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.
Annual Prize for Contributions to Socio-Legal Studies
Nominations have closed for this prize. The recpient's name will be announced in the winter issue of the Socio-Legal Newsletter.
SLSA Book and Article Prizes 2017
Applications are open for nominations for this year's Book and Article Prizes. Closing date: 31 October 2016.
SLSA funding schemes
The SLSA is inviting applications for the following funding schemes:
Closing date: 1 October 2016.
SLSA Seminar Competition
Applications are open for the annual SLSA seminar competition. Closing date: 12 December 2016.
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