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12 January 2021

(Post)Colonial Legal Encounters

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This panel investigates how international law, formal state law and Indigenous and/or religious law interact and relate to one another by contrasting the historical example of 18th century maritime provinces in Canada with contemporary legal disputes from Bangladesh and Nicaragua to. The papers use ethnographic and legal historical methods to better understand those relationships.

  • Tobias Berger, FU Berlin
  • Julie Wetterslev, EUI
  • Robert HamiltonUniversity of Calgary
  • Discussant: Julia Eckert, University of Bern
  • Moderator: Poul F. Kjaer, Copenhagen Business School

SUGGESTED CITATION  Kjaer, Poul F., Eckert, Julia, Berger, Tobias, Wetterslev, Julie; Hamilton, Robert: (Post)Colonial Legal Encounters, VerfBlog, 2021/1/12,

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