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Researchers of the IberLAND project are organizing a Special Issue in the Revista de Direito Público (Brazil) looking at questions of ownership beyond the private/public dichotomy
IberLAND’s PI Manuel Bastias Saavedra co-organized with Rosa Congost and Gérard Béaur the panels ‘Property rights and social groups in context: overcoming the individual-commons dichotomy’ I & II, which took place on September 11th, 2023 in Cluj-Napoca for the Sixth Biennial Conference of the Rural History Organisation. In Panel I, Manuel Bastias Saavedra presented the […]
Part of the IberLAND team was reunited in Coimbra (Portugal) for several events: a presentation of the project at the University of Coimbra and two panels in the IV International Congress on 'Soberania Alimentar: Dinâmicas de produção e abastecimento na longa duração', as part of the XI Rural Encounter RePort and XVIII Agrarian History Congress – SEHA.
Roger Lee de Jesus, our postdoc researcher, was in Goa (India) in August 2023, conducting archival work at the Department of Archives of the Directorate of Archives and Archaeology. On the 23rd of August, he also delivered a paper at the local delegation of the Fundação Oriente, titled The territorialization of the Portuguese Empire in Asia: the […]
Camilla de Freitas Macedo, our postdoc researcher, was invited to talk about indigenous sesmarias in the international Symposium “Property and territories: pluralistic perspectives of a historical concept”. The event took place on 14 and 15 August 2023, in the Federal University of Espírito Santo (Brazil). Further information in
From 17 to 21 July, our postdoc researcher Camilla de Freitas Macedo attended the National Symposium of History in São Luis do Maranhão (Brazil), where she presented some results of her PhD dissertation about indigenous lands in Brazil during the 19th century. In the photo you can see the researchers that joined the session coorganized […]
On April 1st, Íñigo Ena Sanjuán joined the IberLAND team for two years as a research associate, funded by an Alexander von Humboldt Foundation postdoctoral research fellowship. We’re very happy to receive him in our team, where he will develop a project regarding the Pyrenean pastures located between Spain and France.
Welcome to the homepage of the IberLAND project! Since January 1, 2023, the IberLAND project is hosted at the Leibniz University Hannover (Germany). It was initially hosted by the Max Planck Institute for Legal History and Legal Theory (2021-2022). We are now going online, with a new site to share the project’s framework, the case studies, […]

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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.
11/09/2023 9:00 am
14/09/2023 6:00 pm
The IberLAND project co-organized two panels at the sixth biennial conference of the European Rural History Organization (EURHO) that will take place in Cluj-Napoca, Romania from 11 to 14 September 2023.
06/09/2023 9:00 am
08/09/2023 8:00 pm
The IberLAND project co-organized two panels at the IV International Congress Soberania Alimentar: Dinâmicas de produção e abastecimento na longa duração, as part of the XI Encontro Rural RePort and XVIII Congreso de Historia Agraria – SEHA, that will take place in Coimbra, between the 6th and 8th of September 2023.
05/09/2023 2:30 pm
05/09/2023 5:00 pm
The IberLAND team will present and discuss the project in an open session, at the Archive of the University of Coimbra, at the University of Coimbra, on the 5th of September 2023, at 14h30.
25/04/2023 2:30 am
19/07/2023 2:00 pm
In each session we will discuss a source from the archival research of one of the colloquium’s participants. The aim will be to locate and understand the language, arguments and strategies that the actors introduced in the text. By discussing and contrasting the insights that all participants will bring from their own case and research […]
23/03/2023 2:30 pm
24/03/2023 5:30 pm
23 et 24 mars 2023 Organisation :Manuel Bastias Saavedra (Leibniz Universität Hannover)Caroline Cunill (EHESS-Mondes Américains/CERMA) Lieu : EHESS, Campus CondorcetSalle gradinée (1er étage)2, Cours des Humanités, Aubervilliers Las jornadas tienen el objetivo de analizar las relaciones entre tierras y actores históricos en los imperios ibéricos. Para ello, pretende alejarse de una perspectiva centrada en la legislación regia, la doctrina jurídica […]
02/11/2022 4:00 pm
25/01/2023 4:00 pm
From November 2022 to January 2023, the members of IberLAND will discuss their first approaches to the topics they are researching on. Each of them will previously hand over a state of the art, which will be discussed with the colleagues in relation to the leading ideas of the Research Group.
31/08/2022 9:30 am
02/09/2022 6:00 am
As part of the Glocalizing Normativities and IberLAND project, this workshop aims to explore how the idea of «Ownership Regime» can help organize a different way of observing the relations between people and land that moves away from traditional perspectives centered on royal laws, legal doctrine, and theories of property. While the traditional focus on legal categories […]
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