Projects and Proposals now accepting applications

The Projects and Proposals Committee of the ASLH is now open for business. We welcome a variety of proposals for new initiatives that will advance the “cause” of legal history. The kinds of proposals we are mandated to consider by the Board of Directors and what we need from applicants are described fully on a “page” of the website of the ASLH. (Look under the “Resources” button, and you will find a button dedicated to the Projects and Proposals Committee.). All proposals need to be submitted in full before September 15, 2016, so that they can be considered in advance of the fall meeting of the Board of Directors.

Questions should be directed to Dirk Hartog, chair of the committee, at

NATIONAL HUMANITIES CENTER Residential Fellowships 2017-18

The National Humanities Center invites applications for academic-year or one-semester residencies. Fellowship applicants must have a PhD or equivalent scholarly credentials. Mid-career as well as senior scholars from all areas of the humanities are welcome; emerging scholars with a strong record of peer-reviewed work are also invited to apply. The Center does not normally support […]

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Kathryn T. Preyer Scholars competition now open

At the annual meeting of the Society two early career legal historians designated Kathryn T. Preyer Scholars will present what would normally be their first papers to the Society. Each will receive a $500 cash award and reimbursement of expenses up to $750 for travel, hotels, and meals. More details about the competition and how […]

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