The legal history offerings appear strong and diverse. Here are some panel titles I culled from the program:
Constructing Penal Modernity: A Comparative View of Twentieth-Century Prison SystemsMore information on registration, programming, and accommodations, is here. Register by December 22 to get the "early bird" rate.
The State of Abolition Studies: From the Sacred to the Secular?
Religious Legal Institutions and Economic Performance in Comparative Jewish-Muslim Perspective
Same-Sex Marriage in Historical and Transnational Perspective
The Borders of Immigration History: Citizenship and Politics from the Local to the Global
Captivity, Conversion, and Islamic Law in the Early Modern Ottoman Empire
On the Fringes of Freedom: Reconsidering Slavery and Forced Servitude in the Greater Caribbean and Mexico
Human Rights and Humanitarianism, 1870s to 1970s
The Trials of Translation: Early Modern Interpreters, Courts, and Empires
Law and Violence on the British Indian Frontier: Colonialism and Exceptional Jurisdiction
Law and Order in Early Modern East Asia
Shaping Future Citizens: State Interventions in Maternal and Child Health, Culture, and Society across Twentieth-Century Latin America and the Caribbean
Catholicism, Schism, Urban Politics, and the Law: Recent Research in Polish American History
Crime and Punishment in Liberal and Fascist Italy
Fathers of Feminism? Transatlantic Perspectives on Men’s Engagement with Women’s Rights
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