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

Japanese Legal History Workshop: Thinking Law in Medieval Japan

Dec 6, 2022 10:00 AM - 01:00 PM (Local Time Germany)
Max Planck Institute for Legal History and Legal Theory, Room: G503

Mind the step: Standardizing the Mind, Stepping into Positive Law (Egypt, 1897-1949)

Dec 6, 2022 07:00 PM - 08:30 PM (Local Time Germany)
Zoom

Legal Orders under Pressure: Non-Western Experiences of Legal Transformations in the 19th and Early 20th Centuries

Dec 7, 2022 12:00 PM (Local Time Germany) - Dec 9, 2022 05:00 PM
Online, Room: We kindly ask for registration until 1st December 2022

Kulturen des Nichtentscheidens

Dec 8, 2022 04:15 PM - 05:45 PM (Local Time Germany)
mpilhlt, Room: Z01

Zwischen Zunft und Obrigkeit - Rechtsfragen vormoderner Arbeitsverhältnisse

Dec 9, 2022 09:30 AM - 04:30 PM (Local Time Germany)
video conference, Room: For further informationen please contact hsi@boeckler.de

Doctrinal circulations in criminal law 1764–1914

Dec 13, 2022 07:00 PM - 08:30 PM (Local Time Germany)
Zoom
A basic bibliography on the history of Ibero-America and the Spanish Caribbean in the colonial period
Rechtsvergleichung als Erkenntnismethode. Historische Perspektiven vom Spätmittelalter bis ins 19. Jahrhundert
Cover Rechtsgeschichte – Legal History 30 (2022)
Emanzipation und Recht. Zur Geschichte der Rechtswissenschaft und der jüdischen Gleichberechtigung
Open Access
Edited by Karl Härter, Tina Hannappel and Conrad TyrichterStudien zu Policey, Kriminalitätsgeschichte und Konfliktregulierung
Celebrar lo imposible
„recht erzählen“. Regionale Studien 1650–1850
Norms beyond Empire: Law-Making and Local Normativities in Iberian Asia, 1500-1800
Staatsangehörigkeit und Rassismus
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