Dr. Carolin Hillemanns

Head of Editing & Press

Main Focus

  • Trans­ition­al Justice, In­ter­na­tion­al Crim­in­al Law & Policy
  • Me­di­ation, Vic­tim’s Rights, Cor­por­ate So­cial Re­spons­ib­il­ity

Curriculum Vitae

Ca­ro­lin Hil­le­manns com­menced her le­gal stu­dies at the Uni­ver­si­ty of Hei­del­berg in 1992 In 1994, she re­cei­ved an Eras­mus schol­ar­ship to stu­dy at the Uni­ver­si­ty of Mont­pel­lier I, Fran­ce, whe­re she ob­tai­ned her Maîtri­se en Droit Pu­blic. On re­tur­ning to the Uni­ver­si­ty of Hei­del­berg in 1995, she con­ti­nued her le­gal stu­dies and suc­cess­ful­ly pas­sed her First State Ex­ami­na­ti­on in 1997, with a fo­cus on pu­blic in­ter­na­tio­nal and Eu­ro­pean law. The­reaf­ter, she cler­ked at the dis­trict court in Kon­stanz (Re­fe­ren­da­ri­at) and wor­ked as a re­se­ar­cher at the Chair of Pro­fes­sor Kay Hail­bron­ner for Pu­blic Law, In­ter­na­tio­nal Law and Eu­ro­pean Law at the Uni­ver­si­ty of Kon­stanz.

Ca­ro­lin com­ple­ted her elec­ti­ve trai­neeship with an in­ter­na­tio­nal law firm in Syd­ney, Aus­tra­lia. In 1999, she suc­cess­ful­ly pas­sed her Se­cond State Ex­ami­na­ti­on, with a fo­cus on pri­va­te in­ter­na­tio­nal law. From 2000-2002, she wor­ked as a re­se­ar­cher at the In­sti­tu­te for Pu­blic In­ter­na­tio­nal Law and For­eign Con­sti­tu­tio­nal Law at the Uni­ver­si­ty of Zu­rich, Swit­zer­land. The In­sti­tu­te’s Chair, Pro­fes­sor Da­niel Thü­rer, su­per­vi­sed her dis­ser­ta­ti­on on Trans­na­tio­nal Cor­po­ra­ti­ons and Hu­man Rights. Du­ring this pe­ri­od, Ca­ro­lin re­cei­ved a schol­ar­ship from the Swiss Science Foun­da­ti­on to spend one ye­ar ab­road as a vi­si­ting scholar at New York Uni­ver­si­ty, USA. She was awar­ded the doc­to­ral tit­le from the Uni­ver­si­ty of Zu­rich in 2004.

Ca­ro­lin then wor­ked for a com­mer­ci­al and cor­po­ra­te law firm in Mon­tre­al, Ca­na­da, be­fo­re ta­king on the ro­le of Exe­cu­ti­ve Di­rec­tor of the In­ter­na­tio­nal Cri­mi­nal De­fence At­tor­neys As­so­cia­ti­on (an in­ter­na­tio­nal non-go­ver­n­men­tal or­ga­ni­za­ti­on) in 2006. In la­te 2007, Ca­ro­lin re­tur­ned to Ger­ma­ny as the scien­ti­fic coor­di­na­tor of the In­ter­na­tio­nal Max Planck Re­se­arch School on Re­ta­lia­ti­on, Me­dia­ti­on and Pu­nis­h­ment (IM­PRS RE­MEP).

In mid-2017, she as­s­u­med the po­si­ti­on of Re­se­arch Coor­di­na­tor at the Max Planck In­sti­tu­te for For­eign and In­ter­na­tio­nal Cri­mi­nal Law. She spent a six-month sab­ba­ti­cal in San­ta Cruz, Ca­li­for­nia, in 2018.


Publications

Journal Article (1)

2003
Journal Article
Hillemanns, C. (2003). UN Norms on the Responsibilities of Transnational Corporations and Other Business Enterprises with regard to Human Rights. German Law Journal - open access to comparative, european and international law, 10(4), 1065–1080. Retrieved from http://hdl.handle.net/21.11116/0000-0003-960E-5

Thesis - PhD (1)

2004
Thesis - PhD
Hillemanns, C. (submitted). Transnational Corporations and Human Rights: a Study of the First Two Principles of the Global Compact (PhD Thesis). Universität Zürich, Zürich. Retrieved from http://hdl.handle.net/21.11116/0000-0003-961E-3

Other (2)

2020
Other
Hilgemann, C., & Hillemanns, C. (2020). Defizite im deutschen Umweltstrafrecht – welche Chancen bietet Restorative Justice? TOA-Magazin. Retrieved from http://hdl.handle.net/21.11116/0000-0009-2DE6-2
2017
Other
Hillemanns, C. (2017). Ein ungewöhnlicher Versöhnungsprozess: Opfer und Täter der italienischen Roten Brigaden. PM - perspektive mediation. Retrieved from http://hdl.handle.net/21.11116/0000-0000-B977-A

Contribution to a Collected edition (5)

2020
Contribution to a Collected edition
Härter, K., Hillemanns, C., & Schlee, G. (2020). On mediation; historical, legal, anthropological and international perspectives on alternative modes of conflict regulation. In On mediation: historical, legal, anthropological and international perspectives (pp. 1–11) Integration and Conflict Studies. New York; Oxford: Berghahn Books. Retrieved from http://hdl.handle.net/21.11116/0000-0009-636D-E
Contribution to a Collected edition
Härter, K., Hillemanns, C., & Schlee, G. (2020). Introduction. On Mediation: Historical, Legal, Anthropological and International Perspectives on Alternative Modes of Conflict Regulation. In On Mediation: Historical, Legal, Anthropological and International Perspectives (pp. 1–11). New York/Oxford: Berghahn. Retrieved from http://hdl.handle.net/21.11116/0000-0009-6377-2
Contribution to a Collected edition
Härter, K., Hillemanns, C., & Schlee, G. (2020). Conclusion. In On mediation: historical, legal, anthropological and international perspectives (pp. 219–221) Integration and Conflict Studies. New York; Oxford: Berghahn. Retrieved from http://hdl.handle.net/21.11116/0000-0009-6373-6
2007
Contribution to a Collected edition
Thürer, D., & Hillemanns, C. (2007). Allgemeine Prinzipien. In Bilaterale Verträge I & II Schweiz - EU (2. Aufl., pp. 39–64). Zürich: Schulthess. Retrieved from http://hdl.handle.net/21.11116/0000-0003-95F6-F
2002
Contribution to a Collected edition
Thürer, D., & Hillemanns, C. (2002). Allgemeine Prinzipien. In Bilaterale Verträge Schweiz-EG: ein Handbuch (1. Aufl., pp. 17–38). Zürich: Schulthess. Retrieved from http://hdl.handle.net/21.11116/0000-0003-95FB-A

Collected Edition (1)

2020
Collected Edition
Härter, K., Hillemanns, C., & Schlee, G. (Eds.). (2020). On Mediation: Historical, Legal, Anthropological and International Perspectives. New York/Oxford: Berghahn. Retrieved from http://hdl.handle.net/21.11116/0000-0009-6375-4
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