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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)

CAPTURED BY THE PAST: MONUMENTS. CONFLICTS. LAW

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

Leuven