Congratulations to Libby Connors

Our congrats to Libby Connors. Libby recently won another award for her wonderful book Warrior – the Magarey Medal for biography, a biennial award judged jointly by the AHA and ASAL. Full details are here.

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Rare Books Lecture: Melbourne Law School

Members in Melbourne (and possibly beyond) may be interested in this year’s Rare Books Lecture at Melbourne Law School. It is being delivered by one of our members, Mark Lunney. Entitled “A Very Australian Story: Political Libels and the Conscription Referendums of the First World War”, it is on 21 July at Melbourne Law School. Attendance is free, but registration is required. More information is available on the Flyer.

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Reminder: CFP ANZLHS Annual Conference

Dear All, a gentle reminder that proposals for papers for the Annual Conference are due at the end of this month. Details on the conference can be found under the conference tab.

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Keynotes confirmed for ANZLHS Conference 2016

The keynote speakers have been confirmed for the ANZLHS Conference at Curtin in December. They are:

  1. The Hon. Wayne Martin AC, Chief Justice of Western Australia
  1. Mr Ian Binnie QC, former puisne justice of the Supreme Court of Canada and now counsel at Lenczner Slaght in Toronto

 

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ASLH Student Research Colloquium

A Student Research Colloquium is being held before the main ASLH conference this year. There is a CFP for participation in this event. Some partial funding may be available. Deadline for applications is July 15.

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British Legal History Conference CFP

The call for papers for the 2017 BLHC conference is now out. The theme is ‘Networks and Connections’ which is a nicely broad theme and will work well for many of our members. The conference dates are 5-8 July 2017 and the CFP closes 26 August 2016.

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Reminder: ANZLHS prize and Kercher Scholarships

Along with the CFP for the annual conference, we should remind members of the ANZLHS prize and the Kercher scholarships. The ANZLHS prize is awarded annually for the best work in Australasian legal history. The Kercher scholarships are to assist graduate students to attend the annual conference. Details for both can be found under the tab ‘Prizes and Scholarships’

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