Chair of Philosophy and Theory of Law, Legal Sociology and International Public Law
University of Zurich
CH-8032 Zürich, Switzerland
Office DOL F21 (Prof. Mahlmann)
Office DOL F20, DOL F22 (research associates)
|Tel:||+41 (0)44 634 15 84/86/69|
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During the semester we can be contacted via telephone from Mon - Fri, 10-12 a.m.
Information on academic courses
High-tech, Poverty, ‘Untouchables’ and Democracy for a Billion: The Constitution of India and Constitutionalism in the Global South
Recent publications / varia
«Es wird nicht bestraft, was man denkt, sondern was man tut»
Interview on the anti-racism law with Prof. Mahlmann, in: Beobachter, 30.01.2020
Selbstbestimmung im deutschen Grundgesetz
Guest commentary by Prof. Mahlmann, in: Neue Zürcher Zeitung, 12.09.2018
Demokratie ohne Rechtsstaat?
Blog article by Prof. Mahlmann,in: Geschichte der Gegenwart, 05.09.2018
Conference "Remaking the UK Constitution: Politics and Process"
Prof. Matthias Mahlmann was invited as a speaker and panellist at the "Conference on Remaking the UK Constitution: Politics and Process", organised by the Bonavero Institute of Human Rights (University of Oxford), 22./23.02.2019.
Presentation and panel discussion (session 4: The flexibility of a new constitution)
Hedi Fritz-Niggli Visiting Professor at the University of Zurich
Prof. Martha C. Nussbaum (University of Chicago) was the Hedi Fritz-Niggli Visiting Professor at the Faculty of Law, University of Zurich, in December 2018.
SVRSP Rousseau Lectures 2017
The first SVRSP Rousseau Lectures were held on November 15-17, 2017 at the University of Zurich. Prof. John Mikhail (Georgetown University) gave a two-part lecture on "The Sense of Justice, Private Interest, and Public Duty in the Age of Trump".Podcast Lecture I - 15.11.2017
Tagesgespräch "Flüchtlingskrise und Menschenwürde"
On 11 November 2015, the radio station Radio SRF 1 broadcasted an interview with Prof. Dr. iur. Matthias Mahlmann on the current refugee crisis and the concept of human dignity. You can find the it via the following link:
Podcasts of guest lectures and panel discussions