Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin - Prof. Dr. Anna-Bettina Kaiser

Scientific Lectures

Prof. Dr. Anna-Bettina Kaiser, LL.M. (Cambridge)


The following selection contains Prof. Dr. Anna-Bettina Kaiser's English lectures. For a complete list of her scientific lectures, please consult the German website.


  • The state of exception under German law and the current pandemic: comparative models and constitutional rights, Law Faculty, Lisbon (digital), 17 December 2020
  • Statement, virtual Panel “Author meet Critics: The End of Law: Carl Schmitt in the 21st century”, American Political Science Association, Annual Meeting, 12 September 2020
  • Schmitt versus Heller: Two different concepts of sovereignty, Workshop “Heller and the Two Faces of Sovereignty”, Freie Universität Berlin, 1 November 2019
  • Comment (to: Frederick Schauer, Second-Best Constitutionalism), Vienna University of Economics and Business, Austria, 17 October 2019
  • Illiberal Democracy?, Conference “Illiberal Democracy?”, Bard College, Berlin, 28 April 2018
  • Suspension of the Legal Order in the State of Exception?, Law Faculty, University of Florence, Italia, 27 March 2018
  • Suspension of the Legal Order in the State of Exception, Conference “Demokratie im Ausnahmezustand”, Institut Historique Allemand, Paris, France, 13 November 2017
  • Suspension of the Legal Order in the State of Exception?, Conference “Enduring Constitutionalism”, Wissenschaftskolleg zu Berlin, 16 June 2017
  • “It Isn't True that England Is the Moon”: Comparative Constitutional Law as a Means of Constitutional Interpretation by the Courts?, Berlin Colloquium on Global and Comparative Public Law, Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin, 25 April 2017
  • The Decline of Constitutional History and the Historiographical Turn in Public International Law, International Law Research Group, Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin, 17 November 2016
  • An interdisciplinary approach on law, society and state in Germany, St. Petersburg Debate on Europe, St. Petersburg, Russia, 16 May 2016
  • Fighting the Vestiges of the Past in the Present (case study East Germany), Conference “Crisis of Rule of Law and Democracy in Europe”, Ljubljana, Slovenia, 26 September 2014
  • Trust in Law in Times of Crisis, Panel “Law and the Question of Trust”, 1st ICON-S-Conference “Rethinking the Boundaries of Public Law and Public Space”, Florence, Italia, 27 June 2014
  • The role of history in public law, Graduate School ProDoc, University Fribourg, Switzerland, 21 Januay 2013
  • Rechtsstaat and Individual Rights in German Constitutional History, SIAS Summer Institute “Federalism and Separation of Powers in Comparative Perspective”, Ann Arbor, Michigan, 23 August 2010
  • Rechtsstaat – the German “Rule of law”?, 6th Workshop on International Constitutional Law: “Critical Perspectives on the Rule of Law”, Vienna University of Economics and Business, Austria, 7 May 2010