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Archive: News

Photo: Andreas Töpfer.

Articles in Orbit – How a Treaty Ensures That Outer Space Is Used for the Benefit of All

There is room for everything: crewed Soyuz rockets, the ISS, many satellites, the Hubble Space Telescope, and astronauts daring a spacewalk. Outer space has been a huge sphere of activity. For over 50 years, whatever goes on...
27. Mar 2019
There is room for everything: crewed Soyuz rockets, the ISS, many satellites, the Hubble Space Telescope, and astronauts daring a spacewalk. Outer space has been a huge sphere of activity. For over 50 years, whatever more ...
Prof. Dr. Tobias Lettl. Photo: Karla Fritze.

More Power for a Few Major Players – Jurist Tobias Lettl studies power concentrations in the market

Fruit and vegetables, bread, or milk products – there’s no question that we all need food every day. And there is also little doubt about where we buy our food, one could say somewhat provocatively, as there is little choice when...
16. Oct 2018
Fruit and vegetables, bread, or milk products – there’s no question that we all need food every day. And there is also little doubt about where we buy our food, one could say somewhat provocatively, as there is little more ...
Alexis Giraud. Photo: Karla Fritze.

Aggravated Murder, For Instance – Alix Giraud compares German and French criminal law

Criminal law was long considered to fall under the domain of national law, so it seemed to play little role in the harmonization of law across Europe. These days, however, there are many interconnections. Understanding how crimes...
23. May 2018
Criminal law was long considered to fall under the domain of national law, so it seemed to play little role in the harmonization of law across Europe. These days, however, there are many interconnections. Understanding more ...
Prof. Dr. Götz Schulze. Photo: Karla Fritze.

Believing in the Law or Following Your Faith? – Lawyer Prof. Götz Schulze discusses the relationship between law and religion

For thousands of years, religious canon formed the basic rules of social interaction and was both religious doctrine and law. Only for the last few hundred years have some countries separated church and state, with secular law...
03. Aug 2016
For thousands of years, religious canon formed the basic rules of social interaction and was both religious doctrine and law. Only for the last few hundred years have some countries separated church and state, with more ...
“Between democratic responsibility and economic modernization”: Can the welfare state be adaptet to the conditions of the 21st century? Photo: Fotolia.com/Gina Sanders.

Between Democratic Responsibility and Economic Modernization – Political and administration scholars compare welfare state reforms in Europe

Outdated, inefficient, and no longer supported by a majority of the people: Systems of the welfare state, with a long tradition in Europe, have become the target of criticism in recent years. But can the welfare state be made fit...
01. Dec 2015
Outdated, inefficient, and no longer supported by a majority of the people: Systems of the welfare state, with a long tradition in Europe, have become the target of criticism in recent years. But can the welfare state more ...
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