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At the Max Planck Institute for Comparative Public Law and International Law, scholars pursue research relating to basic issues and current developments in the areas of public international law, European Union law, and the constitutional and administrative law of individual states, together with numerous visiting scholars from all over the world. In its fields, our library is the largest in Europe and one of the most comprehensive in the world.


Recent Publications

Steininger, Silvia Karin: Harder, Better, Faster, Stronger. Verfassungsblog, 2022.

Sparks, Tom: Self-Determination in the International Legal System: Whose Claim, to What Right?. Hart, Oxford, 2023, 268 p.

McLarren, Katharina: Religion as ‘Prime’ Institution of International Society. In: International Studies n.a., 1-22 (2023).

Villarreal, Pedro: The Law of the WHO and COVID-19 Pandemic Reformism. In: German Yearbook of International Law 64(2021), 11-40 (2022).

Moser, Carolyn: The CJEU and EU (de-)constitutionalization – unpacking jurisprudential responses. In: International Journal of Constitutional Law 20(3), 1038-1070 (2022) (with Berthold Rittberger).

Drubel, Julia: Das ILO-Zwangsarbeitsverbot in der globalisierten Wirtschaft. Zu den Grenzen der Wirksamkeit einer Norm. Springer VS, Wiesbaden, 2022, 344 p.

Mende, Janne: The Hidden Contestation of Norms: Decent Work in the International Labour Organization and the United Nations. In: Global Constitutionalism (online first), (2023) (with Julia Drubel).

Kemmerer, Alexandra: Die verspätete Rezeption: (Post)Koloniale Rechtswissenschaft zwischen Amnesie und Urteilskraft. In: (Post)Koloniale Rechtswissenschaft: Geschichte und Gegenwart des Kolonialismus in der deutschen Rechtswissenschaft. Mohr Siebeck, Tübingen 2022, 619-646.

Publications 2022 / 2023