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POSTPONEMENT OF British Legal History Conference (BHLC) 2021

As a result of continuing uncertainty caused by the coronavirus pandemic, in particular in relation to international travel, the organisers of the British Legal History Conference 2021 have decided to postpone the conference to 6-9 July 2022.  This decision has … Continue reading

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Revised Call for Papers

39th Annual Conference of the Australian and New Zealand Law and History Society, Auckland, 9-12 December2020 “One Empire, Many Colonies, Similar or Different Histories?” Abstracts are invited from scholars bringing historical perspectives on law who wish to gather at The … Continue reading

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Graduate Student Survey from American Society of Legal History

The American Society of Legal History regards graduate students as an important part of our legal history community.  We are proud of our efforts to date to make the ASLH a hospitable home for early-stage scholars.  But we want to … Continue reading

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Student Research Colloquium in Chicago, November 11-12

The American Society of Legal History invites graduate students to apply to the Student Research Colloquium (SRC), currently scheduled (fingers crossed) for Nov. 11-12, in Chicago, Illinois, immediately prior to the ASLH annual meeting there.  At this pre-conference, funded workshop, eight … Continue reading

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Policing Colonial Brisbane

In June, UQP will be releasing a new book, To Preserve and Protect: Policing Colonial Brisbane, by Anastasia Dukova. To Preserve and Protect exposes political power abuse, corruption, mismanagement, professional burnout and gendered justice, issues which continue to challenge police … Continue reading

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Legal History of Epidemics Sources

The David Berg Foundation Institute for Law and History at Tel Aviv University has put together a web page with links to sources – primary and secondary – on the legal history of epidemics, their consequences, and responses to them. You can … Continue reading

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Legal History of Epidemics

The David Berg Foundation Institute for Law and History at Tel Aviv University is putting together a web page with links to sources – primary and secondary – on the legal history of epidemics, their consequences, and responses to them. Please send … Continue reading

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Event this coming Friday

Online Seminar- “Collectors and Collections of Chinese Art and Antiquities: Problems with Gifts, Trusts and Legacies” by Prof. Steven Gallagher in the CUHK LAW Greater China Legal History Seminar Series: 3 April 2020, 12.30-2pm (local Hong Kong time): CPD accreditation … Continue reading

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Open letter to Australian governments on COVID-19 and the criminal justice system

Lorana Bartels and Thalia Anthony have written an open letter, downloadable below, on the impact of Coronavirus on the criminal justice system. If you would like to add your name, please do so at Open letter signatories by 12 pm Friday 20 March. Please also … Continue reading

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Peter Gonville Stein Book Award – American Society for Legal History

The Peter Gonville Stein Book Award is awarded annually for the best book in non-US legal history written in English. This award is designed to recognize and encourage the further growth of fine work in legal history that focuses on all regions outside the United States, as … Continue reading

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