Dirk Heirbaut - Curriculum Vitae#

  • Master of Arts (History) (1988), Ghent University
  • Master of Laws (1993), Ghent University
  • Ph. D. (Law) (1997) (Ph. D. Thesis about feudal law in the county of Flanders, 1000-1305), Ghent University.

Functions, activities and memberships
  • Director Department of Legal Theory and Legal History Ghent University
  • Corresponding member of the Zentraldirektorium der Monumenta Germaniae Historica
  • Partner in the Interuniversitary Attraction Pole Justice and Society
  • President of the Scientific Committee for Legal History of the Royal Flemish Academy of Belgium for Arts and Science
  • Secretary of the Belgian-Dutch Association for the Study of the History of the Reception of Roman Law in the Netherlands
  • Founding vice-president of the European Society for Comparative Legal History
  • Member of the assessement committee of the doctoral school legal history (Max Planck Institute of Legal History, 2006)

Editorial activities
  • member of the editorial board of the reviews Pro memorie and Legal history review/Tijdschrift voor Rechtsgeschiedenis
  • member of the editorial board of the Foundation for Old National Law (Netherlands)
  • chief editor of the electronic legal history newsletter De Rechtshistorische Courant
  • reporter for Belgium of the electronic review Clio & Themis
  • member advisory board of the series Medieval Legal Practice (Brill)
  • co-editor of the series Studies in the history of private law (Brill)
  • co-editor of the series Iuris Scripta Historica of the Flemish Royal Academy;
  • co-editor of the series Justitie en maatschappij / Justice & Society (Die Keure) and member of the editorial board of the series

Conference organisator
  • Organiser or co-organiser of inter alia congresses about legal history in general (1998)
  • the relationship between legal history and contemporary law (1999)
  • encounters and confrontations between European and non-European legal systems (2000)
  • Flemish medieval history (2002)
  • archives and privacy (2002)
  • the history of twentieth century law (2003)
  • two hundred years French Civil code in Belgium (2004)
  • two hundred years Code de Procédure civile (2006)
  • two hundred years Code de Commerce (2007)
  • two hundred years Code pénal (2010)
  • Also organiser with M. Stolleis of the 2004 Summer School for Ph. Students in Legal History (Frankfurt, Max Planck Institute for Legal History)

Multiple lectures in Belgium and abroad.
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