In this section we include information about forthcoming legal history conferences, seminars, lectures etc, in Canada and around the world.


Calls for Papers 

Call for Papers – The European Society for Comparative Legal History is planning its Third Postgraduate Conference. It is scheduled to take place from 17 to 19 February in Augsburg, Germany.

Call for Papers -Third Legal Histories of Empire Conference -Beyond the Pale: Legal Histories on the Edges of Empires
Maynooth University, 29 June-1 July 2022.

Please see a call for papers from The Australia and New Zealand Law and History Society.

The second Decolonial Comparative Law Workshop will focus on comparing indigenous law and pre-colonial law, both in settler-colonial regions of the global North and in the area now often referred to as the global South. Please see a call for papers.

Theme: Decolonial comparative legal history: indigenous and global South law prior to colonialism
9-10 September 2022, Oxford, United Kingdom

Paper submission deadline: 9 February 2022
Decisions: 9 May 2022


Upcoming Conferences

May 14-15, 2021

Western University Faculty of Law is hosting a virtual conference: 100 Years of Canadian Bankruptcy and Insolvency Law May 14-15, 2021. The conference marks the centenary of the Bankruptcy Act of 1919. The conference includes a historical panel.

The full conference agenda and registration information can be found at the following link: