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Shades of Illegality in International Peace and Security Law (SHADES)

The SHADES-project is established as a Max Planck Research Group with a funding period from 2018-2022. The research group is led by Christian Marxsen.


Borderlines

Borderlines is a Research Group led by Carolyn Moser under the Minerva Fast Track scheme of the Max Planck Society (2019–2022). It explores novel security policy trends in Europe from an interdisciplinary perspective.


Heisenberg Project: Grotius Census Bibliography

Thanks to the generous support of the Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft, Mark Somos launched in 2020 the Heisenberg Project: Grotius Census Bibliography to uncover an aspect of the history of international law.


Multiplication of Authorities in Global Governance Institutions (MAGGI)

The Max Planck Research Group MAGGI is led by Janne Mende. It analyzes the power and the legitimacy of global governance actors, focussing on the United Nations and the European Union. It is funded by the Max Planck Society (2020-2025).


Max Planck Law Fellow Group - Independence and Democracy in the European Union: A Historical and Socio-legal Approach

The Max Planck Law Fellow Group is headed by  Antoine Vauchez and brings together researchers from the MPIL and the Max Planck Institute for Legal History and Legal Theory under the direction of  Armin von Bogdandy and Stefan Vogenauer.


Max Planck Law Fellow Group -Populism and the New Foreign Relations Law

TheMax Planck Law Fellow Group is conducted by Karen Knop and brings together researchers from the MPIL and the Max Planck Institute for Comparative and International Private Law.


Transnational Solidarity Conflicts (TSC)

The project on Transnational Solidarity Conflicts comprises a research group at FAU Erlangen-Nuremberg and is also affiliated with the Max Planck Institute for Comparative Public Law and International Law, Heidelberg. It is led by Anuscheh Farahat and funded by the German Research Foundation (DFG) through its Emmy-Noether-Programme.