Graz Jurisprudence Lectures
Our flagship events Graz Jurisprudence Lectures takes place once per year. We invite outstanding international scholars from the fields of legal philosophy and constitutional theory.
GRAZ JURISPRUDENCE LECTURE 2018
Prof. Dr. Dr. h.c. Ulfrid Neumann | Goethe-University Frankfurt am Main
"Recht als Realität und als Fiktion"
Thursday, December 6th, 2018, 05:00 pm - 6:30 pm
HS 15.04 (Resowi Sector E)
Ulfrid Neumann is professor of criminal law, criminal procedure law, legal philosophy and legal sociology at Goethe University Frankfurt. In his lecture, he will address the fiction about the ideal existence of law, which is constitutive for legal scholarship as well as legal practice.
GRAZ JURISPRUDENCE LECTURE 2017
Prof. em. Dr. Dr. h.c. mult. Dieter Grimm, LL.M. (Harvard) | Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin
"Die demokratischen Kosten der Konstitutionalisierung - der Fall Europa"
"The democratic costs of constitutionalization - the case of Europe"
Prof. em. Dr. Dr. h.c. mult. Dieter Grimm, LL.M. (Harvard) is an eminent German jurist, Emeritus Professor at Humbolt University in Berlin, Guest Professor at the New York University and Yale University, as well as former Justice of the German Federal Constitutional Court.
In his presentation, Dieter Grimm speaks about the democratic compatibility of the European constitution-making through the European Court of Justice adjudication.
GRAZ JURISPRUDENCE LECTURE 2016
Prof. Dr. Dr. h.c. mult. Robert Alexy | Christian-Albrechts-Universität zu Kiel
"Gustav Radbruchs Rechtsbegriff"
"Gustav Radbruchs Concept of Law"
Prof. Dr. Dr. h.c. mult. Robert Alexy is part of the international most notorious and renowned German jurists of our time. Since 2013, he is Professor of Public Law and Legal Philosophy at the University of Kiel.
In his talk, Alexy first explained Radbuch's system and then presented his conclusions that Radbruch is to be considered not a Positivist, but a Non-Positivist.