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.
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
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.
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.
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.
This special issue (journal to be announced) wishes to foreground the body and embodiment in relation to the law, from both contemporary and historical perspectives. In so doing, this CFP invites contributions that consider the following, but not exclusively: what is the relationship between law and the body, and law and embodiment? How does the law preclude, encourage, marginalize, or stratify particular kinds of embodiment, if at all – and how are particular kinds of embodiment gendered, sexed, classed and/or racialized?
Being Anthropologists in the Time of Disruption: Power and Representation.
October 10-11, 2018, Goethe University Frankfurt, Germany
The central aim of this conference is to draw together a dynamic group of international scholars from France, Canada, and the United States whose work stands at the interface of two emerging sub-disciplines: the history of the French Atlantic and the "new legal history" whose central vector insists on shifting the focus of the field beyond legal structures and frameworks, towards an understanding of how law was actively shaped and applied through the lives and experiences of ordinary men and women. By uncovering and identifying the "voices" of slaves, in
Call for Papers: States of Exception and the Politics of Anger
International Conference, 19-20 October 2018, University of Iceland.
The EDDA Research Center in Critical Contemporary Research at the University of Iceland invites proposals for an international conference—to be held in Reykjavik on 19–20 October 2018—on emergency politics from historical and contemporary perspectives. It aims to bring together scholars in diverse academic fields and working within different thematic and national paradigms to explore “states of exception.”