How to do History with Professor Armitage

The final Sawyer Seminar on Corporations and International Law on December 1st, 2017, brought David Armitage, the Lloyd C. Blankfein Professor of History at Harvard University, to Duke University. In preparation for the presentation and discussion, Professor Armitage prepared a short draft of an article titled John Locke Inc. The paper sought to engage John Read more about How to do History with Professor Armitage[…]

Varying Lenses for History: Fitzmaurice and Press Discuss Corporations and Sovereignty

The presentations and subsequent discussions by Steven Press and Andrew Fitzmaurice on November 17, 2017 were welcome additions to the penultimate Mellon Sawyer Seminar on Corporations and Internal Law. The contributions by each served to advance the audience’s understanding of issues ranging from the relationship between states and corporations, the balance of public and private Read more about Varying Lenses for History: Fitzmaurice and Press Discuss Corporations and Sovereignty[…]