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12 August 2013

CONFERENCE: Criminal Justice, the Courts and Punishment in France and England in the Eighteenth and Nineteenth Centuries


timeline picturesOne-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

10.00 Coffee and Introduction

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 pk180@le.ac.uk.

Please let us know you are coming by contacting Lucy Byrne (lb77@le.ac.uk<mailto:lb77@le.ac.uk> ; 0116 252 2762). There will be a charge of £8.00 for lunch and drinks. Please pay by cash or cheque on the day.

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