PSCO 59 | Law and Justice in Antiquity

Co-chairs: Reyhan Durmaz, Simcha Gross


All of the talks will start at 6:30 pm Eastern Time and will be conducted over Zoom, in 2021-22. You can register for the talks by e-mailing


September 30, 2021

“Sacred Things between Law and Justice in Late Antiquity: Two Case Studies”

Mary Farag, Princeton Theological Seminary


October 28, 2021

Documents, Places, and Practices of Women’s Incarceration in Antiquity

Mark Letteney, University of Southern California & Matthew D. C. Larsen, University of Copenhagen


February 17, 2022

Aspects of Qur’anic Law-making

Joseph Lowry, University of Pennsylvania


March 17, 2022

‘Know Before Whom You Are Standing!’ The Religious Dimension of Jurisdiction in Rabbinic Writings”

Katell Berthelot, CNRS / Aix-Marseille University


April 7, 2022

“Cultivating Rabbinic Expertise at the Dinner Table”

Krista Dalton, Kenyon College


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