CFP: Legal History Graduate Student Conference

Legal History Graduate Student Conference Hosted by the Law and Humanities Graduate Study Group at Brown University
Saturday April 23rd, 2016 at Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island
Deadline for submission: February 29th , 2016 Acceptance notification: March 7th , 2016

The Law and Humanities Graduate Study Group at Brown invites paper submissions on any topic in legal history, or any historically-inclined approach to the study of “law and …,” for its inaugural graduate student conference. We invite papers on any theme, period and location. The day-long conference will consist of moderated panels with faculty commentators, and a lunchtime faculty panel on “Varieties of Legal Sources.” Please submit a 150- to 300-word abstract along with your C.V. by February 29th, 2016 to Sara Ludin at

If you have questions, please contact Sara Ludin ( or Jonathan Lande ( This event is made possible through the generous support of: the Brown History Department, the Brown English Department, and the Brown Faculty Legal History Workshop.

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