Wednesday, July 31, 2013

American Society for Legal History Program Available

The American Society for Legal History (ASLH) will meet in the Miami/Ft. Lauderdale area on November 7-10, 2013. The preliminary program, now posted on the ASLH website, has several papers of interest to business and economic historians.
   Of most interest is Panel C.5: "The Legal History of American Capitalism from Below," which will be chaired by Christopher Tomlins with commentary by Jonathan Levy. Panelists are Anne Fleming, Nate Holdren, and Adam Wolkoff.
Other panels include:
   Panel A.2: "The Origins of Constitutional and Corporate Law in International Perspective"
   Panel B.1: "Commerce and Obligation in the Islamic World, c. 1850-1919"
   Panel A.5: "Law and Counterrevolution: Charles Beard and the Origins of American Constitutionalism"
For information about the meeting and other details, please see the ASLH conference website.