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VIRTUAL EVENT: IAS Talking Points Seminar: Archeology of Supervision in Roman law

26 May 2020, 6:00 pm–7:30 pm

archaeology of supervision

Join IAS Visiting Research Fellow Professor Meiling Huang (Zhongnan University of Economics and Law) for this talk entitled 'Archeology of Supervision in Roman law: a historical exploration into the roots of the modern-day supervision models'. Respondents: Dr Benet Salway (History, UCL) and Prof. Paul Mitchell (Law, UCL). Chaired by Dr Andrew Dean (IAS, UCL)

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It is clear that there is no unified and systematic concept of “supervisory power” in Roman law, but two key supervisory systems can be observed: the censor and the tribuni plebis. The former focuses on power restriction, while the latter focuses on moral supervision. These two models have been used for reference and developed in later generations, which has influenced the construction of modern supervisory systems.

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