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Where law meets the social sciences and humanities.



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The Socio-Legal Studies Association

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.

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SLSA 2017: early bird registration

The call for papers for SLSA 2017 Newcastle has now closed. Don't miss the deadline for early bird registration: 24 February 2017.

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Socio-Legal Newsletter

The newsletter warmly invites contributions from members. The copy deadline for the spring issue is 30 January 2017.

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2017 winner: Professor Linda Mulcahy

Book and Article Prize shortlists announced

Please follow link for details.

Annual Prize for Contributions to the Socio-Legal Community

We are delighted to announce that the winner of this year's prize is Professor Linda Mulcahy. Please visit our prizewinners page for details.

Linda is one of the keynote speakers at the plenary session for SLSA 2017.

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  • Announcement of book and article prize winners – SLSA conference dinner, Newcastle6 April 2016
  • Future annual conferences:
    5–7 April 2017 Newcastle University: call for papers, registration and applications for bursaries now open. Please see website for details.
    27–29 March 2018 Bristol University
    3–5 April 2019 Leeds University