Workshop: Sources of Early Modern Colonial Law – Global and Comparative Perspectives, 9-10 November 2023

We warmly welcome everyone interested to follow our upcoming workshop on sources on early modern colonial law.
Registration and Programme

Registration is now open. You can register to the event by using this link.

Zoom-link will be sent to the participants before the event. 



November 9

10:30 Opening remarks

Heikki Pihlajamäki


11:00 - Session 1 - Keynote Presentation

Legal Practice, Bureaucracy, and the Localization of Empire in Dutch Asia ca. 1700-1850

Alicia Schrikker


12:45 Lunch


14:00 - Session 2 - Keynote Presentation

Contours of Hanafi Jurisprudence: Legal Liability in Mughal Hindustan and British India

Naveen Kanalu


15:45 Coffee Break


16:15 - Session 3 - Roundtable Discussion on Sources in the Colonial Legal Landscape

Nathaly Mancilla-Órdenes

Gustavo Zatelli

Henri Hannula

Airton Ribeiro


19:00 Dinner


November 10

10:30 - Session 4 - Keynote Presentation

Pragmatic Normative Literature as a Source of Law in the Periphery of the Colonial Spanish Empire-Eighteenth Century

Alejandro Agüero


12:15 Session 6 - Closing remarks

Heikki Pihlajamäki


12:45 Lunch