School of History, Classics & Archaeology

Ancient Greek Law Colloquium

School of History, Classics and Archaeology, University of Edinburgh, Thursday-Saturday, 12-14 September 2013.


About the conference

This colloquium will bring together the contributors of the forthcoming Oxford Handbook of Ancient Greek Law to present and discuss their work for the volume. This Handbook is co-edited by Edward M. Harris and Mirko Canevaro, and features many established experts as well as several young scholars conducting important work in the field of ancient Greek law. It will offer a wide coverage and provide an up-to-date account of the evidentiary situation and of the scholarly debate in the key areas of Greek law. It aims to advance new and original ideas, while at the same time indicating important avenues for future research. The colloquium promises therefore to be a platform for high-level international exchange in this field between scholars working in Britain, Italy, France, the USA, Switzerland and Israel. At the same time, the very nature of the volume will make the papers accessible to a wider public and most importantly to students who will have a chance to ask questions and to discuss their work with some of the foremost experts in the field.

Conference funding

The colloquium is generously funded by the School of History, Classics and Archaeology and the Centre of Legal History of The University of Edinburgh and by the British Epigraphy Society. Several student bursaries will be available thanks to a contribution from the Classical Association.

Further information

Enquiries and suggestions are welcome to Mirko Canevaro.

Dr Mirko Canevaro

Chancellor's Fellow

  • School of History, Classics and Archaeology
  • University of Edinburgh

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