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Le droit international antiesclavagiste des « nations civilisées » 1815-1945 (new book)

In his new book, Michel Erpelding, Senior Research Fellow at MPI Luxembourg, explores the origins of international antislavery norms before the international human rights law emerged in the aftermath of the Second World War.


IMPRS-SDR Biannual Seminar

Doctoral candidates of the International Max Planck Research School for Successful Dispute Resolution in International Law (IMPRS-SDR) presented their research at MPI Luxembourg.


International conference on the Versailles Peace Treaty

About a century after the end of the Great War, the MPI Luxembourg brought together researchers from universities worldwide to the conference “Peace Through Law: The Versailles Peace Treaty and dispute settlement after WWI”. Organised under the patronage of the Ambassadors of France and Germany in the Grand Duchy, the conference was designed to investigate this milestone in history and its impact on the current judicial system.


Dr Edouard Fromageau awarded for his doctoral thesis

On 2 December 2017, the Faculty of Law of the University of Geneva awarded Dr Edouard Fromageau, Senior Research Fellow at the MPI Luxembourg, the 2016 Prix François Bellot for his doctoral thesis.


Burkhard Hess nominated as foreign correspondent of the Academy of Sciences of Bologna Institute

The Accademia delle Scienze dell’Istituto di Bologna (Academy of Sciences of Bologna Institute) has elected Prof. Dr. Dres. h.c. Burkhard Hess, Director of the MPI Luxembourg, as foreign correspondent. The prestigious Academy, founded in 1690, officially welcomed him into its ranks during a ceremony held in Bologna on 24 November.