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KFG welcomes new senior fellows: Diane A. Desierto, Vera Rusinova and Geir Ulfstein

On 1 September 2017, Prof. Dr. Diane A. Desierto, Prof. Dr. Vera Rusinova and Prof. Dr. Geir Ulfstein have joined the Research Group as new senior fellows.

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KFG welcomes new practitioners-in-residence: Sir Franklin Berman, Harald Braun, Aniruddha Rajput

On 1 September 2017, Sir Franklin Berman, Prof. Dr. Harald Braun and Dr. Aniruddha Rajput have joined the Kolleg-Forschergruppe as practitioners-in-residence.

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KFG welcomes new junior fellows: Yuwen Fan, Malcolm Jorgensen, Balingene Kahombo and Velimir Zivkovic

On September 1th, Dr. Yuwen Fan, Dr. Malcolm Jorgensen, Balingene Kahombo and Velimir Zivkovic have joined the Research Group as new junior fellows.

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KFG welcomes new senior fellows: Diane A. Desierto, Vera Rusinova and Geir Ulfstein

On 1 September 2017, Prof. Dr. Diane A. Desierto, Prof. Dr. Vera Rusinova and Prof. Dr. Geir Ulfstein have joined the Research Group as new senior fellows.


KFG welcomes new practitioners-in-residence: Sir Franklin Berman, Harald Braun, Aniruddha Rajput

On 1 September 2017, Sir Franklin Berman, Prof. Dr. Harald Braun and Dr. Aniruddha Rajput have joined the Kolleg-Forschergruppe as practitioners-in-residence.


KFG welcomes new junior fellows: Yuwen Fan, Malcolm Jorgensen, Balingene Kahombo and Velimir Zivkovic

On September 1th, Dr. Yuwen Fan, Dr. Malcolm Jorgensen, Balingene Kahombo and Velimir Zivkovic have joined the Research Group as new junior fellows.


Video of Thomas Franck Lecture by Campbell McLachlan, 21st June 2017

Watch the video of the lecture on "Acts of State and the Principle of Legality in International Affairs - The law’s response to withdrawal from international adjudication" here.


KFG Working Paper Series: Working Paper No. 10

Working Paper No. 10, "Protection of Foreign Investment in India and International Rule of Law: Rise or Decline?" by Aniruddha Rajput has been published.


KFG Working Paper Series: Working Paper No. 9

Working Paper No. 9, "The Rule of Law in the 2030 Agenda Law: Rise or Decline?" by Noora Arajärvi has been published.


Public event: "International Law in an Era of Populism" - Indiana University Joint Speaker Series

"International Law in an Era of Populism", 4 July 2017, 6.30 pm to 8 pm, Indiana University Europe Gateway, Gneisenaustr. 27, 10961 Berlin


Presentation of Book "Humanizing the Laws of War" in Geneva

On 29 June, the book Humanizing the Laws of War - The Red Cross and the Development of International Humanitarian Law edited among others by Prof. Dr. Andreas Zimmermann will be presented in the headquarters of the International Committee of the Red Cross in Geneva.


Public Event: Panel Discussion “International Law in Crisis – On the Challenges Caused by Terrorism and Populism”

24 June 2017 at 6 pm, Humboldt Universität zu Berlin, Unter den Linden 6, room 2093 (west wing, 2nd floor)


Public Event: Thomas Franck Lecture by Campbell McLachlan

"Acts of State and the Principle of Legality in International Affairs: The law’s response to withdrawal from international adjudication", 21 June 2017, 18:15, Bebelplatz 1, room E34


KFG welcomes new senior fellow: Jeffrey Dunoff

On June 10th, Prof. Dr. Jeffrey Dunoff has joined the Research Group as a new senior fellow.


Latest contributions of KFG fellow Lavanya Rajamani:

'Reflections on the US withdrawal from the Paris Climate Change Agreement'

'Paris climate deal: Trump is on wrong side of history, science, politics and planet'


KFG welcomes new senior fellow: Lavanya Rajamani

On June 1st, Prof. Dr. Lavanya Rajamani has joined the Research Group as a new senior fellow.


KFG Working Paper Series: Working Paper No. 8

Working Paper No. 8, "Between Systematization and Expertise for Foreign Policy: The Practice-Oriented Approach in Germany’s International Legal Scholarship (1920–1980)" by Felix Lange has been published.


KFG Working Paper Series: Working Paper No. 7

Working Paper No. 7, "The International Law Commission and Community Interests" by Georg Nolte has been published.


Latest contribution of KFG fellow Jean d’Aspremont and KFG doctoral researcher Alicia Köppen:

'Global Reform vs Regional Emancipation - The Principles on International Investment for Sustainable Development in Africa'


Video of Thomas Franck Lecture by Jean d'Aspremont, 6th February 2017

Watch the video of the lecture on "International Law as a Belief System" here.


Latest contribution of former KFG fellow Jutta Brunnée:

'Whither the rule of law?'


KFG welcomes new senior fellow: Tiyanjana Maluwa

On Februar 1st, Prof. Dr Tiyanjana Maluwa has joined the Kolleg-Forschergruppe as a new senior fellow.


Video of Thomas Franck Lecture by Andrew Hurrell, 15th December 2016

Watch the video of the lecture on "The End of the Global Rule of Law?" here.


Public Event: Thomas Franck Lecture by Jean d’Aspremont

"International Law as a Belief System", 6 February 2017, 18:00 c.t., Unter den Linden 9, lecture hall 213


KFG Working Paper Series: Working Paper No. 6

Working Paper No. 6, "The Requisite Rigour in the Identification of Customary International Law: A Look at the Reports of the Special Rapporteur of the International Law Commission" by Noora Arajärvi has been published.


Latest thoughts of KFG member Heike Krieger

“Trumping International Law? Implications of the 2016 US presidential election for the international legal order”


KFG welcomes new practitioner-in-residence: Aniruddha Rajput

On 1 January 2017, Dr. Aniruddha Rajput has joined the Kolleg-Forschergruppe as a practitioner-in-residence.


KFG Working Paper Series: Working Paper No. 5

Working Paper No. 5, "Rights and Obligations of Third Parties in Armed Conflicts" by Heike Krieger has been published.


Public Event: Thomas Franck Lecture by Andrew Hurrell

"The End of the Global Rule of Law?", 15 December 2016, 18:00 c.t., Unter den Linden 9, lecture hall 213


Public Event: Thomas Franck Lecture by Robert McCorquodale

"Defining the International Rule of Law: Providing Reality to a National Legal Idea", 12 December 2016, 18:00 c.t., Unter den Linden 9, lecture hall 213


Video of Thomas Franck Lecture by Pierre-Marie Dupuy, 17th October 2016

Watch the video of the lecture on "Are we facing a 'Disenchantment' (Entzauberung) of the International Legal Order?" here.


KFG Working Paper Series: Working Paper No. 1

Working Paper No. 1, "The International Rule of Law - Rise or Decline? - Points of Departure" by Heike Krieger & Georg Nolte has been published.


Public Event: Thomas Franck Lecture by Pierre-Marie Dupuy

"Are we facing a 'Disenchantment' (Entzauberung) of the International Legal Order?", 17 October 2016, 18:00 c.t., Unter den Linden 9, lecture hall 213


KFG welcomes new senior fellow: Maurice Kamto

On September 15th, Prof. Maurice Kamto has joined the Kolleg-Forschergruppe as a new senior fellow.


KFG welcomes new senior fellows: Andrew Hurrell and Jean D'Aspremont

On September 1st, Prof. Andrew Hurrell and Prof. Jean D'Aspremont have joined the Kolleg-Forschergruppe as new senior fellows.


KFG Working Paper Series: Working Paper No. 4

Working Paper No. 4, "Colonial Injustices and the Law of State Responsibility: The CARICOM Claim for Reparations" by Andreas Buser has been published.


Latest work of former KFG fellow Sienho Yee:

"Article 38 of the ICJ Statute and Applicable Law: Selected Issues in Recent Cases" in the Journal of International Dispute Settlement in English and French


Video of Thomas Franck Lecture by Jutta Brunnée, 15th June 2016

Watch the video of the lecture on "The Global Climate Regime 1992-2016: Shifting Norms, Changing Structures and Moving Targets" here


KFG Working Paper Series: Working Paper No. 3

Working Paper No. 3, "Abrüstungsverträge in der UNO: Chancen und Erwartungen" by Angela Kane has been published.


Public Event: KFG at the ICON-S-Conference 2016 on "Borders, Otherness and Public Law"

Panel on "The International Rule of Law - Rise or Decline?", 18 June 2016, 17:00, Bebelplatz 2, room E 34


Public event: Thomas Franck Lecture by Jutta Brunnée

"The Global Climate Regime 1992-2016: Shifting Norms, Changing Structures and Moving Targets", 15 June 2016, 18:00 c.t., Unter den Linden 9, lecture hall 213


Latest thoughts of KFG fellow Jutta Brunnée:

'Procedure and Substance in International Environmental Law: Confused at a Higher Level?'


Latest work of former KFG fellow Dire Tladi:

'First report on jus cogens' as Special Rapporteur of the International Law Commission


KFG Working Paper Series: Working Paper No. 2

Working Paper No. 2, "Africa within the Justice System of the International Criminal Court: the Need for a Reform" by Balingene Kahombo has been published.


KFG welcomes new senior fellow: Jutta Brunnée

On May 1st, Prof. Jutta Brunnée has joined the Kolleg-Forschergruppe as a new senior fellow.


Public event: Thomas Franck Lecture by Angela Kane

"Abrüstungsverträge in der UN: Erwartungen und Chancen", 18. April 2016, 18 Uhr c.t., Unter den Linden 9, Hörsaal 213


Public event: Inaugural Thomas Franck International Law Debate

"The International Rule of Law: Rise or Decline?", 14 April 2016, 6.15 p.m. - Senatssaal, Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin


KFG welcomes new senior fellows: Congyan Cai and Thilo Marauhn

In April, Prof. Congyan Cai and Prof. Thilo Marauhn have joined the Kolleg-Forschergruppe as new senior fellows.


KFG welcomes new senior fellow: Maurice Kamto

On January 1st, Prof. Maurice Kamto has joined the Kolleg-Forschergruppe as a new senior fellow.


Research Group starts its work

On October 1st, the Research Group "The International Rule of Law - Rise or Decline?" started its work.


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