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ASLH publishes Law & History Review through the Cambridge University Press. The journal is available online via the History Cooperative and JSTOR.

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H-Net Announcement: Poetics of Law: Literary Form and Legal Experience, Feeling, and Knowledge

Title: CFP RSA 2016: "Poetics of Law: Literary Form and Legal Experience, Feeling, and Knowledge"
Location: Massachusetts
Date: 2015-06-01
Description: Session Title: Poetics of Law: Literary Form and
       Legal Experience, Feeling, and Knowledge, Renaissance Society
       of America 2016, Boston, MA  Session Organizer: Penelope
       Geng Proposal Deadline: June 1, 2015 Keywords: Early modern
       literature, literature and law, poetics, form, new formalism,
       genre, print h ...

CFP: Ocean of Law: Intermixed Legal Systems across the Indian Ocean World

REMINDER: Deadline for abstracts:  10 June, 2015

Ocean of Law: Intermixed Legal Systems across the Indian Ocean World, 1550-1950.

Leiden University, 7-9 December, 2015

Keynote speakers:
Prof. Paul Halliday, University of Virginia
Prof. Engseng Ho, Duke University and National University Singapore
 

Western Legal History CFP

Please review and share this CFP (follow the link for full details) for an upcoming symposium and anthology, "Laying Down the Law: Critical Legal Histories of the North American West," co-sponsored by the Clements Center for Southwest Studies at Southern Methodist University and the University of Lincoln's Department of History and Center for Great Plains Studies

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