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Impact and Law Reform Conference

Registration is now open for this SLSA co-sponsored one-day event at IALS. Keynote speaker: Brenda Hale. Book early to avoid disappointment!

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Socio-Legal Newsletter summer issue

The copy deadline for the next newsletter is – 20 May 2019. Members are warmly invited to send in their news!

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SLSA Prize for Contributions to the Socio-Legal Community

Professors Tony Bradney (right) and Fiona Cownie (left) were honoured for their generous contribution to our socio-legal community at our annual dinner on 4 April 2019 in Leeds. Pictured with SLSA Chair Professor Rosie Harding.

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SLSA prizewinners announced

The 2019 book prize was won by Charlotte O'Brien for Unity in Adversity. Follow the link for full details of all our 2019 prizewinners.
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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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