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Forum News Call for Papers


Call for Papers
(April 23, 2024)

Historische Perspektiven auf Entstehung und Folgen des Heilpraktikergesetzes von 1939

Veranstalter: Prof. Thomas Beddies, Charité Berlin; Prof. Daniel Rottke, EBB Alt Rehse / Hochschule Neubrandenburg

Tagungszeit: 3.12.2024, 10-16 Uhr
Tagungsort: Hörsaalruine Charité, Virchowweg 16, 10117 Berlin

Deadline für Abstracts: 15.06.2024

Unter Schirmherrschaft des Beauftragten der Bundesregierung für jüdisches Leben in Deutschland und den Kampf gegen Antisemitismus, Dr. Felix Klein, laden die Veranstalter:innen zur aktiven Teilnahme an einem Workshop „Historische Perspektiven auf die Entstehung und die Folgen des Heilpraktikergesetzes von 1939“ ein.

Call for Papers
(March 22, 2024)

One hundred years since the Geneva Declaration - A historical perspective on childhood, children and their rights in the 20th century

Organiser: Institute for Lithuanian History, Nordostinstitut (IKGN) and Herder-Institute for Historical Research on East Central Europe

Place: Institute for Lithuanian History, Vilnius (Lithuania)
Time: 25 - 27 September 2024

Deadline for Proposals: 12 April 2024

Call for Papers
(Feb. 29, 2024)

Criminal Interrogation: Past & Present

Organiser: Research Network for Culture, Law & the Body, Utrecht University

Time: 13.09.2024
Deadline for Proposals: 15.05.2024

In this interdisciplinary workshop, to be held at Utrecht University, the topic of discussion will be rules, institutions and ideas about interrogation as well as concrete interrogations and methodological considerations.

Call for Papers
(Jan. 12, 2024)

„Rechtssicherheit im Wandel der Zeit“ (2. Tagung des jungen Netzwerks Rechtsgeschichte)

Nachwuchstagung Rechtsgeschichte

Zeit: 20. - 22. Juni 2024
Ort: Wien

Call for Papers
(Dec. 18, 2023)

„Niemand darf der Folter oder grausamer, unmenschlicher oder erniedrigender Behandlung oder Strafe unterworfen werden”

CfP für die internationale wissenschaftliche Tagung: „Niemand darf der Folter oder grausamer, unmenschlicher oder erniedrigender Behandlung oder Strafe unterworfen werden”. Folter und das Verbot der Folter in Mitteleuropa (bis 1989)

Ort der Tagung: Würzburg
Zeit: 23.09.2024 - 24.09.2024 

Deadline für Vorschläge: 20.01.2024

Call for Papers
(Dec. 13, 2023)

Arguing over Empire: Hugo Grotius, European Expansionism and Slavery

Location: University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam Law Hub
Date: 7 June 2024
(Attention: these dates have changed since the earlier version uploaded on the fhi-Newsletter)

Deadline for Proposals: 15 January 2024

The workshop ‘Arguing over Empire: Hugo Grotius, European Expansionism and Slavery’ is part of a series of conferences organized by the Grotiana Foundation preceding the celebration in 2025 of the 400th anniversary of Grotius’ opus magnum On the Law of War and Peace (De iure belli ac pacis) published in 1625. Previous conferences in this series have dealt with, e.g., ‘Grotius’ Contribution to Commercial and Maritime Law’ and ‘Non-consequential theories of strict liability in historical perspective.’ The workshop is co-organized by the Paul Scholten Centre for Jurisprudence of the University of Amsterdam in cooperation with the Amsterdam Law Hub, with Grotiana, and with the ‘Servus-project’ funded by the NWO.

Call for Papers
(Nov. 20, 2023)

The Intention in Western theological-legal Culture

The École française de Rome, in collaboration with the LIER-Fonds 'Yan Thomas' of the École des hautes études en sciences sociales, the Department of Law of the University of 'Roma Tre', the ARN CiSaMe project ('Circulation des savoirs médiévaux au XIIe siècle') and the ‘CIHAM | UMR 5648 | Histoire, Archéologie, Littératures des mondes chrétiens et musulmans médiévaux’, is organising a doctoral seminar in Rome from 26 February to 2 March 2024 on The ‘Intention’ in Western theological-legal Culture.

Deadline for Proposals: 20th December 2023

The full Call for Papers can be downloaded below (English, French and Italian).

Call for Papers
(Nov. 16, 2023)


The University of Geneva is organising an event on the topic of "Law and Literature: An interdisciplinary exploration of medieval texts" on the 16th February 2024.

The Call for Papers can be downloaded below (French / English / Italian).

Call for Papers
(Nov. 4, 2023)

In the Thick of Images: Law, History and the Visual

10 - 11 June 2024

University of Lucerne, Switzerland

Proposals due by 19 January 2024

The full Call for Papers can be found here: https://www.unilu.ch/en/faculties/faculty-of-law/institutes-academies-research-centres/institute-for-interdisciplinary-legal-studies-lucernaiuris/events/in-the-thick-of-images-law-history-and-the-visual/

Call for Papers
(Oct. 4, 2023)

CfP: Social Histories of Civil Justice, 19-21st centuries

The University of Vienna has published the following Call for Papers for an International Workshop in the framework of the FWF Project “Uses of civil justice and social policy in the Habsburg Monarchy, 1873 - 1914”.

Place of the workshop: University of Vienna, Austria
Time: 7 - 8 March 2024

Deadline for Abstracts: 31 October 2023


Call for Papers
(Sept. 16, 2023)

Die offene Verfassung. Das Grundgesetz in der Geschichte der Bundesrepublik Deutschland nach 75 Jahren

Veranstalter: Dr. Frieder Günther, Institut für Zeitgeschichte München − Berlin; Prof. Dr. Marcus M. Payk, Helmut-Schmidt-Universität, Hamburg; Dr. Magnus Koch/Dr. Meik Woyke, Bundeskanzler-Helmut-Schmidt-Stiftung, Hamburg 

Call for Papers für einen Workshop zum Grundgesetzjubiläum, 14./15. März 2024, Hamburg

Deadline für Beitragsvorschläge: 16.10.2023

Call for Papers
(June 27, 2023)

Call for Papers: Seventeenth International Congress of Medieval Canon Law (ICMCL)

Place: University of Kent Campus in Canterbury, UK
Time: 7 - 13 July 2024

Deadline for Proposals: 13 December 2023

The International Congress of Medieval Canon Law, co-sponsored by ICMAC
(Iuris Canonici Medii Aevi Consociatio / International Society of Medieval
Canon Law) takes place every four years on alternate sides of the Atlantic
and constitutes the leading academic conference in the field of medieval
canon law. Traditionally it has drawn scholars from many countries, including
not only medievalists and lawyers, but also those who study related fields,
such as Western jurisprudence and legal norms, Roman law, ecclesiastical
and papal history, theology and biblical exegesis, manuscript studies, and the
history of culture, society, and ideas.

Call for Papers
(June 7, 2023)

“The Place of Race in Law & Literature” (European Journal of English Studies)

The editors of EJES are issuing calls for papers for issues of the journal to be published in 2025. Potential contributors are reminded that EJES operates a two-stage review process. The first is based on the submission of detailed proposals (up to 1,000 words) and results in invitations to submit full essays from which a final selection is then made. The deadline for essay proposals for this volume is 30 November 2023, with delivery of completed essays in the spring of 2024, and publication in Volume 29 (2025).


Call for Papers
(May 30, 2023)

Social History of Civil Justice, 19–21st Centuries

International Workshop in the framework of the FWF Project “Uses of civil justice and social policy in the Habsburg Monarchy, 1873–1914”.

7–8 March 2024, University of Vienna

Call for Papers
(May 6, 2023)

Decolonizing Space in the Global East: Legal Choices, Political Transformation, Carceral Practices

Organizer: Aleksanteri Institute, University of Helsinki

Time: 25.10.2023 - 27.10.2023
Deadline for Proposals: 15.05.2023 


The 22nd Annual Aleksanteri Conference will address changes in the relationships within and between the former communist countries of the Global East. We focus on region(s) that have been labeled as post/former -Soviet, -socialist, -communist, or even wider as Eurasia, to afford thinking about differences rather than similarities, specificities rather than generalizations.

Call for Papers
(May 4, 2023)

Grotian Law and Modernity at the Dawn of a New Age - International Conference 2025

On the occasion of the 400th anniversary of the first publication of De jure belli ac pacis by Hugo Grotius in 1625, an international conference will be organized by the Grotiana Foundation, the Paul Scholten Centre for Jurisprudence at the University of Amsterdam, the Grotius Centre for International Legal Studies at the University of Leiden and the Department of Public Law and Governance at Tilburg University.

Deadline for the submission of abstracts: 1st May 2024
Deadline for draft papers: 1st June 2025

Call for Papers
(May 2, 2023)

CfP: "Race", Divisive Law and Group Identity in Medieval Europe

Organisers: Prof. Dr Matthew Stevens, Dr Rhiannon Sandy, Dr Anna Maleszka (Swansea University, UK, in association with Nicolaus Copernicus University, Toruń, Poland)

Place: Swansea University, Wales, UK
Time: 07.09.2023 - 08.09.2023

Deadline for proposals: 01.07.2023 

The conference shall bring together exciting new perspectives on processes of group formation, group legal and social articulation, and interaction between groups and authorities, broadly conceived.

Call for Papers
(April 25, 2023)

Workshop: Forensics of Provenance: Colonial Translocations through the Lenses of Legal Pluralism

Organizer: João Figueiredo, Sebastian M. Spitra (Käte Hamburger Kolleg "Legal Unity and Pluralism", Münster, Germany)

Time: 08.02.2024 - 09.02.2024
Deadline for paper proposals: 15.07.2023


This workshop calls for original contributions to the restitution debate by framing the expropriation, acquisition, and return of material culture as historical and contemporary epistemic processes that create and erase local, regional, and global (normative) knowledge.

Call for Papers
(April 24, 2023)

Jurist:in werden. Ausbildung, „Handwerkszeug“, Haltung (1869-2023)

25. Jahrestagung des Forums Justizgeschichte

20. bis 22. Oktober 2023 - Deutsche Richterakademie in Wustrau/Ruppiner See

Seit 2022 soll in Jurastudium und Referendariat die Vermittlung des Rechts „auch in Auseinandersetzung mit dem nationalsozialistischen Unrecht und dem Unrecht der SED-Diktatur“ erfolgen (§ 5a Abs. 2 Satz 3 Deutsches Richtergesetz [DRiG]). Universitäten und Justizverwaltungen stehen jetzt vor der Frage, wie diese Vorgabe umgesetzt werden soll – und zu welchem Zweck. Kann sie die „Fähigkeit zur kritischen Reflexion des Rechts“ (§ 5a Abs. 3 DRiG) fördern? Können so Jurist:innen gar, wie im Gesetzgebungsverfahren argumentiert wurde, „Mut, Gegenrede und Widerständigkeit“ erlernen, also eine couragierte demokratisch-rechtsstaatliche Haltung?

Call for Papers
(March 18, 2023)

Online Conference: Variety of Legal Spaces in Ruthenian Lands of Poland-Lithuania during the Medieval and Early-Modern Times

Organizer: Käte Hamburger Kolleg Münster „Einheit und Vielfalt im Recht“, Humanities Faculty of the Ukrainian Catholic University (UCU)

Time: 21 - 22 November 2023

Call for Papers
(Feb. 23, 2023)

Hunger und Unterernährung als Problem des Strafrechts

Der Workshop möchte als erstes Gespräch über den Themenkomplex von "Hunger" und "Unterernährung" im Strafrecht einen möglichst weitreichenden interdisziplinären Dialog anstoßen.

Veranstalter: Prof. Dr. David von Mayenburg und Prof. Dr. Tobias Singelnstein, Fachbereich Rechtswissenschaft, Goethe-Universität Frankfurt/M.

Zeit: 05.10.2023 - 06.10.2023 

Call for Papers
(Feb. 20, 2023)

Call for Papers: Holocaust Perpetrators and the Law

Host: University of Central Florida, Orlando, Florida, USA
Time: April 8 - 9, 2024

Deadline for applications: August 1, 2023

Call for Papers
(Feb. 6, 2023)

Call for papers: Materiality and immateriality of ancient law / SIHDA 2023

SIHDA Conference in Helsinki, 22 - 26 August 2023

Deadline for Abstract submissions: 3 March 2023

Call for Papers
(Feb. 4, 2023)

Call for Papers: Food, Rules and the City

The Université libre de Bruxelles and the Vrije Universiteit Brussel will be hosting a conference on the topic of "food market regulations and their social and political dynamics (15th - 20th c.)".

Place and Date of the Conference: Brussels, 16 - 17 November 2023

Deadline for abstract proposals: 15 April 2023

Call for Papers
(Jan. 17, 2023)

The Hungarian Optants Question in transnational perspectives. International organizations and legal dispute settlements of economic and minority problems in the interwar period

The end of WW I drastically changed the political map of Central and Eastern Europe and disrupted large imperial economic markets. With new or enlarged independent states appearing, their elites were facing diplomatic challenges, as well as legal, and economic problems, both internationally and domestically. This conference focuses on the Hungarian Optants Question, using it however as a case study for the larger scope of exploring fields of a changing statehood in the interwar period.

University of Bucharest, 15-16 June 2023
Deadline for proposals: 15 March 2023

Call for Papers
(Jan. 13, 2023)

Call for papers: Tangier Statute Centenary Conference

Conference: Tangier (Morocco), 18 December 2023

Deadline for contribution proposals: 31 May 2023

Call for Papers
(Dec. 5, 2022)

The Chinese Legal Tradition: From Late Empire to the Current Day

The Max Planck Institute for Legal History and Legal Theory invites applications to the first conference of a new working group dedicated to exploring the history of a distinctly Chinese legal tradition linking the imperial past to the legal regimes of the twentieth and twenty-first centuries.

Workshop: Frankfurt am Main (Germany), June 12 – 16, 2023

Deadline for Applications: February 15, 2023.

Call for Papers
(Oct. 6, 2022)

A History of Constant Reform: Crime and Punishment in the Twentieth Century

8 - 9 June 2023, Fribourg (Switzerland)

Deadline for applications: 15 January 2023

Although closely related, the histories of criminal justice and prisons are often studied apart. This workshop seeks to bring together historians and scholars from neighbouring disciplines working on various aspects of the history of crime, criminal justice, and incarceration in the twentieth century.

Call for Papers
(Sept. 8, 2022)

CALL FOR PAPERS: The European Society for Comparative Legal History's Seventh Biennial Conference

Place: University of Augsburg, Germany
Time: 21 - 23 June, 2023

Deadline for Applications: 15 November, 2022

The European Society for Comparative Legal History  has published the following call for papers for the upcoming Seventh Biennial Conference of the society.

Call for Papers
(July 19, 2022)

CfP: Die Konsulargerichtsbarkeit – zur Geschichte der gerichtlichen Funktionen von Konsulaten (12.-20. Jahrhundert)

Vom 2. bis zum 3. November 2023 findet die internationale Tagung zum Thema „Die Konsulargerichtsbarkeit – zur Geschichte der gerichtlichen Funktionen von Konsulaten (12.-20. Jahrhundert)“ in Hamburg statt.

Call for Papers
(July 5, 2022)

CfP: Late medieval ius commune: concepts, methods, influences

Publication in Clio@Themis in November/December 2024.

Deadline for Proposals: 1 December 2022

Call for Papers
(May 26, 2022)

CfP: Ius Commune Workshop on Comparative Legal History 2022

Ius Commune in the Making: Innovation in the History of Law
Maastricht, 24 - 25 November 2022
Deadline for Proposals: 15 July 2022

Call for Papers
(May 25, 2022)

CfP: Legal History of Guilds/Companies/Family Firms in East-Central Europe

The Sapientia Hungarian University of Transylvania, Romania, located in the city of Cluj-Napoca (Kolozsvár, Klausenburg) is organizing an international conference on the legal history of guilds, companies, and family firms in East-Central Europe on October 7, 2022.
Deadline for proposals: June 19, 2022

Call for Papers
(May 13, 2022)

CfP: Städtische Rechtskulturen in der Vormoderne

Internationale Jahrestagung des Mittelalterzentrums "Forum Mittelalter" in Kooperation mit dem GRK 2337 "Metropolität in der Vormoderne" der Universität Regensburg

Vom - Bis: 15.06.2023 - 17.06.2023
Ort: Regensburg

Deadline für Vortragsvorschläge: 15.06.2022

Call for Papers
(May 12, 2022)

CFP: Natural law and domestic government. Transformative legal theory in Early Modern Europe

Conference: Leuven, 27 - 28 April 2023

Deadline for proposals: 1 June 2022

Call for Papers
(May 12, 2022)

CfP: Thinking the methodology of law and legal history with Michael Stolleis

As Michael Stolleis (1941-2021) passes away and tributes multiply, jurists and legal historians in Europe and beyond are re-reading the works he left us as a legacy. Among these are a few texts of a more methodological nature. This methodological reflection is at the heart of the following draft issue of the journal Clio&Themis.

Call for Papers
(May 7, 2022)

History and Law in European Integration

Call for papers and workshop

Place: Oslo, Norway
Time: 10 - 11 November 2022
Deadline for applications: 15 July 2022

Call for Papers
(April 23, 2022)

Legal Orders Under Pressure: Non-Western Experiences of Legal Transformations in the 19th and early 20th Centuries

Time: 07.12.2022 - 09.12.2022
Place: Frankfurt am Main, Germany

Deadline for proposals: 25.05.2022

This symposium invites participants to tackle broader layers of law, and to look at the actors, the agencies, the dynamics of cultural translations, the diplomatic relations, and the interconnectedness between the spaces that were located neither in Western Europe, nor in North America. It will cover a time frame loosely running from ca. 1850 to 1940, according to each region’s own itinerary.

Call for Papers
(April 13, 2022)

Alfonso X and his time

The Journal Vergentis / Universidad Católica de Murcia is calling for papers related to the figure of Alfonso X. Details can be found in the document below.

Deadline for submissions: 30 May 2022

Call for Papers
(April 4, 2022)

International conference Law and Art in the 19th Century: Power in Images

Verona, 19 - 21 October 2022

Deadline for applications: 30 June 2022

Call for Papers
(March 16, 2022)

l’Art et le Droit / Art and Law - International Days of the Society for Legal and Institutional History of Flanders, Picardy and Wallonia

Middelburg (Netherlands), 28 May 2022
Deadline for proposals: 20 April 2022

The Society for Legal and Institutional History of Flanders, Picardy and Wallonia holds its annual "International days" 2022 on 28 May 2022 in Middelburg (The Netherlands).
The theme of the conference is : « l’Art et le Droit » (“Art and Law”).

Call for Papers
(Feb. 28, 2022)

Anti-Slavery and Doing Justice in the Long 19th Century

Organisers: Stefan Berger (Institut für soziale Bewegungen, Ruhr-Universität Bochum), Alexandra Przyrembel (Geschichte der Europäischen Moderne, FernUniversität in Hagen), Lisa Weber (FernUniversität in Hagen), Ole Merkel (Ruhr-Universität Bochum)
Place: Institute for Social Movements of the Ruhr-Universität Bochu, Germany
Time: 16.11.2022 - 18.11.2022
Deadline: 15.04.2022

Starting in Britain, the question of the abolition of slavery became one of the most debated moral issues in Europe in the long 19th century. The category "doing justice" can be used to analyse concepts of law and justice for the institution of slavery and its abolition in relation to the transnational anti-slavery movement.

Call for Papers
(Feb. 28, 2022)

Konjunkturen des Staatsschutzes. Die Justiz und der Schutz von Republik und Verfassung (1922–1972–2022)

Veranstalter: Forum Justizgeschichte. Vereinigung zur Erforschung und Darstellung der deutschen Rechts- und Justizgeschichte des 20. Jahrhunderts
Veranstaltungsort: Wustrau am Ruppiner See, Fehrbellin
Von - Bis: 23.09.2022 - 25.09.2022
Deadline: 30.04.2022

Die 24. Jahrestagung des "Forum Justizgeschichte" möchte folgende Fragen diskutieren: Aus welchen Erfahrungswerten und Denktraditionen speist sich das Konzept der "wehrhaften Demokratie"? Gibt es eine spezifische Sicht aus dem Exil auf den Untergang der Weimarer Republik (z. B. Karl Löwensteins "militant democracy")? Welche – angeblichen – "Lehren" aus dem Scheitern von Weimar zogen die Westalliierten und die bundesdeutsche Politik? Wie wurde dies speziell von der Justiz verstanden und umgesetzt?

Call for Papers
(Feb. 10, 2022)

CALL FOR PAPERS: Ius commune and local testamentary succession laws and customs (c. 1400-1620)

The Laboratory of Source Editions at the Faculty of Law and Administration of Jagiellonian University in Cracow and the Research Unit Roman Law and Legal History of KU Leuven are inviting legal and social historians to an international workshop on ius commune and local testamentary succession laws (c. 1400-1620), which will take place at the Jagiellonian University in Cracow on 12-13 January 2023. In this context a Call for Papers has been published, which can be downloaded below. Additional information can be found on the event's website. The deadline for contributions is 15 December 2022.

Call for Papers
(Feb. 3, 2022)

Normative Strukturen der industriellen Beziehungen im 19. und 20. Jahrhundert

Das Max-Planck-Institut für Rechtsgeschichte und Rechtstheorie, Frankfurt am Main veranstaltet am 26./27. September 2022 einen Workshop zum Thema „Normative Strukturen der industriellen Beziehungen im 19. und 20. Jahrhundert“. Den zugehörigen Call for Papers finden Sie unten.

Bewerbungsschluss: 31. März 2022

Call for Papers
(Jan. 31, 2022)

CALL FOR PAPERS: The Dynamics of Early Modern Colonial Laws and Legal Literature

Place: University of Helsinki, Faculty of Law
Date: October 26 - 28, 2022
(online participation will be possible)

Deadline for submissions: March 31, 2022

Call for Papers
(Jan. 20, 2022)

Beschleunigung und Effizienzbemühungen im Gerichtswesen der Vormoderne

Das Netzwerk Reichsgerichtsbarkeit hat einen Call for Papers veröffentlicht, den Sie auf der Webseite oder unten herunterladen können. 

Einsendeschluss: 15.03.2022
Tagung: 06.10. - 08.10. 2022 in Wetzlar

Call for Papers
(Jan. 13, 2022)

Nordic jurists and legal internationalism, 1880s-1970s

The Centre for Modern European Studies of the University of Copenhagen has published a Call for Papers about nordic jurists and legal internationalism. You can find it here or download it as a pdf (see below). There will be two workshops at 12-14 September 2022, Copenhagen and 26-28 January 2023, Stockholm. The deadline for proposals is 01 April 2022.

Call for Papers
(Jan. 10, 2022)

Kontaktzonen zwischen österreichischer und italienischer Rechtskultur

Veranstalter: Prof. Dr. Martin Löhnig
Ort: Regensburg
Veranstaltung im Frühsommer 2023
Deadline für Anmeldung mit Themenaufriss: 31. Mai 2022

Die mit dem Wiener Frieden und dem Friedensvertrag von Saint-Germain an Italien gefallenen Gebiete Österreichs erscheinen jenseits von Kriegen und Auseinandersetzungen um Selbstbestimmung und Minderheitenschutz als eine Kontaktzone, in der österreichische und italienische Rechtskultur in eine besonders enge Beziehung miteinander getreten sind.

Call for Papers
(Dec. 4, 2021)

Decolonial comparative legal history: indigenous and global South law prior to colonialism

9-10 September 2022, Oxford, United Kingdom

Paper submission deadline: 9 February 2022
Decisions: 9 May 2022

(This call for papers is also available in German, Spanish and French here.)

Call for Papers
(Oct. 30, 2021)

CALL FOR PAPERS: International conference "(Un)fit to rule: themes of acceptance and rejection of rulers throughout history"

The University of Belgrade Faculty of Law is opening a CALL FOR PAPERS for the international conference "(Un)fit to rule: themes of acceptance and rejection of rulers throughout history" to be held on October 26th -28th, 2022.

Call for Papers
(Oct. 1, 2021)

Ownership Regimes in the Iberian World, 1500-1850

Proposals until 31. October 2021
Conference: Frankfurt am Main, 1.-2. September 2022

Call for Papers
(Sept. 2, 2021)


Online workshop: 21 January 2022
Deadline for applications: 25 September 2021

Call for Papers
(July 19, 2021)

Call for Papers - International Conference on History of Insurance in Global Perspective

The University of Basel is receiving paper proposals for the international conference "History of Insurance in Global Perspective", to be held from 20-22 July 2022. 

Proposal Deadline: 30 September 2021

Call for Papers
(June 28, 2021)

Third Postgraduate Conference in Comparative Legal History: 17–19 February 2022, Augsburg University, Germany - Call for Papers

The European Society for Comparative Legal History (ESCLH) is pleased to announce its Third Post-graduate Conference. The ESCLH invites PhD-students (beyond their first year) and post-doctoral researchers who work in the field of comparative legal history to participate in the conference. The conference will be held from 17 to 19 February 2022 at Augsburg University, Germany.

Call for Papers
(June 3, 2021)

Wie Justitia zurückblickt. Erinnerungskultur(en) der deutschen Justiz

Auf der 23. Jahrestagung des „Forum Justizgeschichte“ soll es um Justizielle Erinnerungskultur gehen. Sie kann anhand von Porträts und Erinnerungstafeln, durch Publikationen über „furchtbare Juristen“ und „Anwälte ohne Recht“, Gedenkstätten, Festschriften und Rechtsprechungstraditionen, an der Erschließung von Prozessmaterialen und am Wegschließen von Akten exemplifiziert werden. Wie funktioniert „juristische Geschichtspolitik zwischen Selbstkritik und Identitätsstiftung“?

Call for Papers
(March 29, 2021)

Call for Sessions - International Conference on History of Insurance in Global Perspective

The University of Basel is receiving session proposals for the international conference "History of Insurance in Global Perspective", to be held from 20-22 July 2022. 
Session Proposal Deadline: 31 May 2021
Call for Papers
(Nov. 24, 2020)

CfP: "Law and Religion"– Iustoria 2021

The University of Belgrade Faculty of Law is now receiving paper proposals for the Second student conference on legal history – the Iustoria 2021, to be held on the 25th and 26th of March, 2021, its topic being “Law and Religion”.

Deadline for paper proposals: 15th of January, 2021.

Call for Papers
(Sept. 3, 2020)

CfP: Formen des Grundeigentums. Konzepte und Praktiken in ökonomischer, sozialer und ökologischer Perspektive

Datum der Veranstaltung: 03.09.2021

Bewerbungsschluss: 01.12.2020

Veranstaltungsort: Universität Bern

Call for Papers
(Aug. 13, 2020)

CfP: Citizenship, Migration and Social Rights – Historical Experiences from the Eighteenth to the Twentieth Century

Date: 4 – 5 March 2021

Deadline for proposals: 15 September 2020

Location: Humboldt University Berlin, International Research Centre Work and Human Lifecycle in Global History (re:work), Georgenstr. 23, 10117 Berlin

Call for Papers
(July 20, 2020)

CfP: Die Rechtsordnung Elsass-Lothringens

Datum: 6.-7. Mai 2021

Ort: Universität Regensburg

Bewerbungsschluss: 30. September 2020

Call for Papers
(July 20, 2020)

CfP: Digital Methods and Resources in Legal History

Date:  04/05 March 2021

Place: Max-Planck-Institute for European Legal History, Frankfurt a. M., Germany

Deadline: 20 September 2020

Call for Papers
(June 29, 2020)

Revised CfP: “One Empire, Many Colonies, Similar or Different Histories?”

39th Annual Conference of the Australian and New Zealand Law and History Society

Date: 9th - 12th December 2020

Deadline: 31st July 2020

Call for Papers
(June 26, 2020)

CfP: "An die Gerichtsakten, fertig, los!"

18. Nachwuchsworkshop des Netzwerks Reichsgerichtsbarkeit in Wetzlar

Datum: 2. - 3. Oktober 2020

Deadline: 31. Juli 2020

Call for Papers
(June 24, 2020)

CfP: 'Britain, the League of Nations and the New International Order'

Date: 20-21 November, 2020

Deadline: 20 August, 2020

Call for Papers
(June 8, 2020)

CfP: Digital Methods and Resources in Legal History

Date: March 4-5, 2021

Deadline for submissions: September 20, 2020

Place: Germany, Frankfurt a.M., Max-Planck-Institut für europäische Rechtsgeschichte, lecture hall of the MPI

Call for Papers
(June 8, 2020)

CfP: Imperial Artefacts: History, Law, and the Looting of Cultural Property

Date: 28-29 January 2021

Place: Leiden University

Deadline for CfP: Monday 31 August 2020

Call for Papers
(May 25, 2020)

Student conference on legal history – Iustoria 2020: "Law Codes and Women"_POSTPONED

Due to the epidemic of the coronavirus, the conference is postponed, and will be held on the 14th and 15th of October, 2020. The deadline for submission has been reopened, and it will remain so until the end of May, 2020.

Call for Papers
(Dec. 10, 2019)

Vielfalt! Neuere Forschungen zu Recht und Justiz im frühneuzeitlichen Alten Reich

Münsteraner Winterschool zur Geschichte der Frühen Neuzeit vom 16.-19. Februar 2020

Bewerbungsfrist: 20. Dezember 2019

Call for Papers
(June 12, 2019)

Digital Methods and Resources in Legal History

Conference “Digital Methods and Resources in Legal History”
March 19/20, 2020
Max-Planck-Institute for European Legal History, Frankfurt

Call for Papers
(March 27, 2019)

Administory Authors' Workshop: Administrative Multinormativity

Administory. Journal for the History of Public Administration / Zeitschrift für Verwaltungsgeschichte – Volume 5: Administrative Multinormativity – https://content.sciendo.com/view/journals/adhi/adhi-overview.xml – 27/28 September 2019 – Max-Planck-Institut für europäische Rechtsgeschichte, Frankfurt am Main – Deadline: 15 May 2019

Call for Papers
(July 26, 2018)

CfP: New Approaches to the History of Insurance Law

New Approaches to the History of Insurance Law

Risk and the Insurance Business in History. An International Conference, Seville 2019

Deadline: September 30, 2018

Call for Papers
(Oct. 16, 2017)

CfA: Kommentare zu Schlüsseltexten der Menschenrechtsgeschichte

Der Arbeitskreis Menschenrechte im 20. Jahrhundert fungiert als Herausgeber einer Kommentarsammlung zu Schlüsseltexten der Menschenrechtsgeschichte, die über www.geschichte-menschenrechte.de/schlüsseltexte veröffentlicht werden. Forscherinnen und Forscher, die zu einschlägigen Themen arbeiten und Interesse am Verfassen eines Beitrags haben, sind eingeladen Vorschläge (1.500 Zeichen inkl. Leerzeichen) einzureichen.

Call for Papers
(Feb. 10, 2016)

Call for Papers: Forum RG RECHTSGESCHICHTE – LEGAL HISTORY 24 (2016)

Journal of the Max Planck Institute for European Legal History

Deadline: April 1st, 2016

Call for Papers
(Jan. 20, 2016)

CFP Workshop „Subjekt und Gesellschaft in der Frühen Neuzeit"

Deadline für den CFP: 15.04.2016

Call for Papers
(Sept. 29, 2014)

Speyer als Zentralort des Reiches im 16. Jahrhundert: Politik und Justiz zwischen Reich und Territorium

Wissenschaftliche Tagung der Stadt Speyer

und der Gesellschaft für Reichskammergerichtsforschung e.V.

sowie 14. Nachwuchstagung des Netzwerks Reichsgerichtsbarkeit

Einsendeschluss: 31. März 2015

Call for Papers
(July 8, 2014)

The Trouble with Custom

Doctoral Seminar by Prof. Dr. Emily Kadens

Friday 3 October 2014