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Univ.-Prof. Dr. Anne Peters LL.M. (Harvard), honorary professor


Max Planck Institute for Comparative Public Law and International Law


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Only on appointment

Biographical Note Anne Peters

Born in Berlin on 15 November 1964. Studied in Würzburg, Lausanne, Freiburg i.Br. (1984-1990). First and Second State Examination, Baden-Württemberg (1990 and 1993). Teaching and research assistant in public international law and European law, Albert-Ludwigs-University of Freiburg (1990-1994) and doctorate in law (1994). Master of Laws (LL.M.), Harvard Law School (1994-1995). Wissenschaftliche Assistentin at the Walther-Schücking-Institute for International Law (1995-2001) and Habilitation, Christian-Albrechts-University Kiel (2000). Professor, chair of public international law and constitutional law, University of Basel, Switzerland (2001-2013). Dean (2004-2005) and dean of research (2008-2013) of the Basel Law School. Visiting professor at Sciences Po, Paris (2009), at Université Panthéon-Assas, Paris (2014), at Peking University Law School (2014) and at Université Panthéon-Sorbonne (2015). President of the European Society of International Law (2010-2012). Member (substitute) of the European Commission for Democracy through Law (Venice Commission) in respect of Germany (2011-2015). Director at the Max Planck Institute for Comparative Public Law and International Law, adjunct professor at the University of Basel (since 2013), honorary professor at the University of Heidelberg (since 2014), and Freie Universität Berlin (since 2015).

Her current research interests relate to public international law including its history, global animal law, global governance and global constitutionalism, the status of humans in international law.

Blockseminar "Business and Human Rights"

01.-03. Juli 2021

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