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The Oxford Handbook of Legal History (edited by Markus Dubber and Christopher Tomlins): New From @OxUniPress @MarkusDubber @ArsScripta

New from Oxford University Press: The Oxford Handbook of Legal History (Markus D. Dubber and Christopher Tomlins, 2018) (Oxford Handbooks in Law). Here from the publisher's website is the description of the book's contents. Some of the most exciting and … Continue reading

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Medical Ethics Symposium on Health Care Rationing – Oxford June 20, 2018

Join me at Jesus College, University of Oxford  on June 20, for "Practical Medical Ethics: Rationing Responsibly in an Age of Austerity." Health professionals face ever expanding possibilities for medical treatment, increasing patient expectations and at the same time intense … Continue reading

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Oxford English Dictionary: Comedy Words and Where They Come From

  This week the Oxford Dictionaries Blog explored the world of comedy with From joke to farce: comedy words and where they come from. Of the seven words profiled, the oldest, farce, dates back to 1530 and comes from the … Continue reading

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CFP: Workshop on Cultural Expertise and Litigation in the History of Law, Oxford, July 4, 2018 @thomgiddens @OxfordCSLS

Call for papers:  Workshop on Cultural Expertise and Litigation in the History of Law, to be held at the Centre for Socio-Legal Studies, University of Oxford, July 4th, 2018.Abstracts between 500 and 1000 words plus a short bio (indicating current … Continue reading

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Women's History Month and the Oxford English Dictionary

  March is Women's History Month, and the Oxford Dictionaries blog is celebrating with a quiz about "the words of womenkind". Jenkins' members can find the definitions of words like gynarchy, herstory, philogyny, Queen Bee, suffragette, and superwoman on the … Continue reading

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