Media Response

Media Response


02.09.2020, Redaktionsnetzwerk Deutschland/dpa
The dpa-report discusses companies’ general terms and conditions in terms of both their legality and the traps they may hold; it cites research results from an SSRN article by Jürgen Basedow, Emeritus Director of the Institute.


Gut gemeint

01.09.2020, Handelsblatt, Votum
In this commentary, Klaus J. Hopt, Emeritus Director of the Institute, considers the proposal to create a single European Business Code that would bring together the heterogeneous EU legal acts. Published in the print edition of the Handelsblatt.

08.06.2020, Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung
Institute Director Ralf Michaels 
examines in this article the ongoing debate regarding Achille Mbembe and the accusations of antisemitism raised in Germany against the Cameroonian historian and post-colonial theoretician. The article appeared first in the Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung and was translated from German by Edith C. Watts for the online magazine Latitude: Rethinking Power Relations for a decolonized and non-racial world. The full article (in English) can be found here. more
04.06.2020, Verfassungsblog
In this podcast episode of the Verfassungsblog, journalist Max Steinbeis talks with Institute Director Ralf Michaels about the current situation in the USA, including the topics of racism, police brutality and the role of Donald Trump. more
20.05.2020, Symphoniker Hamburg
Artistic director Daniel Kühnel talks with Institute Director Reinhard Zimmermann about his work as well as the historical and comparative dimensions of law. more

Was Forscherinnen brauchen, um an die Spitze zu kommen

Hamburger Abendblatt, 24.02.2020
In her article, Theresa Palm writes about the difficulties women face when trying to advance their careers. Dörthe Engelcke, Senior Research Fellow at the Institute, describes her personal way of dealing with such challenges. Printed in the Hamburger Abendblatt, 24.02.2020.
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