Harvard Law School SJD Assoc: "International Legal History Day"


Thursday, April 14, 2016, 10:00am to 3:30pm


Milstein West A, WCC 2019, Harvard Law School

The Harvard Law School SJD Association invites you to a day-long event on international legal history featuring book talks, paper presentations and a discussion on methodology. The event is co-sponsored by the Institute for Global Law and Policy, the Harvard Law School Graduate Program, and the Law and History Program.

 10am   “Exporting Freedom: Religious Liberty and American Power"
                        Book talk: Anna Su, University of Toronto
                        Commentator: Mark Tushnet, Harvard University  

11am   “The Illusion of Territorial Jurisdiction”
                         Paper presentation: Péter Szigeti, European University Institute 
                         Commentator: Charles Maier, Harvard University 

12pm   Lunch 

1pm                 “Writing International Legal History: Approaches, Methods, Prospects”
                        Chair: David Armitage, Harvard University  
                        Panelists: Arnulf Becker Lorca, Brown University  
                                         Anna Su, University of Toronto
                                         Péter Szigeti, European University Institute 

2.30pm            “Mestizo International Law: A Global Intellectual History, 1842-1933”
                           Book talk: Arnulf Becker Lorca, Brown University 
                           Commentators: David Kennedy, Harvard University 
                                                      Erez Manela, Harvard University 

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