CFP: [Medieval] Journal Special Issue on Law and Legal Culture in the Early Middle Ages

full name / name of organization: 
Andrew Rabin

Call for Papers:
The Heroic Age, Issue 14: Law and Legal Culture in the Early Middle
Guest Editor: Andrew Rabin, University of Louisville

The Heroic Age invites submissions for a special issue on law and legal
culture in the early middle ages. We construe the subject of this issue
broadly, and we are eager to receive submissions representing a variety
of perspectives, methodologies, national or ethnic cultures, and
disciplines. Possible topics include (but are not limited to): royal
legislation, legal manuscripts, law in/and literature, legal procedure,
charters and diplomatics, writs and wills, dispute resolution, theories
of law and justice, canon law, editing medieval law, law and philosophy,
perceptions of medieval law in later periods, law in/and art,
international law, and intersections between medieval Asian and European
legal traditions. We welcome traditional philological and historicist
approaches, as well as those informed by modern critical theory.
Prospective contributors should feel free to contact Andrew Rabin
( if they have any questions.

Articles should be 7000 words including bibliography and endnotes, and
conform to The Heroic Age’s in-house style. Instructions may be found
at All submissions will be
reviewed by two readers according to a double-blind policy. All
submissions should be sent to The deadline for
submission is July 1st, 2008.

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