Address

Max-Planck-Institut für Europäische Rechtsgeschichte

Dr. María del Pilar Mejía Quiroga

Hansaallee 41

60323 Frankfurt am Main

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María del Pilar Mejía Quiroga | Department II

Dr. María del Pilar Mejía Quiroga

Dr. María del Pilar Mejía Quiroga

Position:

Researcher

Phone:

  • +49 (69) 789 78 - 164

Main Focus

  • Ethnohistory and cultural history in colonial Latin America
  • Legal History Ibero-America
  • Modern Inquisition

Projects

Curriculum Vitae

Since April 2013
Researcher at the Max Planck Institute for European Legal History in Frankfurt

10/2010-03/2013
Member of the International Max Planck Research School (IMPRS) for Comparative Legal History in Frankfurt am Main.

2009-2013
PhD student at the Department of Ethnology, Goethe University, Frankfurt am Main. Department of Philosophy and History
Title of dissertation: “De la Superstición a la Ignorancia: Debates, maniobras y prácticas en el oficio inquisitorial en Cartagena de Indias, siglo XVII.” Advisor: Prof. Dr. Iris Gareis

2006-2007
Researcher at the Caro y Cuervo Institut (Bogotá, Colombia)

11/2004-10/2005
Research scholarship, Program for Research in Colonial History, Colombian Institute of Anthropology and History (ICANH). Project: “Imágenes sagradas y rostros del dominio colonial, Santafé de Bogota, siglo XVII”

08/2003-04/2004
Scholarship by Foundation Carolina (Spain) during the Master

2003-2004
M. A. History of the hispanic world. Instituto de Historia del Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Científicas (CSIC), Fundación Mapfre, Madrid.
Title of the thesis: „Iconografía de las imágenes sagradas: análisis histórico de la apariciones marianas americanas siglos XVI-XVIII” cum Laude

10/2001-10/2003
Research assistant for the historical area (16th-19th century) of the project: “Memoria histórico – cultural de los habitantes del Altiplano cundiboyacense, siglos XVI-XX”, Centro de Estudios Socioculturales (CESO) Universidad de los Andes, Royal Embassy of the Netherlands, Gobernación de Cundinamarca, CAR.

1996-2001
Studies in Anthropology and History at the University de los Andes, Bogotá, Colombia

 
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