English Law and Colonial Connections: Histories, Parallels, and Influences
This online symposium will take place across two afternoons, on the 26th and 27th of January 2021.
This symposium aims to bring together researchers with interests in legal history and history more broadly. The symposium theme has no specific periodization or jurisdictional limitation.
Papers are particularly welcomed on the themes of:
- Influences of English law on other parts of the world, particularly within an imperial context.
- Comparative studies of English law.
- Legacies and continuing influences of empire.
- Colonial influences of law back to the Metropole.