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The Quill Project Conventions Podcast

The Quill Project exists to enhance understanding of some of the foundational legal texts of the modern world. By combining traditional historical and archival research with advanced digital modelling techniques, the project explores the context within which constitutional conventions, legislative assemblies, and other formal groups made decisions.

# Episode Title Description People Date
1 Hidden Laws: State Constitutions and National Change with Robinson Woodward-Burns Grace Mallon and Nicholas Cole talk to Robinson Woodward-Burns about his new book 'Hidden Laws: How State Constitutions Stabilise American Politics.' Grace Mallon, Robinson Woodward-Burns, Nicholas Cole 19 Oct 2021
2 Poor Lord Wensleydale: A Beginner's Guide to the British Constitution with Robert Saunders Grace Mallon and Nicholas Cole talk to Robert Saunders about what makes Britain's constitution unique and what challenges it faces in a turbulent period for UK politics and government. Grace Mallon, Nicholas Cole, Robert Saunders 07 Oct 2021
3 Accident and Force: Making American Constitutions with Nicholas Cole Grace Mallon and Nicholas Cole discuss how a historian learns to code, where the idea of a Constitutional Convention came from, and what's next for the Quill Project. Grace Mallon, Nicholas Cole 29 Sep 2021