Law & Politics

  • Founded
    1963
  • Seminar Number
    465

Members of the seminar investigate the legal, political, and institutional aspects of society both as they function in reality and as they should function according to theory. The investigation is both global and timeless, although European and American interests seem to dominate. Lectures and discussions range from classical Greece, Rome, and Israel, through medieval Europe, Islam, and Asia, to modern and contemporary societies. Aspects of Roman, Talmudic, Islamic, canon and common laws are examined. The majority of the lectures are presented by the members of the seminar, most of whom are academics in history, political science or law, or professionals who have become editors. One or two papers each year are presented by visiting scholars.


Co-Chairs
Professor Edmund Clingan
eclingan@qcc.cuny.edu

Dr. Theodore Kovaleff
tkovaleff@gmail.com

Rapporteur
Dominic Vendell
dmv2116@columbia.edu

 

Welcome

Meetings

09/19/2017 Faculty House, Columbia University
7:30 PM
Issued a Shield, a Gun, and a Skirt: Female-Only Police Corps in Italy (and Elsewhere)
Molly Tambor, Long Island University




10/18/2017 Faculty House, Columbia University
7:30 PM
When Does American Constitutional History Begin?
Itai Sneh, John Jay College of Criminal Justice, CUNY




11/14/2017 Faculty House, Columbia University
7:30 PM

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02/07/2018 Faculty House, Columbia University
7:30 PM

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03/20/2018 Faculty House, Columbia University
7:30 PM

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04/17/2018 Faculty House, Columbia University
7:30 PM

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05/09/2018 Faculty House, Columbia University
7:30 PM

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