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“Constitutional and Political Theory – Selected Writings” – Book release on April 13th 2017

For the first time, with the volume “Constitutional and Political Theory – Selected Writings”, the writings of German legal scholar Prof. Dr. Dr. Ernst-Wolfgang Böckenförde will be available for an English audience.

Böckenförde is Professor Emeritus at the University of Freiburg, where he taught public law, philosophy of law and legal and constitutional history from 1977 till 1995. As a prominent philosopher of law and former judge on Germany’s Federal Constitutional Court, he significantly shaped the scientific and public debate about legal and constitutional theory in Germany since the 1960s.

Together with Prof. Dr. Johannes Masing, at present judge on Germany’s Federal Constitutional Court, FRIAS Senior Fellow Prof. Martin Loughlin will talk about the work and reception of Böckenförde’s at the book release on

Date: April 13th 2017, 15:00 till 17:00

Location: Kollegiengebäude I (KG I) ground floor, room 1098, Platz der Universität 3, 79098 Freiburg

Beware! The event is held in German language.


Further information about the book

Mirjam Künkler, Tine Stein (eds.), The Constitutional and Political Theory of Ernst-Wolfgang Böckenförde. Selected Wrtitings, Oxford University Press (= Oxford Constitutional Theory), published January 2017.

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