Gerald R. Ford Presidential Foundation Research Travel Grants

Type: 
Grant
Date: 
September 15, 2018
Location: 
Michigan, United States
Subject Fields: 
American History / Studies, Diplomacy and International Relations, Law and Legal History, Political History / Studies, Political Science

The Gerald R. Ford Presidential Foundation awards grants of up to $2,200 each in support of research in the archival collections of the Gerald R. Ford Presidential Library located in Ann Arbor, Michigan, part of the system of Presidential Libraries administered by the National Archives and Records Administration.  The collections are rich on U.S. government domestic policies, diplomacy, and national political affairs in the 1970s.  A grant helps defray the travel and living expenses of a research trip to the Ford Library.

New Podcast on the Aesthetics and Rhetoric of Money: Money on the Left

Type: 
Online Digital Resources
Location: 
Louisiana, United States
Subject Fields: 
Communication, Film and Film History, Law and Legal History, American History / Studies, Economic History / Studies

The Modern Money Network: Humanities Division (MMN HD) is pleased to announce the launch of its official monthly podcast, Money on the Left. Co-hosted by Scott Ferguson (University of South Florida), William O. Saas (Louisiana State University), and Maxximilian Seijo (University of South Florida), Money on the Left explores the political, aesthetic, and rhetorical dimensions of modern money from a neochartalist perspective. Episodes feature interviews with modern money scholars, close readings, and topical policy commentary.

OGEL Call for Papers: Special Issue on “Social Licence to operate (SLO) in the Extractive and Energy Sectors”

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
October 1, 2018 to March 31, 2019
Subject Fields: 
Economic History / Studies, Environmental History / Studies, Law and Legal History, Political Science, Public Policy

Dr. Jędrzej Górski, Gokce Mete, and Hon.

[Laws] Topical Collection "Disability Human Rights Law"

Type: 
Call for Papers
Location: 
Switzerland
Subject Fields: 
Human Rights, Law and Legal History, Public Policy, Social Sciences

Dear Colleagues,

Disability Human Rights Law is an emerging field that this Special Issue will help to shape. It is an amalgamation of human rights law, disability studies, and disability rights law. It views rights in novel way, opening a new line of scholarly inquiry. It sees rights as they apply to the individual, with regard to the individual’s particular abilities, needs, and circumstances.

Drugs and Capitalism

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
July 4, 2018 to September 1, 2018
Location: 
Colorado, United States
Subject Fields: 
Cultural History / Studies, Economic History / Studies, Humanities, Law and Legal History, Social History / Studies

Drugs and spices have long been at the center of global trade, but the concept of “drug” in its modern, Western sense is particularly derived from interactions with cultural “others.”  Thinkers such as Jacques Derrida have written on the ancient Pharmakon and its relationship to signification and sacrifice.

Conference Call for Papers: Caribbean Energy Policies, Societies, and Law October 4, 2018

Type: 
Conference
Date: 
August 15, 2018
Location: 
Trinidad & Tobago
Subject Fields: 
Colonial and Post-Colonial History / Studies, Economic History / Studies, Humanities, Latin American and Caribbean History / Studies, Law and Legal History

The Faculty of Law & Institute of Gender & Development Studies (IGDS) UWI, St. Augustine Campus in collaboration with The University of Houston's Graduate Certificate in Global Energy, Development, and Sustainability (GEDS) & The UH Law Center's Energy, Environment, and Natural Resources Center

Call for Book Chapters (Edited Collection): "Law and Art"

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
January 31, 2019
Location: 
United Kingdom
Subject Fields: 
Law and Legal History, Art, Art History & Visual Studies, Philosophy

The aim of this edited collection will be to provide one of the leading guides on the intersections between law and art.  The edited collection will therefore bring together a wide range of theorists in relation to, amongst other things, critical approaches to law and art, the intersection between law and art and their mutual relationship, legal categories and definitions and vis-à-vis art movements and particular artworks, and law and art theories. 

Decolonising Prison

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
June 30, 2018 to July 15, 2018
Location: 
South Africa
Subject Fields: 
African History / Studies, Human Rights, Humanities, Law and Legal History, Sociology

This special edition of SACQ seeks to explore impediments to social justice advancement towards real prison reform globally. Emerging societies Like South Africa and marginalized communities in the developed world like North America and Europe continue to bear the brunt of incarceration, violent policing and other forms of institutionalisation. Globalization of incarceration and penitentiary systems in both the developing and the developed world do nothing to challenge criminalization of poverty. Instead, progress is marked by advances in incarceration technologies.

Call for papers: Boundaries of the Law, panel at ANZAMEMS 2019

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
August 16, 2018
Location: 
Australia
Subject Fields: 
Cultural History / Studies, Early Modern History and Period Studies, Law and Legal History, Medieval and Byzantine History / Studies, Women's & Gender History / Studies

 

Proposals for 20-minute papers are invited for an interdisciplinary panel on boundaries of the law in medieval and early modern societies, to be convened at the ANZAMEMS 2019 conference, 5-8 February 2019, University of Sydney. The conference theme is Boundaries, Categories, Horizons.

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