This prize is awarded for the best presentation by a higher degree research student or an early career researcher at the annual conference. This paper will be published in law&history, the Society’s journal.
Our 2016 winner is Danielle Boaz for a paper presented at our Perth conference which compares witchcraft suppression laws across three jurisdictions.
Past winners are:
2014 Janine Pizzetti : ‘Judging Protection: “The Unintentional Errors of an Unlearned Magistracy”, British Guiana and Port Phillip, 1830s–40s,’ in issue vol. 3, 2016
2015 James Kirby: ‘“Conditional on a Bill of Rights”: Race and Human Rights in the Constitution of Botswana, 1960-66‘ in issue vol. 4:1, 2017