The Institute is the home of outstanding cross-disciplinary research in the fields of law, legal history and constitutionalism at the University of St Andrews. Founded in 2015, it unites leading scholars in history, international relations, and literature with early-career researchers and graduate students, in order to foster a vibrant community of twenty-first century researchers.

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  • Global possibilities in intellectual history : a note on practice 

    Haakonssen, Knud; Whatmore, Richard (2017) - Journal article
    Intellectual history, and especially the branch sometimes identified as the Cambridge school, continues to be criticized for not being sufficiently global in outlook. This article does not defend intellectual history. ...
  • Pathways and practice : the general practitioner in nineteenth-century Dundee 

    Campbell, Morag Allan (2018-08-17) - Journal article
    Although the care of the basic medical needs of much of the population, or what might be termed general medicine, accounted by the mid nineteenth century for the work of the majority of medical men in Britain, those who ...
  • Basil I, Constantine VII and Armenian literary tradition in Byzantium 

    Greenwood, Timothy William (Cambridge University Press, 2018-07) - Book item
  • Some myths about Ethnocentrism 

    Etinson, Adam (2018) - Journal article
    Ethnocentrism, it is said, involves believing certain things to be true: that one's culture is superior to others, more deserving of respect, or at the 'centre' of things. On the alternative view defended in this article, ...
  • Emotions in the early common law (c. 1166–1215) 

    Hudson, John (2017) - Journal article
    Beyond dealing with wrongdoing and litigation, law has many other functions. It can be designed to make life more predictable, it can facilitate and promote certain actions, it can seek to prevent disputes by laying down ...

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