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Helle Vogt

Helle Vogt

Professor

Teaching

Helle Vogt is currently responsible for the instruction of legal history, including:

  • Comparative law
  • Roman law
  • Danish legal history
  • Western constitutionalisation

Helle has been teaching in both Danish and European legal history at the Faculty of Law, University of Copenhagen from 2002.

Helle Vogt can offer expertise and supervision in Danish and European legal history from Roman Law untill today, and in Islamic legal culture.

Primary fields of research

Helle Vogt's research areas concerns danish and nordic legal history from the medieval period to modern times with a special focus on:

  • The influence of religion on the conception of law
  • The influence of foreign law
  • Law of wills and succession  - including cultures of donation, kinship and control over property transactions
  • Punishment
  • The cultural history of law

Selected publications

  1. Published

    "Thi intet er naturligere og retfærdigere end Qvindekjønnets lige arveret med mandskjønnet"

    Vogt, H. 2009 In : Tidsskrift for Rettsvitenskap. 122, 4-5, p. 647-674 28 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  2. Published

    'Secundum consuetudinem et leges patrie': The Concept of Law and Custom in Thirteenth Century Denmark

    Vogt, H. 2009 Custom: The Development and Use of a Legal Concept in the Middle Ages. Andersen, P. & Münster-Swendsen, M. (eds.). København: Djøf Forlag, p. 67-79 13 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingBook chapterResearch

  3. Published

    Gud almægtigste til fortørnelse og godt ærligt godtfolk til stor forargelse: Sædelighed og ret i det efterreformatoriske Danmark-Norge

    Vogt, H. 2008 Dekalogen: 13 essay om menneske og samfunn i skjeringspunktet mellom rett og religion. Bergen: Fagbokforlaget, p. 141-156 16 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingBook chapterResearch

  4. Published

    The King's power to Legislate in Twelfth- and Thirteenth Century Denmark

    Vogt, H. 2008 Law and Power in the Middle Ages: Proceedings of the Fourth Carlsberg Academy Conference on Medieval Legal History 2007. Andersen, P., Münster-Swendsen, M. & Voght [Vogt], H. (eds.). København: Djøf Forlag, p. 1-10 11 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingBook chapterResearch

  5. Published

    Slægtens funktion i nordisk højmiddelalderret: kanonisk retsideologi og fredskabende lovgivning

    Vogt, H. 2005 1 ed. København: Museum Tusculanum. 320 p.

    Research output: Book/ReportPh.D. thesisResearch

  6. Published

    I kongens nåde eller unåde - forvisning i Guds eller rigets tjeneste

    Vogt, H. 2008 Festskrift til Jørn Vestergaard. Baumbach, T., Dam, H. & Toftegaard Nielsen, G. (eds.). København: Djøf Forlag, p. 507-518 12 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingBook chapterResearch

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