Jour Fixe

Jour Fixe

  • Date: Feb 8, 2016
  • Time: 12:00 - 13:00
  • Speaker: Lena Foljanty
  • Topic: Translations and Transitions: Legal Practice in 19th Century Japan, China & the Ottoman Empire
  • Location: Max Planck Institute for European Legal History
  • Room: Lecture hall of the MPI
Jour Fixe

Japan, China and the Ottoman Empire are three nations who faced the challenge of “translating modernity” in similar settings of intensified contact with the West, pressure by the West and internal needs for reform. How was legal practice transformed in this process? On the jour fixe, the idea for a comparative research project will be presented.

(Fig.: © Lena Foljanty)

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