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.
SLSA funding schemes
The SLSA is delighted to announce that our two new funding schemes are now open for applications:
SLSA prizes 2016
The shortlists for this year's Hart Socio-Legal Book Prize and Socio-Legal Article Prize have now been published.
SLSA Annual Conference, University of Lancaster, 5–7 April 2016: early bird registration is now open. Note: the call for papers has now closed.
International Economic Law in Context: Workshop 1 – Rethinking international investment law: civic advocacy, representation, University of Warwick, 3–4 May 2016: call for papers
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