“Properties without owners” Programme

Properties without owners.

Inheritance in abeyance and vacant succession in comparative perspective during the early modern period (China, Korea, Japan and Europe)

FMSH, Salle des Conseils A3-35
54 Boulevard Raspail,
75006, Paris




Morning Session: chair Luca GABBIANI

09.00 – 09.30 : Introduction

The Sovereign Heir. Claiming Vacant Estate Succession in Europe and in the Spanish World (13th-18th centuries)  (Alessandro BUONO, CRH-LaDéHiS, EHESS Paris)

9.30 – 11.00 : Abeyance and vacant succession in China

Death is Nothing at All: Heirs, their Absence and Lineage Strategies in Traditional China (MATSUBARA Kentaro, University of Tokyo) 

Dangerous Women, or Women in Danger? A Rough Discussion on the Chinese Women’s Rights and Interests among the Properties without Owners of The Family in Late Qing (SUN Jiahong, Chinese Academy of Social Sciences)

11.00 – 11.30 : Coffee Break

11.30 – 13.30 : Abeyance and vacant succession in Japan and Korea

Property Ownership and the Neighborhood Community in Early Modern Kyoto (Mary Louise NAGATA, Francis Marion University)

Succession and Lineage Property in Korea (Mary S. KIM, St. Cloude State University)

Ritual and Economic Succession in Premodern Korea (Martina DEUCHLER, SOAS, University of London)

13:30 – 14:30 : Lunch

Afternoon Session:

14:30 – 16:30 : Round table discussion. Abeyance and vacant succession in a comparative perspective


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