The Faculty of Law, University of Victoria and the Centre for Interdisciplinary Studies in Property Rights, University of Newcastle, NSW are holding a colloquium on "Property Rights in the Colonial Imagination and Experience", February 22-24, 2001 on the campus of the University of Victoria, British Columbia. The colloquium which will bring together leading scholars in the field from Australia, Canada and the United States will focus on: 1. the reception and refraction of English Property concepts and rules and the development of local property law regimes in both the British Empire and the United States; 2. the law and practice in these territories relating to Aboriginal title to land. The colloquium is the first of its type in Canada and is designed both to assess the current state of and to encourage further scholarship in this important area of comparative colonial legal history.
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