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Vortrag: Grundrechte schützen – eine grenzenlose Verpflichtung?

Aufzeichnung des Heidelberger Kreises vom 7. Mai 2020

Der Völkerrechtsblog veröffentlicht die Aufzeichnung des digitalen Vortrags von Erik Tuchtfeld, Redaktionsmitglied des Völkerrechtsblogs, auf Einladung des Heidelberger Kreises am 07. Mai 2020: Grundrechte schützen – eine grenzenlose Verpflichtung? Der Heidelberger Kreis ist eine im Jahr 1946 gegründete studentische Vortragsgesellschaft an der Ruprecht-Karls-Universität Heidelberg, die sich zum Ziel gesetzt hat, den fächerübergreifenden und parteipolitisch sowie konfessionell neutralen Gedankenaustausch zu fördern. Sie lädt zu diesem Zweck Wissenschaftlerinnen und Wissenschaftler sowie andere …

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Awarding inspiration

A conversation with Nico Krisch on the occasion of the awarding ceremony of the Max-Planck-Cambridge Prize of International Law

In 2018 the Max Planck Society established the Max Planck-Cambridge Prize for International Law (MaxCamPIL), a research prize awarded jointly by the Max Planck Institute for Comparative Public Law and International Law (MPIL) and the Lauterpacht Centre for International Law (LCIL) at the University of Cambridge. The MaxCamPIL aims at highlighting the relevance of fundamental research in the field of international law in a phase of reconfiguration of the global …

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MediaPlurality of Law and DevelopmentSymposium

Reflections on the history and future of Law and Development

Recording of David Trubek’s keynote lecture at the LDRN conference

Watch here the recording of  the Keynote Lecture of David Trubek (University of Wisconsin-Madison) who reflects upon the history and future of Law and Development and its main current challenges, as part of his keynote at the LDRN Conference at Humboldt University Berlin on 27 September 2019. The keynote is followed by a roundtable discussion with Celine Tan (University of Warwick), Morag Goodwin (Tilburg University), Johanna Cortes (University of Rosario), …

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MediaPlurality of Law and DevelopmentSymposium

Social justice – a vehicle for transformative constitutionalism

Recording of Justice Madan Lokur’s keynote lecture at the LDRN conference

Watch here the recording of the Keynote of Justice Madan Lokur (Supreme Court of India) who explains the challenges and opportunities of transformative constitutionalism as a vehicle for social justice, held at the LDRN Conference at Humboldt University Berlin on 26 September 2019.     If your browser does not support the video format, you can watch the keynote here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2P6CYO-VzuE&t=10s

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MediaPlurality of Law and DevelopmentSymposium

Towards comparative legal institutionalism

Recording of Katharina Pistor’s keynote lecture at the LDRN conference

Watch here the Keynote Lecture of Katharina Pistor (Columbia Law School) reflecting on questions of method and theory through her approach of “comparative legal institutionalism”, opening the LDRN Conference at Humboldt University Berlin on 25 September 2019. The Keynote is followed by a comment by Prof. David Trubek (University of Wisconsin-Madison). If your browser does not support the video format, you can watch the keynote here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=caJ63vDbbUY&t=20s

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Cynical International LawMediaSymposium

How to be cynical: some suggestions

Livestream of Prof. Gerry Simpson’s Keynote Lecture at the Conference ‘Cynical International Law?’, 6 September 2019

Watch here the livestream of Prof. Gerry Simpson’s Keynote Lecture, opening the Working Group of Young Scholars in Public International Law’s (Arbeitskreis junger Völkerrechtswissenschaftler*innen – AjV) and the German Society of International Law’s (Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationales Recht – DGIR) joint conference Cynical International Law? Abuse and Circumvention in Public International and European Law held at Freie Universität Berlin on 6-7 September 2019. Find the conference program here. What might …

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