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Milan Tahraoui

Research Fellow

tahraoui@mpil.de

Main Fields of Research:

International law; Surveillance Law; International Human Rights Law; Corporate Social Responsibility; Public/Private Divide in International Law

Academic Career:

  • 12/2013 - present Max Planck Institute for Comparative Public Law and International Law; Research Fellow and PhD candidate (supervisors: Evelyne Lagrange, Paris 1 Pantheon-Sorbonne and Anne Peters, Freie Universität zu Berlin); Research project on: ''The Applicability and Scope of Application of Human Rights to International Surveillance' (working title) 
  • 2012–2013 Defence Team for Mr. Laurent Gbagbo before the International Criminal Court, The Hague, Netherlands; Intern/Consultant
  • 2011-2012 Paris Pantheon-Sorbonne University, Law Faculty, Paris, France; Honours Master (Master 2) in International Law and Law of International Organisations 
  • 2010-2011 Paris Pantheon-Sorbonne University, Law Faculty, Paris, France; Master’s degree (Master 1) in International Law
  • 2009 - 2010 Paris Pantheon-Sorbonne University, Law Faculty, Paris, France; Bachelor’s degree in International and European Law
  • 2007-2009 Preparatory school for the French Grandes écoles in Law and in Economics (CPGE ENS Cachan ENS D1), Lycée Carcouët - Law Faculty of the University of Nantes, Nantes, France

The International Protection of the Private Sphere in Times of Digital Surveillance

Unilateralism ahead?

"Unilateralism ahead? Human rights, digital surveillance and the “extraterritorial question” in international law", Völkerrechtsblog, 12 December 2016.

L'Institut Max Planck pour le droit public comparé et pour le droit international de Heidelberg

Panorama des activités des centres de recherches allemand pour la revue de droit allemand

Presentations

06 Mar 2017

Non-forcible forms of influence through cyber/digital means in international law: the allegations of meddling into US and European elections

Presentation in the Referentenbesprechung of the MPIL

Heidelberg

23 Sep 2016

La protection extraterritoriale des droits de l’homme face à la surveillance numérique internationale entre feux croisés

Presentation at the Franco-German Colloquium on digital surveillance and cyber spying, within the HeiParisMax framework, at the Maison de la Recherche (CIERA, Paris).

Paris

01 Sep 2016

The remains of the law – France under a prolonged state of emergency

Presentation in the Referentenbesprechung of the MPIL, together with Matthias Schmidt.

Heidelberg

01 Aug 2016

Mass surveillance under the ECHR review: Roman Zakharov v Russia

Presentation in the Referentenbesprechung of the MPIL, together with Mateja Steinbrück

Heidelberg

12 May 2016

Shared responsibilities and international digital surveillance

Presentation in the 2nd Max Planck Young Scholars’ Meeting at the MPI in Hamburg

Hamburg

26 Nov 2015

The role attributed by the ECJ to private actors with respect to the so-called “right to be forgotten” in its Google Spain decision

Presentation at the Conference on “Privacy and Data Protection in Europe: Traditions, Practices, Discourses”

Internationales Wissenschaftsforum Heidelberg (IWH)

21 Sep 2015

The newly adopted “French Intelligence Bill” within the European Context

Presentation in the Referentenbesprechung

MPI Heidelberg

26 Aug 2015

Global outrage, no outcome? International and Constitutional Law in the Aftermath of the Snowden Affair

Presentation, together with Viraf M. Mehta, at the Law & Cinema Seminar on Citizen Four (Laura Poitras, 2014)

MPI Heidelberg

03 Aug 2015

Follow-up on the ECJ Google Spain case: update on the so-called “right to be forgotten” in light of recent developments in comparative and public international law

Presentation, together with Juan Manuel Mecinas, in the Referentenbesprechung

MPI Heidelberg

23 Apr 2015 - 24 Apr 2015

The Applicability and the Scope of Fundamental Rights in the Context of Digital Surveillance

Presentation at the 1st Max Planck Young Legal Scholars’ Meeting

Max Planck Institute for Research on Collective Goods (Bonn, Germany)

26 Nov 2014 - 27 Nov 2014

Lois restrictives adoptées afin de prévenir, avant et pendant les révoltes, la mobilisation massive sur l’Internet

Presentation at the Conference on “Droit et Mouvement sociaux: quelles interactions ?”, Caddi Ayyad University (Marrakesh, Morroco) and the MPI Heidelberg, 26-27 November 2014

MPI Heidelberg

14 Oct 2014 - 15 Nov 2014

La prétention européenne à assurer un contrôle plus effectif des droits fondamentaux sur l’Internet : vers une « territorialisation » de l’Internet ?

Presentation during the meeting of the young researchers in International law on the topic “International Law and Territoriality. Protecting, making sense and going beyond sovereign limits in contemporary practice”, Conference of the Société française pour le droit international and the Deutschen Gesellschaft für Internationales Recht

Université catholique de Louvain (UCL) (Louvain-la-Neuve, Belgium)

21 Jul 2014

The Battle of Algiers (La battaglia di Algeri), Gillo Pontecorvo (1966)

Presentation at the Law & Cinema Seminar, MPI Heidelberg

MPI Heidelberg

07 Jul 2014

Illusory or real diplomatic innovation for the protection of fundamental rights with regard to the Internet: the “NETmundial Multistakeholder Statement”

Presentation in the Referentenbesprechung, MPI Heidelberg

MPI Heidelberg

Teaching

Participation in Conferences at Home and Abroad

Attendance at the Conference Digital <Dis>Orders in the Normative Orders Cluster of Excellence at Goethe University Frankfurt/Main, Frankfurt am Main, 17.11.2016 - 19.11.2016

Attendance of the 1st Max Planck Trialogues on the Law of Peace and War on Self-defence against non-state actors , Heidelberg, 04.11.2016 - 05.11.2016

Attendance of the 12th annual meeting of the ESIL, "How International Law Works in Times of Crisis", Riga (Latvia), 08.09.2016 - 10.09.2016

Attendance of the Symposium of Pr. Christian Tomuschat on the occasion of his 80th Anniversary "Effectiveness and Legitimacy of International Law", MPIL, Heidelberg, 22.07.2016 - 23.07.2016

Attendance at the Conference on "Der Datenmensch - Freiheit und Selsbtbestimmung in der digitalen Welt" at the Daimler und Benz Stiftung. , Berlin, 11.05.2016 - 11.05.2016

Participation in the 5th Max Planck Masterclass in International Law, Pr. Michael Zürn (WZB/FU Berlin), "Global Governance in Hard Times", 02.05.2016 - 04.05.2016

Participation in the 4th Max Planck Masterclass in International Law , Pr. Emmanuelle Tourme-Jouannet (Sciences Po, Paris), ‘Repenser le droit international’, MPIL , Heidelberg, 04.05.2015 - 06.05.2015

Participation in the cycle of conferences ‘Who governs the Internet?' organised by the working group Netzpolitik at the Heidelberg University, Faculty of Political Sciences of Heidelberg University., 01.10.2014 - 31.01.2015

Attendance of the Symposium on "Privacy and Power - A Transatlantic Dialogue", at the Kompetenznetzwerk für das Recht der zivilen Sicherheit in Europa (KORSE), Freiburg, 09.07.2014 - 07.07.2014

Participation in the 3rd Max Planck Masterclass in International Law, Pr. Martti Koskiennimi (University of Helsinki/Erik Castrén Institute), 'Critical Studies of International Law', MPIL, Heidelberg, 29.04.2014 - 02.05.2014

Miscellaneous

Co-organisation of the 12th Franco-German Ph.D. seminar (forthcoming)

2015 - Present

In charge of implementing the HeiParisMax Partnership, under the supervision of Alexandra Kemmerer and together with Carolyn Moser,  established between the Max Planck Institute for Comparative Public Law, Heidelberg University and the Paris-based research institutions Sciences Po and Paris 1 Pantheon-Sorbonne University

Co-organisation of the colloquium: "Digital surveillance and cyber spying: French and German cross-perspectives"

Co-organisation of a Franco-German colloquium on digital surveillance and cyber spying in Paris (22-23 september 2016), together with Robin Caballero (Paris 1/HU zu Berlin) and Laurence Meyer (Paris 1).

See further: http://www.heiparismax.eu/de/projekt/Publikationen

2015

Coordinator of the 2015 Max Planck Masterclass in International Law together with Dr. Dana Burchardt, Pr. Emmanuelle Tourme-Jouannet (Sciences Po, Paris), ‘Repenser le droit international’, MPI Heidelberg

From 10 January 2014 to 31 January 2015

Co-organisation of the cycle of conferences ‘Who governs the Internet?' as member of the working group Netzpolitik at the Heidelberg University

2014 – 2016

Member of the working group Netzpolitik AG at the Heidelberg University, together with Dr. Wolf J. Schünemann; Stefan Steiger, Sebastian Stier and Stefan Artmann (Faculty of Political Sciences of Heidelberg University)

Language skills:

English, French, German