19 Nov. guest lecture Marc Weiner ‘The Rule of the Clan: What an Ancient Form of Social Organization Reveals about the Future of Individual Freedom’

Guest lecture Prof. Mark Weiner

Rethinking the Rule of Law research seminar 19 November 2012

On Monday 19 November 2012, Professor Mark Weiner will give a lecture entitled:  “The Rule of the Clan: What an Ancient Form of Social Organization Reveals about the Future of Individual Freedom.

In the lecture he will present the main ideas from his new book (forthcoming March 2013). The lecture is part of the research seminar series of the research programme Rethinking the Rule of Law. For this occasion, everyone who is interested is invited. Lecture and discussion will take place from 15.30 to 17.00 pm in room T3-35 on the Erasmus University Campus.

Mark S. Weiner is a Professor of Law at Rutgers School of Law in Newark, New Jersey. He received an A.B. from Stanford University, a Ph.D. from Yale University, and a J.D. from Yale Law School. He is the author of Black Trials: Citizenship from the Beginnings of Slavery to the End of Caste, which received the Silver Gavel Award of the American Bar Association for public education about law; Americans without Law: The Racial Boundaries of Citizenship, which received the President’s Book Award of the Social Science History Association; and The Rule of the Clan, which is forthcoming in March 2013 with Farrar, Straus and Giroux . He blogs for a general audience about comparative law at Worlds of Law, http://www.worldsoflaw.com.

If you want to attend, please notify us by email: taekema@law.eur.nl or mak@law.eur.nl beforehand.

Hope to see you there,

Sanne Taekema, programme director

Elaine Mak, programme coordinator

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