From the department of Historical Regimes of Normativity at the Max Planck Institute for Legal History and Legal Theory
A brief itinerary of a young legal historian on his trip to Lisbon`s archives.
The black and white facts of the past. A personal perspective on how legal history plays a role in South African politics.
What we do when we refer to the legal past of our countries? These actions can have a political effect. Hence a discussion during the 2019 Summer Academy of the mpilhlt, asking “What is the role of the legal historian when national histories, and constitutional histories, are used in public debates?”
In this four part series, colleagues from the department disucss the reasons for the new department name as well as the definition and status of the concept.
Was können uns archäologische Funde über das Leben der Menschen im frühen Mittelalter sagen, über deren Normen und Praktiken? Am Beispiel eines Fingerrings aus Ingelheim sollen Anregungen zu diesen Fragen gegeben werden.
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.