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Juridical Encounters wins NZ history prize

Congratulations to our past president  Shaunnagh Dorsett (UTS) for her book Juridical Encounters: Maori and the Colonial Courts 1840-1852 (Auckland UP) and Jane McCabe (Otago) for her book Race, Tea and Colonial Settlement (Bloomsbury) who have been jointly awarded New Zealand’s prestigious Ian Wards Prize for 2018. This prize recognises an outstanding … Continue reading

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Call for applications from postgraduate students for Kercher Scholarships to attend our 2018 conference.

Kercher scholarships are open to any postgraduate student currently enrolled in an Australian or New Zealand university wishing to attend the annual Australia and New Zealand Law and History Society Conference, and are awarded on the basis of merit through … Continue reading

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Australian constitutional news

In Australia this past week the Garma Festival has put the Uluru Statement back in the national news.  The Statement from the Heart composed by Australia’s Indigenous communities in May 2017 had the potential to move Australia’s constitutional relations with … Continue reading

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CFP British Legal History Conference 2019

The CFP  is out for the British Legal History conference. 10-13 July 2019 at St Andrews. The theme is Comparative Legal History. Abstracts (strict maximum 250 words) to blhc2019@st-andrews.ac.uk by 15 September 2018. More on the conference website.  

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Deadline for cfp for 2018 conference extended

37th Annual Conference of the Australia and New Zealand Law and History Society  Exclusion, Confinement, Dispossession: Uneven Citizenship and Spaces of Sovereignty University of Wollongong, 10-12 December 2018  Call for papers now extended to 31 July. Keynote Speakers   Professor Audra Simpson, … Continue reading

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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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