Reformation on the record

With apologies for cross posting

The British Records Association is delighted to support The National Archives (UK) in developing a research network to support the work of postgraduate students, early career researchers and scholars who use the Reformation-related collections of The National Archives as part of their research. The inaugural meeting of this research network will take place at a forthcoming conference which will raise awareness of current research into the Reformation using the records of The National Archives.


"Law Books: History & Connoisseurship," June 10-15 at Yale

Rare Book School is now accepting applications for "Law Books: History & Connoisseurship," a week-long, intensive course that will be offered June 10-15, 2018, at the Yale Law School in New Haven, Connecticut.
This year marks my sixth time teaching the course, and the first time that I will be most ably assisted by Ryan Greenwood, Curator of Rare Books and Special Collections at the University of Minnesota Law Library.
This intensive, week-long course is about building focused, interesting, and useful collections of historical materials in A

Call for applications: Masters/Doctoral/Postdoctoral fellowships -- Water Law in Mandate Palestine -- Tel Aviv University, Faculty of Law

This call is for a one-year or semester-long fellowship for a graduate student or postdoctoral fellow wishing to work on the history of water law in Israel/Palestine or a related topic (such as the history of water law in a related jurisdiction, the history of related areas of law in Israel/Palestine, legal transfers in the British Empire, etc.). The fellowship is part of the Israel Science Foundation-funded research project headed by Dr. David Schorr: "Private and Public Water Rights in Mandate Palestine and Early Israel".

Conference Announcement: The Many 14th Amendments

We are pleased to announce that registration is live for the upcoming conference, "The Many 14th Amendments." It will take place at the University of Miami March 1-3, 2018, to make the 150th anniversary of the 14th Amendment. Full conference details as well as links for registration are on the conference website: 



CFP The Stanford Program in Law and Society Fifth Conference for Junior Researchers (May 2018)

We are happy to announce the call for papers for Stanford Program in Law and Society's 5th Conference for Junior Researchers to be held at Stanford Law School on May 11-12, 2018.

The theme for next year's conference is 'Law in Everyday Life,' and it is meant to encourage empirical work in the field of law and scoiety.

Deadline to submit abstracts: February 5, 2018.

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ANN: Institute for Constitutional History Seminar: William Howard Taft and Charles Evans Hughes; the Travails and Contradictions of Progressivism within the Law: 1908-1941

The Institute for Constitutional History (ICH) is pleased to announce another seminar for advanced graduate students and junior faculty:


William Howard Taft and Charles Evans Hughes; the Travails and Contradictions of Progressivism within the Law: 1908-1941


CFP: 2018 Annual Meeting of the American Society for Legal History

American Society for Legal History
Hilton Americas - Houston
Houston, Texas November 8-11, 2018
Call for Papers
The Program Committee of the ASLH invites proposals for complete panels and individual papers for the 2018 meeting to be held November 8-11, 2018, in Houston, Texas. Panels and papers on any facet or period of legal history from anywhere in the world are welcome. Panel proposals should include: a c.v.


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