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American Society for Legal History Conference Session: “Property Law and Power in Imperial Borderlands,” November 6, 2021 @ 4:15 – 5:45 pm

November 6, 2021 @ 4:15 pm - 5:45 pm

4:15 PM – 5:45 PM

Property Law and Power in Imperial Borderlands (Acadian)

Chair: Taisu Zhang, Yale Law School (taisu.zhang@yale.edu), Commentator: Fahad Bishara, University of Virginia (bishara@virginia.edu)

Rui Hua, Harvard University (ruihua@fas.harvard.edu)
Mr. Pan Versus the Tsar: How a Manchurian Peasant Made (up) Asian International Law, 1908-1921

George Remisovsky, Yale University (george.remisovsky@yale.edu)
Preserving Customs or Protecting Cultivators? Land Tenure and Local Order in Colonial Taiwan, 1895- 1930

Hengameh Ziai, Yale University (hengameh.ziai@yale.edu)
Writing as Crisis: Debt, Law, and Commerce in Ottoman Sudan, 1821-1881

Note from the organizers: We are very excited about the upcoming program our program committee has developed, and wanted to make sure a working link to the conference schedule reached your inbox. So please, take a moment to look at the terrific panels and other events on tap this year at the 2021 ASLH annual conference. Additionally, we know the course of the COVID-19 pandemic can change rapidly. New Orleans policies are detailed here. The Society is committed to updating the 2021 ASLH annual conference webpage as such information comes to us. We invite you to check back often for additional updates.


November 6, 2021
4:15 pm - 5:45 pm
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