Saturday, April 29, 2017

Weekend Roundup

  • Legal and policy historian Wendell Pritchett has been selected as Provost at the University of Pennsylvania.
  • Here's a Call for a one-year fellowship at Tel Aviv University's Faculty of Law on the history of water law in mandate Palestine/Israel. The deadline is May 15, 2017.
  •  Monday, May 1, in the Law and Public Affairs Seminar at Princeton University: A Theory of First Amendment Academic Freedom, by David Rabban, University of Texas School of Law, with a comment from Robert Post, Yale Law School.
  • Here's another amicus curae brief on the travel ban, prepared by constitutional law scholars (including several who contribute to legal and constitutional history).  H/t: LK
  • The California Supreme Court Historical Society is taking entries for its Selma Moidel Smith Law Student Writing Competition.”  First prize: $2500!  More.
  • Here's the CFP for a NYU/New School workshop on Oct.7 on "Global Histories of Capital: New Perspectives on the Global South." The Call includes law as a theme of interest.The extended deadline is just a few days away--May 1, 2017. H/t: H-Sci-Med-Tech
Weekend Roundup is a weekly feature compiled by all the Legal History bloggers.