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Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin - Prof Dr Philipp Dann

Dr. Michael Riegner, LL.M. (NYU)

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Researcher
Chair for Public Law and Comparative Law / Law and Society Institute 

Postal address

Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin
Juristische Fakultät
Öffentliches Recht und Rechtsvergleichung
10099 Berlin

Office

Altes Palais, Raum 421
Unter den Linden 9, Berlin-Mitte

Contact

Fon: +30 2093 3404
Email: michael.riegner@rewi.hu-berlin.de

Reseach interests and focus areas

  • Comparative constitutional law; international law; global administrative law, especially the law of development cooperation and information governance; law in the Global South 
  • Principal Investigator in the DFG project "Varieties of Constitutionalism"
  • Co-editor of the journal "World Comparative Law"
  • Founding member and editor of the international law blog "Völkerrechtsblog"
  • Member of the advisory board of the Max Planck Encyclopaedia of Comparative Constitutional Law
  • Expert consultant for the German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development, German Agency for International Cooperation (GIZ), UN Conference for Trade and Development (UNCTAD), UN Department of Political Affairs

CV

  • Since 2017: Postdoctoral researcher at Humboldt University in Berlin; Principal Investigator in the DFG project "Varieties of Constitutionalism" (since 2020)
  • 2014-17: Doctoral researcher at Humboldt University in Berlin; Doctorate in law on "The international institutional law of information" completed in the winter semester 2016/17
  • 2013-14: LLM at New York University School of Law as Hauser Global LLM Scholar
  • 2011-14: Research assistant at the Justus Liebig University in Giessen
  • 2008-13: Member of the research group "Law and Governance of Development Cooperation" 
  • 2008-11: Research Fellow at the Max Planck Institute for Comparative Public Law and International Law in Heidelberg
  • 2008-10: Legal clerkship in Heidelberg, Speyer, Pristina / Kosovo; admission to the bar
  • 2003-08: Law studies in Passau and Geneva, internships at the German Foreign Office, the International Criminal Court for Ex-Yugoslavia and international law firms

Publications 

Here you can find the complete list of publications.

 

I. Monographs and edited volumes:

  1. The Global South and Comparative Constitutional Law, Oxford, 2020 (ed. Philipp Dann and Maxim Bönnemannn) (view here)
  2. Informationsverwaltungsrecht internationaler Institutionen. Dargestellt am Entwicklungsverwaltungsrecht der Weltbank und Vereinten Nationen, Tübingen: Mohr Siebeck, 2017 (view monograph).                                                                                             Reviews: Kaltenborn, DV 2019, 608 (view article); Rossi, AdV 2020 (view article; view here); Hendrik Simon, Völkerrechtsblog (view article)
  3. Special Issue “The Right to Information”, Verfassung und Recht in Übersee/World Comparative Law 4 (2017), p. 329 – 476 (special issue editor and journal co-editor) (view volume
  4. Constitutional Justice in Southeast Europe. Constitutional Courts in Kosovo, Serbia, Albania and Hungary between domestic judiciaries and the European Court of Human Rights, Baden-Baden: Nomos, 2012 (ed. with Enver Hasani & Péter Paczolay) (view monograph)

 

II. selected articles and chapters:

  1. Comparative Foreign Relations Law between Centre and Periphery: Liberal and Postcolonial Perspectives, in: Helmut Aust/Thomas Kleinlein (ed.), Encounters between Foreign Relations Law and Public International Law - Bridges and Boundaries, Cambridge: CUP, 2021, forthcoming (view article)
  2. Freedom of Expression in Diverse Democracies: Comparing Hate Speech Law in India and the EU, in: Philipp Dann/Arun Thiruvengadam (Hrsg.), Democratic Constitutionalism in Continental Polities: EU and India compared, Cheltenham: Edward Elgar, 2021, forthcoming (with Smarika Kumar) (view article)
  3. The Southern Turn in Comparative Constitutional Law: An Introduction, in: Philipp Dann/Michael Riegner/Maxim Bönnemann (Hrsg.), The Global South and Comparative Constitutional Law, Oxford: OUP, 2020, 1-38 (with P. Dann and M. Bönnemann) (view article)
  4. Regionalizing Business and Human Rights: Corporate Accountability in the European, African and Inter-American Human Rights Systems, Die Friedens-Warte/Journal of International Peace and Organization 93(1-2), 2020, p. 70-95 (view article; view here
  5. Decolonization, in: Rainer Grote/Frauke Lachemann/Rüdiger Wolfrum (Hrsg.), Max Planck Encyclopedia of Comparative Constitutional Law, 2020,  https://oxcon.ouplaw.com/home/mpeccol (with Daniel Bonilla Maldonado) (view article)
  6. Corporations, in: Rainer Grote/Frauke Lachemann/Rüdiger Wolfrum (Hrsg.), Max Planck Encyclopedia of Comparative Constitutional Law, 2020, https://oxcon.ouplaw.com/home/mpeccol (with Jedidiah Kroncke) (view article)
  7. Transformativer Konstitutionalismus und offene Staatlichkeit im regionalen Verfassungsvergleich mit Lateinamerika, Jahrbuch des öffentlichen Rechts der Gegenwart 67 (2019), 265-299
  8. Interdisziplinäre Forschung zur Globalisierung und Europäisierung des Rechts: Das Beispiel der Meinungsfreiheit im Internet, in: Christian Boulanger/Julika Rosenstock/Tobias Singelnstein (Hrsg.), Interdisziplinäre Rechtsforschung. Eine Einführung, Wiesbaden: Springer VS, 2019, 291-316
  9. The World Bank’s Environmental and Social Framework and the Evolution of Global Order, Leiden Journal of International Law 32 (2019), 537-559 (with Philipp Dann) (view article)
  10. International Institutions and the City: Towards a Comparative Law of Glocal Governance, in: Helmut Aust/Anel du Plessis (Hrsg.), The Globalization of Urban Governance - Legal Perspectives on the Implementation of Sustainable Development Goal 11, London: Routledge, 2019, 38-64
  11. Access to Information as a Human Right and Constitutional Guarantee: A Comparative Perspective, Verfassung und Recht in Übersee/World Comparative Law 50(4) (2017), 332-366
  12. Towards an International Institutional Law of Information, International Organizations Law Review 12 (2015), 50-80
  13. The Equator Principles on Sustainable Finance Assessed from a Critical Development and Third World Perspective, Transnational Legal Theory 5(3) (2014), 489-510
  14. „Racial Profiling“, Fallbearbeitung für Fortgeschrittene im öffentlichen Recht, JuS 11/2014, S. 1003-1009 (with Jasmin Schnitzer)
  15. Internationalized Constitutionalism in Ethnically Divided Societies: Bosnia-Herzegovina and Kosovo Compared, in: Bogdandy/Wolfrum (eds.), Max Planck Yearbook of United Nations Law 15 (2011), 1-64 (mit Constance Grewe)

Teaching and Lectures

Find a summary of all lectures and teaching stints here.