'The Constitution of 1812: the participation of America’s representatives'

'The Constitution of 1812: the participation of America’s representatives'

To celebrate the 200th anniversary of Cortes of Cadiz (1812), this Congress focuses on the impact of this First Liberal Constitution in Spain, Puerto Rico and several American countries.

Through the participation of distinguished Spanish, Puerto Rican and American scholars and Law professors, this Congress addresses the historical, legal and politic aspects of the Constitution of 1812 and its impact on Spain and other several American countries. The Congress highlights the participation of Deputy Ramon Power who became Vice-president of the Liberal Assembly on behalf of Puerto Rican people.

The InterAmerican University of Puerto Rico, US-Spain Council Foundation and the General Consulate of Spain in Puerto Rico offer to History and Law students and the general public the prestigious specialists’ researches that influenced the situation in Spain and America at the beginning of the 19th Century —the social and political situation that allowed the proclamation of the Liberal Constitution in Cadiz (Spain) and its impact on the legal and constitutional system of America.

The Congress will take place in three venues:

  1. On October 19th: Casa de España in Puerto Rico, Avenida Constitución 9, San Juan, Puerto Rico 00902.
  2. On October 20th: Universidad Interamericana de Puerto Rico, Recinto Metro, Carretera #1 calle Francisco Sein, Rio Piedras, PR 00919.
  3. On October 21st: Universidad Interamericana de Puerto Rico, Facultad de Derecho,, Urb. Industrial, Calle Federico Costa #170, Hato Rey, Puerto Rico.

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  • Heritage
  • San Juan, PR
  • Oct 19, 2011Oct 21, 2011

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