Tenth Anniversary American Political History Institute Graduate Student Conference, Jan. 12, 2018

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
January 12, 2018
Location: 
Massachusetts, United States
Subject Fields: 
African American History / Studies, American History / Studies, Law and Legal History, Political History / Studies, Urban History / Studies

Boston University Department of History

American Political History Institute

CALL FOR PAPERS: Tenth Anniversary APHI Graduate Student Conference

 

Call for Papers: History of Perception in India

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
November 15, 2017
Location: 
India
Subject Fields: 
Colonial and Post-Colonial History / Studies, Immigration & Migration History / Studies, Law and Legal History, Nationalism History / Studies, Oral History

The Institute of Perception Studies, New Delhi, invites you to submit abstracts for the first edition of the quarterly journal of the Institute of Perception Studies, New Delhi scheduled to be published in January, 2018. The theme of the inaugural edition of the journal will be focussed primarily on the interplay of perception and power in the context of India. ‘Perception’ as an entry point to research posits the advantage of foregrounding how power struggle is imagined by the human agent.

Herbert Gutman Dissertation Prize

Type: 
Prize
Date: 
January 1, 2018
Subject Fields: 
American History / Studies, Law and Legal History

The Labor and Working-Class History Association (LAWCHA) is pleased to announce its annual Herbert Gutman Dissertation Prize, established in cooperation with the University of Illinois Press. LAWCHA encourages the study of working people, their lives, workplaces, communities, organizations, cultures, activism, and societal contexts. It aims to promote a diverse and cross-cultural understanding of labor and working-class history.  And it encourages innovative, theoretically-informed and interdisciplinary approaches.  Transnational and comparative studies are also welcomed. 

SSRC-African Peacebuilding Network (APN) Research Grants - Deadline: January 5, 2018

Type: 
Grant
Date: 
October 5, 2017 to January 5, 2018
Subject Fields: 
African History / Studies, Social Sciences, Public Policy, Journalism and Media Studies, Law and Legal History

Launched in 2012, the APN supports independent African research on conflict-affected countries and regions on the African continent, as well as the integration of evidence-based knowledge into scholarly discourses, and the practices of regional and global policy communities.

Popular policing in Europe (18th -20th centuries)

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
January 15, 2018
Location: 
Belgium
Subject Fields: 
Contemporary History, European History / Studies, Law and Legal History, Modern European History / Studies, Political Science

Over the past decade, the problem of popular justice has been the subject of a major historiographic renewal. In particular, the conferences at Trento (2012) and Regensburg (2015) advanced on many fronts in our understanding not only of the multiplicity of fields covered by the concept of popular justice but also of the historical processes that conditioned the transformation, emergence or the extinction of its various forms, from the late 18th century to the present day.

Law and Legal Agreements 600-1250

Type: 
Conference
Date: 
January 12, 2018 to January 13, 2018
Location: 
United Kingdom
Subject Fields: 
Law and Legal History, Medieval and Byzantine History / Studies, Social History / Studies
Dates of Event
12th January 2018 – 13th January 2018
Last Booking Date for this Event
4th January 2018
 

This conference is the final event hosted by the Voices of Law: Language, Text and Practice network. Following on from the Law and Language Colloquium in 2015 and the Law and Ritual Colloquium in 2016, the final Colloquium in the Voices of Law series, funded by The Leverhulme Trust, will be Law and Legal Agreements 600-1250.

CfP: Law of Nature? Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Legal Action for the Environment

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
November 30, 2017
Subject Fields: 
Humanities, Social Sciences, Law and Legal History, Environmental History / Studies, Geography

In the age of the Anthropocene, there has been an upsurge of environmental activism that takes law – and the courts – as its main instrument. Lawsuits related to climate change have been launched (or are underway) in the Philippines, Australia, France, the Netherlands, Belgium, Switzerland, and Norway, where activists and others are claiming that the state is in violation of its own penal code.

Cfp edited Volume: The Impact of Human Rights Prosecutions: Insights from European, Latin American, and African Post-Conflict Societies

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
November 5, 2017
Subject Fields: 
Area Studies, Law and Legal History, Political Science, Social Sciences, Human Rights

 

Call for Abstracts for the Edited Volume:

The Impact of Human Rights Prosecutions:
Insights from European, Latin American, and African Post-Conflict Societies

Comparative perspectives on regulating age of consent and child-marriage in the British Empire, 1880 to 1930

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
January 8, 2018
Location: 
United Kingdom
Subject Fields: 
Women's & Gender History / Studies, South Asian History / Studies, Colonial and Post-Colonial History / Studies, Law and Legal History, Social History / Studies

This is a call for proposals for a one-day interdisciplinary conference to be held on 15 June 2018 at SOAS University of London. The conference aims to explore the debates that led to the reform of age of consent laws around the British Empire during the years 1880 to 1930. We are particularly interested in exploring the issues of age of consent and child marriage through interdisciplinary and comparative perspectives in law and history.

Moderating: Charles Montgomery Gray Fellowship

Type: 
Fellowship
Date: 
December 15, 2017
Location: 
Illinois, United States
Subject Fields: 
Early Modern History and Period Studies, Medieval and Byzantine History / Studies, European History / Studies, Law and Legal History, Religious Studies and Theology

The Newberry Library's long-standing fellowship program provides outstanding scholars with the time, space, and community required to pursue innovative and ground-breaking scholarship.

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