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Rich Law, Poor Law

Don't miss the chance to attend this SLSA-sponsored one day event. Places still available.

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SLSA book and article prizes:

The shortlists for the 2018 book and article prizes have been announced.

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Book and article prize shortlists

In 2018 the SLSA book prize was won by Mapping Paths to Family Justice (pictured). The shortlists for our 2019 book and article prizes will be published shortly. Visit the prizes page for details of all our previous winners.

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Socio-Legal Newsletter deadline

The deadline for the spring issue of the Socio-Legal Newsletter is 28 January 2019. Don't miss your chance to share your news with SLSA members.
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LSAANZ Conference, New South Wales: bursaries

The SLSA invites applications from members for bursaries supporting attendance at the Law and Society Association of Australia and New Zealand (LSAANZ) conference in Wollongong, New South Wales, 12–15, December 2018. There are up to six awards of £500.

This call specifically targets postgraduate and early career researchers (up to eight years post-PhD award). Only applicants with an accepted abstract to present at the conference will be considered (the call for abstracts closed on 6 July  2018). Preference will be given to applicants without financial support from their own institutions.

In your application you must include details of the following:

  • name and institution;
  • the title of your abstract and the panel/stream where it will be presented;
  • a note on your eligibility;
  • a case for support, including levels of institutional financial support and a justification for why attendance at the conference is important for the development of your research (250 words max)

The deadline is 18h00 on Monday, 27 August 2018. Please send applications to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

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