Events

Events

Representing and Communicating the Law in British India, c. 1858-1930

Common Law Research Seminar

Patents and Invention in Jamaica and the British Atlantic before 1857

Common Law Research Seminar

Second FA Mann Project Workshop

Workshop

Contractus & quasi contractus

Salamanca Colloquium

Conference: 4th Annual Conference: Law and Policy in European Integration (1960s-1990s)

Conference

Ulla Weber on Gender Equality Monitoring, Diverse Work and Research Culture

Seminar

Shifting Sands: British Imperial Politics of Land Reclamation in the mid-20th Century

Common Law Research Seminar

What's Special About Archives in Germany? Some Observations

What's Special About Archives in Germany?

Hélène Ruiz Fabri on Women and International Law

Seminar

The Battle over Promissory Notes in 19th Century America

Common Law Research Seminar

Maleficium

Salamanca Colloquium

A History of Privileged Inventing in Bengal: A Study of the Patenting System in India, 1856-1888

Common Law Research Seminar

Special Legal Orders. Normative Diversity in the 19th and 20th Centuries

Discussion group „Special Legal Orders”

Global Legal History on the Ground

Research Seminar

Anke Hübenthal on mentoring, role models and opening doors

Seminar

Working Group: Using Normative Knowledge from the Past

Workshop

The School of Salamanca on Slavery: from ius gentium to ius civile

Salamanca Colloquium

Una aproximación a las corporaciones en el pensamiento económico español del siglo XVIII.

Seminar on Legal History in the Iberian Worlds

Digital Methods and Resources in Legal History

Conference

First women lawyers: A pan-European struggle

Lecture

Transdemocracia: um projeto em andamento

Seminar on Legal History in the Iberian Worlds

Law Reporting in Mandatory Palestine

Common Law Research Seminar

Regionalización y traducción cultural del derecho Canónico en Indias?

DCH Workshop

The Archival Epistemology of Political Economy in the Early Modern British Atlantic World

mpilhlt Colloquium: Archives

Legal Books and Beyond in the Iberian Worlds. Normative Knowledge Production in the Age of the Printing Press

Working Group Meeting

Law, Custom and the Merchants: Legal Culture of the Mayor’s Court of Madras

Common Law Research Seminar

What is the history of archives, and why bother?

mpilhlt Colloquium: Archives

Merchants and Law: Early Modern England and North America

Common Law Research Seminar

Conference: Law and Diversity - European and Latin American Experiences from a Legal Historical Perspective –Public Law II–

Conference

Conference: Law and Diversity - European and Latin American Experiences from a Legal Historical Perspective –Public Law I–

Conference

Re-assessing the Impact of the Empire Marketing Board during the Interwar Period

Common Law Research Seminar

Online launch: Court Cases in African Archives

Global Legal History on the Ground

¿Dominga Gutiérrez o Beatriz del Corazón de Jesús? Una disputa interforal en el Perú decimonónico.

Seminar on Legal History in the Iberian Worlds

Juana de Godínez

Colloquium Methods for Legal History

Workshop: Using Normative Knowledge from the Past

Workshop
  • Date: Sep 10, 2020
  • Time: 15:00 - 17:00
  • Organisation: Alexandra Woods, Fupeng Li
  • Location: video conference

The invention of Custom and the School of Salamanca

Salamanca Colloquium
  • Date: Sep 2, 2020
  • Time: 14:30 - 16:00
  • Organisation: Christiane Birr, José Luis Egío, Andreas Wagner
  • Location: video conference

Research Colloquium on Global Legal History

Research Colloquium

Research Colloquium on Global Legal History

Research Colloquium

'Virtual' Meet the Author - Ann Blair

Meet the Author

Workshop: Using Normative Knowledge from the Past

Workshop
  • Date: Apr 30, 2020
  • Time: 14:00 - 16:00
  • Organisation: Alexandra Woods, Fupeng Li
  • Location: video conference

Conference: Digital Methods and Resources in Legal History - cancelled!

Conference

Conference: „Alles falsch!“ Comments on Wolfram Brandes - cancelled

Conference
  • Date: Mar 17, 2020
  • Time: 14:30 - 16:30
  • Organisation: Dr. Carola Föller, Friedrich-Alexander Universität Erlangen / Dr. des. Daniel Föller, Goethe-Universität Frankfurt / Prof. Dr. Hartmut Leppin, Goethe-Universität Frankfurt

Workshop: Using Normative Knowledge from the Past

Workshop
  • Date: Mar 4, 2020
  • Time: 14:00 - 16:00
  • Organisation: Alexandra Woods, Fupeng Li
  • Location: MPIeR
  • Room: Z02

Gens Lucifuga. Como las ejecuciones de deudas en la Audiencia Eclesiástica de México permiten analizar la Historia del Clero Secular (Siglo XVII)

Seminar on Legal History in the Iberian Worlds

13th Frankfurt Investment Arbitration Moot Court - cancelled!

Moot Court

Research Colloquium: Between Roças and Palhotas: Colonial exploitation in Portuguese Africa, 1850-1930

Colloquium

The British Empire’s Regulation of Same-Sex Sexualities and Gender Diversity: Developing Analysis through Global Historical Sociology

Common Law Research Seminar

Juan Belda Plans: Presentación de la edición crítica y la traducción al español de la Relectio de Poenitentia de Melchor Cano

Salamanca Colloquium

Deep Time - Law - Indo-European Culture. Towards a deep intellectual History

Colloquium Methods of Legal History

Regímenes de migración en Hispanoamérica, siglo XVIII

Seminar on Legal History in the Iberian Worlds

American States of Nature The Origins of Independence, 1761-1775

Common Law Research Seminar

Research Colloquium: Not Quite Brothers in Arms: Indigenous legal status during the Dutch expansion to the State of Maranhão, 1642

Colloquium

Boris Hogenmüller: Melchor Cano, De locis theologicis – some remarks on concept and reception of the Loci

Salamanca Colloquium

Empírica histórica y epistemología sociológica

Seminar on Legal History in the Iberian Worlds
  • Date: Jan 13, 2020
  • Time: 18:00 - 19:30
  • Organisation: Pilar Mejía
  • Location: MPIeR
  • Room: Z01

Master and Servant Regulations and Labour Laws in the Post-Emancipation British West Indies

Common Law Research Seminar

Transferring offer, acceptance and revocation to British Guiana

Common Law Research Seminar

Max Planck Legal History Quaterly Forum: Global Legal History

Colloquium

Salamanca-Colloquium: Bruna Franceschini: Reflections on the Legal Subject in the Context of Latin American Colonialism

Colloquium

Research Colloquium: Seeing Others and Seeing Me: Comparative interpretations of Law throughout legal changes in early 20th century China

Colloquium

Colloquium: Colonial Visual Knowledge: photography as a source to study colonialism in Africa

Colloquium

Conference: The legal history of white-collar work

Conference: The legal history of white-collar work

The Meaning of Territory in British Empire Border Disputes

Common Law Research Seminar

Workshop: Germany and Japan in the State of Exception and in the Total War of the 20th Century: Comparing Jurisprudences

Workshop: Germany and Japan in the State of Exception and in the Total War of the 20th Century
  • Start: Nov 20, 2019 10:15
  • End: Nov 21, 2019 17:00
  • Organisation: Lena Foljanty, Naoko Matsumoto
  • Location: MPIeR
  • Room: Lecture hall of the MPI

Seminar: "Colonial Lives of Property: Law, Land, and Racial Regimes of Ownership"

Seminar

Roundtable: Uma rodada de conversação científica em homenagem a António Manuel Hespanha

Roundtable

Across Boundaries: the English Justices of the Peace on the Continent

Common Law Research Seminar

Colloquium: Anthropology of Law and Legal Pluralism

Colloquium Methods for Legal History

The Use of Bills of Exchange in 18th Century Glasgow

Common Law Research Seminar

RESISTANCE Symposium IV: Resistance, Religion and Justice

Symposium

Governing diversity: A talk with Tamar Herzog

Seminar
  • Date: Oct 22, 2019
  • Time: 11:00 - 13:00
  • Organisation: Dr. Benedetta Albani (Max-Planck Research Group "Governance of the Universal Church after the Council of Trent")
  • Location: MPIeR
  • Room: Z01

Workshop on Methods and Sources: Glocalising Normativities

Workshop

Doctrinal legal history

Colloquium Methods for Legal History

Seminar: Legal Education as a Tool of Professionalization in England (1850-1900)

Common Law Research Seminar

Research Colloquium: The origins and legacies of the British West Indian Slave Legislation: When periphery becomes the centre

Colloquium

Workshop: RISE-MPIeR: Diálogos entre História e Direito na África

Workshop

Norms and Empires Lecture Series: Between Citizenship and Foreignness. Free People of Color during the Age of Atlantic Revolutions

Norms and Empires Lecture Series

Workshop: Gender and Sexualities in Legal History

Workshop

Workshop : Administrative Multinormativity. Normenkonflikte in verwaltungshistorischer Perspektive

Workshop

Workshop: Synoptic Legal Knowledge. Visualizing and Analysing Textual Variants Across Languages

Workshop
  • Date: Sep 25, 2019
  • Time: 10:00 - 19:00
  • Organisation: Manuela Bragagnolo, Andreas Wagner
  • Location: MPIeR
  • Room: Z01

Seminar: Transformation of Legal Thinking and Legal Practice in 19th and early 20th Century Japan

Seminar

Colloquium: The Emergence of Scholastic Probabilism in a Global Perspective

Colloquium

Max Planck Legal History Quarterly Forum: Herramientas metodológicas y preguntas histórico-jurídicas

Max Planck Legal History Quarterly Forum

Workshop on Methods and Sources: Glocalising Normativities

Workshop

Workshop: "The Global Face of the School of Salamanca: Asian and American perspectives"

Workshop

Max Planck Summer Academy for Legal History 2019

Summer Academy 2019
  • Start: Aug 5, 2019
  • End: Aug 16, 2019
  • This year’s theme: Law in text and context
  • Location: MPIeR
  • Host: MPIeR

The Mandatory Sentence of Death in Barbados

Common Law Research Seminar

Workshop Law and Textuality: Crossing Perspectives between Book History and Legal History

Workshop

Jour Fixe: Illegal under the laws of all nations? The courts of Haiti and the suppression of the Atlantic trade in African captives

Jour Fixe

Legal Biography Workshop

Workshop
  • Start: Jul 2, 2019 13:00
  • End: Jul 3, 2019 16:00
  • Organisation: Victoria Barnes, Catharine MacMillan, Stefan Vogenauer
  • Location: MPIeR
  • Room: Z01

Conference: Law and Diversity - European and Latin American Experiences from a Legal Historical Perspective II

Conference
  • Start: Jun 24, 2019 15:00
  • End: Jun 25, 2019 15:15
  • Organisation: Peter Collin, Agustín Casagrande
  • Location: MPIeR
  • Room: Z01

The Wild West: Detention without Trial in West Africa 1880-1900

Common Law Research Seminar

Annual Conference: The Contribution of the Legal Services of the European Institutions to European Union Law

Conference
  • Start: Jun 18, 2019 09:30
  • End: Jun 19, 2019 16:00
  • Organisation: Stefan Vogenauer, Sigfrido Ramirez Perez
  • Location: MPIeR
  • Room: Z01

Salamanca Colloquium: Simona Langella: „Una edición y traducción del tratato De Lege de Juan Gil Fernández de Nava“

Colloquium

The Past and Present in Judicial Independence and Disciplining in the Common Law World

Common Law Research Seminar

Conference: Law and Diversity - European and Latin American Experiences from a Legal Historical Perspective

Conference
  • Start: Jun 6, 2019 15:00
  • End: Jun 7, 2019 15:00
  • Organisation: Peter Collin, Agustín Casagrande
  • Location: MPIeR
  • Room: Lecture hall of the MPI

Seminar: "Law and Textuality": Law as Text – a 'Barbarian' Perspective

Seminar
  • Date: Jun 4, 2019
  • Time: 14:30 - 16:00
  • Speaker: Christoph Meyer
  • Organisation: Manuela Bragagnolo
  • Location: MPIeR
  • Room: Z01

The Interpretation of Commonwealth Caribbean Constitutions: Does Text Matter?

Common Law Research Seminar

Discussion: Translating Early Modern Books

Discussion

Workshop: Transnational Criminal Law in Transatlantic Perspective (1870-1945): Towards a dialogue between the Global North and the Global South

Workshop
  • Start: May 23, 2019 09:00
  • End: May 24, 2019 17:00
  • Organisation: Karl Härter / Valeria Vegh Weis
  • Location: MPIeR
  • Room: Seminar room of the MPI

Practice, Legislation and Courts - Pitfalls of Formalising English Commercial Law, 1691-1925

Common Law Research Seminar

Seminar: La enseñanza del Concilio de Trento en las universidades hispánicas (siglos XVI-XVII)

Seminar

Reading group "Law and Textuality"

Reading group

Legal Transplantation within Amelioration and Manumission Laws in the British West Indies 1700s-1830s

Common Law Research Seminar

Seminar: The History of Constitutionalism in Canada and the Canadian Constitutional Settlement of 1849

Seminar

“Just dominion: whatever may have been the right and justice in the beginning”

Reading Course
  • Start: Apr 10, 2019 14:00
  • End: Apr 12, 2019 13:00
  • Organisation: Christiane Birr, José Luis Egío (Goethe Universität), Andreas Wagner (MPIeR)
  • Location: MPIeR
  • Room: Z01

Guest Lecture: The Horizon of A Chinese Legal History

Guest Lecture

Second Comparative Workshop on Legal Transformations in 19th and early 20th Century Japan, China, and the Ottoman Empire

Workshop

Salamanca-Colloquium: Observaciones sobre edición crítica de Melchor Cano (métodos y subsidios para el trabajo)

Colloquium

Max Planck Legal History Quarterly Forum: Transformaciones históricas y respuestas legales

Max Planck Legal History Quarterly Forum

Colloquium on the History of Criminal Procedure and Conspiracy

Colloquium
  • Date: Mar 14, 2019
  • Time: 11:00 - 14:00
  • Organisation: Clara Borges, Victor Saucedo, Karl Härter
  • Location: MPIeR
  • Room: Z02

12th Frankfurt Investment Arbitration Moot Court (2018/2019)

Moot Court

Meet the Author – Lauren Benton: The British Imperial Constitution and Global Legal Order

Meet the Author

Workshop: Translating Weimar

Workshop
  • Date: Feb 18, 2019
  • Time: 14:00 - 17:00
  • Organisation: Thomas Duve, Fupeng Li, Donal Coffey
  • Location: MPIeR
  • Room: Z02

Workshop: Constructing lawsuit databases. A discussion with Tatiana de Souza Castro

Workshop

Introductory Lecture to the Historiography of the Portuguese Empire: the cases of Angola and Japan

Lecture
  • Date: Feb 7, 2019
  • Time: 10:00 - 16:00
  • Organisation: Luisa Stella Coutinho (MPIeR) / Mariana Armond Dias Paes (MPIeR)
  • Location: MPIeR
  • Room: Z01

Colloquium: Project "The School of Salamanca": Epitomizing and 'Tridentinizing' Vitoria: Tomás de Chaves’s Summa sacramentorum (1560)

Colloquium

Seminar: Manufactured States: Sovereignty and International Law in the Decolonization of South Asia

Seminar

Workshop - Law and Text

Workshop
  • Date: Jan 23, 2019
  • Time: 16:00 - 18:00
  • Organisation: Christoph Meyer (MPIeR), Manuela Bragagnolo (MPIeR)
  • Location: MPIeR
  • Room: Seminarraum des MPI

Seminar: The Changing Patterns of Anglo-African International Relations (1807-1840)

Seminar

Guest Lecture: Lawyers, the Writing of History, and Public Uses of the Past (Brazil, 1900-1943)

Guest lecture

Workshop - Discussing "Glocalization"

Workshop
  • Date: Jan 15, 2019
  • Time: 15:00 - 17:00
  • Organisation: Mariana Dias Paes
  • Location: MPIeR
  • Room: Z02

Seminar: ‘In Which We Are Not Singular in Our Notions’: William Blackstone as Interpreter of the European Legal Tradition

Seminar

Colloquium: „Staatstheorie im 21. Jahrhundert“

Colloquium
  • Date: Dec 13, 2018
  • Time: 16:00 - 20:30
  • Organisation: Prof. Dr. Dr. Ino Augsberg, Christian-Albrechts-Universität zu Kiel / Ricardo Campos, Johann Wolfgang Goethe-Universität Frankfurt a.M.
  • Location: MPIeR
  • Room: Z01

Jour Fixe: Roland Freisler (1893-1945) and the National Socialist vision of a European legal space

Jour Fixe

Conference: Initiative Arbeitsrechtsgeschichte - Historizität des Richterrechts

International Conference

Guest lecture: Das Private vor Gericht. Verhandlungen des Eigenen im Zivil- und Strafrecht 1933-1945

Guest lecture

Max-Planck Legal History Quarterly Forum: Legal Transitions and Comparison in the Long 19th Century

Max-Planck Legal History Quaterly Forum

Seminar: Judicial Iconography in the Bombay High Court: From the Colonial to the Post-Colonial

Seminar

Seminar: Legal Transplantation of the West Indian Comprehensive Slave Codes

Seminar

Seminar: Aspects of Electoral Reform in the Bahamas

Seminar

Christopher Clark: 1848 - eine gescheiterte Revolution? (1848 - a failed revolution?)

Frankfurter Rechtshistorische Abendgespräche

Doctoral seminar : "Rechtsstaat und Unrechtsstaat"

Doctoral Seminar
  • Date: Oct 17, 2018
  • Time: 17:00 - 19:00
  • Speaker: Christopher Clark
  • Attendees: Thomas Clausen (Cambridge), Marcus Colla (Cambridge), Oliver Haardt (Cambridge), Thorben Klünder (MPIeR), Christoph Resch (MPIeR), Eirik Roesvik(Cambridge), Phillip Schmitt (MPIeR) Anika Seemann(Cambridge), Leonard Wolckenhaar (MPIeR)
  • Location: MPIeR
  • Room: Z02

Max-Planck Legal History Quarterly Forum: Slavery and Control Over One´s Own Body

Max-Planck Legal History Quaterly Forum

Seminar: The Beginnings of English Contract Law in Australia and New Zealand: ‘The Narrow Ways of English Folk’?

Seminar

Max Planck Legal History Quarterly Forum - History of Private Law in East Asia

Guest Workshop
  • Date: Sep 3, 2018
  • Time: 15:00 - 17:00
  • Organisation: Stefan Vogenauer, Emily Whewell
  • Location: MPIeR
  • Room: Z 01

Meet the Author - Michele Graziadei

Meet the Author

Colloquium on the History of Transnational Criminal Law and Political Violence

Colloquium
  • Date: Aug 23, 2018
  • Time: 11:00 - 16:00
  • Organisation: Valeria Vegh Weis, Karl Härter
  • Location: MPIeR
  • Room: Z02

Max Planck Summer Academy for Legal History 2018

Summer Academy 2018
  • Start: Jul 16, 2018
  • End: Jul 27, 2018
  • This year’s theme: The World and the Village. The Global and the Local in Legal History
  • Location: MPIeR
  • Host: MPIeR

Seminar - »Africa needs many lawyers ... trained for the needs of their people«: Struggles over Legal Education in Nkrumah’s Ghana

Seminar
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