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2015/2016

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The Max Planck Society has appointed a new External Scientific Member, Professor Evelyne Lagrange to the MPIL.

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The German Research Foundation (DFG) has granted Dr. Anuscheh Farahat an Emmy-Noether-Fellowship.

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The Max Planck Society appointed Professor Heike Krieger as Max Planck Fellow at the MPIL.

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In June 2016 Dr. Anuscheh Farahat has been elected as a member of the Young Academy of Science (Junge Akademie), for a period of five years.

Paulina Starski has been awarded funding by the Fritz Thyssen Stiftung for her postdoctoral research project “The Unwilling or Unable State as a Challenge to International Law” as well as the Kathleen Fitzpatrick Visiting Fellowship within the Laureate Research Program in International Law (“Civil War, Intervention, and International Law” ) at University of Melbourne Law School.

Anna Knoll, librarian at MPIL, has been awarded a recognition award by the Verein zur Förderung der Informationswissenschaft (VFI), honoring her master’s thesis on information professionals.

Professor Armin von Bogdandy has been awarded the Héctor Fix Zamudio Prize for International Legal Research 2015. 

Professor Jochen Abr. Frowein has been awarded the Austrian Cross of Honour for Science and Art, First Class. The Austrian Ambassador presented the cross, on behalf of the President of Austria, during a reception at the Austrian Embassy in Berlin on 14 September. The presentation speech was delivered by Professor Christoph Grabenwarter.

We express our sorrow at the passing of  Professor Ulrich Beyerlin who died on 28 August 2015 after a severe illness.

Anuscheh Farahat has been awarded the Hermann Mosler Prize, which is endowed with 1000 euros, by the German Society for International Law for her doctoral thesis "Progressive Inclusion".

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.

Further Announcements

Max Planck Trialogues Workshop: Self-defence against Non-state Actors, 4-5 November 2016

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The colloquium "Digital surveillance and cyber spying: French and German perspectives" took place on the 22nd and 23rd of September, 2016 in Paris (registration deadline: 21 September).

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Conference announcement: Between Aspirations and Realities: Strengthening the Legal Framework of the OSCE

The MPIL convenes on 13 July 2016 in Berlin an international conference, which will address the controversial legal status and institutional framework of the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE). Further information is available here.

Registration is now open.

On 7th and 8th July 2016, Judge Paulo Pinto de Albuquerque (Portugal) from the European Court of Human Rights will be visiting the Institute. On Friday, 8th July, he will give a lunch talk in the Human Rights Discussion Group.

On June 1, 2016 an online-application was opened for applications for Institute Grants.

The MPIL Research Paper Series is freely accessible as of May 2016.

Papers may be downloaded from the MPIL website or directly from SSRN. If you have questions, comments or a paper you would like to submit, please contact Dr. Steven Less, Editor-in-Chief, at .

The webcast of the Max Planck Forum "How to Protect European Values - Assessing European Responses to Recent Reforms in Poland" (Berlin, 14 March 2016), with Adam Bodnar, Armin von Bogdandy, Christoph Grabenwarter and Renáta Uitz, moderated by Alexandra Kemmerer, is now available for viewing. 

The Franco-German academic cooperation HeiParisMax established in 2015 now has its own website www.heiparismax.eu

Journal of the History of International Law, Workshop on the Legacy of the Russian Revolution in International Law

Max Planck Forum: How to Protect European Values - Assessing European Responses to Recent Reforms in Poland

14 March 2016, 19-20.30 h, BBAW, Berlin

A panel discussion with Adam Bodnar, Armin von Bogdandy, Christoph Grabenwarter and Renáta Uitz, moderated by Alexandra Kemmerer. In cooperation with Verfassungsblog.The event was broadcasted as live stream via Verfassungsblog.