CFP: Legislation & Setting within the Indian Ocean World

[Excerpted from H-Announce:] Ordering the Anthropocene: Legislation & the Setting within the Indian Ocean World   A workshop convened by Debjani Bhattacharyya (Drexel College) and Laurie Wooden (Florida State College)Four-Fifth October 2019 Hosted by the Division of Historical past,  Drexel College, with the beneficiant sponsorship of the American Society for Authorized …

Fishing rights and colonial authorities

Shourya Sen and Richard Adelstein not too long ago posted “Fishing Rights and Colonial Authorities: Institutional Improvement within the Bengal Presidency”. The summary: We look at the evolution of fishing rights in colonial Bengal by means of a sequence of circumstances heard on the Calcutta Excessive Courtroom within the 1880s and …

Roman legislation and fashionable nuisance

Vanessa Casado Pérez and Carlos Gómez Ligüerre just lately posted “From Nuisance to Environmental Safety in Continental Europe”. The summary: This paper analyzes the evolution and complexity of the authorized response to neighboring conflicts in European civil legislation nations. The entire civil codes analyzed (France, Germany, Spain, Netherlands, and Catalonia) are …

Tyne After Tyne

H-Water just lately posted a evaluation by Leslie Tomory of Leona Skelton‘s Tyne after Tyne: An Environmental Historical past of a River’s Battle for Safety, 1529-2015 (White Horse Press, 2017). An excerpt from the evaluation: The primary two chapters cope with the ancient times from 1529 to the mid-nineteenth century. The …

Name for functions: Masters/Doctoral/Postdoctoral fellowship — Water Regulation in Mandate Palestine

This name is for a one-year or semester-long fellowship for a graduate scholar wishing to work on the historical past of water legislation in Israel/Palestine or a associated subject (such because the historical past of water legislation in a associated jurisdiction, the historical past of associated areas of legislation in …