Socio-Legal Studies Association

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SLSA Blog: call for guest editors

The Socio-Legal Studies Association blog is a well-established channel for commentary and discussion on matters of interest to the socio-legal community. It publishes a wide range of posts from both established and emerging academics and others with an interest in socio-legal matters.
The blog is currently seeking guest editors to curate a series of blog posts on a specific topic. Guest editors could be an individual, a group of individuals or an organisation. A series can be between two and eight blog posts.  Potential topics can include anything of interest to the socio-legal community. Topics could include (but are not limited to):

  • Intersections between law and digital technology/AI
  • Law’s response to the climate crisis
  • Novel methodologies and approaches to socio-legal work
  • Responses to contemporary and emerging legal issues.
 The guest editor’s role will include:
  • Identifying and liaising with authors
  • Reviewing submissions for quality and to ensure compliance with the blog’s guidelines
  • Liaising with the SLSA blog editors

To apply to be a guest editor please email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. on or before 29 February 2024 including the following details:

  • Names and contact details of all proposed blog editors
  • A brief description of the proposed topic, including an explanation of why it will be of interest to the socio-legal community
  • Details of proposed authors (if known) or details of how appropriate authors will be identified
  • A timeline for the proposed series

If you have any questions or want to discuss your proposal further, please email Emma Jones and Marie Hutton on This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. You can also use this address to submit an individual blog post for consideration at any time.

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