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

“This is not a history of international law”.

Martti Koskenniemi`s upcoming book “To the Uttermost Parts of the Earth: Legal Imagination and International Power 1300–1870” was reason enough to invite a group of legal historians, historians and jurists for an advanced read as well as Martii Koskenniemi to respond. In this blog, you can already read the introduction to the debate which will be published in this year`s “Rechtsgeschichte – Legal History”.

Historical Regimes of Normativity – Part 1

In this four part series, colleagues from the department discuss the reasons for the new department name as well as the definition and status of the concept.

What about “Europe”?

This brief text explains why the Max Planck Institute for European Legal History changed its name to Max Planck Institute for Legal History and Legal Theory.

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Legal History Insights is a blog about legal history, created by the researchers, guests and affiliated researchers of the department of Historical Regimes of Normativity at the Max Planck Institute for Legal History and Legal Theory.

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