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At the Max Planck Institute for Comparative Public Law and International Law, scholars pursue research relating to basic issues and current developments in the areas of public international law, European Union law, and the constitutional and administrative law of individual states, together with numerous visiting scholars from all over the world. In its fields, our library is the largest in Europe and one of the most comprehensive in the world.

Recent Publications

Spieker, Luke Dimitrios: Countering the Judicial Silencing of Critics: Novel Ways to Enforce European Values In: Verfassungsblog, 2019 (with Armin von Bogdandy).

Kypraios, Christos: Space Debris In: Max Planck Encyclopedia of Public International Law, 2018.

von Bogdandy, Armin: Ways to frame the European Rule of Law: Rechtsgemeinschaft, Trust, Revolution, and Kantian Peace. In: European Constitutional Law Review 14, 675-699 (2018).

Peters, Anne: The Risk and Opportunity of the Humanisation of International Anti-Corruption Law: A Rejoinder to Kevin E. Davis and Franco Peirone In: EJIL Talk! Blog of the European Journal of International Law, 2019.

Morales Antoniazzi, Mariela: Inclusión, Ius Commune y justiciabilidad de los DESCA en la jurisprudencia interamericana. Inclusión, Ius Commune y justiciabilidad de los DESCA en la jurisprudencia interamericana. El caso Lagos del Campo y los nuevos desafíos. Instituto de Estudios Constitucionales del Estado de Querétaro, Mexiko, 2018, 402 p. (with Eduardo Ferrer Mac-Gregor, Rogelio Flores Pantoja, ed.).

Sparks, Tom: The State. In: Concepts for International Law: Contributions to Disciplinary Thought. Edward Elgar, Cheltenham 2019.

Ebert, Franz Christian: Strengthening Labor Rights in the Inter-American Human Rights System. In: International Labor Rights Case Law 4/2-3, 179-185 (2019) (with Charlotte Fabricius).

Hussain, Adeel: Muhammad Iqbal's Constitutionalism. In: Indian Law Review 2:2, 135-158 (2018).

Publications 2018 / 2019


Announcements

This year the Max Planck Master Class will be held 13th - 16th May 2019 by Professor Dr. Christoph Möllers. The Class will be held in German.

The MPIL and the Lauterpacht Centre for International Law will launch the Max Planck-Cambridge Prize for International Law in Heidelberg on 15th November 2019.

In the Media: Workshop „Verfassungsgerichte und politischer Wandel“ („Constitutional Courts and Political Change“), Wissenschaftskolleg zu Berlin, 10th - 11th January 2019