News archive for Research group for Legal Culture
The research group for Legal Culture, Legal History and Comparative Law at the University of Bergen invited to the fourth Norwegian legal historians' day on Friday 17 November 2023 in Bergen.
Is there such a thing as a Nordic legal culture or is this narrative just a myth? How can the concept of a Nordic legal culture be used as an analytical lens?
Marius Mikkel Kjølstad has prepared an overview of preserved legal lectures from the 19th century.
The research group would like to congratulate three of its members as new members of the European Law Institute.
A new book was published in September about Frederik Stang's natural law lectures from 1830–1831; and a natural law seminar was held at the Faculty of Law (UiB). Stang was one of the most important players in Norwegian history in the 19th century and Norway's first prime minister.
Together with Professor Geir Heivoll (PHS), Karnov Forlag will start a new project which aims to publish legal history commentaries in several key areas.
Together with Esmerelda Colombo and Catalina Vallejo Piedrahíta, Professor Sören Koch has written an article about Rights of Nature in the Norwegian Legal Culture.
Professor Sören Koch was recently at a debate on active euthanasia in Tromsø. The organizer was ELSA Tromsø.
At the end of October, Professor Sören Koch was in Paraguay for a seminar in comparative law - ASUNCIÓN2022. The seminar was organized by AIDC - IACL (International Academy of Comparative Law).
Professor Sören Koch attended a workshop in Hanseatic History and Law in Tallinn.
Professor Sören Koch on the Christian V's Norwegian Code.
An interdisciplinary workshop on the understanding of medieval and early modern Norwegian, Icelandic and Scottish laws.
Sören Koch - "Legal compilation in early modern Denmark and Norway – recycling the law” (11.05.2021)
New publication by Sören Koch in Legal History: Reflecting the past and the present current perspectives for the future.
Read Sören Kochs new blog post on the blog of British Association of Comparative Law.
The Autumn lecture series has begun!
The programme for Bergen Medieval Forum is ready!