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Ghent University yearly awards a George Sarton Chair for the History of Science, as well as several medals for the history of a specific discipline. The Ghent Faculty of Law and Criminology proposed Prof. dr. Matthias Schmoeckel for this year's edition.
Prof. dr. Dirk Heirbaut (UGent/Legal History Institute) acts as collega proximus. Previous laureates include Jean-Louis Halpérin (Ecole Normale Supérieure), Paul Brand (Oxford), Serge Dauchy (Lille), Anne Lefèbvre-Teillard (Paris II Panthéon-Assas), Sean Patrick Donlan (Thomson Rivers University), Raoul Van Caenegem (UGent), Jos Monballyu (KULeuven), Fred Stevens (KULeuven) and Randall Lesaffer (KULeuven/Tilburg).
Prof. dr. Matthias Schmoeckel will hold his Sarton Lecture on the theme:
"Conditions of a successful European Economic Order"
The medal will be awarded in Ghent on Thursday 21 November, at 16:00 in a public ceremony. RSVP here.
(source: Rechtshistorische Courant UGent)