By sponsoring conferences, workshops, and visiting fellows, the Robbins Collection fosters international partnerships with leading institutions to promote legal research in the civil law tradition and contemporary legal issues.
NEW IN PUBLISHED RESEARCH
- Lena Salaymeh was awarded the American Academy of Religion Award for Excellence in the Study of Religion in Textual Studies for her 2016 book, The Beginnings of Islamic Law: Late Antique Islamicate Legal Traditions, published by Cambridge University Press. The Beginnings of Islamic Law is a major and innovative contribution to the understanding of the historical unfolding of […]
- In December 2017, the Robbins Collection hosted a symposium entitled, Judicial Independence and Accountability in Latin America. Participants were asked to write brief response papers to the topics and ideas discussed.
PAST VISITING FELLOWS
UPCOMING RESEARCH EVENTS
- 2019 Robbins Collection Lecture on Canon Law featuring Dr. Jennifer Haselberger In 2013, Dr. Haselberger made national news when she resigned as the top canon lawyer for the Archdiocese of Saint Paul and Minneapolis and publicly exposed the Archdiocese’s mishandling of sexual abuse. In this lecture, Dr. Haselberger will address how canon law and other […]
PAST RESEARCH EVENTS
Current Legal Issues in Taiwan and the United States (10/12/2018)
Habeas Corpus in Wartime (09/15/2018)
Workshop: Customary Law Today (05/18/2017)
Reconciling Islamic and European Civil Laws (04/06/2017)