Faculty of Law, University of Turku

28-29 May 2018


Conference Venue:

Room Cal1006, Calonia (Caloniankuja 3), Faculty of Law, University of Turku


Mon 28 May 2018

17.00-17.15 Welcome


Keynote Lecture:

Sir John Baker: The Regulation of Advocacy in Medieval and Early-Modern England

19.00 Conference Dinner


Tue 29 May 2018


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


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


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


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


Keynote Lecture:

Jane Burbank: Advocacy and sovereignty: Perspectives from Russia

19.30 Dinner


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