Last modified: January 6, 2018



Current Events


The Chair for Public Law and Comparative Law will host a conference titled "Shaping Law. Shaping Gender: Experiences from India” from 11-13 October 2018. The Call for Papers can be accessed here. The deadline for abstract submissions is February 24.



Past Events


Q-Team: Legal Pluralism and Gender in India 


Interdisciplinary Seminar, Summer Term 2017

Start: 20 April 2017

Application: 7 April 2017

Contact: Siddharth De SouzaTanja Herklotz


For further information click here.



FU/HU (Internal)Trilateral Workshop on Comparative Perspectives on Land Governance in Brazil and India




(Internal) Trilateral Workshop on comparative land governance with legal scholars and social scientists from Brazil, India and Germany, organized by the Law and Society Institute of Humboldt-University Berlin


Contact Person: Michael Riegner





Current Publications




Philipp DannThe Global Administrative Law of Development Cooperation,

in: Sabino Cassese (Ed.), Research Handbook on Global Administrative Law, 

London 2016


Michael Riegner, Legal frameworks and general principles for indicators in sovereign debt restructuring, Yale Journal of International Law 41 (2016), 141-175, available here







  Michael Riegner, Governance Indicators in the Law of Development Finance: A Legal Analysis of the World Bank’s “Country Policy and Institutional Assessment”, Journal of Internat’l Economic Law 19 (2016), 1-26
  Michael Riegner, Implementing the “Data Revolution” for the Post-2015 Sustainable Development Goals - Toward a Global Administrative Law of Information, in: Boisson de Chazournes/Davis/Fariello (eds), World Bank Legal Review 7, Washington D.C., 2016, 17-39, available here
   Tanja Herklotz, Dead Letters? The Uniform Civil Code through the Eyes of the Indian Women's Movement and the Indian Supreme Court, VRÜ 49 (2016) (available here)

Philipp Dann, »Entwicklung und Recht. Eine systematische Einführung«,

Baden-Baden 2014, 800 S. (zusammen mit Stefan Kadelbach

und Markus Kaltenborn)










Philipp Dann, »The Law of Development Cooperation. A comparative analysis of World Bank, EU and Germany«,

Cambridge University Press, Cambridge 2013, 592 S.