ISCLH Yale Workshop: Chinese Legal History in Comparative Context

ISCLH Yale Workshop: Chinese Legal History in Comparative Context

Tuesday, December 11, 2018 - 9:00am to Wednesday, December 12, 2018 - 2:00pm
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Please note that panel times are tentative and updates may be made prior to the start of the workshop. 

Asian Law, History and Cultures

December 11, 9:30-11:00 am | Room 203, Henry R. Luce Hall

Daniel Botsman (Chair)

Jisoo Kim (Commentator)

Circulation of Law and Jurisprudence in Korea and China

Frederic Constant, University of Nice

“Wounding Our Customs and Debasing our Traditions”: Law, Gender, and Pluralism in the Chinese Community at Batavia, 1740-1811

Luther Cenci, Stanford University

Reconceptualizing “Lineality” in Republican Chinese Law

Yue Du, Cornell University

Legal History and Asian Economies

December 11, 11:10 am-12:10 pm | Room 203, Henry R. Luce Hall

Thomas Buoye (Chair)

Formal Barriers, Informal Commerce: Economic Connections in Greater China during the Cold War

Philip Thai, Northeastern University

The Ideological Foundations of the Qing Fiscal State

Taisu Zhang, Yale University

Early China-Europe Legal Comparisons

December 11, 1:20-2:50 pm  | Room 203, Henry R. Luce Hall

Valerie Hansen (Chair)

Zhiqiang Wang (Commentator)

The Magistrates Doubtful Cases: Kinship and the Law in Early Imperial China (221 BCE-220 CE)

Jesse Watson, University of California, Berkeley

Punishments in the Early Chinese and Roman Empires: Beyond Myth

Karen Turner, College of the Holy Cross

Law in the Creation of the Early Chinese and Roman Empires: A Comparative Perspective

Robin Yates, McGill University

Seeing “Others” in Law

December 11, 3:00- 4:00 pm | Room 203, Henry R. Luce Hall

Robin Yates (Chair)

Li Chen (Commentator)

Global Desires and Local Legislation: Sumptuary Laws in the Early Modern Pacific Trade

Xiaolin Duan, North Carolina State University

China and the Missionary Ether of 19th Century

Jedidiah J. Kroncke, University of Hong Kong

Law and Culture in Qing China

December 11, 4:10-5:10 pm  | Room 203, Henry R. Luce Hall

Peter Perdue (Chair)

Shuang Chen (Commentator)

Officials and Imperial Chinese Justice: Public and Private Misconduct in Qing Administrative Law

Nancy Park, California State University, East Bay

Printing and the Making of Early Modern Chinese Legal Culture: From a Comparative Perspective

Ting Zhang, University of Maryland

Identity Politics and Law in East Asia

December 12, 8:30-9:30 am | Room 129, Sterling Law Building

Fabian Drixler (Chair)

Thomas Buoye (Commentator)

On the Invention of Identity Politics: The Buraku Outcastes in Japan

Mark Ramseyer, Harvard University

Identity, Subjectship and Naturalization under the Tang Law

Victor Fong, Australian National University

Roundtable 1 - Chinese Legal History in Comparative Context : China and the West

December 12, 9:40-11:10 am | Room 129, Sterling Law Building

Li Chen, University of Toronto

Zhiqiang Wang, Fudan University

James Whitman, Yale Law School

Taisu Zhang, Yale Law School

Roundtable 2 -East Asian Legal History in Comparative Context

December 12, 11:20 am-12:50 pm | Room 129, Sterling Law Building

Shuang Chen, University of Iowa

Jisoo Kim, George Washington University

Mark Ramseyer, Harvard Law School

Sponsored by the Yale Law School, the Paul Tsai China Center, and the Council on East Asian Studies at Yale University