Monday, January 16, 2012

Law and History Review Seeking New Editor

Via H-Law, we have the following announcement:
After seven years of exceptional service, David Tanenhaus has decided to step down as editor of the Law and History Review, which is sponsored by the American Society for Legal History and published by the Cambridge University Press.  The ASLH Publications Committee invites applications for the position.  Applicants should be members of the Society who are accomplished legal historians, have the intellectual range to work with manuscripts from different periods and regions in legal history, and are conversant with both law and history. The departmental or institutional support required for the position is usually modest.

The editor's responsibilities include soliciting manuscripts in all fields of legal history, shepherding submitted manuscripts through the peer review and editorial processes, working with the journal's print and electronic publisher Cambridge University Press, and maintaining collaborative relationships with the journal's Editorial Board and the Board ASLH Board of Directors.  Production management is the responsibility of the Cambridge University Press. Appointment is for an initial five-year term.

Interested scholars should send an electronic version of their current c.v. and a statement of what they would like to accomplish as editor of the journal by March 30, 2012, to the Chair of the Publications Committee: Michael Grossberg. Inquiries about the position should be directed to the same email address or by phone at: 812-855-3882.
Thanks, David, for your service and dedication. We are all in your debt!

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