Category Archives: Opportunities

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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Annual Morris L. Cohen Student Essay Competition

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

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“A study of the textual tradition of Roman legal writings in Late Antiquity”: Postdoctoral Position

Revision of our understanding of Roman law in late Antiquity goes on apace. It is a currently “hot” area. A postdoctoral position devoted to the above topic has opened up in the University of Pavia under Professor Dario Mantovani, as … Continue reading

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Richard and Diane Cummins Legal History Research Grant 2015

The Richard and Diane Cummins Legal History Research Grant 2015 GW Law is pleased to invite applications for the Richard & Diane Cummins Legal History Research Grant for 2015. The Cummins Grant provides a stipend of $10,000 to support short-term … Continue reading

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Stair Society Bursary: Fourth-Year Ph.D. students

Readers of this Blog may be interested to note that the Stair Society has started a bursary for fourth-year PhD students writing a doctoral thesis on Scottish legal history at a University in the British Isles. See http://stairsociety.org/news/entry/stair_society_postgraduate_bursary_2014

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Morris L Cohen Student Essay Competition

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

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Doctoral Studentships: Authority and Texts at University of Aberdeen

The Authority and Texts Research Project at the University of Aberdeen is delighted to announce the availability of doctoral scholarships for research commencing in October 2014. Four scholarships are available, including two specifically reserved for projects on historical or legal-historical … Continue reading

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Richard & Diane Cummins Legal History Research Grant, 2014

George Washington University Law School is pleased to invite applications for the Richard & Diane Cummins Legal History Research Grant for 2014. The Cummins Grant provides a stipend of $10,000 to support short-term historical research using Special Collections at GW’s … Continue reading

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Research Fellowship in the Field of European Administrative History – Max Planck Institute for European Legal History

Our colleagues at the Max Planck Institute for European Legal History have asked this blogger to post the following call for applications: Research Fellowship in the field of European Administrative History “JEV-Fellowship for European Administrative History”  At the end of … Continue reading

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