Prof. Alan Watson

Prof. Alan Watson

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Prof. Sima Avramović

(President)

 

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January 27, 2013 | Isidora Miletić received the Alan Watson Foundation First Prize for paper on Legal Transplants and 1888 Constitution

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January 27, 2013 | Marija Vukasnović Rada Mirić, Petrović Vladimir and Prokopić Predrag received Merits for paper on Legal Transplants and 1888 Constitution

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November 1, 2012| The 2012/13 Competition of the Alan Watson Foundation is announced

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January 27, 2012 | Vladimir Petrović received the Alan Watson Foundation Second Prize for his paper on Valtazar Bogišić and Legal Transplants

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October 18, 2011| The 2011/12 Competition of the Alan Watson Foundation is announced

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February 5, 2011 |  New Book of AWF International Advisory Board Member : David A. Westbrooke – “Deploying Ourselves: Islamic Violence and the Responsible Projeciton of US Force”

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January 27, 2010 | Miloš Čavić received the Alan Watson Foundation Second Prize for his paper on Valtazar Bogišić and Legal Transplants

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December 10, 2010| The 2010/11 Competition of the Alan Watson Foundation is announced

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January 27, 2010 | Mladen Tišma received the Alan Watson Foundation Merit for his paper on Legal Transplants and Constitution of 1921


January 27, 2009 | Mladen Tišma received the Alan Watson Foundation Prize for his paper on Legal Transplants and the First Serbian Constitution of 1835

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December 11, 2008 | Belgrade Internet Law Conference 2008

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November 5, 2008 | The 2008/09 Competition of the Alan Watson Foundation is announced

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August 7, 2008 | The Alan Watson Foundation is Presenting the Personal Website of Professor Sima Avramovic (Edited by Viktor Milosavljevic)

*www.simaavramovic.org


April 30, 2008 | Textbook on Roman Law (by Andrew Borkowski and Paul du Plessis, Authors)

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April 26, 2008 | Collaborative Doctoral Scholarships at University of Edinburgh Law School

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April 24, 2008 | Dr. Prakash Shah (Queen Mary, University of London) Appointed as New Member of the AWF International Advisory Board

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April 8, 2008 | Gábor Hamza, Professeur de l’Université Eötvös Loránd de Budapest: “Réflexions sur les présomptions relatives aux comourants (commorientes) en droit romain”

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April 7, 2008 | The Alan Watson Foundation is Introducing the Ancient and Premodern Law at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem Pages

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April 1, 2008 | Dr. Paul du Plessis from the Edinburgh Law School was special guest at the University of Belgrade School of Law

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March 6, 2008 | David A. Westbrook, State University of New York: “Theorizing the Diffusion of Law in an Age of Globalization”

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March 3, 2008 | Call for Papers: The 19th British Legal History Conference

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February 29, 2008 | Oxford Studies in Roman Society and Law. Get invoved!

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February 15, 2008 | Pier Giuseppe Monateri, University of Turin: “The 'Weak Law': Contaminations and Legal Cultures”

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February 13, 2008 | Philip Thomas, University of Pretoria: “Antichresis, Hemiolia and the Statutory Limit on Interest in Gerard Noodt’s de Foenore et Usuris”

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February 12, 2008 | The Alan Watson Foundation Forms International Advisory Board

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January 27, 2008 | Marko Mrkojnić, Petar Zorić and Milica Vukčević received the Alan Watson Foundation Prizes for papers on legal transplants and the first Serbian codification, the Nomocanon of St. Sava

*Marko Mrkonjić     *other recipients


December 23, 2007 | Acta Diurna, the Monthly Bulletin of the University of Belgrade School of Law, Reports on the Expansion of Our Activities

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December 14–21, 2007 | Marvin K. Hoffman from the Appalachian State University, North Carolina, held lectures on American courts for our students. The lectures resulted in his “Brief Guide to Understanding American Courts”

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October 26, 2007 | New Book – “Between Citizen and State: An Introduction to the Corporation” – by David A. Westbrook

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October 25, 2007 | Publications of Andéas Helmis, Professor of History of Law at the University of Athens, Greece

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October 19, 2007 | Publications of Gerhard Thuer, distinguished Professor of Law at the Karl Franzens University of Graz

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October 8, 2007 | Alan Watson’s New Book “Comparative Law: Law, Reality and Society”

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June 13, 2007 | Beyond Dogmatics: Law and Society in the Roman World (Edinburgh Studies in Law)

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May 24, 2007 | Prakash Shah (Queen Mary, University of London) on Globalization and Asian Legal Transplants in Europe

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May 8, 2007 | The 2007/08 Competition of the Alan Watson Foundation is announced

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May 7, 2007 | Prof. Avramović and Prof. Watson Appointed for Co-Editors-in-Chief of the Annals of the Faculty of Law (Belgrade Law Review)

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May 2, 2007 | Professor Alan Watson’s visit to Serbia and the Belgrade Law School

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April 28, 2007 | Viktor Milosavljević on Society and Legal Changes in Mesopotamia

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March 12, 2007 | Alan Watson Foundation has launched the Comparative Law Forum

*Access the Online Comparative Law Forum


January 27, 2007 | Ana Batrićević and Nikola Selaković received the Alan Watson Foundation Prizes

*Ana Batricević     *Nikola Selaković


January 27, 2006 | Miroslav Đorđevic and Radivoje Rankovic received the Alan Watson Foundation Prizes

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January 23, 2006 | Prof. Watson visited Belgrade, where he acquainted the students the Somerset’s Case

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April 26, 2005 | Prof. Watson held classes and debates on legal transplants and comparative law at the Belgrade Law School for over two hundred students


May 16, 2005 | Prof. Watson and Prof. Avramović delivered the promotion of Watson’s book “The Shame of American Legal Education”

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September 30, 2005 | Alan Watson received sixth honorary degree. He was awarded an honorary Doctor of Laws from the University of Stockholm. The ceremony took place in the Stockholm Congress Hall


May 5, 2005 | Prof. Avramović with a group of students participated in the “Rome and Provinces” International Conference at the Universities of Sarajevo and Mostar, where he presented his project “Clinical Legal History: A New Teaching Method”

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February 28, 2004 | In honor of his worldwide scholarship, the University of Belgrade presented Watson with an honorary doctorate degree in February. Recipients of this degree require a two-thirds positive vote by faculty of the institution. Notably, Watson received a unanimous vote of approval

 

 

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Resource Readings on Legal Transplants,

the Diffusion of Law and Related Topics

 

 

*      Ajani, Gianmaria. By Chance and Prestige: Legal Transplants in Russia and Eastern Europe. 43 American Journal of Comparative Law 1, 1995.

 

*      Batricevic, Ana. Legal Transplants and the Code of Serbian Tsar Stephan Dushan: A Comparative Study, 2006. Available at SSRN: <http://ssrn.com/abstract=953277>

 

*      Bradley, David. Convergence in Family Law: Mirrors, Transplants and Political Economy. Oxford University Comparative Law Forum 2, 2001. <http://ouclf.iuscomp.org>

 

*      Ewald, William. Comparative Jurisprudence (II): The Logic of Legal Transplants. 43 American Journal of Comparative Law, 1995.

 

*      Fedtke, Joerg. Legal transplants, in: Jan M. Smits (ed.), Elgar Encyclopedia of Comparative Law, Cheltenham 2006, pp. 434-437.

 

*      Garoupa, Nuno and Anthony Ogus. A Strategic Interpretation of Legal Transplants, 2003. CEPR Discussion Paper No. 4123. Available at Social Science Research Network: <http://ssrn.com/abstract=480744>

 

*      Kennedy, Duncan. Two Globalizations of Law and Legal Thought, 1850–1968. 36 Suffolk U. L. Rev. 631, 2003.

 

*      Twining, William. Diffusion and Globalization Discourse. 47 Harvard International Law Journal 2, Summer 2006, pp. 507–515. <http://www.harvardilj.org/attach.php?id=49>

 

*      Westbrook, David A. City of Gold: An Apology for Global Capitalism in a Time of Discontent. 2003.

 

 

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Electronic Publications:

Alan Watson Foundation Series

 

 

*      Comparative Law: Law, Reality and Society – first three chapters of the book (by Alan Watson)

 

*      Globalisation and the Challenge of Asian Legal Transplants in Europe (by Prakash Shah)

 

*      Legal Transplants and European Private Law (by Alan Watson)

 

*      Lord Mansfield: Judicial Integrity or its Lack; Somerset’s Case (by Alan Watson)

 

*      The 'Weak Law': Contaminations and Legal Cultures (by Pier Giuseppe Monateri)

 

*      Theorizing the Diffusion of Law in an Age of Globalization: Conceptual Difficulties, Unstable Imaginations, and the Effort to Think Gracefully Nonetheless (by David Westbrook)

 

 

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Alan Watson Foundation

Prize Recipients

 

 

*      Isidora Miletic “Legal Transplants and 1888 Constitution

 

*      Marko Mrkonjic, “The Nomocanon of St. Sava and Legal Transplants”

 

*      Ana Batricevic, “Legal Transplants and the Code of Serbian Tsar Stephan Dushan”

 

 

 

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Useful Legal History and

Comparative Law Links

 

 

*      American Society for Legal History

*      American Society of Comparative Law

*      Austrian Academy of Sciences

*      Bibliography on Ancient Greek Law

*      Edinburgh Roman Law Group

*      Electronic Journal of Comparative Law

*      European Network on Law and Society

*      JSTOR – The Scholarly Journal Archive

*      Legal History Blog

*      Legal History Sources on the Web

*      Max Planck Institute for Legal History

*      Oxford University Comp. Law Forum

*      Social Science Research Network

*      The Stair Society (Scotish Legal History)

 

 

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