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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
 

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