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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

Peters, Anne: Animals matter in International Law and International Law matters for Animals: Introduction to Symposium on Global Animal Law In: AJIL Unbound, 2017.

Krenn, Christoph: The European Court of Justice's Financial Accountability. How the European Parliament Incites and Monitors Judicial Reform through the Budgetary Process. In: European Constitutional Law Review 13, 453-474 (2017).

Stucki, Saskia: (Certified) Humane Violence? Animal Welfare Labels, the Ambivalence of Humanizing the Inhumane, and What International Humanitarian Law Has to Do with It. In: AJIL Unbound 111, 277-281 (2017).

Paris, Davide: Sui bandi di concorso per medici non obiettori: portata dell’obiezione. In: Quaderni costituzionali 37/2, 353-357 (2017).

Starski, Paulina: Zurechnungsfragen bei multinationalen militärischen Einsätzen/Multinational Military Operations and Questions of Attribution. In: MPIL Research Paper Series 18, 1-31 (2017).

Dellavalle, Sergio: Responsibility and Rights In: MPIL Research Paper Series No. 2017/14, 2017.

Goldmann, Matthias: Freihandelsabkommen und Steuergerechtigkeit: eine menschenrechtliche Perspektive. In: MenschenRechtsMagazin 21, 115-128 (2017).

Kunz, Raffaela: “You learn a lot from your teachers but mostly from your students”. An Interview with Joseph H. H. Weiler In: Völkerrechtsblog, 2017 (with Dana Schmalz).

Publications 2016 / 2017


Announcements

On 10-11 November 2017 the MPIL will host the third Trialogue workshop, dealing with the international law on reparations for victims of armed conflict. If you are interested to participate, please respond to our call for engaged listeners. Deadline 15 October 2017.

The young scholars’ conference “Historical Capitalism and International Law”, organised in cooperation with HeiParisMax, will take place on 18-19 January 2018 at Sciences Po Law School, Paris. Interested participants are invited to reply to the call for contributions until 15 October 2017.

"Junges Forum Race and law: French and German cross-perspectives Berlin", 19./20. October 2017, Berlin.

Events

Coloquio Iberoamericano "Ley de aborto en Chile y su examen por el Tribunal Constitucional",

09/25/2017 | Sala 214

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MPIL Momentum "The Long Shadow of the Russian Revolution: Its Legacy in International Law“ (with Veronika Bílková, Maria Issaeva, Anne Peters & Cindy Wittke)

10/12/2017 | Jacob-und-Wilhelm-Grimm-Zentrum, Universitätsbibliothek der Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin, Geschwister-Scholl-Strasse 1/3, 10117 Berlin

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Transformative Constitutionalism in Latin America: Book Launch & Review Workshop

10/25/2017 | Humboldt University Berlin

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MPIL Momentum "'The Politicization of Europe: Transnational Solidarity Conflicts and the Changing Structure of Economic Governance in the EU"

11/09/2017 | Jacob-und-Wilhelm-Grimm-Zentrum, Universitätsbibliothek der Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin, Geschwister-Scholl-Strasse 1/3, 10117 Berlin

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New Building

Our Institute is gaining additional space. In connection with expansion and renovation, major construction is currently taking place both inside and outside the building. Disruptions and restrictions on entry can be expected until March 2018. We kindly request your understanding and patience regarding the temporary inconvenience.