Projet Volterra II: "Law and the End of Empire"

Colloquium 2: Authorities and Subjects and Manuals and Jurisprudence
15-16 September 2008

Location: Room G.09/10, History Department, University College London, 26 Gordon Square*

Monday 15 September
10.45 Coffee and welcome
11.15 Introduction
11.30 Michael Crawford: Law and the cultivated between Romans and Franks.
13.00 lunch
14.00 Gero Dolezalek: Dissemination of glossed manuscripts of the Corpus iuris civilis in the twelfth century.
15.30 Tea
16.00 Simon Corcoran: Observations on some eighth- and ninth-century charters.
17.30 Dario Mantovani: Il Digesto nel medioevo fra realtà e idea: il Corpus gromaticorum; Lorenzo Valla".
18.00 Reception

Tuesday 16 September
10.15 coffee
10.45 Benet Salway: Between east and west: Vat. Reg. 886 revisited.
11.45 Santiago Castellanos: Ut colonis est consuetudo. Where were the 'coloni' in post-Roman Spain?
13.00 lunch
14.00 Wolfgang Kaiser: On the compilation of the Collectio Gaudenziana.
15.30 Tea
16.00 Magnus Ryan: The Carolingians and the Roman Law: A Balance
17:15 close

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*Public entrance to the History department is via stairs at the rear of 25 Gordon Square, most conveniently approached from the Bloomsbury Theatre entrance to the site. Within the History Department, room G.09/10 is situated on the ground floor of 26 Gordon Square.

Transport: nearest underground stations are Euston Square (Circle, Metropolitan, and Hammersmith & City lines) and Euston (Northern and Victoria lines). Euston is also served by local and national rail services. Buses services east-west pass along Euston Road, north along Tottenham Court Road, south along Gower Street (see for details).

This event is free of charge and open to all but for the purposes of catering, please e-mail s.corcoran AT to let us know that you are intending to come.