IberLAND. Beyond Property: Law and Land in the Iberian World, 1510–1850

IberLAND is a five-year research project funded by an ERC Consolidator Grant and hosted at Leibniz University Hannover (Germany). It explores the history of land tenure in a long-term and global perspective by focusing on the territories of the former Portuguese and Spanish empires in what has recently been labelled the Iberian world.

Latest news

Our colleague Tomás Catepillán, associated researcher of the IberLAND project, has obtained funding from the National Fund for Scientific and Technological Development (Fondecyt, of the Chilean government), to carry out his research on the indigenous population of central Chile at the Pontifical Catholic University of Valparaíso (2024-2028). His project, entitled “Indians and indigenous people in […]
IberLAND’s PI Manuel Bastias Saavedra participated in two panels at the Latin American Rural History Association’s (ALAHR) First Congress, which took place between June 24 and 26 in Mexico City.With José-Miguel Lana Berasain (Universidad Pública de Navarra, Spain) he co-organized the panel “Construyendo jerarquías de derechos sobre la tierra. Títulos, servidumbres y obligaciones en América […]
From June 22 to 24, the workshop “La vinculación en el Atlántico ibérico: nuevas líneas de investigación” took place in Tenerife, organized by the ERC project VINCULUM, in collaboration with the University of La Laguna. It provided a unique opportunity to explore the diverse realities of the institution of entailments within the Atlantic space during […]
Our colleague Íñigo Ena Sanjuán, Humboldt postdoctoral fellow and associated researcher of IberLAND, was awarded a Marie Skłodowska-Curie Fellowship to pursue his research on the Pyrenean grassland at the Instituto Pirenaico de Ecología, a research centre of the Spanish CSIC, based in Jaca, and the association for rural development ADECUARA. His project titled “PYREPAX” focuses […]

Latest events

20/06/2024 4:00 pm
22/06/2024 5:00 pm
The IberLAND project will participate in the seminar “La vinculación en el Atlántico ibérico: nuevas líneas de investigación”, organized by the ERC Project VINCULUM – Entailing Perpetuity: Family, Power, Identity. The Social Agency of a Corporate Body (Southern Europe, 14th-17th Centuries) (IHC-FCSH.NOVA) and the Vicerrectorado de Investigación de la Universidad de La Laguna. The seminar […]
23/04/2024 6:00 pm
18/06/2024 8:00 pm
Between April 23 and June 18, the project IberLAND will host the lecture series “Between Eden and Fall: Common Land in Early Modern and Modern Wester Europeu”, organized by Íñigo Ena Sanjuán, an Alexander von Humboldt Postdoctoral Fellow at the LUH History Department and an associate researcher to the project.
11/01/2024 9:00 am
12/01/2024 4:00 pm
On January 11 and 12, 2024, the IberLAND project will hold its workshop: Todo lo que está por romperse: Jornadas para el estudio de tierras incultas, baldíos, montes, vacantes y otras formas de uso y apropiación del espacio en el mundo ibérico (XVI-XIX), organized by Alina Rodríguez Sánchez. The IberLAND team, invited speakers, and collaborators […]
17/10/2023 2:00 pm
23/01/2024 4:00 pm
During each session, a text written by an IberLAND researcher will be presented. The aim is to debate the approach and methodology.
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