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IMC 2018: Sessions

Session 1336: Voices of Law, IV: Memory, Language, and the (Re)Discovery of Law

Wednesday 4 July 2018, 16.30-18.00

Sponsor:Voices of Law: Language, Text & Practice
Organiser:Jenny Benham, School of History, Archaeology & Religion, Cardiff University
Moderator/Chairs:Paul Russell, Department of Anglo-Saxon, Norse & Celtic, University of Cambridge
Ole-Albert Rønning, Institutt for Arkeologi, Bevaring og Historie, Universitetet i Oslo
Paper 1336-aThe Resonance of Church Law in Norwegian Legislation: Some Selected Examples
(Language: English)
Torstein Jørgensen, Fakultet for teologi, diakoni og ledelsesfag, VID Vitenskapelige Høgskole, Stavanger
Index terms: Canon Law, Ecclesiastical History, Law, Political Thought
Paper 1336-bWords from Ancient Times or New?: On the Ecclesiastical Terminology in the Early Norwegian Provincial Laws
(Language: English)
Bertil Nilsson, Institutionen för litteratur, idéhistoria och religion, Göteborgs Universitet
Index terms: Canon Law, Ecclesiastical History, Law, Social History
Paper 1336-cThe Latin Law-Code of King Ine
(Language: English)
Ingrid Ivarsen, School of History, University of St Andrews
Index terms: Language and Literature - Old English, Law

The final session of the Voices of Law series explores the impact of memory and language upon the discovery (or rediscovery) of law and the impact of the ecclesiastical on the secular. The papers will consider the echoes of ecclesiastical legal language within Norwegian legislation, including Latin terminology, and the stability of language in Anglo-Saxon lawcodes.