Conference Announcements


Socio-LegalStudies Association Annual Conference 2018

Tue, 27 Mar 2018 – Thu, 29 Mar 2018

The University of Bristol Law School is extremely proud to host the Socio-Legal Studies Association (SLSA) Annual Conference 2018. The Annual Conference has been running since the association was founded in 1990 and is an opportunity for those in the field of socio-legal studies to disseminate knowledge and network with others in the field.

This year’s streams and current topics are listed below.

·         Access to Justice in Context

  • Administrative Justice
  • Apologies and the Past
  • Art, Culture and Heritage
  • Banking and Finance
  • Children’s Rights
  • Civil Procedure and Alternatives to Litigation
  • Criminal Law and Criminal Justice
  • Equality and Human Rights Law
  • Exploring Legal Borderlands
  • Family Law and Policy
  • Gender, Sexuality and Law
  • Graphic justice: Law, Comics, and Related Visual Media
  • Grenfell Tower and the Law of the High Rise
  • Others


Call for Papers and Deadline

If you wish to present a paper at the conference, please submit an abstract of no more than 300 words on one of the streams and current topics. Submissions open on 16 October 2017 and close at 6pm on 8 January 2018.

​Important Dates

Monday 16th October 2017

Early bird registration opens 6pm

Call for papers opens

 Monday 8th January 2018      

Call for papers closes 6.00pm  

Deadline for application for bursaries

 Friday 19th January 2018

Early bird registration closes, standard registration opens 6.00pm

Friday 16th February 2018 

Standard registration closes, late registration opens 6.00pm

Full refund closes, 75% refund opens 6.00pm

Friday 16th February 2018

Late registration Closes 6.00pm

75% refund closes 6.00pm

 Tuesday 20th March 2018

Formal end of registrations.

No more refunds. 


Socio-LegalStudies Association
Conference Website:
University of Bristol Law School

Wills Memorial Building, Queens Road, Clifton, Bristol BS8 1RJ
Avon, Avon
United Kingdom

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