(Source: University of Edinburgh)
We just learned that the Société Internationale Fernand de Visscher pour l’Histoire des Droits de l’Antiquité has decided that its 73rd conference, in 2019, will be held at the University of Edinburgh. Here the announcement:
It was decided in Krakow that the 73rd Session of the Société Internationale Fernand de Visscher pour l’Histoire des Droits de l’Antiquité (SIHDA) conference will be held at the University of Edinburgh in Scotland. The conference will commence on Monday evening, 2nd September 2019, and end on Saturday, 7thSeptember 2019. The central theme, decided in Krakow, is:
“Le Droit et sa Place dans le Monde Antique”
Scholars are invited to submit proposals for papers dealing with specific aspects of legal doctrine in the Graeco-Roman world and their reception into subsequent epochs of legal development in Europe and elsewhere. In addition, we also warmly invite scholars to submit proposals for papers on the law of the Graeco-Roman world as a historical and cultural topos and its ideological legacies in subsequent periods of legal thought in Europe and elsewhere.
Papers should be no more than 20 minutes in length with an additional 10 minutes allocated for discussion. Papers may be given in English, Italian, German or Spanish. Details concerning the submission of paper titles and abstracts will be communicated with the first call for papers.