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Call for Papers 2: Criminal Law and Emotions in European Legal Cultures: From 16th Century to the Present (21-22 MAY 2015)

This two-day conference seeks to historicize the relationship between law and emotions, focusing on the period from the sixteenth century to the present. It aims to ask how legal definitions, categorizations and judgments were influenced by, and themselves influenced, moral … Continue reading

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Call for Papers: University of Ghana: Comparative Commonwealth and British Empire Legal Histories from July 2-4, 2015

Comparative Commonwealth and British Empire Legal Histories from July 2-4, 2015 Traditions, Borrowings, Innovations, & Impositions: Law in the PostColony and in Empire.     Patterns of disruption and also networks of innovation, resistance, tradition, and imposition connect places touched … Continue reading

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Joseph Conrad

    “He who wants to persuade should put his trust not in the right argument, but in the right word. The power of sound has always been greater than the power of sense.” Joseph Conrad, Lord Jim, 1900   … Continue reading

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