Guido Pfeifer (email@example.com) is Full Professor of Ancient Legal History, European History of Private Law and Private Law at the Goethe University Frankfurt. He was spokesperson of the LOEWE Research Focus »Extrajudicial and Judicial Conflict Resolution« in 2014 and is an Associate member of the Cluster of Excellence »Normative Orders«. His research has focused on the legal history of the Ancient Near East. Among his works: Fortschritt auf Umwegen: Umgehung und Fiktion in Rechtsurkunden des Altertums (München, 2013); »Mechanisms of Conflict and Dispute Resolution in Ancient Near Eastern Treaties«, LOEWE Research Focus Extrajudicial and Judicial Conflict Resolution (Working Paper No. 9, 2013, urn:nbn: de:hebis:30:3-321015).