16 May 2018

CONFERENCE: Lay Advocacy in the Pre-modern World (University of Turku, 28-29 May 2018)

Please find below the programme for the conference “Lay Advocacy in the Pre-modern World”, to be held in Turku later this month.

Venue: Calonia, Caloniankuja 3 (Seminarhall Cal1006)
Schedule: 28–29 May, 2018
Organiser: Faculty of Law and Legal Literacy in Finland 1750–1920 Academy of Finland project

Monday 28 May 2018
​Keynote Lecture:
John Baker: The Regulation of Advocacy in Medieval and Early-Modern England
​ 19.00
​Conference Dinner

 Tuesday 29 May 2018
​Raffaella Bianchi Riva: Lay Advocacy in the Treatises on Legal Profession: The Debate Surrounding Legal Ethics in the Middle Ages and Early Modern Period

Mia Korpiola: Advocates before Official Advocacy: Lay Advocacy in the Stockholm Town Court ca. 1615
​Coffee break
Josep Capdeferro: "Síndics" in Early Modern Catalan Society: Legal Skills through Experience

Petteri Impola: Lay Advocacy in the Court Records of Seventeenth-Century Sweden: Methodological Approach
​Keynote Lecture:
Kjell Åke Modéer: From Amateurship to Quasi-professional Lawyering: Laymen’s Participation in Swedish Judicial Culture 1850–1950
Marianne Vasara-Aaltonen: Lay Advocates at the Town Courts of Kuopio and Vaasa in Nineteenth-century Finland

Zeynep Yazici Caglar: The Way to Define the Barrister in 19th Century England – Bar Examination

Anna Kuismin: Representations of Lay Scribes and Advocates in Finnish Newspapers and Fiction from the 1840s to the 1920s
​Coffee break
​Keynote Lecture:
Jane Burbank: Advocacy and sovereignty: Perspectives from Russia

For more information, see the conference page

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