175 Years of the April Laws: Fundamental Legal Transformations in 1848 and as a Consequence of the Springtime of Nations

date: 05 April 2023

location: Hungarian Academy of Sciences – Budapest, Széchenyi István square 9.

presenters: Dr. György Képes, Prof. Dr. Christian Neschwara, Prof. Dr. Fethi Gedikli, Prof. Dr. Giacomo Pace Gravina, Prof. dr. sc. Tomislav Karlović, Dr. hab. Artur Górak, Assoc. Prof. Dr. Nina Kršljanin , JUDr. David Kolumber, Prof. Dr. Emőd Veress

moderators: Prof. Dr. János Ede Szilágyi, Prof. Dr. Emőd Veress

themes: Fundamental Legal Transformations

In 2023 there will be 175 years since the enactment of the so-called April Laws in Hungary (1848), which gave the foundations of the modern state.

As a consequence, the Legal History Subcommittee of Section IX of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences, the Legal History Research Group of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences and the Ferenc Mádl Institute of Comparative Law organised an international conference in English on 5 April 2023 in Budapest entitled “175 Years of the April Laws – Fundamental Legal Transformations in 1848 and the Spring of Nations”.

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