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CRGC Speaker Series: Thoughts on Law and Global Catholicism: Canon Law as the First International Legal System

Friday, 25 February, 2022

Atria A. Larson, Ph.D. is Associate Professor of medieval Christianity in the Department of Theological Studies at Saint Louis University and director of SLU's Center for Religious and Legal History. Her talk will introduce canon law, from late antiquity through the Middle Ages to early modernity, as a mechanism for the spread of moral ideas, legal norms, and judicial procedures in what scholars have referred to as "the first international legal system."

Respondents to her paper are: Fr. Steven A. Schoenig, SJ, Associate Professor of History, and Benjamin Wand, Ph.D. Candidate in medieval History.

The event will be Friday, Feb. 25, from noon to 1:15 p.m. St. Louis time and from 7 p.m. to 8:15 p.m. in Madird. The event will take place at the Center For Global Citizenship Auditorium. 

In keeping with the regulations of St. Louis City and the University, all attendees in person must be masked

at all times. Only drinking beverages will be permitted. Masks must be returned immediately to the proper position. 



This event might also move completely online, should there be any changes to the in-person 
rules of the university, so visit our event site on Facebook for the most accurate updates: