Paper presentations

De ruysscher, D., “ERC Starting Grant CLLS: Analysing Coherence in Law Through Legal Scholarship, Amsterdam (17th Century)”, expert meeting Law in Amsterdam and the Dutch Republic (17th Century), Tilburg University, 11 May 2017.

De ruysscher, D., “Financial Instruments at the Antwerp Bourse (16th Century): General Collateral”, workshop History of the workless economy, Florence, 8 June 2017.

De ruysscher, D., “Reception of French commercial law literature in the Low Countries”, Historiography of commercial law, past, present & future, Helsinki, 26 September 2017.

De ruysscher, D., "Lex Mercatoria Traditions", i-Hilt lecture, Tilburg University, 6 March 2018.

De ruysscher, D., “The Many Shades of Pre-Insolvency Proceedings in France, Belgium and the Netherlands, 1807-c. 1910”, PER-Department Erelunch 5 April 2018.

Kotlyar, I., "Public auctions and collectivization of execution proceedings in Holland, 1550-1700", meeting workgroup Law in Amsterdam and the Dutch Republic (17th Century), Maastricht University, 16 May 2018.

Kotlyar, I., "Bankruptcy and the “Praetorian Pledge”: the Law of the Books and the Law in Action in the Early Modern Netherlands", International Forum of Young Legal Historians, Warsaw, 14-17 June 2018.

De ruysscher, D., "Security Interests and Consistency in Commercial Law: the Example of Roman-Dutch Scholarship (17th c.)", Jour fixe Max-Planck Institut for europäische Rechtsgeschichte, 10 September 2018.

De ruysscher, D. and De Reu, P., "Averting Bankruptcy in Belgium 1884-1914. Who Made Use of Pre-Insolvency Compositions?", workshop "Mercantile and Corporate Insolvency and Pre-Insolvency in the Nineteenth and Twentieth Century: Law and Economy", Tilburg, 7 December 2018.

De ruysscher, D. and M. In't Veld, "The Bankruptcy of Rembrandt: the Artist as Legal Actor", workshop Law and Amsterdam in the Dutch Republic, The Hague, 10 April 2019. 

Mooi, R. and den Hollander, M., "A Late Seventeenth-Century International Bankruptcy: the Case of Gasparo Schellekens", workshop Law and Amsterdam in the Dutch Republic, The Hague, 10 April 2019.


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De ruysscher, D., "Bankruptcy and Insolvency in History, Law, and Theory", PhD Training Seminars, Ecole doctorale des Sciences Juridiques, Politiques et de Gestion, Université de Lille-II, 5-7 June 2018.

Seminar 1: Paradigms and Trends in Bankruptcy Theory and History, 5 June 2018.


Seminar 2: Insolvency, Restructuring, and Fresh Start: Comparative Legal History, 6 June 2018.


Seminar 3: Legal Reforms: Insolvency Law Today and Tomorrow, 7 June 2018. 


"Corporate Insolvency and Restructuring Proceedings: Legal Borrowing, National Tradition and Globalization (Nineteenth-Twentieth Centuries)", World Economic History Congress, Boston, 29 July-3 August 2018.

"The Identity of Amsterdam and its Mercantile Citizens", XXVth Annual Forum of Young Legal Historians, Brussels, 5 June 2019.

"Damaged Identity: Bankruptcy and Reputation", XXVth Annual Forum of Young Legal Historians, Brussels, 7 June 2019. 

"History of Insolvency", Belgian-Dutch Legal History Conference, Liège, 14 and 15 June 2019.