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Richard Dören

Research Fellow

doeren@mpil.de
Tel. +49 (6221) 482-616

Main Fields of Research:

History of International Law, International Law and Colonialism, German Constitutional Law, Legal Theory

Academic Career:

01/2019: The Hague Academy of International Law

from 10/2018: Book Review Editor of the Zeitschrift für ausländisches öffentliches Recht und Völkerrecht

from 03/2018: Research Assistant at the MPIL

01/2018: First State Examination in Heidelberg/ Baden-Württemberg

2016 – 2017: Student Assistant at the Max Planck Institute for Comparative Public Law and International Law

2013 – 2015: Student Assistant at the Institute of Legal History, Heidelberg, as well as to a member of the German Bundestag

2012 – 2017: Law Studies, University of Heidelberg; internships at the German Bundestag in Berlin and at the German Embassy in Washington

Blogposts

  • Zwischen Recht und Politik – Die Rechts- und Eigentumsverhältnisse an Kulturgütern der Kolonialzeit nach deutschem Zivilrecht und Völkerrecht. Völkerrechtsblog, 28 September 2018. Völkerrechtsblog
  • Der Gesetzgeber kann handeln. Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung, 06 September 2018, Print p. 13. FAZ online
  • Jurisdictional Immunities in the New York Southern District Court? The case of Rukoro et al. v. Federal Republic of German. EJIL Talk! Blog of the European Journal of International Law, 13 August 2018 (with Alexander Wentker). EJIL Talk!
  • Wind of Change in New York?. Völkerrechtsblog, 24 November 2017. Völkerrechtsblog
  • Presentations

    01 Jul 2019

    The Rukoro case - Germany's colonial atrocities before US courts and issues of State immunity

    Referentenbesprechung

    Max Planck Institute for Comparative Public Law and International Law, Heidelberg

    01 Apr 2019

    Immunities of International Organizations before the SCOTUS: Jam et al. v. International Finance Corporation

    Referentenbesprechung

    Max Planck Institute for Comparative Public Law and International Law, Heidelberg

    17 Jan 2019

    Immunities and Justice - The Herero Genocide Case before the New York Southern District Court

    Colloquium of the Curatorium of The Hague Academy of International Law

    The Hague

    14 Dec 2018

    Die rechtliche Aufarbeitung des Kolonialismus heute

    Colloquium 'Kolonialismus und Recht' / Arbeitskreis Geschichte - Recht - Rechtsgeschichte

    Humboldt University of Berlin

    schedule

    06 Nov 2018

    Die Restitution kolonialer Kulturgüter aus zivil- und völkerrechtlicher Perspektive

    Jour fixe

    Institute for Comparative Law, Conflict of Laws and International Business Law, Heidelberg University

    Jour fixe

    14 Sep 2018

    Wem gehören Afrikas Kulturgüter?

    Max Planck Day

    Max Planck Institute for Comparative Public Law and International Law, Heidelberg

    23 Jul 2018

    Der Leitfaden des Deutschen Museumsbundes zum Umgang mit Sammlungsgut aus kolonialen Kontexten

    Referentenbesprechung

    Max Planck Institute for Comparative Public Law and International Law, Heidelberg

    Participation in Conferences at Home and Abroad

    Politics and the Histories of International Law, Max Planck Institute for Comparative Public Law and International Law, Heidelberg, 15.02.2019 - 16.02.2019

    Methodologies of International Law, Gaetano Morelli Lectures (5th Edition), Sapienza University, Rome, 11.10.2018 - 13.10.2018

    Fourth Annual Max Planck Young Legal Scholars Forum, Max Planck Institute for Comparative Public Law and International Law, Heidelberg, 28.06.2018 - 29.08.2018

    Honours

    2019: Full Scholarship of The Hague Academy of International Law

    2013 2018: Scholarship from the Konrad-Adenauer-Foundation

    2015: Scholarship from the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) for internships abroad

    Memberships

    Miscellaneous

    Languages

    German, English, French