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Conversations with Professor Peter Gonville Stein: a Contribution to the Squire Law Library Eminent Scholars Archive


This is another contribution by Lesley Dingle to an expanding audio and photographic archive, which focuses on the careers of prominent academics who have a long affiliation with the Faculty of Law at Cambridge University.

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  • Fellow of Queens' College, 1968–

  • Assistant Lecturer in Law, Nottingham University 1952–53

  • Lecturer in Jurisprudence, Aberdeen University 1953–56

  • Professor of Jurisprudence, Aberdeen University 1956–68

  • Dean of Faculty of Law, Aberdeen University 1961–68

  • Chairman of Faculty Board, University of Cambridge 1973–76

  • Vice President of Queens' College 1974–81 (Acting President 1976, 1980–81)

  • Visiting university professor: Virginia (1965–66, 78–79), Colorado (1966), Witwatersrand (1970), Louisiana State (1974, 77, 83, 85), Chicago (1985, 88, 90, 92, 95), Padua & Palermo (1991), Tulane, New Orleans (1992, 96, 98), Salerno (1994), Lateran, Rome (1997) Hon. QC 1993

  • Member British Academy 1988–90

Stein, P. G. 1958. Fault in the Formation of Contract in Roman Law and Scots Law. Edinburgh: Oliver and Boyd.
Stein, P. G. (Ed.) 1963. Buckland, W. W., Text Book of Roman Law, 3rd. edition. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.
Stein, P. G. 1966. Regulae iuris: from juristic rules to legal maxims. Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press, 206 pp.
Stein, P. G., Brooks, C. W. & Helmholz, R. H. 1972. Notaries Public in England since the Reformation. Norwich: Erskine Press for the Society of Public Notaries of London.
Stein, P. G. & Shand, J., 1974. Legal Values in Western Society. Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press, 280 pp.
Meek, R., Raphael, D. D. & Stein, P. G. (eds.), 1978. Adam Smith's Lectures on Jurisprudence. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 610 pp.
Stein, P. G. 1980. Legal Evolution: the story of an idea. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 131 pp.
Stein, P. G. & Lewis, A. D. E. (eds.), 1983. Studies in Justinian's Institutes in memory of J. A. C. Thomas. London: Sweet & Maxwell.
Stein, P. G. 1984. Legal Institutions: the Development of Dispute Settlement. London: Butterworths, 236 pp.
Stein, P. G. 1990. The Character and Influence of the Roman Civil Law: historical essays. London: Hambledon Press.
Stein, P. G. & the late de Zulueta, F. 1990. The Teaching of Roman Law in England around 1200. London: Selden Society Supplementary Series VIII.
Stein, P. G. 1996. Romisches Recht und Europa: Die Geschichte einer Rechtskultur (translation of Roman Law in European History (1999) Frankfurt am Main: Fischer Taschenbuch Verlag, 224 pp.
Stein, P. G. 1999. Roman Law in European History. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 137 pp.
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