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News October 2017

Lectures by Werner Gephart in Moscow and St. Petersburg

In the context of the recollection events of the October revolution, the founding director, Prof. Dr. jur. Dr. h.c. Werner Gephart, will held a Humboldt Lecture at the Faculty of Philosophy of the Lomonosov University in Moscow on 8 November 2017 on the subject of "Law, Art and Revolution, on the Structure of Legal and Aesthetic Revolutions". On November 9, 2017, Werner Gephart will address the theme "Culture and Reality, the Logic of Cultural Cultures" in the Boris Yeltsin National Library in St. Petersburg.

International Conference

The Käte Hamburger Center for Advanced Study in the Humanities “Law as Culture” organizes an international conference entitled "Constitutional Cultures in Comparative Perspective" on November, 22th to 24th, 2017.

For further Information please note the invitation card (PDF) as well as the conference program (PDF).


Lecture Nina Dethloff

The following lecture will be held by Prof. Dr. Nina Dethloff (Co-Director of the Käte Hamburger Center "Law as Culture") on November 3th, 2017:

"Kindeswohl als Rechtsprinzip"
Workshop "Der Einzelfall im Recht" at the Institut für Sozialforschung Frankfurt (IFS) as part of the project "Verhandlungsformen normativer Paradoxien" (funded by the Volkswagenstiftung).


New Publication

Recht als Kultur? Beiträge zu Max Webers Soziologie des Rechts by Werner Gephart and Daniel Witte has just been released as the 19. volume of the publication series “Law as Culture”.

For more information on the Center’s publications, please click here.


News September 2017

Forum "Law as Culture"

The upcoming forum event with Dr. Thomas Schmidt Lux on October 18th had to be postponed for an hour due to scheduling conflicts. The event will now take place at 7 p.m. in the Max Weber Lecture Room.

To the event page


Lectures by Nina Dethloff

The following lectures will be held by Professor Nina Dethloff (Co-Director of the Käte Hamburger Center for Advanced Studies “Law as Culture"):

September 14th, 2017
Lecture „Familienrecht in Europa – Quo vadis?“
Symposium ‚Internationales Familienrecht und Familienrechtsvergleichung: Neue Herausforderungen durch moderne Familienformen‘
Carl Friedrich von Siemens Stiftung, München
September, 14/15th, 2017

September 28th, 2017
Inauguration Lecture „Vielfalt des Rechts im Globalisierungsprozess - Zusammenspiel und Konkurrenzen von Normen im Bereich von Ehe und Familie“
Workshop ‚Recht, Ordnung, Diversität: Konzepte und Fallstudien‘ im Rahmen des SFB ‚Praktiken des Vergleichens. Die Welt ordnen und verändern‘
Bielefeld September 28 - 30th 2017


News August 2017

New Publication

The Sacred and the Law: The Durkheimian Legacy by Werner Gephart and Daniel Witte has just been released as the 20. volume of the publication series “Law as Culture”. For a preview version, please click here.

For more information on the Center’s publications, please click here.


Program “Forum Law as Culture” for the fourth quarter of 2017

Through its homonymous forum, the Käte Hamburger Center for Advanced Study in the Humanities “Law as Culture” offers a space for interdisciplinary and intercultural exchange with international guests and fellows at the Center. The forum events take place on Tuesdays in the Center's Max Weber Lecture Room and are open to the interested public. Admission is free.

The entire program through December 2017 can be accessed here (PDF).

Detailed information on individual lectures can be accessed under Activities.


News June 2017

Additional event in the “Forum Law as Culture”

A further event could be added to the current forum program: On Tuesday, July 4th, Prof. Dr. Nina Dethloff will give a lecture entitled "Child Brides on the Move".


News May 2017

Fellowship posting

The Käte Hamburger Center for Advanced Study in the Humanities “Law as Culture” invites scientists of excellent standing to apply for a fellowship ranging from a minimum of three to a maximum of twelve months on the research topic “Law and Economy” until August 31, 2017.

To the posting


New Publication

Some Colours of the Law: Images and Interpretations by Werner Gepharthas just been released as the 21. volume of the publication series “Law as Culture”. For a preview version, please clickhere.

For more information on the Center’s publications, please click here.


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