Lecture: "Before Brexit: English Legal History – the View from the Continent"


Location: Hesburgh Center Room C103

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Co-sponsored by the Kellogg Institute for International Studies and the Nanovic Institute for European Studies. A lecture by Tamar Herzog, Monroe Gutman Professor of Latin American Affairs, Harvard UniversityLong before the 2016 vote to leave the European Union, the perception that Britain was substantially different from other European countries was relatively widespread. This perception was based, at least partially, on the conviction that English law was radically different from Continental Roman Civil law. Herzog, however, argues that these conclusions are based on misconceptions: If we looked at England from the Continent, what would we see?

Originally published at conductorshare.nd.edu.