How Materiality Shapes the Law: from Manuscripts to Digitization (RBS-Mellon Program)
27 August 2015
Time: 4:00–6:00 p.m.
Location: Boalt Hall, Berkeley School of Law
Presented by: The Andrew W. Mellon Fellowship of Scholars in Critical Bibliography at Rare Book School
Public Reception: 4:00–4:30 p.m. 295 Boalt Hall (Warren Room)
Public Panel Event: 4:30–6:00 p.m. Boalt Hall 170 (Koret Room)
Gero Dolezalek (Aberdeen) “Why Did Early Modern Scots Hand-Write Legal Literature Instead of Printing It?”
Paul Halliday (University of Virginia) “Precedents Are Things: Clerical Authority and the Judge’s Voice in the Eighteenth Century”
Robert Berring, Jr. (Boalt) “Rethinking Legal Authority in the Digital Age”
(Gero Dolezalek will teach a legal paleography workshop on 28 August 2015).
Contact: RBS-Mellon Fellow and Robbins Collection Associate Research Fellow, Lena Salaymeh (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Please RSVP if you plan to attend.
Sponsored by the Andrew W. Mellon Fellowship of Scholars in Critical Bibliography at Rare Book School.