Dilemmatic Discomfort: Author’s Response
I am very grateful to Rostam Neuwirth, Surabhi Ranganathan, Wolfgang Thierse and Lea Wisken for taking the time to engage with my book in such a thoughtful and constructive manner. I would also lik...
„Wer entscheidet, macht sich schuldig“
Wolfgang Thierse (SPD) war von 1998 – 2005 Präsident und von 2005 – 2013 Vizepräsident des Deutschen Bundestages. Von 1991 – 2013 war Thierse Vorsitzender der Grundwertekommission der SPD. Das Inte...
“The one who decides is guilty”
Wolfgang Thierse (SPD) was the President of the German Bundestag from 1998 to 2005 and its Vice-President from 2005 to 2013. From 1991 to 2013, Thierse was chairman of the SPD's Values and Principl...
Judicial imperialism and the PCIJ’s interpretation of the 1923 Treaty of Lausanne (Part II)
This is the second part of a two-part analysis of the PCIJ’s Advisory Opinion concerning the Interpretation of the 1923 Treaty of Lausanne. The first part reviewed the opinion’s background and the ...
Judicial imperialism and the PCIJ’s interpretation of the 1923 Treaty of Lausanne (Part I)
It is commonly accepted that the contemporary instability in certain areas of the Middle East is attributable, at least in part, to the arbitrary manner in which many boundaries were drawn by the v...
- Russian Perspectives on International Law
Symposium: “Russian Perspectives on International Law”
We are excited to launch the Symposium “Russian Perspectives on International Law”. It has been in planning for a while, and we were enthusiastic about the response to our call for contributions. T...
- Gunneflo Book Symposium
Targeted killing: a legal and political history
Over the coming weeks, the Völkerrechtsblog will host an online symposium on the recently published book Targeted Killing: A Legal and Political History (CUP 2016) by Markus Gunneflo.
- Ranganathan Book Symposium
Strategically Created Treaty Conflicts
For the next few days the Völkerrechtsblog is pleased to host an online symposium of Surabhi Ranganthan’s recently published book “Strategically Created Treaty Conflicts and the Politics of Interna...
Möllers-Buchforum (4): Die (Un-)Möglichkeit der Normen
Die vorherigen Rezensenten haben den außergewöhnlichen und interdisziplinären Ansatz von Christoph Möllers’ neuestem Buch bereits gebührend gewürdigt. Als Jurist wage ich dem noch hinzuzufügen, das...
Many presumptions and no guarantees
Yesterday, several (German) newspapers reported that the ECJ empowered the Bavarian Administrative Court in Shepherd v. Germany C-472/13 to examine whether or not the United States committed war cr...