customary law CRHI

15/11/17 – Nice (FR). CFP International conference “the philosophy of customary law”

This conference will gather a wide range of contributions, belonging to a wide range of disciplines, dealing with the philosophical issues concerning customary law. Far from considering the phrase “customary law” as a self-evident truth, this event aims to identify and try to solve the many tensions created by the juxtaposition of two separate but parallel forms of social regulation: law and custom.

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RUCHE intl conference environmental history

20/11/17 – Lyon (Fr). CFP intl. conference “Writing Environmental History in the 21st century: Sources, Methods and Practices”

The relationships between humans and their natural environment and other living beings; the production and treatment of waste; the mobilization and consumption of energy; industrial, agricultural, and domestic nuisances and their impact on health and the environment; the uses and management of forests, coastlines, mountains, swamps and commons; urban environments; relationships to rivers; environmentalism; natural or human-caused catastrophes; climate change; consequences of major developments, etc. The objects of environmental history are varied and so are the methods that have been developed to analyze them.

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