This blog is delighted to note that the University of Glasgow School of Law invites applications from PhD students in Roman law/legal history for the post of Alan Rodger Postgraduate Visiting Researcher, to be held during the 2017/18 academic year. The selected candidate will spend a term in Glasgow and receive a £2,000 award for support. The deadline for applications is 10 February 2017. Full details are available from its website: http://www.gla.ac.uk/schools/law/research/themes/legalhistoryatglasgow/alanrodgerendowment/visitingresearcher/
As Lord Rodger of Earlsferry Alan had a distinguished career in the Supreme Court, after having held the offices of Lord President of the Court of Session and Lord Justice General of Scotland. he had had a distinguished career at the bar and had served as Lord Advocate. A Glasgow graduate, Alan had studied for his doctorate under David Daube in Oxford. While a young advocate, he tutored in Civil (Roman) Law in this University.