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Richard Dören

LL.M. (Michigan), Research Fellow

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

Main Fields of Research:

general public international law (with a focus on State immunity); comparative international law

Academic Career:

08/2019 - 05/2020: LL.M. at the University of Michigan

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, PhD project: Völkerrechtswissenschaft im Vergleich

10/2012 – 01/2018: Law Studies, University of Heidelberg

  • First State Examination in Heidelberg, 01/2018 (specialization in international law)
  • Internships at the German Bundestag in Berlin and at the German Embassy in Washington, D.C.
  • Student Research Assistant at the Institute of Legal History, to a member of the German Bundestag, and at the MPIL

 

Blogposts

  • Die amerikanische Ausnahme. Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung, 08 February 2021 (with Alexander Wentker). FAZ online
  • Die Angst, kalt erwischt zu werden. Legal Tribune Online, 13 July 2020. LTO
  • 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

20 Sep 2021

Corporate Human Rights Litigation under the Alien Tort Statute after the US Supreme Court's Decision in Nestlé v. Doe

Referentenbesprechung

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

29 Mar 2021

Der koreanisch-japanische Streit um die "Trostfrauen" und die Entscheidung des Seoul Central District Court

Referentenbesprechung

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

18 Nov 2020

Introduction to Comparative International Law

International Law Clinic

Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, Virtual Seminar organized by the Public International Law and Policy Group, Netherlands Office

14 Sep 2020

Nord Stream 2 und amerikanische Sanktionen

Referentenbesprechung

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

21 Apr 2020

German Colonialism and (International) Law: Recent Developments

(Virtual) Legal Language Lunch Series

University of Michigan Law School

21 Feb 2020

Immunities and Justice: Current Litigation under the FSIA and International Law

Salzburg Cutler Fellows Program: The Future of Public and Private International Law

Washington, D.C., USA

01 Jul 2019

The Rukoro case -- Germany's colonial atrocities before US courts

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

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

Teaching

Summer term 2021

Tutorial International Law

Heidelberg University

Winter term 2020/21

Tutorial International Law

Heidelberg University

Participation in Conferences at Home and Abroad

Salzburg Cutler Fellows Program: The Future of Public and Private International Law, Washington, D.C., USA, 20.02.2020 - 22.02.2020

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

2020: Salzburg Cutler Fellowship University of Michigan

2019 – 2020: Grotius Fellowship University of Michigan

2019 – 2020: German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) LLM Scholarship

2019 – 2020: Konrad-Adenauer-Foundation LLM Scholarship

2019 – 2020: Theo Waigel Scholarship of GSK Stockmann

2019: Full Scholarship of The Hague Academy of International Law

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

2013 2018: Konrad-Adenauer-Foundatin Scholarship

Memberships

Miscellaneous

Languages

German, English, French

PhD representative at the Institute, from 2020