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Weimar and the Constitutional Cycle Post Great War

Weimar e o Ciclo Constitucional Post Grande Guerra

In the Centenary of the Weimar Constitution, 1919-2019

No Centenário da Constituição de Weimar, 1919-2019

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Published on Friday, July 19, 2019 by Céline Guilleux


Congress that marks the centenary of the creation and implementation of the Weimar Constitution.


Elapsing in 2019, a century since the creation and implementation of the Weimar Constitution, the Lisbon Geographic Society promotes, in co-organization with the European Centre for the Study of Constitutional History (CHC), with the Institute of Contemporary History (IHC) of NOVA University Lisbon, with the CEDIS – Research Centre on Law and Society of NOVA University Lisbon, and with the Universidade Europeia, the holding of an International Congress dedicated to this event.

Call for papers (download PDF)

Thematic areas

The Congress will take place on 28 and 29 November, seeking to bring together the contribution of researchers and interested, around the following thematic areas:

  • I – Weimar Constitution Weimar in constitutional history and historiography
  • II – The historical-political context of the Weimar Constitution
  • III – The Weimar Constitution: sources, works and constituents
  • IV – The organization of political power in the Weimar Constitution
  • V – The fundamental rights in the Weimar Constitution
  • VI – The coeval Constitutions of Weimar: The Constitutions of the End of the Great War
  • VII – The coeval Constitutions of Weimar: The Constitutions of the immediate post War
  • VIII – The influence of the Weimar Constitution

Submission guidelines

Experts and interested in participating are invited to send, until 30 September,

to the congress email: congressoweimar2019@hotmail.com, the theme and the respective abstract (maximum of two pages), accompanied by a biographical note.

After examination by the Scientific Council, the authors will be duly notified until 10 October.

The final program, as well as the volume with abstracts of the communications, will be available from 9 November.

Participants in the Congress are requested to send their final text by 31 December.

The official languages of the Congress are Portuguese, Spanish, French, English and German.

Scientific council

  • Luís Aires de Barros
  • Armando Marques Guedes
  • Diogo Freitas do Amaral
  • Eduardo Vera Cruz
  • Fernando Larcher
  • Isabel Graes
  • José João Abrantes
  • Jorge Bacelar Gouveia
  • Miguel Ayuso
  • Paula Borges Santos
  • Pedro Velez


  • Sociedade de Geografia de Lisboa
    Lisbon, Portugal (1150-268)


  • Monday, September 30, 2019


  • história constitucional, constituição de Weimar, história política


  • Paula Borges Santos
    courriel : congressoweimar2019 [at] hotmail [dot] com

Information source

  • Diana Barbosa
    courriel : comunicacao [dot] ihc [at] fcsh [dot] unl [dot] pt

To cite this announcement

« Weimar and the Constitutional Cycle Post Great War », Call for papers, Calenda, Published on Friday, July 19, 2019, https://calenda.org/652729

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