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.
Call for Abstracts for the Edited Volume:
The Impact of Human Rights Prosecutions:
Insights from European, Latin American, and African Post-Conflict Societies
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.
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.
The association The European Society for History of Law is the publisher of the Journal on European History of Law which is published 2x per year. It is assigned for law-historians and Romanists that want to share with their colleagues the results of their research in this field.
At the same time, reviews of books with historical themes are being published. You can also find there information about the happenings in the field of law-history.
The Northeastern History Graduate Student Association invites proposal submissions for its 10th annual graduate student conference to be held on March 24th and 25th 2018 at Northeastern University, Boston, Massachusetts. The deadline for submissions to the conference is Friday December 15th 2017.
This is a call for papers in anticipation of a one-day conference to be organized by Jorge Cañizares-Esguerra (University of Texas) and Richard Ross (University of Illinois) through the Symposium on Comparative Early Modern Legal History [https://law.illinois.edu/faculty-research/specialty-programs/legal-history/]. The conference, to be held at the Newberry Library in Chicago on Friday, October 26, 2018, is entitled, “Arguing for the Rule of Law: Using the Hebrew Bible and Cari
Part of DIALOGUES 2017: a thought-provoking series of seminars on governance in Muslim contexts
The Journal of Internal Displacement: Journal of Internal Displacement
Megan J. Ballard, Professor of Law, Gonzaga University