Legal History Ph.D.: opportunities in Exeter

Our colleagues, at Exeter, Anthony Musson and Chantal Stebbings, inform us that Exeter is prioritising legal history for the award of internal Ph.D. Scholarships this year. This is an excellent opportunity for those wishing to pursue doctoral studies in the field to gain funding and have the benefit of supervision from an excellent team of distinguished scholars. Exeter has hosted the British Legal History Conference twice, and is an agreeable city in a part of Britain with an agreeable climate, with many strong associations for English legal historians. In 2009, as this Blog reported (, the University instituted the Bracton Centre for Legal History, demonstrating a commitment to the discipline see

Musson and Steebings have just published an important collection with CUP on Making Legal History: Approaches and Methodologies, deriving from the recent BLHC they hosted.

For further information, see