Senior Emile Noël Fellows

  • Armin von Bogdandy

    is Director at the Max Planck Institute for Comparative Public Law and International Law, Heidelberg and Professor of Public Law at the Goethe-Universität, Frankfurt/Main. He is President of the OECD Nuclear Energy Tribunal. He was member of the German Science Council (Wissenschaftsrat). In June 2008 Prof. Bogdandy received the Berlin-Brandenburgian Academy of Sciences Prize for […]

    Research Project:

    Developing the Publicness of Public International Law The research project aims to develop a distinctly public law approach to the […]

  • Carlos Closa

    holds a Ph.D. in Politics, University of Hull (UK) (1993); M.A. in European Integration and Cooperation (1990) (U. Hull). He holds degrees in Sociology and Political Science (Universidad Complutense, UCM), Madrid, 1987. Between 2004 and 2008, he was Deputy Director of the Centro de Estudios Políticos y Constitucionales (Ministry of Presidency) and between 2005 and 2009, he was member […]

    Research Project:

    Transitional justice in the EU: dealing with legacies of repressive pasts and shaping the understanding of the European polity This […]

  • Franz C. Mayer

    holds the Chair in Public Law, European Law, Public International Law, Comparative Law and Law and Politics at the University of Bielefeld (Law Faculty). He studied Law, Political Science and History at the Universities of Bonn and Munich and at the Institut d’Études Politiques de Paris (Sciences-Po). LL.M. (Yale Law School) 1995; Dr. iur. (University […]

    Research Project:

    Parliaments and Globalization – Parliamentarianism in Times of Europeanization and Globalization The dream of a World Parliament has to a […]

  • Senior Emile Noël Fellows/Joint Straus

    • Jean-Claude Piris

      serves as Legal Counsel of the European Council (Presidents or Prime Ministers of the 27 Member States) and of the EU Council of Ministers, Mr. PIRIS participated in all important decisions taken over the past 20 years by the EU, notably the adoption of new Treaties (Maastricht, Amsterdam, Nice, Constitutional Treaty, Lisbon), and the solutions […]

      Research Project:

      The Case for a Two Speed Europe During my fellowship, I plan to deepen the reflection on the European Union […]

    • Martin A. Schain 

      is Professor of Politics at New York University.  Among other books, he is the author of The Politics of Immigration in France, Britain and the United States: A Comparative Study (Palgrave, 2008), French Communism and Local Power (St. Martin’s, 1985), and co-author of Politics in France (Harper-Collins, 1992).  He is co-editor and author of Comparative Federalism: The US and EU in Comparative Perspective(Oxford, […]

      Research Project:

      The Border: the Immigration Dilemma and the State Since the end of the Second World War, the number of people […]

    • Emile Noël Fellows

      • Ari Afilalo

        is a Professor of Law at Rutgers-Camden School of Law.  His teaching and research focus on international trade, international business transactions and E.U. Law. He holds a J.D. magna cum laude from Boston University School of Law and an LL.M. from Harvard Law School.  He was a law clerk to Chief Justice Paul J. Liacos […]

        Research Project:

        The New Global Trading Order: The Evolving State and the Future of Trade Ari Afilalo’s research focuses on international trade […]

      • Diletta Tega

        is a researcher of Constitutional Law at the University of Milan – Bicocca, School of Law. She is lecturer of Public Law and Protection of Fundamental Rights, at the University of Bologna, graduate degree in International cooperation, regulation and protection of fundamental rights and etno-cultural inheritance. She received a J.S.D. in Constitutional Law from the […]

        Research Project:

        Religion in the Public Educational Sphere: how to keep together neutrality and pluralism? In the last ten years or so […]

      • Jan-Peter Hix

        is a legal adviser in the Legal Service of the Council of the EU. As a member of the external relations team he advises, in particular, the Trade Policy Committee and the Trade Questions Working Party of the Council. He has represented the Council in a considerable number of cases before the Court of Justice […]

        Research Project:

        Agreement-consistent interpretation and other forms of judicial accomodation of WTO law by the courts in European Union and the U.S.A. […]

      • Judicaël Etienne

        earned a PhD in Law from the University of Louvain (UCL), Centre Ch. De Visscher pour le droit international et européen (CeDIE), in September 2010. He had graduated from UCL with a Law Degree in 2001 and holds an LLM in European Law from the University of Leipzig (2003). Judicaël was Research Fellow and Teaching […]

        Research Project:

        Transitional justice in the EU: dealing with legacies of repressive pasts and shaping the understanding of the European polity This […]

      • Michelle Q. Zang

        just defended her PhD thesis in July at Durham Law School, UK. Her thesis is titled “The EU-China relations as a Paradigm of WTO Contingent Trade Protection under the Transitional Mechanisms”. Michelle holds a LLM (Distinction) in European Legal Studies from Durham University and obtained the Bachelor in Law from Fudan University, China. She received […]

        Research Project:

        China’s Accession to the WTO Government Procurement Agreement: Challenges and Prospective Furtherance This project aims to investigate the government procurement […]