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- 08/08/18--03:40: Pre-conference Workshop on Teaching Legal History
- 08/21/18--13:04: ASLH Elections Underway Now
- 09/05/18--04:12: 2018 ASLH Annual Meeting Preliminary Draft Program Now Available
- 09/08/18--14:11: Call for Applications: Hurst Institute, June 2019
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At a meeting held on Sunday March 25, 2018, the Board of Directors voted to make changes in the Society by-laws. The main changes adopted alter the length of committee service for Hurst Institute and Finance committee members (Article II, sections 7a and 9) and list the monograph series Studies in Legal History as an […]
Johnson Program for First Book Authors Sponsored by the American Society for Legal History Deadline for Applications: June 30, 2018 The American Society for Legal History (ASLH) announces a new program designed to provide advice and support to scholars working toward the publication of first books in legal history, broadly defined. In conversation with peers […]
This information received for sharing with our members: “We would like to draw your attention to the annual conference of the research field “Legal History of the European Union” at the Frankfurt Max Planck Institute for European Legal History. The conference, to take place in Frankfurt on 21 and 22 June 2018, will deal with […]
The William Nelson Cromwell Foundation has generously funded a dissertation prize of $5,000. The winning dissertation may focus on any area of American legal history, including constitutional and comparative studies; topics dealing with the colonial and early national periods will receive some preference. Anyone who received a Ph.D. in 2017 will be eligible for this […]
The Projects and Proposals Committee of the American Society for Legal History exists to encourage new initiatives in the study, presentation, and production of legal historical scholarship and in the communication of legal history to all its possible publics and audiences. We would consider subventions of scholarly publications or of museum exhibits or pedagogical experiments […]
The American Council of Learned Societies (ACLS), of which the ASLH is a member, is pleased to announce a new initiative to advance publicly engaged scholarship in the humanities. The Mellon/ACLS Scholars & Society program, made possible by a grant from The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, will support humanities scholars who seek to partner with nonacademic organizations […]
On behalf of the American Society for Legal History (ASLH), we invite all legal historians, practitioners, graduate and law students, and interested parties to join the ASLH or renew their memberships. The American Society for Legal History is a nonprofit membership organization dedicated to fostering scholarship, teaching, and study concerning the law and institutions of […]
We invite 30 ASLH attendees to register for our pre-conference workshop on teaching legal history from 11-4 on Thursday, November 8 in the conference hotel. Participants will have an opportunity to share their own challenges and successes in dialogue with workshop facilitators on topics ranging from digital and creative pedagogies, to co-convened JD/graduate seminars, and […]
ASLH Elections are underway now through September 22. If you are a member of the society, you should receive today or tomorrow (August 21 or 22) a ballot for the election from VoteNow, the organization that conducts our elections. If you have not received it, please check your spam folder first. If your ballot is […]
On Thursday November 8, immediately before the main conference begins, the American Society for Legal History (with the support of Vanderbilt University) is hosting a workshop on medieval legal history, broadly defined both chronologically and geographically. The workshop will consist of a range of paper presentations and discussions, as shown on the program below. Lunch […]
Arguing for the Rule of Law: Using the Hebrew Bible and Caricatures of Foreigners in British and Spanish America Date: Friday, October 26, 2018 Location: Newberry Library, Chicago Organized by: Jorge Cañizares-Esguerra (University of Texas, Austin) and Richard Ross (University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign) How did settlers, imperial officials, indigenous peoples, and Africans in the New […]
The American Society for Legal History will be having its 48th annual meeting in Houston, Texas from November 8 -11, 2018. The preliminary draft program is now available at 2018 ASLH Annual Meeting Program (Draft). Registration for the meeting and for pre-conference events is available here.
Call for Applications Hurst Summer Institute in Legal History: June 9-22, 2019 University of Wisconsin–Madison Application Deadline: December 3, 2018 The American Society for Legal History and the Institute for Legal Studies at the University of Wisconsin Law School are pleased to invite applications for the tenth biennial Hurst Summer Institute in Legal History. The […]
A reminder to all members: the ASLH election will end at 11:59 PM, September 22, 2018. ASLH members should have received an email asking them to vote (each email contained a voting token which is individualized). Please follow the email instructions and cast your ballot before the deadline.
The American Council of Learned Societies (ACLS) is now accepting applications for the new Mellon/ACLS Scholars & Society program, which offers opportunities for faculty who teach and advise doctoral students to pursue humanities scholarship beyond the academy and to deepen their support for doctoral curricular innovation on their campuses. The Scholars & Society program supports tenured […]
The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation has awarded ACLS a grant of $3 million in renewed support of the ACLS Digital Extension Grant program. The Foundation’s award enables ACLS to offer three additional annual competitions for the grants. Launched in 2015, the Digital Extension Grant program supports digitally-based research in all disciplines of the humanities and related […]
The American Research Center in Egypt will be announcing its annual fellowship competition on November 1. Its fellowships are open to humanities and social science scholars for research in Egypt on a diverse array of disciplines spanning all periods of Egypt’s history. ARCE invites applications to conduct independent humanities research during the 2019-2020 academic year in Egypt. […]
The Program Committee of the ASLH invites proposals for complete panels and individual papers for the 2019 meeting to be held November 21-24 in Boston. Panels and papers on any facet or period of legal history from anywhere in the world are welcome. We encourage thematic proposals that transcend traditional periodization and geography. Limited financial assistance […]