Legal Tradition and Economic Success

Thursday, April 28, 2011 - 6:00 - 8:00 pm
Lecture at the GHI - Directions
Speaker: Mathias Schmoeckel (University of Bonn)

Co-sponsored by the German Historical Institute and the German Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF).

Prof. Dr. Mathias Schmoeckel is a professor of German legal history and civil law at the University of Bonn. He specializes in canon law, the impact of Protestant Reformation, and the law of succession. He has served as the chairman of the Rheinischen Instituts für Notarrecht since 2006.

This keynote lecture is part of the conference Regulations between Legal Norms and Economic Reality: Intentions, Effects, and Adaptations: The German and American Experiences held at the institute from April 28-30. The lecture will begin at 6:30 pm (refreshments will be served from 6:00 to 6:30 pm).

Please RSVP (acceptance only) by March 16, 2009. Tel: 202.387.3355 - Fax: 202.387.6437 - E-mail