Capital Punishment in Britain’
2.45 - 3.15 Coffee
3.15 - 5.00
Laurence Montel (Université de Caen): ‘The French Indictment Chamber during the 19th Century: Which Sources for History?’
Richard Ward (Leicester University): ‘The Reporting of Crime and the Courts in Mid Eighteenth-Century London’
For further details email Pete King email email@example.com.
Please let us know you are coming by contacting Lucy Byrne (firstname.lastname@example.org<mailto:email@example.com> ; 0116 252 2762). There will be a charge of £8.00 for lunch and drinks. Please pay by cash or cheque on the day.