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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.

Recent Content

Postgraduate Visiting Researcher in Roman Law or Legal History at the University of Glasgow

The University of Glasgow School of Law invites applications from PhD students in Roman law/legal history for the post of Alan Rodger Postgraduate Visiting Researcher, to be held during the 2018/19 academic year. The selected candidate will spend a term in Glasgow and receive a £2,000 award for support. The deadline for applications is 29 June 2018. Full details are available from our website.

CFP: Family and Justice in the Archives: Histories of Intimacy in Transnational Perspective (Montreal, 6-7 May 2019)

 

CONCORDIA UNIVERSITY LAW AND SOCIETY SYMPOSIUM

Family and Justice in the Archives

Histories of Intimacy in Transnational Perspective

Concordia University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada

6-7 May 2019

CALL FOR PAPERS

John Phillip Reid Book Award of the American Society for Legal History

Named for John Phillip Reid, the prolific legal historian and founding member of the Society, and made possible by the generous contributions of his friends and colleagues, the John Phillip Reid Book Award is an annual award for the best monograph by a mid-career or senior scholar, published in English in any of the fields defined broadly as Anglo-American legal history, with a preference for work that falls within Reid’s own interests in seventeenth- through nineteenth-century Anglo-America and Native American law.

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