ROMAN MARITIME LAW

II International Seminar „Roman maritime law”

April 10th, 2019

Paulus libro secundo sententiarum. Lege Rhodia cavetur, ut si levandae navis gratia iactus mercium factus est, omnium contributione sarciatur quod pro omnibus datum est. „ Paulus in second book of Sentences. It is provided by the Rhodian Law that where merchandise is thrown overboard for the purpose of lightening a ship, what has been lost for the benefit of all must be made up by the contribution of all.”

Digesta Iustiniani 14.2.1

Department of Roman Law at the University of Gdansk is pleased to invite you for the second international seminar devoted to various aspects of Roman law of the sea and of the maritime activity of the Romans. The meeting will be attended by researchers who explored these issues in their research, and the meeting is intended to provide an opportunity to discuss issues of relevance to historical and legal research, but important for the present.

PROGRAM

Venue: University of Gdańsk, Faculty of Law and Administration, Jana Bażyńskiego street 6, Gdańsk, Room No 2042

10:00-10:10 Welcome and Opening Speeches
Dsc. Wojciech Zalewski, Associate Professor, Dean of  Faculty of Law and Administration, University of Gdańsk
Dsc. Jacek Wiewiorowski, Associate Professor, Head of Roman Law Department, Faculty of Law and Administration, University of Gdańsk

10:10-10:30 Professor Francisco J. Andrés Santos, Universidad de Valladolid
Time and legal rules in the Nomos Rhodion nautikos

10:30-10:50 Dsc. Anna Tarwacka, Associate Professor of Cardinal Stefan Wyszyński University in Warsaw
Carriage by sea in Antiquity in the light of Philogelos

10:50-11:10 Dsc. Zuzanna Benincasa, Assistant Professor, University of Warsaw
Roman maritime loans: a type of maritime insurance, a joint venture or a covert way of investing the money into maritime trade

11:10-11:30 Professor Szymon Olszaniec, Nicolaus Copernicus University in Toruń
Remarks on Corn Supply of Rome in the Late Antiquity

11:30-11:50 Dr iur. Petr Dostalík, Univerzita Palackého v Olomouci
Bill of lading as the Ist the institute of Roman law

11:50-12:10 Discussion

12:10-12:30 Coffe Break

12:30-12:50 Peter Candy (MA), University of Edinburg, School of Law
The structure of Roman maritime finance: TPSulp. 78 reconsidered

12:50-13:10 Anna Tatarkiewicz (PhD), AMU Poznań
‘Otium post negotium’. Port workers – work and free time. Case study

13:10-13:30 Dsc. Łukasz Marzec, Assistant Professor, Jegiellonian University
Some remarks on the maritime transport regulations in the Ancient Rome

13.30-13.50 Bartosz Zalewski (MA), UMCS in Lublin
„Lex Rhodia de iactu” in the legal doctrine of ius commune – a few remarks on the compensation of damage suffered in the common interest

13.50-14.10 Beata J. Kowalczyk (PhD), University of Gdańsk
Restraint of trade clauses in Roman and modern maritime law

14:10-14:30 Discussion

14.30-14.40 Closing speech: Dsc. Jacek Wiewiorowski, Associate Professor of University of Gdańsk

15:00-16:00 Dinner

           

Organizer:

Department of Roman Law
Faculty of Law and Administration
UNIVERSITY OF GDAŃSK