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Personalia 2019

Anne Peters has been appointed as Chairwoman of the German Society of International Law.

Carolyn Moser‘s dissertation has been awarded the Otto Hahn medal. The book will be published under the title “Law and Practice of Accountability in EU Peacebuilding Missions” with Oxford University Press.

Paulina Starski is upon proposal of the President of the Max Planck Society now listed as an excellent female researcher in the interdisciplinary database AcademiaNet.

Further Announcements 2019

European Researchers' Night on Friday, 27 September 2019. The MPIL opened its doors from 6 pm to 10 pm.


Institute Grants

Application period was 1st June-31st July 2019.

In the Media: Workshop „Verfassungsgerichte und politischer Wandel“ („Constitutional Courts and Political Change“), Wissenschaftskolleg zu Berlin, 10th – 11th January 2019

Andreas Voßkuhle, President of the Federal Constitutional Court, Peter Michael Huber, Justice at the Federal Constitutional Court, Christoph Grabenwarter, Vice-President of the Austrian Constitutional Court, and Armin von Bogdandy, Director at the MPIL, recently convened a confidential workshop at the Wissenschaftskolleg zu Berlin (Institute for Advanced Study in Berlin). Judges and legal scholars from Germany, Austria, Poland, Hungary, and Venezuela discussed current phenomena of erosion of the rule of law and the question of constitutional safeguards in the European judicial system.


Workshop „Verfassungsgerichte und politischer Wandel“, Wissenschaftskolleg zu Berlin, 10.-11. Januar 2019 

Armin von Bogdandy, Tyrannei der Werte? Probleme und Wege europäischen Schutzes nationaler Rechtsstaatlichkeit (Tyranny of values? On the European defense of the Polish constitution), Max Planck Institute for Comparative Public Law & International Law (MPIL) Research Paper No. 2019-04  

Katja Gelinsky, Wann kippt das System? Der europäische Konstitutionalismus steht an einem Scheideweg, F.A.Z. Einspruch, 16. Januar 2019 

Wolfgang Janisch, Aushöhlen, gleichschalten, hetzen. Verfassungsrichter und andere Juristen überlegen in Berlin, wie der Rechtsstaat in Europa zu retten ist, Süddeutsche Zeitung, 15. Januar 2019

Maximilian Steinbeis, Piercing the Hull, Verfassungsblog, 12. Januar 2019


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