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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. Numerous visiting scholars from all over the world are also working on these subjects. With regard to public international law, European Union law and comparative public law, our library is the largest in Europe and one of the most comprehensive in the world.

Events

Forum Francophone with Dr. Anne-Marie Thévenot-Werner: "Les organisations internationales - acteurs hors la loi?"

08/27/2015 | Max Planck Institute for Comparative Public Law and International Law, Room 014

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Democracy and the Financial Order: Legal Perspectives

09/02/2015—09/03/2015 | "Normative Orders" Building, Lübeckerstr./Hansaallee, Frankfurt/Main

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In Whose Name? On the Functions, Authority and Legitimacy of International Adjudication

09/07/2015—09/08/2015 | The Asser Institute, The Hague

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Book Presentation by Steven R. Ratner (University of Michigan Law School), "The Thin Justice of International Law"

09/07/2015 | Max Planck Institute for Comparative Public Law and International Law, Room 014

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Announcements

Matthias Goldmann has been awarded a Freigeist Fellowship by VolkswagenFoundation for five years, to support work on his project "Stability through Deliberation: Finance and Public Law“.

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Recent Publications

Peters, Anne: Animal Law: Reform or Revolution? (with Saskia Stucki, Livia Boscardin, Hrsg.).

Linden, Mieke van der: The Euro-Centric Nature of International Law, A Legacy from New Imperialism. In: Rechtsgeschiedenis op nieuwe wegen. Legal history, moving in new directions.

Wolfrum, Rüdiger: The Freedom of Navigation: Modern Challenges Seen from a Historical Perspective. In: Law of the Sea, From Grotius to the International Tribunal for the Law of the Sea - Liber Amicorum Judge Hugo Caminos.

Bogdandy, Armin von: Ius Constitutionale Commune en América Latina: una mirada a un constitucionalismo transformador. In: Revista Derecho del Estado.

Ebert, Franz Christian: ILO Labor Standards and Trade Agreements: A Case for Consistency. In: Comparative Labor Law and Policy Journal (with Jordi Agustí-Panareda, Desirée LeClercq).

Publications 2015


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 the summer of 2016. We kindly request your understanding and patience regarding the temporary inconvenience.