Due to the high level of interest, we unfortunately cannot accept any further applications for research stays at the mpilhlt in 2022.
The call for applications for stays in 2023 will be published in the summer via our newsletter and twitter.

Welcome to the Max Planck Institute for Legal History and Legal Theory

Welcome to the Max Planck Institute for Legal History and Legal Theory

(formerly Max Planck Institute for European Legal History)
The researchers of the Max Planck Institute for Legal History and Legal Theory (mpilhlt), located in Frankfurt am Main, engage in research on the history and theory of law. Established in 1964, the Institute, with its three departments, the specialist library with 490,000 printed media units as well as numerous international visitors, has become a worldwide hub for those working on past and present national and transnational legal orders.
Multidisciplinary Theory of Law
Department Marietta Auer
Historical Regimes of Normativity
Department Thomas Duve
European and Comparative Legal History
Department Stefan Vogenauer

Events

Reflections of Law and Legal Prisms

Jun 2, 2022 15:00 - 18:30
Online, Room: Infos: barnes@lhlt.mpg.de

Seminar with Rebecca Scott: 'María Coleta and the Capuchin Friar: Slavery, Salvation, and the Adjudication of Status'

Jun 2, 2022 16:00 - 18:00
Max Planck Institute for Legal History and Legal Theory, Room: Vortragssaal

Law and Colonialism

Please note that date and time have changed!
Jun 8, 2022 14:00 - 15:30
Online, Room: Infos: iberland@lhlt.mpg.de

Visual Evidence in Law

Jun 9, 2022 15:00 - 18:30
Online, Room: Infos: barnes@lhlt.mpg.de

Placing the frontier in British India

Jun 13, 2022 14:15 - 15:15
Zoom, Room: For further information please contact cazzola@lhlt.mpg.de
A basic bibliography on the history of Ibero-America and the Spanish Caribbean in the colonial period
Luthers Vermächtnis: Der Dreißigjährige Krieg und das moderne Verständnis vom ›Staat‹ im Alten Reich, 1530er bis 1790er Jahre
http://rg.rg.mpg.de/en/Rg29
Austria inventa? Zu den Anfängen der österreichischen Staatsrechtslehre
Edited by Karl Härter, Tina Hannappel and Conrad TyrichterStudien zu Policey, Kriminalitätsgeschichte und Konfliktregulierung
Juristische Wahrheit. Eine Studie zum richterlichen Tatsachenwissen im 19. Jahrhundert
Open Access
Nem teúdas, nem manteúdas: História das Mulheres e Direito na capitania da Paraíba (Brasil, 1661−1822)
Max Planck Studies in Global Legal History of the Iberian Worlds
A Global History of Ideas in the Language of Law
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