IMC 2012: Sessions

Session 1232: Law, Regulations, and Society in Central and Eastern Europe, III: Custom and Code

Wednesday 11 July 2012, 14.15-15.45

Sponsor:School of Slavonic & East European Studies, University College London / Romanian Academy of Sciences
Organiser:Christopher Nicholson, School of Slavonic & East European Studies, University College London
Moderator/Chair:Martyn Rady, School of Slavonic & East European Studies, University College London
Paper 1232-aWriting the Law in Bohemia and Hungary in the Later Middle Ages
(Language: English)
Christopher Nicholson, School of Slavonic & East European Studies, University College London
Index terms: Law, Political Thought
Paper 1232-bFrom Custom to Written Law: ius valachicum in the Banate
(Language: English)
Adrian Magina, Center for Transylvanian Studies, Romanian Academy of Sciences, Cluj-Napoca
Index terms: Law, Politics and Diplomacy, Social History
Paper 1232-cThe Methods of Physical Coercion Used in Judicial Inquiry in Wallachia and Moldavia
(Language: English)
Bogdan-Petru Maleon, Facultatea de Istorie, Universitatea Alexandru I Cuza, Iasi
Index terms: Law, Social History
Abstract

The papers in this session largely concern the relationship between custom, code, and practice. The first paper will compare the methodology employed in the creation of centrally composed codes in Bohemia and Hungary. The second paper will examine the recording and development of the laws in the Banate region. The final paper aims to reconstruct the main methods of physical punishment used in judicial investigations in Wallachia and Moldavia, with the aim of revealing their customary origins.