Dana Schmalz

Research Fellow

Contact:

E-Mail: schmalz@mpil.de



Main Fields of Research:

Legal Philosophy, Democratic Theory, Principles of International Law, Refugee and Migration Law

Academic Career:

Since October 2014: Associated Fellow at the DFG-Research Group "Multilevel Constitutionalism", Humboldt University Berlin

Spring 2014: Visiting fellow at Tel Aviv University, Global Trust Project (Prof. Eyal Benvenisti)

Since 2011: Research Fellow at the Max Planck Institute for Comparative Public Law and International Law, Heidelberg; PhD thesis under the supervision of Prof. Dr. Armin von Bogdandy

2011: First Legal State Examination in Mainz

since 2009: Studies in philosophy at the Universities of Mainz and Heidelberg

2006 to 2011: Studies in law at the Universities of Bonn, Mainz and Paris II (Panthéon-Assas)

Editorial Team Member of the Völkerrechtsblog

Scholar of the German Academic Foundation


Recent publications

  • Grenzen der Universalität – Was das Nachdenken über Tierrechte deutlich macht, 2014. Verfassungsblog
  • Nicht nur am Rindermarkt – politische Mitspracherechte von Asylsuchenden?, 2013. juwiss-blog
  • Grenzen als Herausforderung für die Demokratie. In: Grenzen im Völkerrecht,. Jan Sramek Verlag, Wien 2013, 177-192.
  • Book Review: Marco Goldoni, Christopher McCorkindale: Hannah Arendt and the Law, Oxford, 2012. In: Verfassung und Recht in Übersee, 46/1, 107-111, 2013.
  • Book Review: Marco Goldoni, Christopher McCorkindale: Hannah Arendt and the Law, Oxford, 2012. In: Der Staat, 3/2013, 488-492, 2013.

Presentations

13 Nov 2014
The Citizenship of Refugees - on Territorial Presence and Political Participation
at the Young Scholars in International Law Meeting (SFDI – DGIR)
Where / When: Louvain-la-Neuve
27 Jun 2014
The Democratic Invisibility of Refugees
at the ICON-S Inaugural Conference as part of the Panel "Boundaries in the Public"
Where / When: Florence
15 Apr 2013
The Right to Membership: A Normative Reconstruction of International Refugee Protection

Conference: The Changing German Landscape of Theorizing Public Law

Where / When: New York University School of Law
14 Feb 2013
The Concept of Public Sphere in "Between Facts and Norms" and in the Postnational Constellation

Presentation at the Masterclass with Jürgen Habermas

Where / When: Max Planck Institute for Comparative Public Law and International Law, Heidelberg
21 Oct 2012
Borders as a Challenge for Democracy - On Prospects of the Internationalization of Law for Democratic Inclusion
Workshop of the "Arbeitskreis junger VölkerrechtswissenschaftlerInnen" (Working Group of Young Scholars in Public International Law) on Borders in International Law (in German)
Where / When: University of Graz

Participation in Conferences at Home and Abroad

Conference on "Borders/Territoriality", DGIR - SFDI, Louvain-la-Neuve, 13.11.2014 - 15.11.2014

Workshop of the Network on Migration Law, "Migration and Human Rights", Stuttgart-Hohenheim, 07.11.2014 - 09.11.2014

ESIL 10th Anniversary Conference, Vienna, 04.09.2014 - 06.09.2014

Inaugural Conference of the International Society of Public Law (ICON-S), Florence, 26.06.2014 - 28.06.2014

Masterclass in International Law with Prof. Martti Koskenniemi on "Critical Studies of International Law", Max Planck Institute for Comparative Public Law and International Law, Heidelberg, 29.04.2014 - 02.05.2014

Conference "The Changing German Landscape of Theorizing Public Law", New York University School of Law, 14.04.2013 - 15.04.2013

Masterclass in International Law with Prof. Jürgen Habermas on "Law and Democracy in the Postnational Constellation", Max Planck Institute for Comparative Public Law and International Law, Heidelberg, 11.02.2013 - 14.02.2013

53rd Meeting of Young Scholars in Public Law - Conference on "The Last Word - Legislation and Judicial Control in a Democracy", Universität Bern, 05.02.2013 - 08.02.2013

Workshop of the "Arbeitskreis junger VölkerrechtswissenschaftlerInnen" (Working Group of Young Scholars in Public International Law) on Borders in International Law
, Universität Graz, 20.10.2012 - 21.10.2012

Conference of the Working Group of Young Scholars in International Public Law in cooperation with the German Society for International Law, "Democracy - change - collective security: International public law one year after the Arab Spring", Universität Düsseldorf, 23.03.2012 - 24.03.2012

Masterclass in International Law with Eyal Benvenisti on "The Political Economy of International Law", Max Planck Institute for Comparative Public Law and International Law, Heidelberg, 21.05.2012 - 24.05.2012

Memberships

Arbeitskreis junger Völkerrechtswissenschaftler_innen (Working Group of Young Scholars in International Public Law)

Junges Forum Rechtsphilosophie

European Society of International Law

Netzwerk Migrationsrecht (migration law network)

Amnesty International Germany

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