Workshop: The role of images and iconography in legal history

Workshop

  • Date: Nov 19, 2019
  • Time: 14:00 - 15:30
  • Speaker: Bruno Lima, Damian Gonzales, Gilberto Guerra Pedrosa, Hector Dominguez Benito, Karla Escobar and Julio César Guanche
  • Organisation: María del Pilar Mejía Quiroga
  • Location: MPIeR
  • Room: Lecture hall of the MPI
Workshop: The role of images and iconography in legal history

The disciplines of legal, historical and political studies have only rarely focused their attention on the visual field. To address this deficit, this workshop reflects on the possibilities offered by graphics as a primary source for doing legal history research. It relates the visual perspective to the repertoires of ideas and practices that were concomitant in their respective contexts. We will analyze concrete historical cases and suggest methodological readings for the work with these types of sources.

The workshop will be held in Spanish.

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