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Davide Paris has obtained the Habilitation as Associate Professor of Constitutional Law (Italian Ministry of Education, University and Research).

Paulina Starski has become a “Fast Track Fellow”  ("Excellence and Leadership Skills for Outstanding Women in Science") of the Robert-Bosch-Stiftung with her research project on the “The Unwilling or Unable State as a Challenge to International Law”.

Saskia Stucki received an Advanced Postdoc.Mobility grant from the Swiss National Science Foundation for the project Trilogy on a Legal Theory of Animal Rights. She will be a visiting scholar at Harvard Law School and the MPIL from 2018-2020.

Saskia Stucki furthermore received the Professor Walther Hug-Award 2017.

Sabrina Ragone has been appointed associate professor of Comparative Public Law at the Alma Mater Studiorum University of Bologna.

Further Announcements

Max Planck-Cambridge-Prize for International Law
The prize will be awarded jointly by the MPIL and the Lauterpacht Centre for International Law at the University of Cambridge in Great Britain.

This year’s Philip C. Jessup Moot Court team managed to earn an excellent fourth place in the national rounds. Three of the participants made it under the best five oralists (including second best oralist), whereas the team also received the Spirit of the Jessup Award.