The Baldy Center fosters and supports scholars whose work bridges disciplines and contributes to the great and growing mosaic of law and society scholarship. Events by Baldy affiliated faculty cover a broad array of topics including but not limited to human rights, courts, environmental governance, legal geography, international trade, intellectual property, social inequality, administrative regulation, state and urban government, the legal profession, family, religion, and cultural understandings of law.

  • Events-at-a-Glance
    The Baldy Center sponsors and co-sponsors many events each year that enliven the dialogue about law and society in the University. Current events are planned in accordance with UB's related protocols for on-campus activities.
  • Conferences and Workshops
    The Baldy Center sponsors conferences and workshops at the University at Buffalo that bring together international, national, and local interdisciplinary scholars to address critical questions in law and social policy. 
  • Speakers
    The Baldy Center proudly sponsors a series of speakers each year who share their ongoing work on important topics in law and society. The speakers provide an important catalyst for research and dialogue in The Baldy Center community.
  • Book Manuscript Workshops
    The Baldy Center sponsors workshops to assist UB authors in making their book manuscripts as strong as possible prior to publication. This page contains a listing of Book Manuscript Workshops hosted by the center since 1999. UB faculty are encouraged to submit applications when they feel they have a manuscript sufficiently developed to benefit from an intensive review by external experts.