Category Archives: Opportunities

PhD candidates sought

The Centre for Legal History in the University of Edinburgh has considerable experience in successfully supervising students for the degree of Ph.D. Supervision can be offered in Roman law, Roman and Canon law in the middle ages and early modern … Continue reading

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Stair Society Bursary, 2017-2018

For the academic year 2017–18, the Stair Society, Scotland’s leading legal history society, will offer one or more one-year bursaries of £1,000 to postgraduate students who are enrolled in a Masters or PhD programme and who are preparing a thesis … Continue reading

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Postdoctoral researcher in Legal History – Tilburg Law School

The Department of Public Law, Jurisprudence and Legal History at Tilburg Law School is seeking a full-time postdoctoral researcher (30 months) who will be one of the main researchers in the project ‘Analyzing Coherence in Law Through Legal Scholarship’ (CLLS), … Continue reading

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Aberdeen PhD Opportunity: Emergence of a Vernacular Legal Culture

A Translatio Studii within Late-Medieval Scottish Legal Literature? The Emergence of a Vernacular Legal Culture Project Description The medieval Scottish legal text, Regiam Majestatem, has been described as an enigma. It presents itself as an account of the laws used … Continue reading

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Assistant Professor in Legal History (Zurich)

The Faculty of Law at the University of Zurich is seeking an Assistant Professor in Legal History (duration of three years, not tenure track) The assistant professorship is designed to further qualify the holder in the discipline of legal history. … Continue reading

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2015-16 Morris L. Cohen Student Essay Competition

The Legal History and Rare Books Section (LHRB) of the American Association of Law Libraries, in cooperation with Gale Cengage Learning, announces the annual Morris L. Cohen Student Essay Competition. The competition is named in honour of Morris L. Cohen, … Continue reading

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Call for Papers: British Crime Historians Symposium 5

7-8 October 2016 University of Edinburgh The British Crime Historians Symposium meets every two years as a forum for discussion, debate and the presentation of research for all aspects of the history of crime, law, justice, policing, punishment and social … Continue reading

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Alan Rodger Postgraduate Visiting Researcher

The University of Glasgow School of Law invites applications from PhD students in Roman law/legal history for the post of Postgraduate Visiting Researcher, to be held during the 2016/17 academic year. The selected candidate will spend a term in Glasgow … Continue reading

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Beyond the Federal Arbitration Act: Student Writing Competition

A student writing competition is being organized in conjunction with the annual symposium convened by the Center for the Study of Dispute Resolution at the University of Missouri School of Law. This year’s symposium is convened by Prof. Carli Conklin … Continue reading

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PhD in Legal History: Opportunity in Glasgow

A studentship is being offered in the School of History at Glasgow on the topic of “Married Women and the Law in Scotland, 1600-1750”. Those who follow such debates will be aware that there has been a lot of controversy … Continue reading

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