Centre for Law and History Research
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The Centre for Law and History Research highlights the need for historical perspectives in legal scholarship and promotes excellent research into the varied histories of law.
The Law School has a large body of scholars engaged in research and teaching in law and its histories.
Explore Centre for Law and History Research projects.
The Centre brings together a vibrant network of world-class scholars, who are legal specialists with overlapping expertise in the field legal history.
Our LLB programme is a three-year qualifying law degree that includes units that reflect the wide variety of approaches to legal research adopted by the scholars in the Law School.
- Centre for Law and History News: The Presence of the Past: Law v. History Seminar 14 February 2020
- Lois Bibbings delivers annual Armistice Day Lecture for Ypres, the City of Peace 11 November 2019
- International Conscientious Objectors Day: Professor Lois Bibbings speaks at ceremony in London 16 May 2019
Members of the Centre can provide supervision for those wishing to conduct research in areas of law and history.
Bristol has long been the site of important courts and considerable legal business, as well as campaigns to change the law, or to resist unjust laws.