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Freiburg Society for Legal History

Dear friends of legal history,

As in the previous year, our society is offering an evening lecture in November to supplement the lecture "European and German Legal History".

Professor Dr. phil. Saskia Lettmaier, B.A. (Oxford), LL.M., S.J.D. (Harvard)
will be held on Wednesday, 7 November 2018, at 18.00 c.t. in the Audimax of the Kollegiengebäude II
about "A Mystery in Comparative Legal History."

Professor Lettmaier teaches and researches at the Chair of Civil Law, German and European History of Law, Private International Private and Comparative Law at the Hermann Kantorowicz Institute of the Christian-Albrechts-University at Kiel. Professor Lettmaier is also a judge in the second main office of the Schleswig-Holstein Higher Regional Court. Her research interests lie in the following areas: civil law, in particular family and inheritance law, from a historical, comparative, international and interdisciplinary perspective; English and continental European legal history, especially of the early modern period and modern period; comparative law; law and religion; law and literature. Professor Lettmaier has received numerous national and international awards and scholarships for her achievements, including the Irving Oberman Memorial Prize of the Harvard Law School for the best work in legal history and family law.

Best regards
Schäfer (Chairman)

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