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Personalia 2018

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.

Pedro Villarreal received the 2017 "Marcos Kaplan" Prize for the best doctoral dissertation in Law and Social Sciences from the Institute of Legal Research at the National Autonomous University of Mexico. His thesis, entitled "The Legal Mechanisms Related to the H1N1 Influenza Pandemic from a Global Governance Perspective", had received a cum laude distinction, the highest possible according to the University's parameters.

Further Announcements 2018

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.

Institute Grants

Application deadline was July 31, 2018.

From 1 January 2018 all contributions to the Heidelberg Journal of International Law/Zeitschrift für ausländisches öffentliches Recht und Völkerrecht will be processed through the Online Submission System of the Journal. Manuscripts can be accepted for evaluation only when submitted using our Online Submission system

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