- 12e séance: Qing Jurispractice and the Creation of the
- 11ème séance: les jeux d'argent
- 10ème séance. Amnistie et grâce II : les Assises d’Automne.
- 9ème séance: Amnistie et grâce I : Rester auprès de ses parents âgés.
From Shuihuidi to Liye
Forty years of archeological discoveries and their significance for Chinese History
Venue: Collège de France, 52 rue du Cardinal Lemoine, 75005 Paris (métro: Cardinal Lemoine) - Salle Claude Lévi-Strauss
Thursday 18: New Perspectives on Ancient China: Researches on Qin and Han Excavated Texts.
- Qin-Han excavated texts reading session lead by Professors Robin Yates and Anthony Barbieri-Low: Zhangjiashan 張家山 legal documents and Liye 里耶 administrative documents.
- Alain Thote: “Early Chinese Manuscripts Discovered in Tombs: the Case of Rishu 日書.”
- Marc Kalinowski: “Some remarks on the relationship between the Qin and Han excavated legal texts and daybook text type manuscripts.”
- Marianne Bujard: "Rishu within the scope of Qin and Han religion.”
- Enno Giele: “Administrative Documents from Jianshui 肩水.”
- Eric Trombert: “Was the farming system of the military settlements (屯田 / 軍屯) really sustainable? About an unpublished manuscript from Juyan 居延.”
- Arnaud Bertrand: “Excavating the eastern administrative border of Dunhuang imperial commandery during the former Han dynasty.”
- General discussion
Friday 19: From Shuihudi to Liye, from law on paper to law in practice?
- "Forms of Legislation during the Qin and Han,” the different types of laws, including statutes, ordinances, precedents, etc., by Robin Yates
- “The Evolution of Statutory Law from the Qin to the Han,” with highlight on some of the continuities from the Qin laws to the Tang Code, by Anthony Barberi-Low.
Afternoon (14-17): discussion, animated by three short presentations
- Jérôme Bourgon: From the redemption of punishments to their commutation and abolition: questions about “changes” and “progress” of the Chinese legal system under Qing and Han dynasty
- Frédéric Constant: The “Confucianization of law”, after the toppling of the “cruel Legalist dynasty of Qin”: An outdated historical myth?
- Luca Gabbiani: “Contracts” in Chinese history: some remarks and questions.