Univ.-Prof. Dr. Alexander Somek - News

  • Alexander Somek is pleased to announce that our colleague Franziska Eckstein has been a supporting member of the "Studienstiftung des Deutschen Volkes" since 01.03.2020. The Studienstiftung is the oldest and largest organisation for the promotion of gifted people in the Federal Republic of Germany. It promotes the higher education of young people whose high scientific or artistic talents and personality promise special achievements in the service of the general public. We congratulate Mrs. Eckstein on this great distinction. For more information see
     https://www.studienstiftung.de/leitbild/
  • "The Global Flock and the Beautiful Soul"  article in the Duke Journal of Comparative & International Law, Vol 29, 2019 online abrufbar
  •  "Was ist Verfassungsrecht" article in the book: Scharfsinn im Recht, Liber Amicorum Michael Thaler zum 70. Geburtstag, Hg.: C.Jabloner, A.Jakab, L.Kirchmair, O.Pfersmann, E. Wiederin, Jan Sramek Verlag 2019
  • "Ibiza - Die Frage der Rechtfertigung", A. Someks guest commentary in Standard, 31.12.2019
  • "Liberalismus - Eine Grußkarte aus dem Roten Wien", A. Somek in Verfassungsblog, 16.12.2019
  • Speech "Echtes Verfassungsrecht –Überlegungen zu James Madison", 06.12.2019 on the occasion of the 65. birthday Otto Pfersmann in the presidental office at the  Wiener Hofburg
  • Speech at the Juristischen Grundlagenforschung, Friedrich-Alexander Universität, "Recht als Kritik der praktischen Vernunft", Bayreuth, 4. Dezember 2019
  • Theory Talks with A. Somek at the Max-Planck Institut in Heidelberg, "Sources of Law and the Legal Relation", 19. September 2019
  • 25 Jahre EU-Volksabstimmung, Panel 5: Ad multissimos annos? Speech A. Somek: "Vom Ende der Geschichte zum notwendigen Übel: Wandlungen des Europakonzepts in der Wissenschaft vom Europarecht" 14. Juni 2019
  • Discussion about the book "Das Rechtsdenken Pierre Bourdieus", Wien am 22. Mai 2019
  • A. Somek "Im Gespräch" at oe1/ORF  "Die Grenze der Freiheit, die Grenze der Demokratie", 18.04.2019
  • Invited speaker "Building a cosmopolitan polity: the European Convention as a constitution" at the 23.03.2019 bei der Tagung "The EU Charter of Fundamental Rights in the Member States" in Oxford 

In cooperation with Michael Potacs from the Vienna Business University, he is running a workshop on legal theory and organizing the Vienna Lectures on Law and Philosophy