Monthly Archives: January 2017

Lorena Atzeri visit

The ILCR’s 2017 Candlemas semester events begin with a visit from Lorena Atzeri (Milan).

On Monday 30 January Dr Atzeri will deliver a lecture entitled ‘Infamy and Exclusion in Late Antiquity (Roman and Early Canon Law)’ (5.15, Old Class Library, Department of Medieval History).

On Tuesday 31 January Dr Atzeri will hold a workshop on ‘Religious dissidents and infamy in Late Antique legislation and Early Canon law’ (12.30pm for lunch in Rm 11, 71 South Street, workshop begins at 1pm in the Old Class Library).

The suggested primary reading for the workshop is a section of the Theodosian Code, available here and here (English trans).

The suggested secondary reading is: Banfi, Garnsey, and Humfress.

Mlitt Legal and Constitutional Studies Scolarships

Mlitt Scholarships

The Institute of Legal and Constitutional Research is offering a number of scholarships to students applying for the MLitt in Legal and Constitutional Studies. The ILCR MLitt scholarship competition is open to outstanding Home/EU and International Students who are applying for a place on the MLitt Legal and Constitutional Studies at the University of St Andrews, to commence September 2017. Awards will be made on the basis of academic merit. Each MLitt scholarship is worth a maximum of £5K.

How to apply

The ILCR MLitt Scholarship competition is administered by the School of History. Please go to: www.st-andrews.ac.uk/history/postgrad/taughtpostgrad/postgradmlittawards.html and follow the instructions.

Note that full details on applying for an MLitt scholarship via the School of History will be sent, along with log-in instructions to the new funding application system, once you have been offered a place to study here by the Admissions team.

The deadline for MLitt Award applications is 21st April 2017

Enquiries about the MLitt Legal and Constitutional Studies can be sent to Professor Caroline Humfress (ch226@st-andrews.ac.uk). For more details about postgraduate study at St Andrews see www.st-andrews.ac.uk/study/pg/

Milsom Studentship in English Legal History 2017

The Selden Society, founded in 1887 by F.W. Maitland and others to encourage the study and advance the knowledge of the history of English law, offers a Milsom Studentship (named in honour of the late Professor S.F.C. Milsom, sometime Literary Director and President of the Society) for a person commencing research in English legal history leading to the degree of PhD (or equivalent) at a university in the United Kingdom in September/October 2017.

The studentship will be tenable for a maximum of three years, subject to an annual review of progress. The annual value of the studentship will be a sum equivalent to the current total of the home/EU fees and recommended minimum maintenance allowance at the university at which the student is registered for the PhD degree, to a total maximum of £21,500 (account will be taken of funding available from other sources).

Application forms may be obtained from the Secretary of the Society, School of Law, Queen Mary University of London, Mile End Road, London, E1 4NS, selden-society@qmul.ac.uk.

The deadline for receipt of applications and references is 1 March 2017.

The studentship can be held at St Andrews and may be of interest to anyone considering a PhD at the Institute of Legal and Constitutional Research. Anyone interested should contact Professor John Hudson (jghh@st-andrews.ac.uk).