Winter Law School - Crimen Exceptum: The English Witch Prosecution in Context (LAW72016)

14 - 17 July 2019, Gold Coast Campus

9am - 1pm

Delivered by intensive classes in Week 2 of Session 2.

The study of the criminalisation and prosecution of witchcraft in England during the sixteenth, seventeenth, and early eighteenth centuries will extend students’ knowledge to a historical discipline, giving a strategic balance of past and present concepts in the global sphere of law and an extensive spectrum of expertise.

Delivered by: Dr Gregory Durston

Dr Gregory Durston studied history for his first degree before turning to the law. He qualified and worked as a barrister and has taught at law schools in England and Japan. He was, for many years, Reader in law at Kingston University. He is the author of numerous books and articles, most of them on criminal justice history and the English law of evidence.

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SLJ Winter Law School, GC Campus July 2019. Wizards, Witches and Traditional Knowledge.

Date and time

From: 09:00 AM Sunday, July 14, 2019 To: 01:00 PM Wednesday, July 17, 2019


School of Law and Justice
Southern Cross University

Gold Coast Campus