Dr Frauke Lachenmann

Senior Research Fellow (Publications)

Project Activities

Co-Editor of the Max Planck Encyclopedia of Public International Law Thematic Series, the Max Planck Encyclopedia of Comparative Constitutional Law and the Max Planck Yearbook of United Nations Law

Other Activities and Research Interests

International Law, in particular the International Law of Treaties and United Nations Law, Comparative Constitutional Law, Legal Linguistics

Professional and Academic Background

Since 1/2014 Senior Research Fellow, Max Planck Foundation for International Peace and the Rule of Law

2013 Visiting Researcher, Yale Law School, New Haven, CT (USA)

2007–2013 Senior Research Fellow, Max Planck Institute for Comparative Public Law and International Law, Heidelberg (Germany)

2006–2007 Legal Assistant to the Head of Legal Unit, UNHCR Regional Office, Berlin (Germany)

2006 Second State Exam in Law

2004–2006 Legal Traineeship, Heidelberg District Court and Karlsruhe Administrative Court (Germany)

2004 Obtained doctorate with a thesis on: Hugh Henry Brackenridge - Richter, Republikaner, Man of Letters

2003 First State Exam in Law

2000-2001 President of the Interdisciplinary Colloquy of PhD Candidates at the Faculty of Modern Languages, Heidelberg University (Germany)

1998–2003 Major in Law, Heidelberg University (Germany)

1995–1996 St. Hilda's College Visiting Student in English Literature and Philosophy, Oxford University (United Kingdom)

1993–1998 Majors in English Literature and Philosophy, Heidelberg University (Germany)

1992–1993 Foundation Course of Art and Design, Camberwell College of Art and Design, London (United Kingdom)

Publications

  • Max Planck Encyclopedia of Comparative Constitutional Law (eds together with Rainer Grote and Rüdiger Wolfrum), www.mpeccol.com, Oxford University Press, 2017.
  • Max Planck Encyclopedia of Public International Law Thematic Series (eds together with Rüdiger Wolfrum), Vol 2, International Humanitarian Law, Oxford University Press, 2016.
  • Max Planck Encyclopedia of Public International Law Thematic Series (eds together with Rüdiger Wolfrum), Vol 1, International Economic Law, Oxford University Press, 2015.
  • Max Planck Yearbook of United Nations Law (eds together with Tilmann J Röder und Rüdiger Wolfrum), Vol 20 (2016), Brill, Leiden 2017.
  • Max Planck Yearbook of United Nations Law (eds together with Tilmann J Röder and Rüdiger Wolfrum), Vol 19 (2015), Brill, Leiden 2016.
  • Max Planck Yearbook of United Nations Law (eds together with Tilmann J Röder and Rüdiger Wolfrum), Vol 18 (2014), Brill, Leiden 2015.
  • Rule of Law and the Sustainable Development Goals. (togehter with Astrid Wiik) In: Lachenmann, Frauke/Röder, Tillmann J./Wolfrum, Rüdiger (eds), Max Planck Yearbook of United Nations Law, Vol 18, Brill, Leiden 2015, pp. 286–331.
  • United Nations Budget. (last updated: January 2013; together with Rüdiger Wolfrum) In: Wolfrum, Rüdiger (ed) Max Planck Encyclopedia of Public International Law, OUP, Oxford 2008–.
  • Legal Positivism. (last updated: July 2013) In: Wolfrum, Rüdiger (ed.), Max Planck Encyclopedia of Public International Law, OUP, Oxford 2008–.
  • Hugh Henry Brackenridge – Richter, Republikaner, Man of Letters, Schöningh, Paderborn 2007.

Lectures

  • 5/2016: Workshop Building International Legal Expertise for Female Jurists from Afghanistan and Pakistan: International Law, Islamabad (Pakistan)
  • 11/2015: NIPPON ITLOS Fellows Traineeship Unit “The International Law of Treaties”
  • 11/2014: NIPPON ITLOS Fellows Traineeship Unit “The International Law of Treaties”
  • 11/2012: NIPPON ITLOS Fellows Traineeship Unit “The International Law of Treaties”
  • 12/2011: NIPPON ITLOS Fellows Traineeship Unit “The International Law of Treaties”

Presentations

  • 12 Jul. 2017 "Rule of Law and the Sustainable Development Goals", Law and Development Discussion Group, Max Planck Institute for Comparative Public Law and International Law, Heidelberg (Germany)
  • 3 Jul. 2017 "Rule of Law and the Sustainable Development Goals", Summer School on International Law for Sustainable Societies: The Sustainable Development Goals, University of Groningen (The Netherlands)
  • 24 Oct. 2013 “‘Are We Talking About the Same Thing?’: Legal Traditions and Their Linguistic Influences on International Law”, Advanced Research Seminar Series, Yale Law School (USA)
  • 23 Aug. 2013 “Literarische Stilmittel in Texten von Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr. und Bernhard Schlinck”, Max Planck Institute for Comparative Public Law and International Law, Heidelberg (Germany)
  • 18 May 2013 “‘Are We Talking About the Same Thing?‘: Legal Traditions and Their Linguistic Influences on International Law”, Cambridge Journal of International Comparative Law 2nd Annual Conference, Cambridge (United Kingdom)
  • 4 Feb. 2013 “ITLOS Case No. 16: What Does It Take to ‘Agree’?”, Max Planck Institute for Comparative Public Law and International Law, Heidelberg (Germany)
  • 16 Dec. 2012 “Direkte Demokratie”, Max Planck Institute for Comparative Public Law and International Law, Heidelberg (Germany)

Memberships

International Commission of Jurists, German Section