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

No fear of the impossible: defining a global legal history

How can you create a comprehensive global legal history without getting completely overwhelmed by the sheer enormity of it? The researchers of the Glocalising Normativities project explain how they use a reading group in order to seek this immense goal.

„Die Welt wie eine Orange geteilt“. Machen Bilder Recht?

Im Jahr 1518 schien der Fall klar: Die Demarkationslinie zwischen den Einflußsphären der portugiesischen und der spanischen Monarchie teilte den gesamten Erdball auf. „Wie eine Orange“ habe Papst Alexander VI. die Welt in zwei Hälften geschnitten.

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