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  • CTV report on historic slave trial in New Brunswick

    Kudos to historian Graham Nickerson of UNB, whose archival find was recently the subject of a report by Laura Brown of CTV (@LauraBrownctv)Here’s the report:FREDERICTON — A black historian – originally from Nova Scotia – is uncovering some of New Brunswick’s slave history, including the story of a … Read more »

  • Osgoode Society 2020 books announced!

    2020 Osgoode Society Books announced!Our members book for 2020 is Doodem and Council Fire: Anishinaabe Governance through Alliance, by Heidi Bohaker, Associate Professor of History, University of Toronto. Published by the University of Toronto Press. While Canada’s constitution protects Indigenous t … Read more »

  • Call for applications: Peter Gonville Stein Book Award

    Peter Gonville Stein Book AwardAmerican Society for Legal HistoryThe Peter Gonville Stein Book Award is awarded annually for the best book in non-US legal history written in English. This award is designed to recognize and encourage the further growth of fine work in legal history that focuses on al … Read more »

  • Next Osgoode Society legal history evening March 24, 2020

    Tuesday, March 24, 2020 at 5:30 p.m.The Museum Room, Osgoode HallA lecture event exploring the work of our 2019 McMurtry Fellowship recipients. This event is free, but open only to society members. Pre-register through our website If you aren’t a member or need to renew, yo … Read more »

  • Nichols, A Reconciliation without Recollection? An Investigation of the Foundations of Aboriginal Law in Canada

    Now in paper, from U of T Press,  Joshua Ben David Nichols, A Reconciliation without Recollection?: An Investigation of the Foundations of Aboriginal Law in CanadaThe publisher says: The current framework for reconciliation between Indigenous peoples and the Canadian state is based on the Supreme Co … Read more »