Midwestern Greek Legal History and Political Theory Conference


Saturday, September 24, 2022 (All day) to Sunday, September 25, 2022 (All day)


Harvard Law School, WCC Room #3016, 1585 Massachusetts Ave, Cambridge, MA 02138

Saturday, September 24
9–9:30 coffee and very light pastries on site
9:30–10:15 Victoria Wohl (Toronto), The Demos, the public subject, and the politics of particularity in fifth-century Athens
10:20–11:05 Bernd Steinbock (Western, Ontario), "The Sicilian Expedition as Social Trauma for the Athenians" 
11:10–11:55 Robert W Wallace (Northwestern), Reassembling Thucydides’ logoi: crime and punishment
Lunch: 12–1:15 (this will be catered on site)
1:15–2 Sara Forsdyke (Michigan), Evidence and Procedure in the Athenian Jury Trial
2:05–2:50 Matthew R. Christ, (Indiana), Xenophon on Leadership and Courage
2:55–3:40 Jesse James (Fellow, Harvard Law School), A Sociology of Private International Lawsuits in ancient Greece

Sunday, September 25
9–9:30 coffee and very light pastries on site 
9:30–10:15 Ben Akrigg (Toronto) “Complexity and Commensurability in the Climate History of the Polis
10:15–11 Eric Wild Robinson (Indiana), Greek History and Experimental Pedagogy: Student Role-Play in Cities on the Edge of War

For questions, contact: adlanni@law.harvard.eduvrico@law.harvard.edu