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Prof. Dr. iur. Anne Peters, LL.M. (Harvard)

Director at the Institute

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Biographical Note

Anne Peters is a Director at the Max Planck Institute for Comparative Public Law and International Law Heidelberg (Germany), and a professor at the universities of Heidelberg, Freie Universität Berlin, Basel (Switzerland), and William W. Cook Global Law professor at the University of Michigan. She was a member (substitute) of the European Commission for Democracy through Law (Venice Commission) in respect of Germany (2011-2015) and a legal expert for the Independent International Fact-Finding Mission on the Conflict in Georgia (2009).
She was the President of the European Society of International Law (2010-2012), has served on the governance board of various learned societies such as the German Association of Constitutional Law (VDStRL) and the Society of International Constitutional Law (I CON-S), and she is currently Chairwoman of the German Society of International Law (DGIR) as well as the Vice-President of the board of the Basel Institute of Governance (BIG).
Anne was a fellow at the Wissenschaftskolleg in Berlin (2012/13), and held visiting professorships at the universities of Beijing (Beida), Paris I, Paris II, and Sciences Po. Born in Berlin in 1964, Anne studied at the universities of Würzburg, Lausanne, Freiburg, and Harvard, and held the chair of public international law at the university of Basel from 2001 to 2013. She obtained the Habilitation-qualification at the Walther-Schücking-Institute of Public International Law at the Christian Albrechts University Kiel on the basis of her Habilitation-Thesis “Elemente einer Theorie der Verfassung Europas” (Elements of a Theory of the Constitution of Europe) in 2000.
 
Her current research interests relate to public international law including its history, global animal law, global governance and global constitutionalism, and the status of humans in international law.
So far she has taught international law, human rights law, international humanitarian law, the law of international organizations, EU law, comparative constitutional law and constitutional theory, and Swiss constitutional law.
 

 

Among her books are: Beyond Human Rights (CUP 2016); The Freedom of Peaceful Assembly in Europe (2016); Völkerrecht (4th ed 2016); Immunities in the Age of Global Constitutionalism (2015); Jenseits der Menschenrechte: Die Rechtsstellung des Individuums im Völkerrecht (Tübingen: Mohr Siebeck 2014); Transparency in International Law (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press 2013; editor, together with A. Bianchi); Oxford Handbook of the History of International Law (Oxford: Oxford University Press 2012; editor, together with B. Fassbender); Conflict of Interest in Global, Public and Corporate Governance (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press 2012; editor, together with L. Handschin. D. Högger, assistant editor); Europäische Menschenrechtskonvention: Mit rechtsvergleichenden Bezügen zum deutschen Grundgesetz (Munich: C.H. Beck 2nd ed. 2012; together with T. Altwicker); Völkerrecht: Allgemeiner Teil (Zurich: Schulthess 4th enlarged ed. 2016); The Constitutionalization of International Law (Oxford: Oxford University Press expanded. ed. 2011; together with J. Klabbers u. G. Ulfstein); Non-State Actors as Standard Setters (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press 2009; editor, together with L. Koechlin, T. Foerster, G. Fenner Zinkernagel); Elemente einer Theorie der Verfassung Europas (Berlin: Duncker & Humblot 2001); Women, Quotas and Constitutions: A Comparative Study of Affirmative Action for Women in American, German, European Community and International Law (Dordrecht/London/Boston: Kluwer Law International 1999); Das Gebietsreferendum im Völkerrecht: Seine Bedeutung im Licht der Staatenpraxis nach 1989 (Baden-Baden: Nomos 1995).

 

 

Curriculum Vitae Français

Curriculum Vitae Synoptique (PDF, 49.8 KB)
Notice Biographique (PDF, 27.4 KB)

Research areas

Publications

List of publications Anne Peters (PDF, 619.5 KB)

Presentations

List of presentations Anne Peters (PDF, 159.8 KB)

The full texts of numerous publications are available here:

Lectures

Lectures Anne Peters (PDF, 80.6 KB)

Representative Publications

  • Global Constitutionalism from European and East Asian Perspectives. Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, 2018, XV+607 p.
  • Beyond Human Rights: The Legal Status of the Individual in International Law. Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, 2016, XXXV+602 p., (updated and revised English version of: Jenseits der Menschenrechte), paperback edition (2018).
  • Jenseits der Menschenrechte: Die Rechtsstellung des Individuums im Völkerrecht. Mohr Siebeck, Tübingen, 2014, XXIV+535 p. Jenseits der Menschenrechte_Abstract (PDF, 66.3 KB)
  • Transparency in International Law. Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, 2013, 620 p. (editor with Andrea Bianchi) Transparency in International Law
  • Europäische Menschenrechtskonvention: Mit rechtsvergleichenden Bezügen zum deutschen Grundgesetz, 2. Auflage. C.H. Beck, München, 2012, 316 p. (with Tilmann Altwicker)
  • Völkerrecht. Allgemeiner Teil, 4th revised and updated edition. Schulthess, Zürich, 2016, 438 p.
  • Oxford Handbook of the History of International Law. Oxford University Press, Oxford, 2012, 1228 p. (editor with Bardo Fassbender. Daniel Högger, Simone Peter, assistant editors)
  • Conflict of Interest in Global, Public and Corporate Governance. Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, 2012, 470 p. (editor with Lukas Handschin. Daniel Högger, assistant editor)
  • The Constitutionalization of International Law, expanded paperback edition with new epilogue. Oxford University Press, Oxford, 2011, 437 p. (with Jan Klabbers, Geir Ulfstein)
  • Non-State Actors as Standard Setters. Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, 2009, 587 p. (editor with Lucy Köchlin, Till Förster, Gretta Fenner Zinkernagel)
  • Elemente einer Theorie der Verfassung Europas. Duncker & Humblot, Berlin, 2001, 889 p.
  • Women, Quotas and Constitutions: A Comparative Study of Affirmative Action for Women in American, German, European Community and International Law. Kluwer Law International, Dordrecht/London/Boston, 1999, 436 p.
  • Das Gebietsreferendum im Völkerrecht: Seine Bedeutung im Licht der Staatenpraxis nach 1989. Nomos, Baden-Baden, 1995, 562 p.

Recent Publications

  • Humanisme, constitutionnalisme, universalisme: Etudes de droit international et comparé (Translation of selected articles). Doctrines. Pedone, Paris, 2019, 240 p.
  • Macht und Ohnmacht des Völkerrechts - Interview mit Anne Peters. In: MERKUR 840, 5-16 (2019) (with Monika Dommann, Kijan Espahangizi, Svenja Goltermann). Macht und Ohnmacht des Völkerrechts - Interview mit Anne Peters
  • Constitutionalisation. In: Concepts for International Law - Contributions to Disciplinary Thought. Edward Elgar, Cheltenham 2019, 141-153.
  • Multiperspectivism in and on International Law. Völkerrechtsblog, 15 January 2019. Multiperspectivism in and on International Law
  • The Risk and Opportunity of the Humanisation of International Anti-Corruption Law: A Rejoinder to Kevin E. Davis and Franco Peirone. EJIL Talk! Blog of the European Journal of International Law, 2019. The Risk and Opportunity of the Humanisation of International Anti-Corruption Law: A Rejoinder
  • Corruption as a Violation of International Human Rights. In: European Journal of International Law 29/4, 1251-1287 (2018). Corruption as a Violation of International Human Rights EJIL (2018) 29/4
  • Voting down international law - Lessons from Switzerland for compensatory constitutionalism. Völkerrechtsblog (zusammen mit Raffaela Kunz), 2018, DOI: 10.17176/20181203-191731-0. https://voelkerrechtsblog.org/voting-dow...
  • How Not to Do Things with International Law (at the same time review of: Ian Hurd, How to Do Things with International Law (Princeton: Princeton University Press 2017). In: Ethics & International Affairs 32, 483-491 (2018), DOI:10.1017/S0892679418000746. How Not to Do Things with International Law
  • Rights of Human and Nonhuman Animals: Complementing the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. In: American Journal of International Law Unbound 112, 355-360 (2018), DOI: 10.1017/aju.2018.84.
  • Global Constitutionalism - The Social Dimension. In: Global Constitutionalism from European and East Asian Perspectives, Takao Suami, Anne Peters, Dimitri Vanoverbeke, Mattias Kumm (eds.). Cambridge University Press, Cambridge 2018, 277-350.
  • Global Constitutionalism from European and East Asian Perspectives. Cambrige University Press, Cambridge, 2018, XV+607 p. (editor with Takao Suami, Dimitri Vanoverbeke, Mattias Kumm).
  • Die Verfahren beim EGMR. MPIL Research Paper Series No. 2018-33, 2018 (with Tilmann Altwicker). https://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/papers.cfm?...
  • The global compact for migration: to sign or not to sign?. EJIL Talk! Blog of the European Journal of International Law, 2018. https://www.ejiltalk.org/the-global-comp...
  • Rights to Reparation as a Consequence of Direct Rights under International Humanitarian Law. In: Zeitschrift für ausländisches öffentliches Recht und Völkerrecht / Heidelberg Journal of International Law 78, 545-549 (2018).
  • Reparation for Victims of Armed Conflict: Impulses from the Max Planck Trialogues. In: Zeitschrift für ausländisches öffentliches Recht und Völkerrecht / Heidelberg Journal of International Law 78, 519-633 (2018), (Editor together with Christian Marxsen).
  • Between military deployment and democracy: use of force under the German constitution. Journal on the Use of Force and International Law, 2018, DOI: 10.1080/20531702.2018.1521066. https://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10....
  • Legal Uncertainty and Indeterminacy - Immutable Characteristics of the OSCE?. MPIL Research Paper Series No. 2018-16, 2018 (with Carolyn Moser). https://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/papers.cfm?...
  • De-humanisation? CJEU, Liga van Moskeeën en islamitische Organisaties Provincie Antwerpen on Religious Slaughter. EJIL Talk! Blog of the European Journal of International Law, 2018. https://www.ejiltalk.org/de-humanisation... EJIL Talk Religious Slaughter (PDF, 78.1 KB)
  • Corrupción y derechos humanos. In: Impacto de la corrupción en los derechos humanos, Carlos Tablante, Mariela Morales Antoniazzi (eds.). Instituto de Estudios Constitucionales, Querétaro 2018, 23-82.
    Transl. of: Corruption and Human Rights, Basel Institute on Governance Working paper series No. 20 (2015), 1-34.
  • Between Military Deployment and Democracy: Use of Force under the German Constitution. MPIL Research Paper Series No. 2018-07, 2018. https://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/papers.cfm?...
  • Los méritos del constitucionalismo global. In: Revista Derecho del Estado 40, 3-20 (2018), DOI: 10.18601/01229893.n40.01. Los méritos del constitucionalismo global (PDF, 246.1 KB)
    Translated into: Spanish
  • International Constitutional Law. In: Oxford Bibliographies in International Law, Anthony Carty. Oxford University Press, Oxford 2018 (with Thomas Kleinlein). International Constitutional Law
  • The Turkish Operation in Afrin (Syria) and the Silence of the Lambs. EJIL Talk! Blog of the European Journal of International Law, 2018, (Translation into Persian by Loqman Radpey as “عملیات ترکیه در عفرین و سکوت بره ها“ in Ebtekar Daily, 10 February 2018). https://www.ejiltalk.org/the-turkish-ope... EJIL Talk Turkey Syria (PDF, 83.4 KB)
  • Le constitutionnalisme global: crise ou consolidation? In: Jus Politicum - Revue de droit politique 19, 59-70 (2018). Le constitutionnalisme global: crise ou consolidation? (PDF, 920.1 KB)
  • The Case for Global Legal Animal Studies: Introduction to Symposium on Global Animal Law. AJIL Unbound, 2017. Introduction to Symposium on Global Animal Law (Part II): The Case for Global Legal Animal Studies The Case for Global Legal Animal Studies (PDF, 61.0 KB)
  • Anne Peters, Direktorin seit 2013. In: Das Max-Planck-Institut für ausländisches öffentliches Recht und Völkerrecht, Rudolf Bernhardt, Karin Oellers-Frahm (eds.). Beiträge zum ausländischen öffentlichen Recht und Völkerrecht. Springer, Heidelberg 2017, 195-199.
  • Global Constitutionalism: The Social Dimension. MPIL Research Paper Series, 2017. https://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/papers.cfm?...
  • Proportionality as a Global Constitutional Principle. In: Handbook on Global Constitutionalism, Anthony F. Lang Jr., Antje Wiener (eds.). Edward Elgar Publishing, Cheltenham and Northampton, Massachusetts 2017, 248-264.
  • The Refinement of International Law: From Fragmentation to Regime Interaction and Politicization. In: International Journal of Constitutional Law 15, 671-704 (2017). The Refinement of International Law The Refinement of International Law (PDF, 280.8 KB)
  • Foreign Relations Law and Global Constitutionalism, Symposium on Comparative Foreign Relations Law. AJIL Unbound, 2017. https://www.cambridge.org/core/journals/american-journal-of-international-law
  • International Legal Scholarship Under Challenge. In: International Law as a Profession, Jean d’Aspremont, Tarcisio Gazzini, André Nollkaemper, Wouter Werner (eds.). Cambridge University Press, Cambridge 2017, 117-159.
  • Populist International Law? The Suspended Independence and the Normative Value of the Referendum on Catalonia. EJIL Talk! Blog of the European Journal of International Law, 2017. https://www.ejiltalk.org/populist-intern...
  • Animals matter in International Law and International Law matters for Animals: Introduction to Symposium on Global Animal Law. American Journal of International Law Unbound, 2017. Introduction to Symposium on Global Animal Law (Part I): Animals Matter in International Law and International Law Matters for Animals Animals Matter in International Law and International Law Matters for Animals (PDF, 128.6 KB)
  • Droit et Mouvements Sociaux: Quelles Interactions? - Le cas des révoltes dans le monde arabe. Editor, together with Fatiha Sahli, Adelmalek El Ouazzani. Presses de l'Université Toulouse 1 Capitole, Toulouse, 2017, 241 p.
  • A Century after the Russian Revolution: Its Legacy in International Law. In: Journal of the History of International Law (JHIL) 19, 133-146 (2017).
  • Privacy, Rechtsstaatlichkeit, and the Legal Limits on Extraterritorial Surveillance. In: Privacy and Power - A Transatlantic Dialogue in the Shadow of the NSA-Affair, Russell A. Miller (ed.). Cambridge University Press, Cambridge 2017, 145-179.
  • “Vulnerability” versus “plausibility”: Righting or wronging the regime of provisional measures? Reflections on ICJ, Ukraine v. Russian Federation, order of 19 April 2017. EJIL Talk! Blog of the European Journal of International Law, 2017. https://www.ejiltalk.org/vulnerability-v...
  • Self-Defence Against Non-State Actors: Impulses from the Max Planck Trialogues on the Law of Peace and War. In: Zeitschrift für ausländisches öffentliches Recht und Völkerrecht / Heidelberg Journal for International Law 77, 1-93 (2017), (editor together with Christian Marxsen).
  • Self-Defence in Times of Transition. In: Zeitschrift für ausländisches öffentliches Recht und Völkerrecht / Heidelberg Journal for International Law 77, 3-13 (2017), (together with Christian Marxsen).
  • International Organizations and International Law. In: The Oxford Handbook of International Organizations, Jacob Katz Cogan, Ian Hurd (eds.). Oxford University Press, Oxford 2016, 33-59. Peters_IO_Handbook_2016.pdf (PDF, 271.1 KB)
  • Par-delà la hiérarchie des ordres juridiques - Le pluralisme ordonné vu d'Allemagne. In: Traité des rapports entre ordres juridiques. LGDJ, Issy-les-Moulineaux 2016, 1631-1651. Peters_Par-delà la hiérarchie des ordres juridiques (PDF, 11988.1 KB)
  • Vom Tierschutzrecht zu Legal Animal Studies: Forschungsdesiderate und -perspektiven. In: Rechtswissenschaft: Tiere und Recht, 325-337 (2016).
  • Tierwohl als globales Gut: Regulierungsbedarf und -chancen. In: Rechtswissenschaft: Tiere und Recht, 363-387 (2016).
  • After Trump: China and Russia move from norm-takers to shapers of the international legal order. EJIL Talk! Blog of the European Journal of International Law, 2016. http://www.ejiltalk.org/after-trump-chin...
  • Beyond Human Rights: The Legal Status of the Individual in International Law. Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, 2016, XXXV+602 p., (updated and revised English version of: Jenseits der Menschenrechte), paperback edition (2018).
  • Völkerrecht: Allgemeiner Teil. 4th ed. Schulthess, Zürich, 2016, 482 p.
  • 7.4 Beer and Regan v Germany, App. No. 28934/95 and Waite and Kennedy v Germany, App. No. 26083/94, European Court of Human Rights, 18 February 1999. In: Judicial Decisions on the Law of International Organizations, Cedric Ryngaert, Ige F. Dekker, Ramses A. Wessel, Jan Wouters (eds.). Oxford University Press, Oxford 2016, 392-405 (with Thore Neumann).
  • The Transparency of Global Governance. In: Reconceptualising the Rule of Law in Global Governance, Resources, Investment and Trade, Photini Pazartzis, Maria Gavouneli, Anastasios Gourgourinis, Matina Papadaki (eds.). Hart Publishing, Oxford und Portland, Oregon 2016, 3-10.
  • Freedom of Assembly: The Politics of Presence. In: The Freedom of Peaceful Assembly in Europe, Anne Peters, Isabelle Ley (eds.). Nomos / Hart Publishing, Baden-Baden / Oxford 2016, 9-20 (with Isabelle Ley).
  • Freedom of Assembly in Europe: Comparison. In: The Freedom of Peaceful Assembly in Europe, Anne Peters, Isabelle Ley (eds.). Nomos / Hart Publishing, Baden-Baden / Oxford 2016, 277-328 (with Isabelle Ley).
  • The Freedom of Peaceful Assembly in Europe. Nomos / Hart Publishing, Baden-Baden / Oxford, 2016, 342 p. (with Isabelle Ley)
  • Fragmentation and Constitutionalization. In: The Oxford Handbook of The Theory of International Law, Anne Orford, Florian Hoffmann (eds.). Oxford University Press, Oxford 2016, 1011-1031. Fragmentation and Constitutionalization (PDF, 10693.1 KB)
  • Tiere im Recht. In: Emma Nr. 4 (327), 86-89 ( 2016). Tiere im Recht (PDF, 3814.6 KB)
  • The New Arbitrariness and Competing Constitutionalisms: Remarks on ECtHR Grand Chamber Al-Dulimi. EJIL Talk! Blog of the European Journal of International Law, 30. Juni, 2016. http://www.ejiltalk.org/the-new-arbitrar...
  • Measuring Violations of Human Rights – An Empirical Analysis of Awards in Respect of Non-Pecuniary Damage under the European Convention on Human Rights. In: Zeitschrift für ausländisches öffentliches Recht und Völkerrecht / Heidelberg Journal of International Law 76, 1-51 (2016) (with Szilvia Altwicker-Hámori , Tilmann Altwicker). Measuring Violations of Human Rights (PDF, 524.7 KB)
  • Global Animal Law: What it is and why we need it. In: Transnational Environmental Law 5, 9-23 (2016). Global Animal Law: What it is and why we need it (PDF, 281.3 KB)
  • Korruption und Menschenrechte. In: JuristenZeitung 71, 217-226 (2016). Korruption und Menschenrechte (PDF, 175.3 KB)
  • New German Constitutional Court Decision on “Treaty Override”: Triepelianism Continued, 2016, EJIL Talk! Blog of the European Journal of International Law. New German Constitutional Court Decision on “Treaty Override” - EJIL Talk! Februar 2016 New German Constitutional Court Decision on “Treaty Override” - EJIL Talk! Februar 2016 (PDF, 43.1 KB)
  • Liberté, Égalité, Animalité: Human-Animal Comparisons in Law. In: Transnational Environmental Law 5, 25-53 (2016). Liberté, Égalité, Animalité: Human-Animal Comparisons in Law (PDF, 215.1 KB)
  • Simple international rights, global constitutionalism, and scholarly methods – A rejoinder to comments on “Beyond Human Rights”, 2016, Völkerrechtsblog. http://voelkerrechtsblog.org/simple-inte... A rejoinder to Beyond Human Rights - Völkerrechtsblog 2016 (PDF, 155.9 KB)
  • German Parliament decides to send troops to combat ISIS - based on collective self-defense "in conjunction with" SC Res. 2249, 8 December 2015, EJIL Talk! Blog of the European Journal of International Law. German Parliament decides to send troops to combat ISIS - EJIL Blog December 2015 German Parliament decides to send troops to combat ISIS - EJIL Blog December 2015 (PDF, 50.4 KB)
  • Drei Versionen der Verhältnismässigkeit im Völkerrecht. In: Polis und Kosmopolis Festschrift für Daniel Thürer, Oliver Diggelmann^Christine Kaufmann Giovanni Biaggini (ed.). Nomos Verlag, Baden-Baden 2015, 589-603. Drei Versionen der Verhältnismässigkeit im Völkerrecht (PDF, 285.7 KB)
  • Tier-Recht im Zeitalter des Menschen. In: Das Anthropozän - Zum Stand der Dinge, Jürgen Renn, Bernd Scherer (eds.). Matthes & Seitz, Berlin 2015, 67-87.
  • The (Non-)Judicialisation of War: German Constitutional Court Judgment on Rescue Operation Pegasus in Libya of 23 September 2015, 22 October 2015, EJIL Talk! Blog of the European Journal of International Law. The (Non-)Judicialisation of War - EJIL Blog October 2015 The (Non-)Judicialisation of War - EJIL Blog October 2015 (PDF, 99.1 KB)
  • Corruption and Human Rights. In: Basel Institute on Governance - Working Paper No. 20, 1-34 (2015). https://www.baselgovernance.org/publicat... Corruption and Human Rights (PDF, 231.7 KB)
  • Animal Law: Reform or Revolution?. Schulthess, Zürich, 2015, 152 p. (editor with Saskia Stucki, Livia Boscardin).
  • The Transparency Turn in International Law. In: The Chinese Journal of Global Governance 1, 3-15 (2015). http://booksandjournals.brillonline.com/...
  • Has the Advisory Opinion’s Finding that Kosovo’s Declaration of Independence was not Contrary to International Law set an Unfortunate Precedent?. In: The Law and Politics of the Kosovo Advisory Opinion, Michael Wood Marko Milanović (ed.). Oxford University Press, Oxford 2015, 291-313.
  • La transparence comme principe du droit international public. In: Le cosmopolitisme juridique, Olivier de Frouville (ed.). Pedone, Paris 2015, 171-185. Transparence Principe du Droit International (PDF, 6970.4 KB)
  • Der Mensch im Mittelpunkt des Völkerrechts. In: Rechtswege. Kontextsensible Rechtswissenschaft vor der transnationalen Herausforderung, Dieter Grimm, Alexandra Kemmerer, Christoph Möllers (eds.). Recht im Kontext / Band 2. Nomos, Baden-Baden 2015, 63-77. Peters_Der Mensch im Mittelpunkt des VR (PDF, 6061.5 KB)
  • Thin is Beautiful - or are International Lawyers Anorectic?. EJIL Talk! Blog of the European Journal of International Law, 2015. Thin is Beautiful - EJIL Blog Juni 2015 Thin is beautiful - EJIL Blog Juni 2015 (PDF, 52.0 KB)
  • Constitutional Fragments: On the Interaction of Constitutionalization and Fragmentation in International Law. In: Centre for Global Constitutionalism St Andrews - Working Paper 2, 1-42 (2015). https://cgc.wp.st-andrews.ac.uk/2015/04/...
  • Die "konstitutionalistische" Frage. In: Recht und Politik. Zum Staatsverständnis von Ulrich K. Preuß, Claudio Franzius, Tine Stein (eds.). Nomos, Baden-Baden 2015, 109-122.
  • 《国际法的透明度转向》(“Der Transparency Turn im Völkerrecht”). In: Chinese Review of International Law (国际法研究) 1, 30-38 (2015). http://www.iolaw.org.cn/web/magazine/guo... Transparency Turn in Chinese Review for International Law (PDF, 6857.5 KB)
  • Realizando la utopía como un esfuerzo doctrinal. In: Revista del Posgrado en Derecho de la UNAM Julio-Dicembre, 21-57 (2014). Realizando Utopía (PDF, 1341.3 KB)
  • The Crimean Vote of March 2014 as an Abuse of the Institution of the Territorial Referendum. In: Liber Amicorum für Torsten Stein zum 70. Geburtstag. Nomos, Baden-Baden 2015, 278-303. The Crimean Vote of March 2014 (PDF, 11246.9 KB)
  • Symposium: "The Incorporation of Crimea by the Russian Federation in the Light of International Law". In: Zeitschrift für ausländisches öffentliches Recht und Völkerrecht / Heidelberg Journal of International Law 75, 1-231 (2015) (with Christian Marxsen, Matthias Hartwig). Marxsen_Peters_Hartwig_Symposium Intro (PDF, 76.0 KB)
  • Recht für eine globale Weltgesellschaft: Bedingungen und Grenzen universeller Normsetzung. In: Wissenschaft - Antrieb oder Ergebnis globaler Dynamik?. Böhlau, Wien 2014, 131-160. Recht für eine globale Weltgesellschaft (PDF, 12516.9 KB)
  • Global Constitutionalism. In: The Encyclopedia of Political Thought. Wiley-Blackwell, London 2015, 1484-1487. Global Constitutionalism in Encyclopedia of Political Thought (PDF, 57.8 KB)
  • Let Not Triepel Triumph – How To Make the Best Out of Sentenza No. 238 of the Italian Constitutional Court for a Global Legal Order, 22. Dezember 2014, EJIL Talk! Blog of the European Journal of International Law. Let Not Triepel Triumph - EJIL Blog (PDF, 158.8 KB)
  • Immune against Constitutionalisation?. In: Immunities in the Age of Global Constitutionalism, Anne Peters, Evelyne Lagrange, Stefan Oeter, Christian Tomuschat (eds.). Brill Nijhoff, Leiden 2015, 1-19. Immune against Constitutionalisation? (PDF, 196.9 KB)
  • Immunities in the Age of Global Constitutionalism. Brill Nijhoff, Leiden, 2015, XII + 366 p. (editor with Evelyne Lagrange, Stefan Oeter, Christian Tomuschat).
  • Liberté, égalité, animalité - Ein (Anti-)Schlachtruf. In: Magazin der Kulturstiftung des Bundes 23, 12-15 (2014). Liberté, égalité, animalité (PDF, 4833.7 KB)
  • Internationale Arbeiterrechte als subjektive internationale Rechte. In: Festschrift zur Emeritierung von Jean-Fritz Stöckli. Dike, Zürich 2014, 465-492. Internationale Arbeiterrechte in FS Stöckli (PDF, 237.5 KB)
  • The Principle of "Uti Possidetis Juris": How relevant is it for Issues of Secession?. In: Self-Determination and Secession in International Law, Christian Walter, Antje von Ungern-Sternberg, Kavus Abushov (eds.). Oxford University Press, Oxford 2014, 95-137. The Principle of "Uti Possidetis Juris" (PDF, 18933.9 KB)
  • El constitucionalismo como conquista global. In: Constitución: Norma y realidad, Jorge Alguacil González-Aurioles, Ignacio Guitérrez Guitérrez (eds.). Marcial Pons, Madrid 2014, 247-256. El constitucionalismo como conquista global (PDF, 5282.2 KB)
  • Konstitutionalismus als globale Errungenschaft. In: Essays in Honour of the 100th Anniversary of the Walther Schücking Institute for International Law, Jost Delbrück, Ursula Heinz, Kerstin Odendahl, Nele Matz-Lück, Andreas von Arnauld (eds.). Duncker & Humblot, Berlin 2014, 127-138. Konstitutionalismus als globale Errungenschaft (PDF, 5972.9 KB)
  • Ein europäisches Verbot der Versuche mit Menschenaffen als legitime Einschränkung der Forschungsfreiheit. In: Verfassung und Verwaltung in Europa. Festschrift für Jürgen Schwarze zum 70. Geburtstag, Ulrich Becker, Armin Hatje, Michael Potacs, Nina Wunderlich (eds.). Nomos, Baden-Baden 2014, 201-233.
  • Tierversuchsrichtlinie 2010/63/EU: Rechtsgutachten zu ihrer Umsetzung in Deutschland. Schulthess, Zurich, 2014, 200 p. (with Saskia Stucki)
  • Das Völkerrecht der Gebietsreferenden: Das Beispiel der Ukraine 1991-2014. In: Osteuropa (special issue: Zerreißprobe: Die Ukraine: Konflikt, Krise, Krieg) 64, 5-6, 101-133 (2014).
  • Les Acteurs à l'Ère du Constitutionnalisme Global/Actors in the Age of Global Constitutionalism. Société de législation comparée, Paris, 2014, 200 p. (editor with Manuel Devers, Anne-Marie Thévenot-Werner, Patrizia Zbinden). Table of Content (PDF, 1352.2 KB)
  • Comparative study on national legislation on freedom of peaceful assembly, CDL-AD(2014)024, 2014 (with Isabelle Ley et. al.). Comparative study
  • The Journal of the History of International Law: A Forum for New Research. In: Journal of the History of International Law 16, 1-8 (2014) (with Emmanuelle Tourme Jouannet). The Journal of the History of International Law: A Forum for New Research (PDF, 84.2 KB)
  • Verletzt der Anschluss der Krim an Russland das Völkerrecht?. In: Plädoyer, 26.05.2014, p. 19. Verletzt der Anschluss der Krim an Russland das Völkerrecht? (PDF, 48.6 KB)
  • Crimea: Does the “The West” Now Pay the Price for Kosovo?. EJIL Talk! Blog of the European Journal of International Law, 22. April 2014. Does the “The West” Now Pay the Price for Kosovo?
  • Jenseits der Menschenrechte: Die Rechtsstellung des Individuums im Völkerrecht. Mohr Siebeck, Tübingen, 2014, XXIV+535 p. Jenseits der Menschenrechte Abstract (PDF, 66.3 KB)
  • The Competition between Legal Orders. In: International Law Research 3 , 45-65 (2014). The Competition between Legal Orders (PDF, 283.2 KB)
  • Sense and Nonsense of Territorial Referendums in Ukraine, and Why the 16 March Referendum in Crimea Does Not Justify Crimea’s Alteration of Territorial Status under International Law. EJIL Talk! Blog of the European Journal of International Law, 16 April 2014. Sense and Nonsense of Territorial Referendums in Ukraine
  • The Animal Turn - What is it and Why Now?, 14 April 2014, Verfassungsblog.de (with Saskia Stucki, Livia Boscardin). The Animal Turn - What is it and Why Now?
  • Prospects and Limits of a Global History of International Law: A Brief Rejoinder. In: European Journal of International Law 25, 337-341 (2014) (with Bardo Fassbender). Prospects and Limits of a Global History of International Law: A Brief Rejoinder (PDF, 167.8 KB)
  • Novel practice of the Security Council: Wildlife poaching and trafficking as a threat to the peace. EJIL Talk! Blog of the European Journal of International Law, 12 February 2014. Novel practice of the Security Council
  • International Constitutional Law. In: Oxford Bibliographies in International Law, Anthony Carty (ed.). Oxford University Press, Oxford 2014, online publication (16 pages) (with Thomas Kleinlein). International Constitutional Law
  • Le Cheminement historique des Organisations Internationales: entre Technocratie et Démocratie. In: The Roots of International Law/Les Fondements du Droit International. Liber Amicorum Peter Haggenmacher, Pierre-Marie Dupuy, Vincent Chetail (eds.). Martinus Nijhoff Publishers, Leiden, Boston 2014, 487-529. Le Cheminement Historique des Organisations Internationales: entre Technocratie et Démocratie (PDF, 7629.9 KB)
  • § 13: Die Verfahren beim EGMR. In: Europäisches Rechtsschutz- und Verfahrensrecht (Enzyklopädie Europarecht), Stefan Leible, Jörg Philipp Terhechte (eds.). Vol. 3. Nomos, Baden-Baden 2014, 403-429 (with Tilmann Altwicker).
  • Realizing Utopia as a Scholarly Endeavour. In: European Journal of International Law 24, 533-552 (2013). Abstract
  • Das Gründungsdokument internationaler Organisationen als Verfassungsvertrag. In: Zeitschrift für öffentliches Recht 68, 1-57 (2013).
  • Das Diskriminierungsverbot (comparative commentary of article 14 ECHR/article 3 para. 2 and 3 German Constitution). In: Konkordanzkommentar EMRK/GG, Oliver Dörr, Rainer Grote, Thilo Marauhn (eds.). 2nd ed./vol. II. Mohr Siebeck, Tübingen 2013, 1301-1465 (with Doris König).
  • Die verfassungsmäßigen Beteiligungsrechte der Bundesversammlung und des Stimmvolkes an der Kündigung völkerrechtlicher Verträge. In: Schweizerisches Zentralblatt für Staats- und Verwaltungsrecht 114, 527-562 (2013) (with Nina Blum, Vera Naegeli).
  • Switzerland. In: The Privileges and Immunities of International Organizations in Domestic Courts, August Reinisch (ed.). Oxford University Press, Oxford 2013, 241-274 (with Thore Neumann).
  • Targeted Sanctions after Affaire Al-Dulimi et Montana Management Inc. c. Suisse: Is There a Way Out of the Catch-22 for UN Members?. EJIL Talk! Blog of the European Journal of International Law, 4 December 2013. Targeted Sanctions after Affaire Al-Dulimi et Montana Management Inc. c. Suisse
  • Surveillance without Borders? The Unlawfulness of the NSA Panopticon. EJIL Talk! Blog of the European Journal of International Law, 1 November 2013. Surveillance without borders?
  • L'acte constitutif de l'organisation internationale. In: Droit des organisations internationales, Evelyne Lagrange, Jean-Marc Sorel (eds.). LGDJ, Paris 2013, 201-245.
  • Human Rights à la Chinoise: Impressions from the 6th Human Rights Forum in Beijing on the Eve of the Second UPR of China. EJIL Talk! Blog of the European Journal of International Law, 23 September 2013. Human Rights à la Chinoise
  • Frauen an Bord: Der Vorschlag der EU-Kommission für eine Richtlinie zur Gewährleistung einer ausgewogenen Vertretung von Frauen und Männern in Aufsichtsräten börsennotierter Gesellschaften. In: Aktuelle Juristische Praxis 22, 443-448 (2013).
  • Caminhamos para à constitucionalização da comunidade mundial? In: Boletim da Faculdade de Direito 88, 118-135 (2013). Caminhamos para à constitucionalização da comunidade mundial? (PDF, 1098.9 KB)

Blogposts

Press

Recent Presentations

26 May 2019

Treaties in danger? Contemporary crises of international order in historical perspective

Comment on the presentation of David Armitage at the evening colloquium at the Wissenschaftskolleg

Berlin

09 Apr 2019

Towards a more social international law

Keynote speech at the Inaugural Edinburgh-Glasgow International Law Workshop

Edinburgh

Programme.pdf (150.8 KB)
Handout_Edinburgh1.pdf (273.2 KB)

20 Feb 2019

Biodiversity and animal rights: irreconcilable paradigms?

Presentation at the 5th event of the lecture and discussion series: "Fundamental Research and Shaping the Future" of the Scientific Council of the Max Planck Society for the Advancement of Science: "Biodiversity: Ecological and Legal Fundamental Research in Exchange."

Berlin

Peters_Handout.pdf (63.5 KB)

20 Oct 2018

Globales Tierrecht: Ein neues Forschungsfeld

Presentation at the 12th Alumni meeting

Max Planck Institute for Comparative Public Law and International Law, Heidelberg

15 Oct 2018

Between Trade and Torture: Animals in EU Law

Inaugural lecture at the opening event for the academic year 2018/2019 in the master program “European and International Law”

Europa-Institut of the Saarland University, Saarbrücken

14 Sep 2018

Haben Tiere Rechte?

Presentation in the context of the Max Planck day/Day of the Open Institute

Max Planck Institute for Comparative Public Law and International Law, Heidelberg

Max Planck Day/Open Institute_Programme (2353.3 KB)

14 Sep 2018

Große Fragen und Durchbrüche in der Wissenschaft: Wie beeinflusst Wissenschaft die Gesellschaft?

Panel discussion in the framework of the Max Planck Day

DAI Heidelberg. 8 pm.

https://dai-heidelberg.de/de/veranstaltungen/max-planck-tag-21012/

04 Jul 2018

International Law from East Asian Perspectives

Panel discussion at the Heidelberger Salon of the Max Planck Institute for Comparative Public Law and International Law “(International) Law from East Asian Perspectives”

Berlin-Brandenburg Academy of Sciences and Humanities, Berlin

21 Jun 2018

The Social Dimension of Global Constitutionalism – Implications for Corporate Governance

Presentation at the workshop “Transnational Labour Law in an Era of Rising Nationalism: A New Role of Public Institutions for Sustainable Market Practices?” of the Max Planck Institute for Comparative Public Law and International Law in cooperation with the University of Bristol and the University of Oslo (SMART)

Max Planck Institute for Comparative Public Law and International Law, Heidelberg, Germany

14 Jun 2018

Netz-Regulierung: Wie können wir „algorithmic authority“ rechtlich verfassen?

Presentation at the 209th senate session of the Max Planck Society

Kongresshaus Stadthalle Heidelberg, Germany

11 Apr 2018

Menschenrechtsverletzungen und transnationale Unternehmen

Chair of an interdisciplinary workshop of the Center "History of Knowledge" (ZGW)

University of Zurich, Switzerland

Handout (158.1 KB)

22 Mar 2018

Foreign Right and Foreign Judges?

Presentation at the lecture series "Wissen in Gesellschaft" of the Center "History of Knowledge" (ZGW)

Cabaret Voltaire Zurich, Switzerland

Presentation Flyer (1461.5 KB)

22 Mar 2018

Erosionen des Gewaltverbots und Folgen für die Völkerrechtsordnung

Presentation at the research lunch of the Institute for Public International and Comparative Constitutional Law

University of Zurich, Switzerland

Handout (179.3 KB)

12 Jan 2018

Corruption, money laundering, fraud and bid rigging as public order issues in investment and commercial arbitration

Panel discussion at the conference "Arbitration and Crime"

University Basel / Basel Institute on Governance, Switzerland

30 Nov 2017

Freiheit, Verantwortung und Transparenz in der Wissenschaft

Inaugural lecture at the opening event of the commission for ethical issues in research at the University of Osnabrück

Osnabrück

Handout (88.8 KB)

04 Oct 2017

Global Animal Law: The Emergence Of A New Legal Field

Presentation at the Ann Arbor University of Michigan Law School

Hutchins Hall 218, University of Michigan Law School

Presentation Flyer (44.2 KB)

27 Jul 2017

Haben Tiere Rechte?

Studio interview within the framework of the series "radioWissen" of the radio station Bayern 2

18 Jul 2017

Human Rights Law in Times of Crisis

Panel discussion at the Human Rights Under Pressure Summer School 2017 at the Freie Universität Berlin

Berlin

05 Jul 2017

Courts and the World

Chair of the panel at the ICON-S Conference "Courts, Power, Public Law" at the University of Copenhagen

Copenhagen

02 Jul 2017

Fake News, Fakten, Fiktionen – Wie können wir globale Öffentlichkeiten ordnen?

Presentation at the "Berliner Korrespondenzen" of the Gorki Forum and the Humboldt University of Berlin in cooperation with the Federal Foreign Office

Berlin

Contribution Anne Peters Gorki Forum (540.8 KB)

26 Jun 2017

Der internationale Menschenrechtsschutz im Gegenwind

Presentation at the lecture series "Studium Generale" of the University of Heidelberg

Heidelberg

HandoutPeters__MR_Stud.Gen.26.Juni.20171.pdf (123.8 KB)

16 Jun 2017

The Social Dimension of Global Constitutionalism

Presentation at the "Conferences on Global Democracy and Global Constitutionalism"

Pompeu Fabra University, Barcelona

10 Jun 2017

The FIFA Affair and How Corruption Impacts Global Sports

Presentation in the panel "Corruption in Sports Law" at the Michigan European Alumni Reunion 2017

Rome

09 Jun 2017

African Human Rights or Human Rights for Africans?

Presentation at the seminar "Universalismo e regionalismo nella tutela internazionale dei diritti dell’uomo" of the Sapienza Università di Roma, Dipartimento di Scienze giuridiche

Rome

30 May 2017

Approche critique du constitutionnalisme global

Chair of the panel at the Colloque International „Le constitutionnalisme global“ at the Michel Villey Institute of the Université Paris II Panthéon-Assas

Paris

30 May 2017

Le constitutionnalisme global: consolidation ou crise?

Presentation at the Colloque International „Le constitutionnalisme global“ at the Michel Villey Institute of the Université Paris II Panthéon-Assas

Paris

Peters_Constitutionnalisme_Paris_Handout.pdf (160.9 KB)

19 May 2017

Le constitutionnalisme global en défi

Presentation at the conference in honor of Prof. Roland Bieber "The Constitution of the European Union: status quo and perspectives"

Fondation Jean Monnet pour l'Europe, University of Lausanne, Switzerland

03 May 2017

Beyond Human Rights: The Legal Status of the Individual in International Law

Book Launch

The Haim Striks School of Law at the College of Management Academic Studies, Tel Aviv, Israel

Invitation to the Book Launch (335.9 KB)

21 Mar 2017

Human Rights and Privatisation

Discussion Group at the European Court of Human Rights

Strasburg

16 Jan 2017

Tierethik in der Grundlagenforschung

Panel Discussion with Prof. em. Dr. Wolf Singer and Prof. em. Dr. Dr. h.c. Dieter Birnbacher at the headquarters of the Max Planck Society

Munich

08 Dec 2016

Beyond Human Rights

Presentation at the Graduate Institute Geneva

Geneva, Switzerland

24 Nov 2016

Das Völkerrecht im neuen Millenium: Krise oder Konsolidierung (...unter US-Präsident Trump)?

Presentation at the lecture series "Das Ende der Globalisierung? Herausforderungen für die internationale Zusammenarbeit"

Campus Bergheim (Lecture Hall), Heidelberg University. 6 pm.

26 Oct 2016

Self-defense against IS – Is International Law Changing?

Presentation at China Youth University

Beijing

Self-defense against IS - Handout (260.6 KB)

24 Oct 2016

Corruption as a Violation of International Human Rights

Presentation at the Roundtable on "International Law and Agenda 2030: Poverty, Justice and Anti-Corruption"

Peking University

International Law and Agenda 2030 - Handout (208.0 KB)

13 Oct 2016

Global Constitutionalism: Crisis or Consolidation?

Open Lecture Series. Conference Room 305, Bldg.8, Waseda Campus

Waseda University, Tokyo. 3 pm.

Global Constitutionalism – PowerPoint Presentation (1787.1 KB)

10 Oct 2016

Decisions to Use Military Force and Participate in Collective Security

Contribution to the Duke-Japan Conference on Comparative Foreign Relations Law

The Japan Institute of International Affairs, Tokyo

23 Sep 2016

Surveillance numérique et cyber espionage: perspective franco-allemande

Chair of the workshop at the Université Paris 1 Panthéon Sorbonne

Paris

09 Sep 2016

Truth by Law: Judicially Imposed Constraints to Criminalising Genocide Denial

Presentation at the 12th Annual Conference of the European Society of International Law (ESIL)

Riga

08 Sep 2016

Interview with the ESIL Book Prize Winner Dr Arnulf Becker Lorca, "Mestizo International Law: A Global Intellectual History 1842-1933"

at the 12th Annual Conference of the European Society of International Law (ESIL)

Riga

07 Sep 2016

Writing Crisis in the History of International Law

Discussant at the workshop of the Interest Group on the History of International Law at the 12th Annual Conference of the European Society of International Law (ESIL)

Riga

31 Aug 2016

Corruption and Human Rights in Third Countries

Speaker at the hearing of the Subcommittee on Human Rights

European Parliament, Brussels

22 Jul 2016 - 23 Jul 2016

Effectiveness and Legitimacy of International Law

Chair of the Symposium in Honour of Christian Tomuschat

Max Planck Institute for Comparative Public Law and International Law, Heidelberg

19 Jul 2016

Medición de las violaciones a los Derechos Humanos: Análisis empírico de indemnizaciones sobre daños no pecuniarios en el ámbito del Convenio Europeo de Derechos Humanos

Presentation at the seminar "Impacto y desafíos de la supervisión de cumplimiento de sentencias de los tribunales regionales de derechos humanos“

Heidelberg

Programme (567.8 KB)

13 Jul 2016

The international legal status as a governance issue

Chair of the panel at the conference "Between aspirations and realities. Strengthening the legal framework of the OSCE“ of the Max Planck Institute for Comparative Public Law and International Law and the German OSCE Chairmanship

Berlin

Concept and programme (475.3 KB)

24 Jun 2016

Using human rights and human rights-based approaches to combat corruption

Panel presentation at the Side Event during the 32nd session of the United Nations Human Rights Council

Palais des Nations, Geneva, Switzerland

Announcement (85.3 KB)

10 Jun 2016

Abwägungen im Gebäude der rule of law: Schlussstein oder Einbruch?

Presentation at the conference “Europarecht und Rechtstheorie“, University of Salzburg

Peters.Rule of Law.Handout.Salzburg.2016 (59.8 KB)

26 May 2016

Le constitutionnalisme global en des temps difficiles

Lecture within the Global Law Public Lecture Series at the Faculté de droit of Aix-Marseille University

Aix-en-Provence, France. 5.30 pm.

Peters.Constitutionalism.Handout.Aix.2016 (190.3 KB)

11 May 2016

Freiheit und Verantwortung in der Wissenschaft

Keynote at the conference "Kultur der Verantwortung - Transparenz in der Wissenschaft" convened by VolkswagenStiftung and the ministry for science and culture of Lower Saxony

Hannover, Schloss Herrenhausen

19 Apr 2016

Encounters: The Mutual Influence between Italian and Foreign Scholars

Comment to Robert Kolb und Giovanni Distefano, Workshop: “A History of International Law in Italy” (EUI and Univ. Roma 3)

Fiesole

15 Apr 2016

Can we learn from the assessments of previous generations of scholars?

Comment to Jochen von Bernstorff at the Opening Conference „How to Assess the Role of International Law in Today’s Changing Global Order?“ of the Berlin Potsdam Research Group ‚The International Rule of Law – Rise or Decline?’

Berlin

31 Mar 2016

Self-defense against IS – Is International Law Changing?

Presentation at the Launch of the new Centre for International Law

Institute of International Relations, Prague

Self-Defense against IS_Is International Law changing? (252.9 KB)

26 Feb 2016

Legality as a Principle of Global Constitutional Law

Presentation at the conference "European Convention on Human Rights and the Crimes of the Past"

European Court of Human Rights, Strasbourg

Abstract "Legality as a Principle of Global Constitutional Law" (90.6 KB)

19 Jan 2016

Globales Tierrecht und die Internationalisierung der Rechtsordnung

Inaugural Lecture at the Department of Law at the Freie Universität Berlin

Handout "Globales Tierrecht und die Internationalisierung der Rechtsordnung" (162.7 KB)

10 Nov 2015

Globales Tierrecht: Aktuelle Kontroversen

University of Mannheim, School of Humanities. 7 pm.

Handout „Globales Tierrecht: Aktuelle Kontroversen“ (274.2 KB)

03 Nov 2015

Krieg in der Ukraine und die Krise des Völkerrechts

Juristische Studiengesellschaft Karlsruhe

Handout "Krieg in der Ukraine und die Krise des Völkerrechts" (256.4 KB)

30 Sep 2015

Sketching a human rights approach to corruption

Opening presentation at the side event during the 30th session of the United Nations Human Rights Council

Palais des Nations, Geneva, Switzerland

24 Sep 2015

A human rights-based approach to good governance in the public service

Moderation of a panel discussion during the 30th session of the United Nations Human Rights Council

Palais des Nations, Geneva, Switzerland

24 Aug 2015

Regeln und Institutionen globaler Ordnung: Deutschlands Interessen und Gestaltungsmöglichkeiten

Moderation of a workshop during the 14th ambassador's conference "Krise - Ordnung - Gestaltung"

Berlin, Federal Foreign Office

11 Jul 2015

The Decision to Use Military Force or Participate in Collective Security

Presentation at the correspondent session at Duke University - Geneva Conference "Comparative Foreign Relations Law"

University of Geneva

29 Jun 2015

La responsabilité de protéger est morte, vive la responsabilité de protéger!

Presentation at the colloquium "En l'honneur du professeur Nicholas Michel"

University of Geneva

Handout Colloque pour Nicolas Michel Genf (260.2 KB)

26 Jun 2015

Minding the gap: (How) do humans differ from other animals, and what follows for morality and law

Table Ronde at the Fellow Meeting at the Wissenschaftskolleg

Berlin

10 Jun 2015

Korruption und Menschenrechte

Inaugural Lecture at the Juristische Fakultät at Heidelberg University

Aula Alte Universität, Grabengasse 1, 69117 Heidelberg. 5:15 pm.

Corruption and Human Rights (231.7 KB)

21 May 2015

Wandel der Menschenbilder im Völkerrecht

Presentation at the lecture series "Das Völkerrecht vom 17. Jahrhundert bis zur Gegenwart" at the University Kiel

Kiel

Handout "Wandel der Menschenbilder im Völkerrecht" University of Kiel (151.3 KB)

18 May 2015 - 20 May 2015

The Individual as a Focal Point of International Legal Thought

Presentation at the workshop "System and Order in the Philosophy of International Law from Machiavelli to Hegel"

Villa Vigoni, Loveno di Menaggio, Italy

20 Apr 2015

Korruption als Menschenrechtsverletzung?

Presentation at the colloquium "Current Developments in International Law"

Max Planck Institute for comparative public law and international law, Heidelberg

19 Jan 2015

Die Ukrainekrise und das Völkerrecht

Presentation at the lecture series of the president "Konfliktregionen im östlichen Europa"

Justus Liebig University, Gießen

Handout zum Vortrag (197.6 KB)
Bericht zum Vortrag Giessener Anzeiger (231.1 KB)

15 Dec 2014

Aktuelle Probleme des Gewaltverbots

Presentation at the colloquium "Current Developments in International Law", Max Planck Institute for Comparative Public Law and International Law

Heidelberg

04 Dec 2014

Grundrechtsfunktionen jenseits des Staates

Presentation about "Future Concepts of Law" - Kölner Forum zur Zukunft des Rechts (University of Köln)

Cologne

25 Nov 2014 - 26 Nov 2014

President of the panel about "Les mouvements sociaux: cadre juridique et rôle de l'internet"

at the "Kolloquium zum Arabischen Frühling" at the Max Planck Institute for Comparative Public Law and International Law

Heidelberg

14 Nov 2014

President of the panel about "L' acte juridique établissant la frontière"

at the conference "Droit de frontières nationales" of the Société française pour le droit international

Brussels

29 Oct 2014

Transparency in International Law

Lecture at the Institute of International Law, Chinese Academy of Social Sciences

Beijing

27 Oct 2014

Transparency in International Law

Lecture at the China University of Political Sciences and Law (CUPL)

Peking

24 Oct 2014

Proportionality as a Principle of Global Constitutional Law

Wang Tieya International Law Lecture, Peking University Law School

Peking

23 Oct 2014

International Legal Aspects of the Incorporation of Crimea into the Russian Federation in March 2014

Lecture at the China Youth University

Peking

02 Oct 2014 - 04 Oct 2014

Moderator of the discussion about "Dritte Gewalt im Wandel: Veränderte Anforderungen an Legitimität und Effektivität?"

at the Staatsrechtslehrertagung 2014

Düsseldorf

12 Sep 2014 - 13 Nov 2014

Keynote "Das Verhältnismäßigkeitsprinzip als globales Verfassungsprinzip"

Conference of the Arbeitskreis junger Völkerrechtswissenschaftler*innen (University of Göttingen)

Göttingen

03 Sep 2014 - 06 Sep 2014

President of the panel about " International Law and History"

at the annual conference of the ESIL (European Society of International Law)

Vienna

02 Sep 2014

President of the panel at the workshop "The Incorporation of Crimea by the Russian Federation in Light of International Law"

Max Planck Institute for Comparative Public Law and International Law

Heidelberg

08 Jul 2014

The Unlawfulness of Extraterritorial Secret Surveillance under International Law

Presentation at the symposium “Privacy and Power. A Transatlantic Dialogue in the Shadow of the NSA-Affair”

Freiburg

04 Jul 2014

Global Constitutionalism

Presentation at the conference "Governance and Globalisation: International and European Answers"

Lauterpacht Center for International Law, Cambridge

28 Jun 2014

Procedure in International Bodies

Presentation at the inaugural conference of the International Society of Public Law (ICON-S) and at the panel: „Administrative Procedure: Current Evolutions“

Florence

Handout (304.5 KB)

17 Jun 2014

Die Situation auf der Krim - eine völkerrechtliche Beurteilung

Presentation at the Heidelberger Kreis

Heidelberg

22 May 2014

Brennpunkt Ukraine - wie gültig ist das Referendum?

Podium discussion at the Max Planck Forum EXTRA

Wissenschaftsforum, Berlin

15 May 2014

Laudatory Speech for the winner of the Schader Award, Professor Dr. Stephan Leibfried

Schader Foundation, Darmstadt

Laudatio (German) (92.3 KB)

22 Feb 2014

The social and solidarity elements of global constitutional law

First Workshop on Global Constitutionalism and East Asia, "How should we approach Global Constitutionalism?" (Waseda University, the Leuven Center for Global Governance Studies and the Research Section of Japanese Studies at the Katholieke Universiteit Leuven)

Catholic University of Leuven

27 Nov 2013

Der Mensch im Mittelpunkt des Völkerrechts

Taking office as a director at the Max Planck Institute for Comparative Public Law and International Law

Max-Planck-Haus Conference centre, Heidelberg

Presentation (in German) (209.2 KB)

21 Nov 2013

La transparence comme principe du droit international public

ESIL lectures. Colloquium "Le cosmopolitisme juridique". To view the lecutre, please click here:
Film

Université Panthéon-Assas, Paris

Handout (199.5 KB)

05 Nov 2013

Global Constitutionalism

International Law Forum at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem

Jerusalem

Handout (116.5 KB)

26 Oct 2013

Recht für eine globale Weltgesellschaft: Bedingungen und Grenzen universeller Normsetzung

Österreichischer Wissenschaftstag 2013: Wissenschaft. Antrieb oder Ergebnis globaler Dynamik?

Semmering (Austria)

Handout (162.7 KB)

23 Oct 2013

The effects of judgments: a comparison

Panel: Presentation of the report on the Implementation of International Treaties on Human Rights by the Sub-Commission on Latin America of the Venice Commission. International Conference on Electoral Law, Tribunal Electoral del Poder Judicial de la Federación.

Mexico City

Handout (141.3 KB)
International_Conference_on_Electoral_Law_Program.pdf (149.4 KB)

26 Sep 2013

The Venice Commission as a facilitator of the implementation of international law in domestic law

Perspectives on international and domestic law, ESIL-SEDI Symposium

University of Bucharest

Handout (118.5 KB)
ESIL Symposium Bucharest Program (416.6 KB)

12 Sep 2013 - 13 Sep 2013

Human Rights and Business Actors

The Sixth Beijing Forum on Human Rights
Human Rights à la Chinoise

Beijing

Handout (82.2 KB)

29 Aug 2013

The Transparency of Global Governance and its Actors

ILA Regional Conference: Imperium Juris: Governance, Trade, Resources

Athens/Cape Sounion

Presentation (214.9 KB)

25 May 2013

The Max Planck Institute as a vanguard of a global scholarship of public international law

Presentation held at the 10th Alumni meeting of the Max Planck Institute for Comparative Public Law and International Law.

Max Planck Institute for Comparative Public Law and International Law, Heidelberg

Presentation (in German) (289.9 KB)

Teaching

Summer Semester 2019

Völkerrecht, Lüge und Vertrauen in Zeiten der Fake News

Freie Universität Berlin, Blockseminar 4 - 5 July 2019

Aushang_Blockseminar_VR_und_Fake_News1.pdf (PDF, 156.2 KB)

Winter Semester 2018/2019

Master in Animal Law and Society, Lecture: Global Animal Law: Cases and Controversies

Universidad Autónoma de Barcelona, 26 - 28 February 2018

Winter Semester 2018/2019

Lecture: International Law and Animals

The Hague Academy of International Law, 14 - 18 January 2019

Programme_Winter_Courses_20192.pdf (PDF, 323.3 KB)

Winter Semester 2018/2019

Internationale Organisationen (Lecture)

Neue Universität, Lecture Hall 6, Heidelberg, 23 October 2018, 13 November 2018, 11 December 2018, 8 January 2019, 29 January 2019, 4 - 7 pm

Winter Semester 2017/2018

Master in Animal Law and Society, Lecture: Global Animal Law: Cases and Controversies

Universidad Autónoma de Barcelona, 30 January - 1 February 2018

Winter Semester 2017/2018

Internationale Organisationen (Lecture)

Building of the Neue Universität, Lecture Hall 6, Heidelberg, 24 October 2017, 21 November 2017, 12 December 2017, 16 January 2018, 6 February 2018

Winter Semester 2017/2018

Visting Professor: Global Animal Law

The University of Michigan Law School, 18 September - 6 October 2017

Summer Semester 2017

Summer Semester 2017

Master in Animal Law and Society, Lecture: Global Animal Law: Cases and Controversies

Universidad Autónoma de Barcelona, 14 - 16 June 2017

Winter Semester 2016/2017

Lauterpacht Memorial Lecture: Privatisation under and of public international law

Cambridge, Lauterpacht Centre for International Law, 7 - 10 March 2017

Handout_Summary all three lectures (PDF, 253.5 KB)
Handout Lecture 1 (PDF, 68.9 KB)
Handout Lecture 2 (PDF, 107.4 KB)
Handout Lecture 3 (PDF, 110.8 KB)

Winter Semester 2016/2017

Internationale Organisationen (Lecture)

Building of the Neue Universität, Lecture Hall 2, Heidelberg, 22 November 2016, 6 December 2016, 10 January 2017, 7 February 2017, 3 pm - 7 pm

Winter Semester 2016/2017

Seminar: Einflüsse der Menschenrechte auf andere Gebiete des Völkerrechts

Kleinwalsertal, Austria, 22 - 26 January 2017

Announcement Seminar Kleinwalsertal January 2017 (PDF, 229.7 KB)

Winter Semester 2016/2017

Visiting Professor and PKU Global Fellowship scholar in Beijing, China: "International Law and Global Governance"

Peking University Law School, 17 - 28 October 2016

Summer Semester 2016

Visiting Professor in Michigan, USA

University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, USA, 5 - 20 March 2016

Summer Semester 2016

Kolloquium: Internationales Umwelt- und Tierrecht

Max Planck Institute for Comparative Public Law and International Law, Im Neuenheimer Feld 535, Heidelberg, Room 014, 31 May and 1 June 2016, 10 am - 6 pm

Kolloquiumsankündigung Internationales Umwelt- und Tierrecht (PDF, 261.8 KB)
Themenliste Internationales Umwelt- und Tierrecht (PDF, 103.2 KB)
Leseliste Kolloquium Umwelt- und Tierrecht (PDF, 113.0 KB)

Winter semester 2015/2016

Blockseminar: "Neue Technik - neue Kriege?" Aktuelle Probleme des "ius contra bellum" und des "ius in bello"

Van't-Hoff-Str. 8 14195 Berlin, 21 - 23 January 2016

Ankuendigung_WiSe_2015-2016_MPI.docx (DOCX, 49.0 KB)

Winter semester 2015/2016

Kolloquium: Ausgewählte Probleme des internationalen Menschenrechtsschutzes

Max Planck Institute for Comparative Public Law and International Law, Im Neuenheimer Feld 535, Heidelberg, 17 - 19 November 2015

Kolloquiumsankündigung Internationaler Menschenrechtsschutz (PDF, 194.4 KB)

Winter semester 2015/2016

Constitutional Perspectives on the Law of International Organisations, Visiting professor

École de droit de la Sorbonne - Université Paris 1, 13 - 22 October 2015

Summer 2015

Dispute Management

Basel, 21 and 22 August 2015

Summer semester 2015

Soziologie der Menschenrechte, insbes. der EMRK-Rechte

Hinterzarten (Black Forest), 27 - 30 April 2015

Organisational Seminar Information (PDF, 292.7 KB)

Winter semester 2014/2015

Interdisziplinäres Blockseminar zur Theorie der Mensch-Tierbeziehung (together with Prof Bernd Ladwig, FU Berlin)

Berlin, 17 October 2014, 29 November 2014 and 6/7 February 2015

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Winter semester 2014/2015

Menschenrechtsschutz und Unternehmen (Seminar with Prof Dr Stefan Kadelbach)

Kleinwalsertal, 25 - 29 January 2015

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Winter semester 2014/2015

Internationaler und regionaler Menschenrechtsschutz (Lecture)

Building of the Neue Universität, Lecture Hall 1, Heidelberg, 12 November 2014, 3 December 2014, 10 December 2014, 7 January 2015, 21 January 2015, 3 pm - 6 pm

Winter semester 2014/2015

Visiting Professor in Beijing, China

21 October - 1 November 2014

Summer 2014

Dispute Management - Grundlagen der völkerrechtlichen Streitbeilegung am Beispiel der wichtigsten internationalen Gerichte und Schiedsgerichte

Basel, 29 and 30 August 2014

Summer semester 2014

1914: Die "Urkatastrophe des 20. Jahrhunderts“ als Katalysator des Völkerrechts? (Seminar together with Prof Dr Heike Krieger)

Berlin, 22 - 24 May 2014

Springterm 2014

Entreprises et droit de l’homme (Lecture)

Paris, 24 - 28 March 2014

Winter semester 2013/2014

Das Individuum im Völkerrecht (Seminar together with Prof Dr Heike Krieger)

Berlin, 23 and 24 January 2014

Winter semester 2013/2014

Global Animal Law: Cases and Controversies

Barcelona, 9 and 10 January 2014

Participation in Conferences at Home and Abroad

The Parisian peace treaties (1919-1920) and the emergence of modern international law, Tilburg, 17.05.2018

A Century after the Russian Revolution Its Legacy in International Law, Max Planck Institute for Comparative Public Law and International Law, Heidelberg, 19.05.2016

Animal Experimentation Workshop, Wissenschaftskolleg zu Berlin, 27.04.2016 - 29.04.2016

Staatsrechtslehrertagung, Speyer, 06.10.2015 - 09.10.2015

Menschenrechte: Genese - Theorie - Praxis, Colloquium Rauricum Decimum Quintum, Castelen, Augst, Switzerland, 29.08.2015 - 29.08.2015

System and Order in the Philosophy of International Law from Machiavelli to Hegel, Villa Vigoni, Loveno di Menaggio, Italy, 18.05.2015 - 20.05.2015

Peace and Justice, Richard C. Holbrooke Forum, The American Academy in Berlin, 18.12.2014 - 21.12.2014

Staatsrechtslehrertagung, Düsseldorf, 01.10.2014 - 03.10.2014

ASIL 108th Annual Meeting and ILA 76th Biennial Conference, Washington, DC, 07.04.2014 - 12.04.2014

The Animal Turn and the Law. Interdisciplinary Perspectives and New Directions in Animal Law. http://animalturn.wordpress.com/, Basel, 04.04.2014 - 05.04.2014

Das Tier in der Rechtsgeschichte, Heidelberger Akademie der Wissenschaften, Heidelberg, 02.04.2014 - 04.04.2014

The Right to Privacy in the Digital Age. Geneva Academy of International Humanitarian Law and Human Rights on behalf of the Permanent Missions of Austria, Brazil, Germany, Liechtenstein, Mexico, Norway, Switzerland, Geneva, 23.02.2014 - 25.02.2014

Human Universal. Legal Imagination and the International World 1300-1870. Author Colloquium with Martti Koskenniemi, European University Institute, Florence, 21.01.2014 - 22.01.2014

Staatsrechtslehrertagung, Greifswald, 02.10.2013 - 04.10.2013

Honours

Selection:

Book award 2014 of the American Society of International Law (“certificate of merit in a specialized area of international law”) for the Handbook of the History of International Law (Oxford University Press 2012).

Memberships

Selection:

Since 2019: Chairwoman: German Society of International Law

Since 2018: Member of the Commission for Animal Welfare Issues of the Max Planck Society.

Since 2017: Member of the Research Advisory Board: Stiftung Wissenschaft und Politik (the German Institute for International and Security Affairs) SWP

2017-2019: Member of the Board: German Society of International Law

2014-2015: Member of the Board: Vereinigung der Deutschen Staatsrechtslehrer.

Since 2013: Member of the Council of International Law of the German Federal Foreign Office.

Since 2013: Corresponding member of the Austrian Academy of Science.

2012-2017: Council of the German Society of International Law.

2011-2015: Member (substitute) of the European Commission for Democracy through Law (Venice Commission).

2010-2012: President of the European Society of International Law.

 

Last update: 24 Jun 2019