Appunti ‘romanistici’ in tema di diritto interculturale. Esperienza giuridica romana, figura del iurisconsultus e funzione del notaio*

The Roman legal experience teaches us that the issues and perspectives to which today’s intercultural law is dedicated have historical ‘substantial’ precedents in the institution of jus gentium: indeed, praetor pergrinus offered concrete and effective protection to it through its iurisdictio. This aspect of ‘practical application’ was closely tied, on…

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Ubiquità planetaria nei condomini. Microspazi di convivenza, corologia interculturale e diritti umani

In quotidian life, the encounter in space is an encounter of active bodies. It does not occur in a void, but rather within a relational dimension that has been shaped by semantic chisels and interwoven with stories, narrations, and both “real” and “imaginary” recollections. These features of quotidian life are…

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Europa Unita e pluralismo euclideo. Il paradosso antropologico dell’attuale esperienza giuridica europea

The European Union was born under the sign of ‘unity in diversity’ and pluralism. Such a design with its rather oxymoronic combination of ends has so far found an institutional and procedural synthesis. From a cultural point of view, however, Europe is divided, and efforts towards anthropological translation, at least…

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Intercultural Perspectives for Lawyers and the Law. New Possibilities for Legal Education and Assistance

The essay envisages the new, possible professional perspectives that intercultural law seems to open up to young lawyers. At the crossroads between the necessity to supply legal assistance to foreigners and the current crisis that legal professionals undergo, a legal intercultural competence might provide both a way out of the…

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Notariato e diritto interculturale. Un viaggio giuridico-antropologico tra i notai d’Italia

This essay incorporates the results of an ethnographic-legal investigation promoted by the “Accademia del Notariato” and carried out among a sample of Italian notaries in order to identify issues that arise when legal assistance, particularly from notaries, is provided to foreign clients. The methodological approach applied consists of qualitative research….

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