ZS: Law and Literature 34.2 - Special Issue "Legal Cultures in the Age of Goethe"

 
A special issue of "Law and Literature" on Legal Cultures in the Age of Goethe has been published:
 
 
Guest-edited by Matthew Bell (King's College London) and Daniele Vecchiato (Università degli Studi di Padova)
 
 
CONTENTS
 
Matthew Bell, Daniele Vecchiato
"Legal Cultures in the Age of Goethe: An Introduction"

CFP: "Somerset v. Steuart @ 250: Facts, Interpretations, and Legacies," December 1-2, 2022

In recent years, the Somerset v. Steuart trial of 1772 has emerged as an event of much discussion in the history of transatlantic antislavery. Scholars have debated the decision’s importance and centrality to the emancipatory impulses in the British Atlantic, and, more recently, its role in the outbreak of the American Revolution. Some have argued that Lord Mansfield’s decision in James Somerset’s favor was a central, even epochal event, while others maintain that North Americans scarcely noticed the decision.

Member Publication: Islamic Law in Circulation

Dear colleagues, 

I am thrilled to announce the publication of my book Islamic Law in Circulation: Shafi'i Texts across the Indian Ocean and the Mediterranean as part of the “Cambridge Studies in Islamic Civilization”. Ever since I researched this topic and began to think about it as a book, this has been my dream series! Super happy that it is coming out there itself!

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