Saturday, July 23, 2016

Weekend Roundup

  • “The History and Public Policy Program seeks interns for the Cold War International History Project (CWIHP) and the Nuclear Proliferation International History Project (NPIHP).”  Deadline for applications is July 31, 2016.  More.
  • Over at the UNC Press Blog, legal historian Martha Jones (University of Michigan) draws on her work on the intellectual history of black women to urge readers not to "miss out on what Michelle Obama actually said in 2008."  
  • The Italian Society of Law and Economics welcomes submissions of papers on any topic regarding the Economic Analysis of Law for its 12th annual conference to be held in Torino (Italy) on December 16-17, 2016, at Campus Luigi Einaudi of University of Torino”–including the “History of Law and Economics Thought.”
  • ICYMI: Over at Balkinization, Jeremy Kessler comments on an essay two intellectual historians arguing that “historiographical methods best suited to an originalism rooted in public meaning rather than intent.” Also, Seth Barrett Tillman on why, as a legal matter, MacArthur was right and Truman was wrong.
Weekend Roundup is a weekly feature compiled by all the Legal History bloggers