Freiburg Lectures on Staatswissenschaft and Philosophy of Law

Freiburg Lectures on Staatswissenschaft and Philosophy of Law

The Freiburg Lectures on Staatswissenschaft and Philosophy of Law are organized by the University of Freiburg (Chair of Public Law and Legal Theory, Prof. Dr. Matthias Jestaedt) in cooperation with the Max Planck Institute for the Study of Crime, Security and Law (Department of Public Law, Prof. Dr. Ralf Poscher). Lectures are held during the semester at a university venue.
Videos of this lecture series can be found at videoportal.uni-freiburg.de/freiburger-vortraege.

 

Upcoming Events

Ein neuer Trend: Von der rechtlichen zur politischen Verfassung

Freiburg Lectures on Staatswissenschaft and Philosophy of Law
  • Date: Jun 6, 2023
  • Time: 06:15 PM - 08:00 PM (Local Time Germany)
  • Speaker: Prof. em. Dr. Dr. h.c. mult. Dieter Grimm, LL.M. (Harvard)
  • Location: University of Freiburg
  • Room: Lecture room 1098, University building I
  • Host: Department of Political Science and Philosophy of Law at the University of Freiburg in cooperation with the colloquium politicum and the MPI-CSL
  • Contact: johannes.masing@jura.uni-freiburg.de

The Nature and Value of the Rule of Law

Freiburg Lectures on Staatswissenschaft and Philosophy of Law
  • Date: Jul 19, 2023
  • Time: 06:15 PM - 08:00 PM (Local Time Germany)
  • Speaker: Gerald J. Postema, PhD (Boshamer Distinguished Professor em. of Philosophy, The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill)
  • Location: University of Freiburg
  • Room: Lecture room 1010, University building I | Guests are welcome!
  • Host: MPI-CSL in cooperation with the Department of Political Science and Philosophy of Law at the University of Freiburg
  • Contact: c.hillemanns@csl.mpg.de
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Past Events

Strong AI and the Foundations of Ethics

Freiburg Lectures on Staatswissenschaft and Philosophy of Law
  • Date: Apr 26, 2023
  • Time: 06:00 PM c.t. - 08:15 PM (Local Time Germany)
  • Speaker: Professor David Plunkett (Dartmouth University, Department of Philosophy)
  • Co-author: Tristram McPherson
  • Location: Freiburg, Fürstenbergstr. 19
  • Room: Seminar room (F113) | Guests are welcome; please registrate
  • Host: MPI-CSL in cooperation with the Department of Political Science and Philosophy of Law at the University of Freiburg
  • Contact: c.hillemanns@csl.mpg.de
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Drei Verständnisebenen der Rechtsnatur

Freiburg Lectures on Staatswissenschaft and Philosophy of Law
  • Date: Nov 23, 2022
  • Time: 06:00 PM - 08:00 PM (Local Time Germany)
  • Speaker: Prof. Dr. jur. Dr. phil. Dietmar von der Pfordten (Georg-August-Universität Göttingen)
  • Location: 79098 Freiburg, Dreisamstr. 3
  • Room: Paulussaal | Guests are welcome!
  • Host: MPI-CSL in cooperation with the Department of Political Science and Philosophy of Law at the University of Freiburg
  • Contact: c.hillemanns@csl.mpg.de

About the Nature and Value of Conceptual Legal Scholarship

Freiburg Lectures on Staatswissenschaft and Philosophy of Law
  • Lecture is CANCELLED; a new date will be communicated in due course
  • Date: Jul 20, 2022
  • Time: 05:00 PM - 07:00 PM (Local Time Germany)
  • Speaker: Prof. Dr. Christian Bumke
  • Location: Freiburg, Fürstenbergstr. 19
  • Room: Seminar room (F 113) | Guests are welcome!
  • Host: MPI-CSL in cooperation with the Department of Political Science and Philosophy of Law at the University of Freiburg
  • Contact: c.hillemanns@csl.mpg.de
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Interpretationen als Hypothesen

Freiburg Lectures on Staatswissenschaft and Philosophy of Law
  • Date: Oct 20, 2021
  • Time: 07:00 PM c.t. (Local Time Germany)
  • Speaker: Prof. i. R. Dr. Bernhard Schlink (Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin)
  • Location: 79098 Freiburg, Dreisamstr. 3
  • Room: Paulussaal | Guests are welcome!
  • Host: MPI-CSL in cooperation with the Department of Political Science and Philosophy of Law at the University of Freiburg
  • Contact: c.hillemanns@csl.mpg.de

Evidentiary Standards, Human Fallibility, and Conviction Beyond Reasonable Doubt

Freiburg Lectures on Staatswissenschaft and Philosophy of Law
  • Date: Sep 29, 2021
  • Time: 06:00 PM c.t. (Local Time Germany)
  • Speaker: Prof. Dr. Geert Keil (Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin)
  • Location: University of Freiburg
  • Room: Lecture room 1010, University building I | Guests are welcome!
  • Host: MPI-CSL in cooperation with the Department of Political Science and Philosophy of Law at the University of Freiburg
  • Contact: c.hillemanns@csl.mpg.de
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Gegenbegriffe, Dichotomien und Alternativen in der Jurisprudenz

Freiburg Lectures on Staatswissenschaft and Philosophy of Law
  • Date: Jan 22, 2020
  • Time: 06:00 PM c.t. (Local Time Germany)
  • Speaker: Prof. em. Dr. Klaus F. Röhl (Faculty of Law, Ruhr University Bochum)
  • Location: University of Freiburg
  • Room: Lecture hall II, room 2408
  • Host: MPI for Foreign and International Criminal Law & University of Freiburg
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The Mechanics of Claims and Permissible Killing in War

Freiburg Lectures on Staatswissenschaft and Philosophy of Law
  • Date: Nov 27, 2019
  • Time: 06:00 PM (Local Time Germany)
  • Speaker: Prof. Dr. Alec D. Walen (Rutgers School of Arts and Sciences, Professor für Recht, Philosophie und Strafrechtspflege)
  • Location: Max Planck Institute for Foreign and International Criminal Law
  • Host: MPI for Foreign and International Criminal Law & University of Freiburg
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