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


European security revisited (ENSURE)

ENSURE (European security revisited) is a Max Planck Research Group headed by Carolyn Moser and funded by the Max Planck Society (2022-27). It explores and critically assess the – potentially significant – reshaping of law and governance triggered by the European Union's adjustment to increasingly harsh geopolitical realities.


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.


The 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

The Max Planck Law Fellow Group 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 MPIL. It is led by Anuscheh Farahat and funded by the German Research Foundation (DFG) through its Emmy-Noether-Programme.