(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.

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

The Warfare Origins of the Anti-Slave-Trade Legal Regime in the Atlantic World

Oct 26, 2021 19:00 - 20:30
video conference, Room: For further information please contact mpitauwkshp@gmail.com

"Good Correspondence" and "Friendship" with "Heretics": Catholic Missionaries and the English East India Company

Nov 1, 2021 14:00 - 16:00
mpilhlt, Room: Lecuture Hall of the MPI and Zoom

Wither the power of disallowance?

Nov 1, 2021 14:15 - 15:15
video conference, Room: For further information please contact cazzola@lhlt.mpg.de

Transnational Entanglements in Land Law and Land Registration in the 19th Century

Nov 2, 2021 19:00 - 20:30
video conference, Room: For further information please contact mpitauwkshp@gmail.com
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