6th Colloquium on Crime and Criminal Justice in the Modern Era: Crime, Justice and Elites

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Type: 
Conference
Date: 
September 23, 2019 to September 25, 2019
Location: 
Germany
Subject Fields: 
Cultural History / Studies, Early Modern History and Period Studies, Law and Legal History, Political History / Studies, Social History / Studies

 

Veranstalter / Organisation: Karl Härter, Benno Zabel, Jeannette Kamp, Andreas Becker und Benjamin Seebröker in Zusammenarbeit mit dem Max-Planck-Institut für europäische Rechtsgeschichte, Frankfurt/M.

Ort / Venue: Haus am Maiberg, Akademie für politische und soziale Bildung der Diözese Mainz, 64646 Heppenheim

Tagungssprachen / Conference Languages: Deutsch und Englisch / German and English

 

The colloquium provides an open forum for discussion, debate and the presentation of PhD-, postdoc- and other research projects related to the history of crime and justice in the early modern and modern period. It aims for an interdisciplinary exchange between scholars of a wide range of subjects such as history, legal history, sociology, anthropology, ethnology, humanities, political science and others. Core issues that will be addressed are various forms of crime and delinquency, law and normativity, criminal prosecution and justice, punishment and social control as well as sources and methodical approaches.

The 6th colloquium focuses on elites in a political, economic, social or cultural context, their role in the administration of justice and the legal system as well as specific forms of deviance and delinquency of such groups.

 

Programm / Programme

Montag / Monday, 23.09.2019

 

13:30-14:00 Uhr      Registrierung und Kaffee / Registration and Coffee

14:00-14:30 Uhr      Begrüßung, Vorstellungsrunde, Einführung / Welcome, Introduction

 

14:30-17:15 Uhr 

Sektion 1 / Panel 1: Lese Majesty, Blasphemy, Duel and Honour: Elites and Early Modern Criminal Justice.

Moderation / Chair: Alexander Kästner

 

Ksenia S. Reva: The Crime of Lese Majesty in the Acts of the Scottish Parliament during the Reign of James IV (1488-1513) and James V (1513-1542): The Application of the Concept and Its Change

 

Andrew Wells: A Man of Conviction: Rev. Daniel MacLachlan’s Printed Defence of Fornication and his Prosecution for Blasphemous Libel, 1735-36

 

16:00-16:30 Uhr      Kaffeepause / Coffee Break

 

Romain Benoit: A Special Court Against Duelling: From Personal Revenge to Elite-Only Justice (France, 1600-1789)

 

17:15-18:00 Uhr

Sektion 2 / Panel 2: Criminal Procedure, Judiciary and Elites during the “Sattelzeit”.

Moderation / Chair: Volker Zimmermann

 

Elena Borodina / Alice Plate: Gesetzgebung und Praktiken – Vorgehensweisen gegen Amtsdelikte im Justizapparat im Russland des 18. Jahrhunderts

 

18:30 Uhr                 Abendessen / Dinner

20:00 Uhr                 Plenum: Forschungsprojekte und Planungen / Research Projects and Plans

 

 

Dienstag / Tuesday, 24.09.2019

 

09:00-11:45 Uhr

Sektion 2 / Panel 2: Criminal Procedure, Judiciary and Elites during the “Sattelzeit” (cont.).

Moderation / Chair: Volker Zimmermann

 

Elwin Hofman: Interrogating Class: Elites and Commoners in French Criminal Procedures, 1750-1850

 

Dieter Bruneel: Crime, Justice and Elites: Patrician Poachers in 19th-Century Belgium, 1795-1914

 

10:30-11:00 Uhr      Kaffeepause / Coffee Break

 

11:00-12:30 Uhr

Sektion 3 / Panel 3: Judges, Juries, Court and Administration: Judicial Elites and Criminal Justice.

Moderation / Chair: Jeannette Kamp

 

Emmanuel Berger / Gustavo Henrique Queiroz dos Santos: From Popular Jury to Elite Jury: Evolution of the Norms and Practices of the Selection of Jurors in the European Territories under French Rule (1792-1814)

 

Vera Fritz: Luxembourg’s Judicial Elite on the Path to Independence from Foreign and National Political Influence (1795 to 1868)

 

12:30-14:30 Uhr      Mittagessen / Lunch

 

14:30-18:00 Uhr

Sektion 4 / Panel 4: Transnational Perspectives on Crime, Elites and Criminal Justice.

Moderation / Chair: Richard F. Wetzell

 

Dirk Lueb / Hilde Greefs: Hit Them Where It Hurts. Belgian Business Elites, International Smuggling Networks and the Napoleonic Anti-Fraud Taskforce, 1808-1811

 

Alexander Hilpert: Ein Verleumdungsprozess als Politikum. Deutsche Künstler und Diplomaten im Konflikt mit der kirchenstaatlichen und italienischen Justiz 1868-1871

 

16:00-16:30 Uhr      Kaffeepause / Coffee Break

 

Tina Hanappel: Auslieferung und transnationales Strafrecht: die Auslieferungsabkommen zwischen Rußland, Bayern und Preußen

 

Valeria Vegh Weis: The Transnational Dimension of Criminal Selectivity (1870-1945)

 

18:30 Uhr                 Abendessen / Dinner

20:00 Uhr                 Karl Härter: History and Criminal Justice in an Early Modern Town: A Guided Walk through Heppenheim

 

 

Mittwoch / Wednesday, 25.09.2019

 

09:00-11:45 Uhr

Sektion 5 / Panel 5: Open Topic.

Moderation / Chair: Benno Zabel

 

Benjamin Seebröker: Wandel von interpersoneller Gewalt unter dem Einfluss sozioökonomischer Transformationsprozesse in Lancashire (1690-1830)

 

Christian Huber: »bis aufs gertraudentor ausgetrommelt«: Eigentumskriminalität und Urteilsfindung in Berlin-Cölln 1617–1650

 

10:30-11:00 Uhr      Kaffeepause / Coffee Break

 

Franziska Niedrist: Die Strafrechtsjudikatur der Obersten Justizstelle für Tirol und Vorarlberg. Eine kriminalitätshistorische Untersuchung vormärzlicher Rechtstatsachen

 

11:45-12:30 Uhr      Abschlussdiskussion / Final Discussion

12:30-13:30 Uhr      Mittagessen / Lunch

Contact Info: 

Benjamin Seebröker
Technische Universität Dresden