The Ethics, Law, and Social Science of Self-Defense and Firearms

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June 1, 2022
New Hampshire, United States
Subject Fields: 
American History / Studies, Law and Legal History, Political History / Studies, Public Health, Sociology

The Center for Ethics in Society at Saint Anselm College invites proposals for research papers on the ethics, law, or social science of self-defense and firearms, to be discussed at a workshop on November 11-13, 2022. The proposd workshop invites scholars from a variety of disciplines to explore constitutional, legal, moral, ethical, and historical debates surrounding self-defense and firearms in the United States. 

We will sponsor up to 12 research papers, and selected scholars will participate in an in-person workshop, hosted in Manchester, New Hampshire, November 11-13, 2022. The Center for Ethics in Society will provide an honorarium, travel stipend, and two nights accommodation in the workshop hotel. 

Proposals of no more than 250 words should state a research question and a tentative thesis or hypothesis to be explored. Please send proposals and a brief CV to by June 1, 2022. Successful applicants will be notified by June 20. 

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Center for Ethics in Society at Saint Anselm College

Manchester, NH

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