Lecture: Cities and climate change in the populist post-Paris world: an international law perspective, Prof. Dr. Helmut Aust (Freie Universität Berlin), Finley Library, Lauterpacht Centre, 3. November 2017, 12.30 – 15.00
Helmut Philipp Aust, Dr. iur., is a Professor of Law at the Freie Universität Berlin, Department of Law. Previously, he held teaching and research positions at Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München and the Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin. He was also a Visiting Fellow at the Lauterpacht Centre for International Law, University of Cambridge (2008) and at the Institute of International Law and the Humanities at Melbourne Law School (2014/2015). In 2016 he was a Visiting Professor at the University of Konstanz. His research concentrates on questions of general international law, human rights law. A recent focus of his work is the rise of cities in international law and global governance. His publications include “Complicity and the Law of State Responsibility” (CUP 2011), “The Interpretation of International Law by Domestic Courts” (OUP 2016, co-edited with Georg Nolte) and “Das Recht der globalen Stadt” (Mohr Siebeck 2017). Since May 2017, he is Co-Chair of the ILA Study Group on “The Role of Cities in International Law”.
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