Section: Past Events

New Perspectives on locatio conductio in Roman law (2012)

6-7 June 2012

A report on this conference is available at the Edinburgh Legal History Blog.


  • Dr Paul du Plessis (Edinburgh), 'The Significance of locatio conductio: Past, Present and Future Research'
  • Professor Éva Jakab (Szeged), 'Storehouses in the Roman Empire'
  • Professor Susan D. Martin (Tennessee (Knoxville), 'Principals, Agents, and Transport in locatio conductio'
  • Mr Benedikt Forschner (Erlangen and Edinburgh), 'The Ship of Saufeius'
  • Professor Roberto Fiori (Rome), 'Locatio conductio: The "Infinite" Contract'
  • Dr Wolfram Buchwitz (Bonn), 'Probatio operis: Liability for Material Defects in locatio conductio operarum'
  • Dr Orietta Cordovana (Free University Berlin), 'Soil Quality, Social Status and locatio conductio Contracts'  
  • Professor Jose Antonio Martinez Vela (Albacete), 'The Reception of locatio conductio in Medieval Spanish Law, with Specific Reference to relocatio tacita'

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