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Vol 5:1 law&history

The latest issue of law&history vol.5:1 (2018) has Tim Rowse considering the moral position of the colonial Native Police and legal historians illuminating issues of importance in colonial and imperial history:  the ownership of mapping knowledge (Isabella Alexander), the outlawing of witchcraft in Africa and the Caribbean … Continue reading

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Announcing the THEORY RACE AND COLONIALISM ESSAY (TRACE) AWARD

ANZLHS has created a $1000 prize to honour the memory and continue the work of Tracey Banivanua-Mar.  The award will be for the best article published in the society’s journal law&history over the previous 2 calendar years and that engages … Continue reading

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Announcing the Sir Francis Forbes Society for Legal History prize

Congratulations to Jon Piccini, University of Queensland, who has been awarded the 2017 Sir Francis Forbes Prize for Australian legal history for a paper delivered at our Christchurch conference last December. Jon’s paper, ‘“A new government with new policies and … Continue reading

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Preliminary call for papers for 2018 conference

After the success of our 2017 conference in Christchurch comes an early call for papers for Wollongong in 2018. 37th Annual Conference of the Australia and New Zealand Law and History Society   Exclusion, Confinement, Dispossession: Uneven Citizenship and Spaces of … Continue reading

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2017 Prize for legal history

As announced at our AGM in Christchurch, the judges commended the original approach and high quality of all submissions.  Their final decision was to award the prize to: Mark Finnane & Andy Kaladelfos ‘Race and Justice in and Australian Court: … Continue reading

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Vol 4:2 law&history

Volume 2 for 2017 of law&history has been published. This is our first special issue – on Gender, Intimacy and Colonial Violence. It features some fantastic historians – Lyndall Ryan, Penelope Edmonds, Angela Wanhalla, Anna Johnston, Amanda Nettelbeck and Victoria Haskins, … Continue reading

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Notice of AGM

The Annual General Meeting, including elections for the executive committee of the Society, will be held at the 2nd floor lounge of the Business and Law Building, University of Canterbury, Christchurch, 5.15pm 14 December Nominations will be called for at … Continue reading

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