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Conference in Donostia: Two Basque Cities in the 12th century


Conference today and tomorrow in Donostia on "Medieval City, The laws of two Basque Cities in the 12th century"

The William A. Douglass Center for Basque Studies has organized a conference on Medieval City. The laws of two Basque Cities in the 12th century together with the Foundation for the Study of the Basque Historical and Autonomic Law.

The two-day conference will bring together ten experts on Basque medieval law and will discuss the history and the substance of the laws of two early Basque legal codes, the fuero or laws of Estella and San Sebastian.


July 2nd

-16.30 h. Opening
Eneko Goia, Mayor of Donostia-San Sebastian
Koldo Leoz, Mayor of Estella-Lizarra

-17.00. Navarre and Gipuzkoa, 1076-1180. Prof. José A. Lema (EHU, University of the Basque Country)

-18.00. Coffee

-18.30. Organization of territory and the creation of the city of Estella. Javier Ilundáin (UNIR, International University of La Rioja)

-19:00. Organization of the territory of San Sebastian and the surrounding areas. Iosu Etxezarraga (EHU, University of the Basque Country)

-19.30. Debate

July 3rd

-10.00. Theobald the first's legal project. Raquel García Arancón (UN, University of Navarre)

-11.00. The local laws in Navarre in the 11th and 12th centuries. Amaia Álvarez Berastegi (NUP, Public University of Nevarre)

-11.30. Debate

-12.00. Coffee

-12.30. The diffusion of the Law of Jaca along the Way of Santiago. Ana M. Barrero (CSIC)

-13.00. The family of laws of Estella and San Sebastian from 1200. Nere J. Intxaustegi (UD, University of Deusto)

-13.30. Debate

-17.00. The law in the jurisdictions of Estella and San Sebastian. Roldán Jimeno (NUP, Public University of Navarre)

-18.00. Society in the law of Estella: Women, children, the Jews and the poor. Xabier Irujo (UNR, University of Nevada, Reno)

-18.30. Coffee.

-19:00. Development of maritime law in the law of San Sebastian. Margarita Serna (UC, University of Cantabria)

-19.30. Debate

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