Conference Lay Advocacy in the Pre-modern World

Venue: Calonia, Caloniankuja 3 (Seminarhall Cal1006)
Schedule: 28–29 May, 2018
Organiser: Faculty of Law and Legal Literacy in Finland 1750–1920 Academy of Finland project


Monday 28 May 2018

17.00-17.15​ ​Welcome
​17.15-18.30 ​Keynote Lecture:
Sir John Baker: The Regulation of Advocacy in Medieval and Early-Modern England
​ 19.00 ​Conference Dinner

 Tuesday 29 May 2018

​9.30-10.30 ​Raffaella Bianchi Riva: Lay Advocacy in the Treatises on Legal Profession: The Debate Surrounding Legal Ethics in the Middle Ages and Early Modern Period
Mia Korpiola: Advocates before Official Advocacy: Lay Advocacy in the Stockholm Town Court ca. 1615
​10.30-10.45 ​Coffee break
​10.45-11.45 Josep Capdeferro: "Síndics" in Early Modern Catalan Society: Legal Skills through Experience
Petteri Impola: Lay Advocacy in the Court Records of Seventeenth-Century Sweden: Methodological Approach
​11.45-13.00 ​Lunch
​13.00-14.15 ​Keynote Lecture:
Kjell Åke Modéer: From Amateurship to Quasi-professional Lawyering: Laymen’s Participation in Swedish Judicial Culture 1850–1950
​14.15-14.30 ​Break
​14.30-16.00 Marianne Vasara-Aaltonen: Lay Advocates at the Town Courts of Kuopio and Vaasa in Nineteenth-century Finland
Zeynep Yazici Caglar: The Way to Define the Barrister in 19th Century England – Bar Examination 
Anna Kuismin: Representations of Lay Scribes and Advocates in Finnish Newspapers and Fiction from the 1840s to the 1920s
​16.00-16.30 ​Coffee break
16.30-17.45 ​Keynote Lecture:
Jane Burbank: Advocacy and sovereignty: Perspectives from Russia
​19.30 ​Dinner