Professor Jesús Rodríguez Velasco will give a talk on Legal Soulscapes. Medival Interdisciplinarity and its challenges.

Jesús Rodríguez Velasco

Jesús Rodríguez Velasco is Professor at Columbia University with a specific interest in the study of Law and Critical Thought. His mayor fields of research are Medieval Studies, Iberian Studies and European Studies. He has been Professor at the University of California, Berkeley, and the University of Salamanca, as well as held visiting positions in Rome, Paris, Lyon and Montpellier, among others.
Jesús Rodríguez Velasco is currently working on two books: Legal Soulscapes: A Juridical Genealogy of the Soul, where he examines the affinity (in the Weberian sense) between the legal discipline and the science of the soul, and Microliteratures: The Margins of the Law, where he looks at the material text. Among his long list of publications, are books and articles on Law and Medieval Knighthood etc. His article "La urgente presencia de las Siete Partidas" was awarded with the John Kenneth Walsh Prize in 2010.

The talk will be in English.


Organiser: Romlitt
Contact: Linnea Kjellsson
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