Socio-Legal Studies Association
Welcome to the SLSA — where law meets the social sciences and humanities.
This website contains information about the SLSA and our aims and objectives. You can find out how to join and about the many benefits of membership. There are details on all our activities including our prestigious socio-legal prizes, our research grants scheme, our seminar competition and our popular annual and postgraduate conferences.
Forthcoming SLSA events
Exploring the comparative in socio-legal studies, Oxford: 15–16 December 2014: programme now available
SLSA annual conference, University of Warwick, 31 March–2 April 2015
- The CALL FOR THEMES is now open. Please see conference page for details. Closing date: 20 October 2014.
- The CALL FOR PAPERS will be announced in November 2014.
SLSA Postgraduate Conference 2015, University of Birmingham: 8–9 January 2015: registration is now open
The deadline for the next issue of the Socio-Legal Newsletter 23 October 2014.
SLSA membership benefits
Included in the benefits of SLSA membership are substantial discounts from Ashgate, Hart, Palgave Macmillan and Routledge when shopping online on the publishers' websites. Visit the membership benefits page for details.
Open access page
'To advance education and learning and in particular to advance research, teaching and the dissemination of knowledge in the field of socio-legal studies.'
The SLSA achieves these aims in a number of different ways:
meetings, conferences, seminars
liaison with policy makers and research funders
and many other activities