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Juris Diversitas was founded in 2007. We're an international, interdisciplinary community for the study of legal and normative mixtures and movements. Originally comparatists, we've opened up a conversation with anthropologists, geographers, historians, philosophers, and sociologists, both within the law and beyond.
2010 We co-organised, with the Department of Civil Law and the Mediterranean Institute, both of the University of Malta, a symposium on 'Mediterranean Legal and Normative Hybridity' in Malta in June 2010. At the symposium, the Mediterranean Hybridity Project was launched; a project roundtable was held in Catania in October 2010. The papers presented in Malta were published in the Journal of Civil Law Studies.
2013 A workshop entitledCrossroads East and West: visions of the economy in the Islamic and Western legal traditions was co-organised with The Protection Project and held inTurin (Italy) from 4-5 February 2013. Most recently, our first public conference, Diffusion: an international, interdisciplinary conference, was held at the SICL in June 2013. Collections of articles from both events will be published.
About the Blog
Our Blog is a public site dedicated to legal and normative hybridity and diffusion, past and present and around the globe. Those interested in our theme should add their names to our register by emailing us. We also welcome any comments or suggestions.