03 December 2013
LECTURE: Sarton Medal for Legal History (Prof. Heiner Lück), Ghent (12 December, 16:00)
The Sarton Committee at Ghent University awarded this year's Sarton Medal for Legal History to prof. Heiner Lück (Halle-Wittenberg), on the proposal of collega proximus prof. Rik Opsommer (UGent) from the Ghent Legal History Institute.
Recent holders of the Sarton Medal include prof. Ditlev Tamm (Copenhagen), prof. em. Anne Lefebvre-Teillard (Paris 2), prof. em. Fred Stevens (KULeuven), prof. Pia Letto-Vanamo (Helsinki), prof. Serge Dauchy (Lille 2/Saint-Louis), prof. Emanuele Conte (Roma III), dr. Seán Patrick Donlan (Limerick) and prof. Randall Lesaffer (Tilburg/KULeuven). For more information on George Sarton, his importance for the history of science and the journal Sartoniana, see the Sarton Committee's website.
The Ghent Law Faculty formally delivers the medal to prof. Lück on Thursday 12 December, at the occasion of a public lecture on a subject of comparative legal history, "Flemish Settlements in Flanders and their Law in the Middle Ages". The lecture will take place at 16:00 and is open to the public at large. Further information: Karin.Pensaert@UGent.be.