Doing Socio-Legal Research in a Pandemic: How, Why, When, Where?

November 23rd, 2021|0 Comments

By Flora Renz and Clare Williams (University of Kent)  The ways we do, talk, and think about socio-legal research have fundamentally shifted. State and University responses to Covid-19 have disrupted sites of power and privilege, of inclusion and exclusion, of access [...]

Call for Members to Participate in the First Ever SLSA Membership Survey

November 14th, 2021|0 Comments

The SLSA is pleased to be launching its first comprehensive membership survey on Monday 15th November 2021. The survey will improve our understanding of the profile of individuals who identity as socio-legal scholars, including lecturers, research students, and independent researchers. [...]

Socio-Legal Trajectories: A comparative research project on the formation and development of non-doctrinal study of law over the past 60 years

September 22nd, 2021|0 Comments

A Research Network based at the Max Planck Institute for Legal History and Legal Theory Jen Hendry, Christian Boulanger and Naomi Creutzfeldt have teamed up to work on a book project to explore socio-legal connections as they develop. Although the focus for the project is the [...]


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