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KFG welcomes new senior fellow: Christian J. Tams

On 01 January 2018, Prof. Dr. Christian J. Tams joined the Research Group as a new senior fellow.

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Video of Thomas Franck Lecture by Andrea Bianchi, 4 December 2017

Watch the video of the lecture "The Unbearable Lightness of International Law" here.

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Video of Thomas Franck Lecture by Angelika Nußberger, 30 November 2017

Watch the video of the lecture "From high hopes to disillusionment? Human rights protection in Europe in an ever more hostile environment." here.

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


As part of the Long Night of the Sciences (Lange Nacht der Wissenschaften) on 24 June 2017, the
Berlin Potsdam Research Group / KFG -
The International Rule of Law - Rise or Decline?

would like to invite you to a panel discussion about

“International Law in Crisis – On the Challenges Caused by Terrorism and Populism”

International law is currently put into question by populist movements and by terrorist violence. Are these short-term phenomena regarding a long-term development towards an ever intense juridification of international relations? Or are these signs of a fundamental change in global structures? Can international law confront the terrorist threat in a meaningful way and help to confine it? Is the rise of populism counterproductive in the global war against terror? Is international law facing a radical transformation?

Panelists: Prof. Jeffrey Dunoff (Temple University, Philadelphia), Prof. Tiyanjana Maluwa (Pennsylvania State University), Prof. Andreas Zimmermann (Universität Potsdam)

Chair: Prof. Heike Krieger (Freie Universität Berlin)

The discussion will take place on Saturday, 24 June 2017, from 6 pm to 8 pm at the lecture hall 2093, Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin, Unter den Linden 6 (west wing, second floor).

Please note that a ticket for the Long Night of the Sciences is necessary to attend. Tickets (adults: 14 Euros, family ticket: 27 Euros) can be purchased at all S-Bahn and BVG ticket machines and points-of-sale. More information can be found here: www.langenachtderwissenschaften.de

We are looking forward to welcoming you.


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