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

The judicial dimension of the pastoral mission of the bishops in viceregal Spanish America. A research agenda in progress

Sep 28, 2022 06:00 PM - 07:30 PM (Local Time Germany)
Max Planck Institute for Legal History and Legal Theory, Room: Conference Room (Z01)

Tagung anlässlich des 100. Todestages von Eugen Ehrlich

Sep 29, 2022 01:15 PM (Local Time Germany) - Sep 30, 2022 12:30 PM
Max Planck Institute for Legal History and Legal Theory, Room: Lecture hall of the MPI

The Council of Trent. A 500-year history

Sep 29, 2022 06:00 PM - 07:30 PM (Local Time Germany)
Max Planck Institute for Legal History and Legal Theory, Room: Room G503

Meet the Author: Daniel Bonilla (Universidad de los Andes)

Oct 5, 2022 04:00 PM - 06:00 PM (Local Time Germany)
Max Planck Institute for Legal History and Legal Theory, Room: Z01

Como investigar la administración de justicia en el contexto eclesiástico

Oct 6, 2022 06:00 PM - 07:30 PM (Local Time Germany)
Max Planck Institute for Legal History and Legal Theory, Room: Conference Room (Z01)

Solidität in turbulenten Zeiten? Zum Zustand der deutsch-chinesischen Wissenschaftsbeziehungen

Oct 10, 2022 08:00 PM - 10:00 PM (Local Time Germany)
Werner Reimers Stiftung, Bad Homburg
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
Emanzipation und Recht. Zur Geschichte der Rechtswissenschaft und der jüdischen Gleichberechtigung
Edited by Karl Härter, Tina Hannappel and Conrad TyrichterStudien zu Policey, Kriminalitätsgeschichte und Konfliktregulierung
„recht erzählen“. Regionale Studien 1650–1850
Open Access
Celebrar lo imposible
Norms beyond Empire: Law-Making and Local Normativities in Iberian Asia, 1500-1800
Staatsangehörigkeit und Rassismus
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