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Anuscheh Farahat

Dr. iur., LL.M. (Berkeley), Senior Research Affiliate

farahat@mpil.de

Main Fields of Research:

European and German Constitutional Law, Migration and Refugee Law, International Human Rights Law, Comparative Constitutional Law

Academic Career:

  • since 2017: Director of the Emmy-Noether Research Group (DFG) on "Transnational Solidarity Conflicts (TSC): Constitutional Courts as Fora of and Players in Conflict Resolution" at Goethe-University Frankfurt a.M.; more information at www.tsc-project.org
  • since 2017: Senior Research Affiliate at the Max Planck Institute for Comparative Public Law and International Law
  • 2016-2017: Senior Research Fellow at the Max Planck Institute for Comparative Public Law and International Law (position equivalent to W2-professorship)
  • 2014-2016: Senior Research Fellow at the Max Planck Institute for Comparative Public Law and International Law
  • 2012-2014: Research Fellow at the Institute for European Health Policy and Social Security Law, Goethe-University, Frankfurt. On leave for LL.M. Oct 2012 – Jul 2013
  • 2012-2013: LL.M. at UC Berkeley Law School, California (US)
  • 2012-2013: William K. Coblentz Fellow at UC Berkeley Law School (working with Professor Leti Volpp)
  • 2012: Second State Exam
  • 2011: Ph.D. in Law (Dr. jur.) at Goethe University Frankfurt: “Migrant Citizenship: progressive inclusion and static attribution as principles of transnational migration law” (in German)
  • 2010-2012: Judicial Service Training (Referendariat). Clerkships for the Federal Ministry for Labor and Social Affairs and Federal Constitutional Court Justice Masing
  • 2010-2012: Research Fellow at the Chair for administrative and environmental law, Goethe University Frankfurt
  • 2009-2011: Research Fellow with the Expert Council of German Foundations on Integration and Migration
  • 2006-2009: Research Fellow at the Max Planck Institute for Comparative Public and International Law in Heidelberg
  • 2006: First State Exam
  • 2004: Maîtrise en droit international et européen
  • 2003-2004: Law School at Université de Paris X (Nanterre)
  • 2000-2006: Law School at Goethe University Frankfurt a.M.

CV Anuscheh Farahat

CV_and_Publications_Farahat_20172.pdf (PDF, 82.4 KB)

Lebenslauf Anuscheh Farahat

Lebenslauf_und_Publikationen_Farahat_20171.pdf (PDF, 84.0 KB)

Honors and Awards

  • 2016: Emmy-Noether-Fellowship by the German Research Foundation (DFG)
  • 2016: Admission as a Member of the German Young Academy of Science (Junge Akademie)
  • 2015: Hermann-Mosler-Prize of the German Society of International Law for the Book „Progressive Inklusion: Zugehörigkeit und Teilhabe im Migrationsrecht“ (Progressive inclusion: migrant citizenship and transnational migration in Germany)
  • 2012/13: Bucerius Law Program Scholarship of the German National Academic Foundation (Studienstiftung des deutschen Volkes)
  • 2012/13: Scholarship of the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD)
  • 2012/13: ADP Scholarship Award of UC Berkeley Law School
  • 2012/13: Visionary Leader Grant of the International House (UC Berkeley)
  • 2012: William K. Coblentz Civil Rights Endowment Fellowship of UC Berkeley Law School
  • 2011: Otto Hahn Medal of the Max Planck Society for Ph.D. thesis
  • 2011: Walter Kolb Prize of the City of Frankfurt for Ph.D. thesis
  • 2007-2009: Ph.D. scholarship of the German National Academic Foundation
  • 2006-2009: Scholarship of the German National Academic Foundation 

Blogposts and Varia

  • "Von wegen 'Rückkehr zum Recht': Warum die deutsche Grenzpolitik den Maßgaben des Dublin-Systems entspricht", www.verfassungsblog.de (9 Mar 2016), with Tobias Brings and Maximilian Oehl
  • "Wir sind in der Pflicht", Interview with "Pforzheimer Zeitung", (27 Nov 2015)
  • "Eine Obergrenze verstößt gegen das Völkerrecht", Interview with "Mediendienst Integration" (9 Oct 2015)
  •  „Der Umbau der europäischen Sozialbürgerschaft: Anmerkungen zum Urteil des EuGH in der Rechtssache Alimanovic“, www.verfassungsblog.de (16 Sep 2015)
  • “The magic effect of UN resolutions: diplomatic restraint and a lack of protection in the Shepherd C-472/13”, www.voelkerrechtsblog.com (5 Mar 2015)
  •   „Auf Kollisionskurs: Die Unionsbürgerfreizügigkeit und der Kampf gegen den vermeintlichen „Sozialtourismus“ in der Rs. Dano“, www.verfassungsblog.de (11 Nov 2014)
  •   „Europawahlkampf mit dem Generalanwalt: Der versuchte Angriff auf die soziale Unionsbürgerschaft“, http://www.juwiss.de/71-2014/ (28 May 2014)

Working Papers

Wettbewerb um Migranten? Die Stratifikation von Freizügigkeitsrechten in der EU (2015), at SSRN

Enhancing Constitutional Justice by Using External References: The ECtHR's Reasoning on Protection Against Expulsion (2014), at SSRN

Publications

Recent

  • Inklusion in der superdiversen Einwanderungsgesellschaft: Verfassungsrechtliche Eckpunkte. In: Jahrbuch des öffentlichen Rechts 66 (2018), forthcoming.
  • Verfassungsgerichtsbarkeit und die Organisation öffentlicher Gewalt: Eine vergleichende Analyse zur Gewaltengliederung im europäischen Rechtsraum. In: Ius Publicum Europaeum VII, Armin von Bogdandy, Peter M. Huber, Christoph Grabenwarter (eds.). C.F. Müller, Heidelberg 2018, forthcoming.
  • Recht an der Grenze: Flüchtlingssteuerung und Schutzkooperation in Europa. In: Jursitenzeitung (JZ) (2017), forthcoming (with Nora Markard).
  • Family Life and the Migrant. In: Human Rights of Migrants in the 21st Century, Elspeth Guild, Stefanie Grant, Cees A. Groenendijk (eds.). Routledge, London 2017 (with Rowena Moffat, Ella Gun).
  • El reforzamiento de la "Justicia Constitucional" mediante el empleo de referencias externas: El razonamiento del Tribunal Europeo de Derechos Humanos sobre la protección contra la expulsión. In: La jurisdicción constitutcional ent la tutela de los Derechos Fundamentales de la Unión Europea, Juan Ignacio Ugartemendia Eceizabarrena, Alejandro Saiz Arnaiz, Mariela Morales-Anoniazzi (eds.). IVAP, Onati 2017, 131-154.
    Transl. of: "Enhancing Constitutional Justice"
  • Forced Migration Governance: In Search of Sovereignty, German Law Journal (GLJ), Special Issue on Constitutional Dimension of the Refugee Crisis. In: German Law Journal (GLJ) 17, 923-947 (2016), (with Nora Markard).
  • Wettbewerb um Migranten? Die Stratifikation von Freizügigkeitsrechten in der EU. In: Wettbewerb der Systeme – System des Wettbewerbs in der EU, Stefan Kadelbach (ed.). Nomos, Baden-Baden 2017, 101-121.
  • § 97 Das Bundesverfassungsgericht. In: Ius Publicum Europaeum VI, Armin von Bogdandy, Christoph Grabenwarter, Peter M. Huber (eds.). C.F. Müller, Heidelberg 2016, 81-158.
  • Enhancing Constitutional Justice by Using External References: The European Court of Human Rights' Reasoning on the Protection against Expulsion. In: Leiden Journal of International Law (LJIL) 28, 303-322 (2015), DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/S0922156515000096.
  • Report on Citizenship Law: Germany, 2015 (with Kay Hailbronner). http://cadmus.eui.eu/bitstream/handle/1814/34478/EUDO_CIT_2015_02-Germany.pdf?sequence=1
  • Rezension zu: Lieneke Slingenberg, The Reception of Asylum Seekers under International Law. Between Sovereignty and Equality. In: Zeitschrift für Ausländerrecht und Ausländerpolitik (ZAR) 11-12, 434-436 (2014).
  • Kollisionsrechtliche und aufenthaltsrechtliche Perspektiven beim Leistungsausschluss von Unionsbürgern nach § 7 Abs. 1 S.2 Nr. 2 SGB II. In: NZS 13, 490-495 (2014).
  • Rechtsunsicherheiten beim Gesundheitszugang von Migranten. In: Zeitschrift für europäisches Sozial- und Arbeitsrecht (ZESAR) 7, 271-280 (2014).
  • Lost in Transnationalism: Transnationale Familien als Herausforderung für das nationale Aufenthaltsrecht. In: ZAR 2, 60-68 (2014).
  • Progressive Inklusion: Zugehörigkeit und Teilhabe im Migrationsrecht. Beiträge zum ausländischen öffentlichen Recht und Völkerrecht, Bd. 246. Springer, Heidelberg u.a., 2014, 429 p., Diss., ISBN 978-3-642-41785-6 e-book version
  • Reviews by:

    Eberhard Eichenhofer, Zeitschrift für Ausländerrecht und Ausländerpolitik (ZAR) 2014, S. 250

    Jan Bergmann, Der Staat 54 (2015), S. 295

Further

  • Empowerment und Zuordnung im Migrationsrecht: Das Prinzip der progressiven Inklusion. In: Der Staat 52, 187-218 (2013), doi: 10.3790/staa.52.2.187.
  • Report on Naturalization Procedures for Immigrants in Germany, 2013. http://cadmus.eui.eu/bitstream/handle/1814/29783/NPR_2013_06-Germany.pdf?sequence=1
  • Europa- und verfassungsrechtliche Probleme beim Ehegattennachzug. In: Informationsbrief Ausländerrecht 33, 281-285 (2011) (with Thomas Groß).
  • Von der Stillhaltepflicht zur Meistbegünstigungsklausel. In: Neue Zeitschrift für Verwaltungsrecht (NVwZ) 30/6, 343-346 (2011).
  • Is there a human right to social security? - EU migration law and the requirements of Art 9 ICESCR. In: External Dimensions of European Migration Law and Policy, M. Maes/M.-C. Foblets/P. De Breucker (ed.). Bruylant, Brüssel 2011, 529-548.
  • Aktuelle Entwicklungen im humanitären Aufenthaltsrecht II: Flüchtlingsrechtliche Schutzlücken und prekärer Aufenthalt. In: Zeitschrift für Ausländerrecht und Ausländerpolitik (ZAR) 30/10, 341-348 (2010) (with Thomas Groß).
  • Aktuelle Entwicklungen im humanitären Aufenthaltsrecht I: Auf dem Weg zu einem einheitlichen europäischen Schutzstatus. In: Zeitschrift für Ausländerrecht und Ausländerpolitik (ZAR) 30/9, 302-309 (2010) (with Thomas Groß).
  • Freiheit - Sicherheit - Öffentlichkeit, 48. Assistententagung Öffentliches Recht Heidelberg. Nomos, Baden-Baden, 2009, 2009 p. (with Felix Arndt; Nicole Betz; Matthias Goldmann; Matthias Huber; Rainer Keil; Petra Lea Lancos; Jan Schaefer; Maja Smrkolj; Franziska Sucker; Stefanie Valta)
  • "We want you! But..." Recruiting migrants and encouraging transnational migration through progressive inclusion. In: European Law Journal (ELJ) 15/6, 700-718 (2009), DOI: 10.1111/j.1468-0386.2009.00486.x..
  • The Exclusiveness of Inclusion: On the boundaries of human rights in protecting transnational and second-generation migrants. In: European Journal of Migration and Law (EJML) 11, 253-269 (2009), DOI: 10.1163/138836409X12469435402819.
  • Regulating minority issues through standard-setting and mediation: The case of the High Commissioner on National Minorities. In: The excercise of public authority by international institutions, A. von Bogdandy/R. Wolfrum/J. von Bernstorff/P. Dann/M. Goldmann (ed.). Springer, Heidelberg 2008, 343-374.
  • Rezension zu: Cholewinski/Perruchoud (Hrsg.), International Migration Law: Developing Paradigms and Key Challenges. In: Zeitschrift für ausländisches öffentliches Recht und Völkerrecht (ZaöRV) 67/4, 1385-1389 (2007).

Presentations

05 Jul 2017 - 07 Jul 2017

Conflict Management by the European Court of Justice in Times of Crisis

Talk at the Annual Conference of the International Society of Public Law (ICON-S) on "Courts, Power, and Public Law" (with Christoph Krenn)

Copenhagen

20 Oct 2016

Transnational Solidarity Conflicts: The role of constitutional courts

Centro de Estudios Políticos y Constitucionales, Madrid

09 Jun 2016 - 10 Jun 2016

Progressive Inclusion as the Way Forward: How Legal Empowerment Forms a Society of Immigration

Talk at the conference "Immigration, Citizenship, and Constitutional Identity. Germany in a Global Perspective"

Free University Berlin

19 May 2016 - 21 Mai 2016

Conflicts and Institutions in the EU

Comment on Jelena von Achenbach, Augustín Menendéz and Karl-Heinz Ladeur at the conference "Beyond Crisis? Transformations of Europe"

European University Flensburg

08 Apr 2016 - 09 Apr 2016

Transnational or Extraterritorial? Social Rights of Migrants in the EU

Talk at the conference "Human Rights Beyond Borders"

Friedrich-Alexaner University, Erlangen-Nürnberg

29 Oct 2015

The Bundesverfassungsgericht Facing Transnational Solidarity Conflicts

Talk at the conference „Constitutional Courts under Pressure – New Challenges to Constitutional Adjudication“, Hungarian Academy of Science

Budapest

22 Oct 2015 - 23 Okt 2015

Demokratisieren Konflikte Europa? Sozialrechtliche Entscheidungen vor dem EuGH

Talk at the conference „Streit muss sein – Konflikte und demokratische Ordnungszusammenhänge in Europa“ at the Hamburg Institute of Social Research

08 Sep 2015 - 11 Sep 2015

Das gebrochene Versprechen der Verfassung: kollektive Selbstbestimmung in Zeiten transnationaler Solidaritätskonflikte

Talk at the biannual conference of the german speaking associations of legal sociology „Die Versprechungen des Rechts“

Berlin

02 Jul 2015 - 04 Jul 2015

The broken promise of democratic constitutions: collective self-determination in times of transnational solidarity conflicts

Talk at the annual conference of the International Society of Public Law (ICON-S)

New York

19 Mar 2015 - 20 Mär 2015

Wettbewerb um Migranten? – Die Stratifikation von Freizügigkeitsrechten in der EU

Talk at the Walter-Hallstein-Kolloquium 2015

Bussels

24 Feb 2015

Elemente einer Migrationsbürgerschaft in Europa

Talk at the annual meeting of the Bavarian Academy for administrative management

Landshut

25 Jun 2014

Soziologische Perspektiven im Migrationsrecht: Probleme transnationaler Migranten im nationalen Aufenthaltsrecht

Talk at the working group meeting of the research project „Von der Heterogenität zur Ungleichheit“

University Bielefeld

13 Jun 2014

Rechtsunsicherheiten beim Zugang zu Gesundheit: Prekäre Migration und Gesundheitsversorgung

Talk at the symposium „Migration und das Menschenrecht auf Gesundheit: Theorie, Praxis und Reflexion“

Justus-Liebig-University Giessen

27 Feb 2014

Schutz durch Arbeitsvölkerrecht: Die Bedeutung von ILO, ESC und EMRK

Talk at the workshop on „Tarifautonomie und Euro-‚Wirtschaftsregierung‘“ of the Cluster of Excellence on the Evolution of Normative Orders

Goethe-University Frankfurt a.M.

28 Jan 2014

Progressive Inklusion vs. Statische Zuordnung: Zwingt das Migrationsvölkerrecht zu einem neuen Konzept der Staatsangehörigkeit?

Talk at the working group meeting on asylum and immigration law

Stuttgart-Hohenheim

12 Dec 2013

Rechtliche Bedingungen der Gesundheitsversorgung von Menschen in der aufenthaltsrechtlichen Illegalität

Talk at the expert-meeting „Zugang zu Gesundheitsversorgung in DRK-Einrichtungen für Menschen in der aufenthaltsrechtlichen Illegalität und (nicht) versicherte EU-Bürger_innen“

Berlin

09 Nov 2013

Lost in Transnationalism: Transnationale Familien als Herausforderung für das nationale Aufenthaltsrecht

Talk at the conference „Familienmigration – Einwanderungsroute, Menschenrecht, transnationale Praxis“

Stuttgart-Hohenheim

07 Nov 2013

Der Gleichbehandlungsanspruch im Europarecht: zwischen ökonomischer Rationalität und sozialem Versprechen

Talk at the 3rd meeting of the working group “Socio Histoire of Europeanization” at the Hamburg Institute for Social Research

Hamburg

30 May 2013 - 01 Jun 2013

Flexible Citizenship in the Age of Transnationalism

Panel talk at the annual conference of the Law & Society Association

Boston

03 Apr 2013 - 06 Apr 2013

Exclusive Inclusion: Transnational Migrants and the blind spots in European human rights law.

Panel talk at the annual conference of the International Society Association

San Francisco

Teaching

Summer Term 2017

Advanced Class on European Union Law II (in German)

Goethe-Universität Frankfurt a.M.

Winter Termn 2016/17

Exam Preparation Course in EU Law (in German)

Goethe-Universität Frankfurt a.M.

Summer Term 2016

Advanced Class on Procedural Aspects an Implementation of International Human Rights Law (in German)

Goethe-University Frankfurt a.M.

Winter Term 2015/16

Advanced Class EU Competition Law (in German)

Goethe-University Frankfurt a.M.

Summer Term 2015

Seminar „Changes in Citizenship - Internationalisation and Migration as challenges for classic concepts of belonging“ (in German)

Justus-Liebig-University Giessen

Winter Term 2014/15

Advanced Class EU Citizenship Law (in German)

Goethe-University Frankfurt a.M.

Summer Term 2014

Advanced Class Current problems of refugee law in multi-level governance (in German)

Goethe-University Frankfurt a.M.

2010, 2011 und 2012

Basics of Asylum and Immigration Law (in German)

University of Applied Sciences Esslingen

August 2007

From Economic Integration to European Citizenship

Santiago de Chile

Participation in Conferences at Home and Abroad

Panel “Destructive or integrative? Conflict Management by Courts Curing the Eurozone crisis” at the Annual Conference of the International Society of Public Law (ICON S) (organized with Christoph Krenn), Copenhagen, 05.07.2017 - 07.07.2017

10th conference of the Migration Law Network on "Dynamics in Immigration Societies" (conference organization), Stuttgart-Hohenheim, 11.11.2016 - 13.11.2016

"Die Versprechungen des Rechts", biannual conference of the german speaking associations of legal sociology, Berlin, 08.09.2015 - 11.09.2015

"Law in an uncertain world", annual conference of the International Society of Public Law (ICON-S), New York
, 02.07.2015 - 04.07.2015

"The Transnational in International Law", international workshop organized with Birgit Peters and Lars Viellechner, University Bremen, 25.03.2015 - 27.03.2015

9th Fall conference of the Migration Law Network on "Poverty and Migration", Stuttgart-Hohenheim, 06.11.2015 - 08.11.2015

Hohenheim conference on migration law on "Gerechtigkeit in der Migrationsgesellschaft", Stuttgart-Hohenheim, 23.01.2015 - 25.01.2015

 

8th Fall conference of the Migration Law Network on "Migration and Human Rights: Limitations Through Human Rights and the Limits of Human Rights" (conference organization)
, Stuttgart-Hohenheim, 07.11.2014 - 09.11.2014

International Society of Public Law - Inaugural Conference, Florence, 26.06.2014 - 28.02.2015

Memberships

Since 2016: Interdisciplinary Working Group on „Structural Changes of Conflict Resolution in Europe“ at the Max Planck Institute for comparative public law and international, Heidelberg (coordinator)

Since 2015: Member of the German Migration Council (Rat für Migration)

Since 2014: Member of the International Society of Public Law (ICON-S)

Since 2013: Member of the Working Groups “Inequality Conflicts in Europe” and “Socio Histoire of Europeanization” at the Hamburg Institute for Social Research (HIS)

Since 2013: Member of the board of the international law blog (Völkerrechtsblog)

Since 2009: Country Expert for Deutschland the European Union Democratic Observatory on Citizenship 

Since 2007: Founding member of the Migration Law Network