The Book Launch of Shari'a Scripts: A Historical Anthropology

Type: 
Event
Date: 
March 22, 2018
Location: 
United Kingdom
Subject Fields: 
Arabic History / Studies, Islamic History / Studies, Law and Legal History, Middle East History / Studies, Social History / Studies

The Aga Khan University-Institute for the Study of Muslim Civilisations cordially invites you to the launch of Brinkley M. Messick's new book; Shari'a Scripts: A Historical Anthropology on Thursday 22 March 2018.

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Sex Crimes and Criminal Justice in Japan

Type: 
Lecture
Date: 
March 29, 2018
Location: 
Japan
Subject Fields: 
Japanese History / Studies, Law and Legal History, Women's & Gender History / Studies

Date: Thursday, March 29, 2018
Time: 7:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. (doors open at 6:30 p.m.)
Venue: Temple University, Japan Campus, Azabu Hall 1F Parliament
(access: http://www.tuj.ac.jp/maps/tokyo.html)
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Call for Applications: Summer School on Human Rights, Minorities and Diversity Governance - Focus 2018: Power Sharing in Divided Societies

Type: 
Summer Program
Date: 
July 9, 2018 to July 20, 2018
Location: 
Italy
Subject Fields: 
Human Rights, Immigration & Migration History / Studies, Law and Legal History, Nationalism History / Studies, Political Science

Call for Applications: Summer School on Human Rights, Minorities and Diversity Governance - Focus 2018: Power Sharing in Divided Societies

The two-week postgraduate programme follows an interactive approach and explores human rights, minority rights and diversity governance from an interdisciplinary and comparative perspective.

Call for Papers: Special Forum “American Territorialities”

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
April 30, 2018
Location: 
Germany
Subject Fields: 
American History / Studies, Colonial and Post-Colonial History / Studies, Geography, Law and Legal History, Native American History / Studies

Call for Papers: Special Forum “American Territorialities”

CfP: 4th Political History PhD Workshop. 'The Pursuit of Legitimacy. Power and its Manifestations in Political History', Leiden (25-26 October 2018)

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
April 1, 2018
Location: 
Netherlands
Subject Fields: 
Colonial and Post-Colonial History / Studies, Diplomacy and International Relations, Intellectual History, Law and Legal History, Political History / Studies

4th Workshop for PhD Candidates in Political History
25 -26 October 2018, Leiden University, the Netherlands

Deadline: 1 April 2018

 

Seeking nominations for Peter Gonville Stein Book Award

Type: 
Prize
Date: 
February 27, 2018 to March 15, 2018
Subject Fields: 
Law and Legal History, African History / Studies, Asian History / Studies, Latin American and Caribbean History / Studies, World History / Studies

The American Society for Legal History announces the Peter Gonville Stein Book Award, to be presented annually for the best book in non-US legal history written in English. To be eligible, a book must be published during the previous calendar year (2017). Nominations for the Stein Award (including self-nominations) should be submitted by March 15, 2018.

'The Impact of Law on Transnational Families' Staying, Moving and Settling', European Association of Social Anthropologists conference, Stockholm, 14-17 August 2018

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
April 9, 2018
Location: 
Sweden
Subject Fields: 
Anthropology, Human Rights, Immigration & Migration History / Studies, Law and Legal History, Sociology

This panel will bring together empirical research on the impact that family, citizenship and immigration, criminal, and human rights and refugee law has on family ties within differently positioned transnational families. Research sites might include CSOs, lawyers, government bureaucracies and families in any transnational context.

Witness to the Age of Genocide. Raphael Lemkin and the Convention of 1948 3-5 December 2018, Warsaw

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
March 30, 2018
Location: 
Poland
Subject Fields: 
Holocaust, Genocide, and Memory Studies, Human Rights, Jewish History / Studies, Law and Legal History, Modern European History / Studies

Witness to the Age of Genocide. Raphael Lemkin and the Convention of 1948

3-5 December 2018, Warsaw

The Witold Pilecki Center for Totalitarian Studies is honoured to announce an international, interdisciplinary conference in the memory of Raphael Lemkin, Polish-Jewish jurist, author of the term genocide and initiator of the Convention on the Prevention and Punishment of the Crime of Genocide adopted by the United Nations on 9 December 1948. December 2018 marks the 70 anniversary of the adoption of the Convention.

Images, Copyright, and the Public Domain in the Long Nineteenth Century

Type: 
Conference
Date: 
March 29, 2018 to March 30, 2018
Location: 
Delaware, United States
Subject Fields: 
American History / Studies, Art, Art History & Visual Studies, British History / Studies, Intellectual History, Law and Legal History

Registration is now open for "Images, Copyright, and the Public Domain in the Long Nineteenth Century" 

An International Conference hosted by Winterthur Museum, Garden, and Library in partnership with LARCA (Laboratoire de recherche sur les cultures anglophones) Université Paris Diderot, and with the generous support of the Terra Foundation for American Art. 

CFP for April 2018 Issue, “Gun Violence in the United States”

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
March 16, 2018
Subject Fields: 
African American History / Studies, American History / Studies, Contemporary History, Cultural History / Studies, Political History / Studies

The Activist History Review invites proposals for our April issue, “Gun Violence in the United States.”

On December 14, 2012, Adam Lanza entered Sandy Hook Elementary School and began shooting. When the shooting stopped, Lanza had killed 20 small children and six staff members. What should have been a turning point in our public policy concerning guns and public safety became, instead, a testament to the power of the gun lobby.

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