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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

von Bogdandy, Armin: International Law on Pandemic Response: A First Stocktaking in Light of the Coronavirus Crisis. Max Planck Research Paper Series, 26 March 2020 (with Pedro Villarreal).

von Bogdandy, Armin: International Law on Pandemic Response: A First Stocktaking in Light of the Coronavirus Crisis. Max Planck Research Paper Series, 26 March 2020 (with Pedro Villarreal).

Peters, Anne: Business and Human Rights: Making the Legally Binding Instrument Work in Public, Private and Criminal Law (zus. mit Sabine Gless, Chris Thomale, Marc-Philippe Weller). In: MPIL Research Paper No 2020-06, (2020).

Sparks, Tom: The Place of the Environment in State of Nature Discourses: Reassessing Nature, Property and Sovereignty in the Anthropocene. MPIL Reserach Paper No. 2020-10, 26 March 2020.

Villarreal, Pedro: International Law on Pandemic Response: A First Stocktaking in Light of the Coronavirus Crisis. Max Planck Research Paper Series, 26 March 2020 (with Armin von Bogdandy).

Skordas, Achilles: Who is Afraid of the International Court of Justice? International Law and Management of Refugee Flows (Ποιός φοβάται τοΔιεθνές Δικαστήριο? Διεθνές δίκαιο και διαχείριση των προσφυγικών ροών). In: Dilemmas and Context of the Refugee Problem. Foundation of the Greek Parliament, in Greek, Athens 2019, 187-213.

Ebert, Franz Christian: Special Issue: Business and Human Rights: Taking Stock of Trends in International Governance and Domestic Litigation. In: Revista de Direito Internacional/ Brazilian Journal of International Law 16/3, (2019) (with Danielle Anne Pamplona).

Spieker, Luke Dimitrios: Framing and managing constitutional identity conflicts: How to stabilize the modus vivendi between the Court of Justice and national constitutional courts. In: Common Market Law Review 2, 361-398 (2020).

Kriener, Florian: Der Alptraum in Idlib - Die neusten Entwicklungen im syrischen Bürgerkrieg aus der Perspektive des jus contra bellum. Völkerrechtsblog, 2020.

Publications 2019 / 2020