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New book published: Féminisme(s) et droit international. Etudes du réseau Olympe.

New book published: Féminisme(s) et droit international. Etudes du réseau Olympe, under the direction of Emmanuelle Tourme Jouannet, Laurence Burgorgue-Larsen, Horatia Muir Watt & Hélène Ruiz Fabri.


Donation of Prof. Catherine Kessedjian to the MPI Library

Prof. Catherine Kessedjian, Professor at Université Panthéon-Assas Paris II and President of the International Law Association-French Branch, has donated part of her personal library to Max Planck Institute Luxembourg.
This donation holds 466 books and 25 journals (1784 issues and 89 bound volumes, including “La Gazette du Palais” since 1943 until 1999) and it represents a great added value to our general collection.


Michel Erpelding gave an interview on the legislative proposal to constitutionalize the state of emergency to Radio 100.7

“A constitutional provision will not protect us against terrorism”
On March 31st, Michel Erpelding and the jurists Véronique Bruck and Julie Wieclawski wrote an open letter in which they cautioned against enshrining a state of emergency within the Constitution. After a first examination by the Chamber (at committee level), a draft constitutional amendment was submitted to the Council of State for opinion.
For Michel Erpelding, this draft amendment is based on short-term political consideratio...


Memorandum of Understanding signed between the Max Planck Institute Luxembourg and the National Library of Luxembourg

The Memorandum was signed by Professor Burkhard Hess, Director of the Max Planck Institute in Luxembourg (MPI), and Monique Kieffer, Director of the National Library of Luxembourg (BnL), in presence of Juja Chakarova, Head of MPI Library, and Juliane Schulze, Officer of the Consortium's section of the BnL, sealing a cooperation between the two organizations in order to integrate the MPI within the infrastructure of the Consortium Luxembourg for the acquisition and the management of electronic re...


Pietro Ortolani wins the James Crawford Prize 2016

Pietro Ortolani, Senior Research Fellow at the MPI Luxembourg, won the James Crawford Prize 2016 with an article titled ‘The Three Challenges of Stateless Justice’.
The James Crawford Prize is awarded annually by the Journal of International Dispute Settlement and Oxford University Press. The selections are be made by a Prize Committee composed of the Editor-in-Chief (Thomas Schultz), the General Editors (Stavros Brekoulakis, Tom Grant, Andrew Mitchell, and Alec Stone Sweet), and further member...