Hanna Sonkajarvi

Invited Researcher of DEA Programme
Stay in France: from September 1st to September 30th, 2019

Hanna Sonkajärvi has a PhD (2006) in History and Civilization from the European University Institute, Florence. Early Modern Historian, she worked as Assistant Professor at the University of Duisburg-Essen, Germany, and held various post-doctoral research grants before obtaining a tenured position as Professor of Legal History at the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro (UFRJ) in 2015.

The project 

Title: Commercial Contracts, Bankruptcies and Credit: French Merchants and French Legal Doctrines at Brazilian Courts of Law in the Second Half of the Nineteenth Century

Keywords: Legal History, Social and Economic History, Early Modern History, Migrations

Selected publications

  • (with André Vasques Vital), eds. Água no Brasil: conflitos – atores – práticas. São Paulo: Alameda, 2018.
  • Oscilando entre a escrituração mercantil, os testemunhos e a arbitragem. A construção social das provas nos casos de falência no Brasil, em meados do século XIX. Revista de História (São Paulo) 176, 2017, p. 1-29.
  • Les inspecteurs frauduleux des navires. Les stratégies de survie et d’enrichessement des commissaires de l’Inquisition dans la province de Biscaye aux XVIe et XVIIe siècles. In: Lucien Faggion, Christophe Regina (eds.). Les expressions de la manipulation du Moyên Age à nos jours. Paris: Classiques Garnier, 2016, p. 397-417.
  • 'Acudir al remedio'. Protektionsleistungen der ‘Juntas y regimientos de Vizcaya’ im atlantischem Raum im 17. Jahrhundert. In: Haug, Tilman, Weber, Nadir, Windler, Christian (eds.). Protegierte und Protektoren. Asymmetrische politische Beziehungen zwischen Partnerschaft und Dominanz. Köln/Weimar/Wien: Böhlau, 2016, p. 349-364.
  • Supplikationen als Mittel zur Herrschaftsvermittlung in den Südlichen Niederlanden im 18. Jahrhundert? In: Stefan Brakensiek, Corinna von Bredow & Bitgit Näther (eds.). Herrschaft und Verwaltung in der Frühen Neuzeit (Historische Forschungen 101). Berlin: Duncker & Humblot 2014, p. 75-89.
  • Local Categories of Residence Redefined: The Former Imperial City of Strasbourg and the Politics of the French Crown (1681-1789). In: Bert de Munck & Anne Winter (eds.). Regulating Migration in Early Modern Cities. London: Ashgate, 2012, p. 81-98.
  • Aperçu sur l’économie de la désertion dans les Pays-Bas autrichiens au XVIIIème siècle. Histoire, économie & société 30:3 (2011), p. 49-57.
  • From German speaking Catholics to French Carpenters: Strasbourg Guilds and the Role of Confessional Boundaries in the Inclusion and Exclusion of Foreigners in the Eighteenth Century. Urban History 35:2 (2008), p. 202-215.
  • Qu'est-ce qu'un étranger ? Frontières et identifications à Strasbourg (1681-1789). Strasbourg: Presses Universitaires de Strasbourg, 2008.