Professor John W. Cairns to be “Professeur invité” at the École Normale Supérieure in Paris

Academic will give a number of lectures on legal history and comparative law from 18 April to 6 May

Edinburgh Law School's John W. Cairns, Professor of Civil Law, is to be “Professeur invité” at the École Normale Supérieure in Paris.

He will be leading lectures on legal history and comparative law, on topics such as "Managing Slavery in Enlightenment Scotland" and "Reforming Legal Education in Eighteenth Century Scotland".

The programme will take place between 18 April and 6 May.