25 March 2015Time: 3:00 - 6:30pm
Venue: Room 313, Law Building, School of Law, Queen Mary University of London, Mile End Road, London E1 4NS
Hosted by the Centre for Law and Society in a Global Context (CLSGC).
Dr Maks Del Mar, Queen Mary University of London
- Professor Fernanda Pirie, University of Oxford
- Professor Geoffrey Samuel, University of Kent
- Professor Mathias Siems, Durham University
- Professor Eric Heinze, Queen Mary University of London
- Dr Jacco Bomhoff, London School of Economics
- Dr Jen Hendry, University of Leeds
- Professor William Twining, University College London
- Professor Mark van Hoecke, Ghent University
- Dr Leone Niglia, University of Exeter
3pm Welcome, Dr Maks Del Mar
3pm-3.20pm: Professor Fernanda Pirie, University of Oxford, ‘Comparison in the Anthropology and History of Law’
3.20pm-3.30pm: Comment by Dr Jen Hendry, University of Leeds
3.30pm – 3.50pm: Professor Geoffrey Samuel, University of Kent, 'Comparative Law and its Methodology'
3.50pm-4pm: Comment by Dr Jacco Bomhoff, London School of Economics
4.40pm – 5pm: Professor Matthias Siems, Durham University, ‘Varieties of Legal Systems: Towards a New Global Taxonomy’
5pm – 5.10pm: Comment by Professor William Twining, University College London
5.10pm – 5.30pm: Professor Eric Heinze, Queen Mary University of London, ‘The Literary Model in Comparative Law: Shakespeare, Corneille, Racine’
5.30pm – 5.40pm: Comment by Dr Leone Niglia, University of Exeter
5.40pm – 5.50pm: Overall comment by Professor Mark van Hoecke, Ghent University
5.50pm – 6.30pm: Discussion
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