From the department of Historical Regimes of Normativity at the Max Planck Institute for Legal History and Legal Theory

China – Norms, Ideas, Practices: Conference 2022

China and the Chinese people are diverse and took shape through a historical process; an understanding of this process and diversity would help us to achieve more distinct analyses and to avoid drawing and spreading confused pictures of China. Translators must meet the challenge of addressing certain geographical, historical and socio-economic aspects of the Chinese oeuvre that need to be embedded in its own specific (historical) context.

A brief legal history of «indigenous minority» (Brazil, 1758-1845)

The assimilation of the indigenous to minors represented a doctrinal deviation from the traditional category of miserable. While the conditions of miserable or rustic were generally taken to be natural conditions that could not be easily changed, the condition of minor was considered to be transitory and to lead to an end with emancipation.

Archivos de comunidad en Bolivia. Saber normativo y diversidad epistémica

¿Qué son los archivos de comunidad en Bolivia, quién los conserva y cómo? Su existencia y usos son evidencia de la diversidad epistémica que existen frente al saber normativo. Aquí ponemos en valor y analizamos algunos hallazgos de estudios pioneros al respecto.

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