Legal history

David De Concilio and Silvia Di Paolo in Canterbury

What: 17th International Congress of Medieval Canon Law Where: University of Kent, Canterbury When: 7-13 July 2024 The 17th International Congress of Medieval Canon Law, co-sponsored by ICMAC (Iuris Canonici Medii Aevi Consociatio / International Society of Medieval Canon Law) and the University of Kent, is currently taking place in Canterbury from Sunday, 7th July,…

Victor Le Breton-Blon on Bills of Exchange

What: Lecture + PhD lecture Where: University of Padua, DPCD, Palazzo del Bo, Via VIII febbraio 1848, Aula Vigini & Aula Gabbin When: 6 & 7 June 2024, 5:30 PM & 10:30 AM We are very happy to host Victor Le Breton-Blon (Université Bretagne Sun) who will give two lectures, one about commercial cities (with…

Stefania Gialdroni and Jake Dyble in Palermo

What: Workshop “Early-modern Commercial Documents in Foreign Jurisdictions” Where: University of Palermo When: 19-20 April 2024 Stefania Gialdroni and Jake Dyble will present two papers within the framework of this workshop organized by prof. Guido Rossi. The aim of the workshop is to analyze various kinds of commercial documentation (private documents, court decisions, notarial deeds, etc.),…

Reprint of the first edition of Stracca’s “De Mercatura”

The first edition of the fundamental “De mercatura seu marcatore” by Benvenuto Stracca (Venice, 1553), which is considered the founding work of commercial law as an autonomous discipline, has been recently reprinted in its original form. Thanks to the initiative of Marco Cian, prof. of Commercial Law at the University of Padua, the editor Giappichelli…

PHEDRA Summer School 2024 – Call for applications

Our PI Stefania Gialdroni will be one of the members of the panel of this amazing Summer School devoted to the analysis of the sources of commercial law history. More infos HERE. The International Research Network I.R.N. PHEDRA organizes its second Summer School in La Rábida (Palos de la Frontera, Spain) on 25-28 June 2024. Following the…

Denise Bezzina has been awarded an ERC Consolidator Grant!

Denise Bezzina, former member of MICOLL’s team and currently Research fellow in Medieval History at the University of Genoa, has just been awarded an ERC Consolidator Grant for her PatriFem project “Charting Female Property and Patrimonial Rights in Law and Practice Across Western Europe (12th-16th Centuries)”. Congratulations on this amazing achievement! Denise will analyze the…

Dr Jake Dyble winner of the STARS@UNIPD Grant 2023

Another great success for one of MICOLL’s team members! Our postdoc Jake Dyble won the STARS Grant (Supporting TAlent in ReSearch) of the University of Padua with his project “Avania: Commerce, Orientalism, and Law in Early Modern Europe” (AvCOL). Well done! The STARS call positively pushes candidates to pursue and train for excellence overall, to familiarize with…

Frankfurt and Lübeck: Prof. Albrecht Cordes at the University of Padua

It is a pleasure to announce that Prof. Albrecht Cordes (Goethe University Frankfurt am Main), external expert of Micoll, will give two lectures on the history of commercial law in Luebeck and Frankfurt on Tuesday 21 March at 5pm and Wednesday 22 March at 10am at the Department of Private Law and Critique of Law of the…