Mind and Rights - Public talk of Prof. Mahlmann at the Bonavero Institute of Human Rights
On February 8th, 2022, Professor Mahlmann held a public talk concerning the topic of "Mind and Rights – Why Human Rights Have Deep Roots in Human Psychology, History, Ethics, and Law" at the Bonavero Institute of Human Rights of the Oxford Law Faculty. The talk presents central theses of Professor Mahlmann's forthcoming book "Mind and Rights. Why Human Rights have Deep Roots in Human Psychology, History, Ethics, and Law", to be published 2022 by Cambridge University Press. The talk may be viewed here.
«Lectures for law in society» - with Lukas Bärfuss, 18.11.2021
Lecture at the Children's University Zurich — Fall Semester
Prof. Mahlmann will give a lecture on "Das ist aber ungerecht! Doch ist das wirklich ungerecht? Und was hat das mit unserem Recht zu tun?" as part of the Children's University Zurich program.
Wednesday, November 17, 2021, 15.00 – 16.00h
More information and program of the Children's University Zurich (Fall Semester 2021 (PDF, 218 KB))
Lecture on "Bärlachs Wette – Schuld, Strafe und Gerechtigkeit bei Dürrenmatt", 27.05.2021
The lecture is part of the interdisciplinary lecture series: Der Mensch nach der Tragödie – hundert Jahre Friedrich Dürrenmatt at the University of Zurich.
Conference on "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)
Lecture Prof. Martha C. Nussbaum, 19.12.2018: "Anger, Powerlessness, and the Politics of Blame"
SVRSP Rousseau Lectures 2017 - Prof. John Mikhail: "The Sense of Justice, Private Interest, and Public Duty in the Age of Trump", November15-17, 2017
Further information: SVRSP Rousseau Lectures
Podium discussion (organised by the Zurich Salon), 15.11.2016: "Human rights, sovereignty and democracy"
Participants: Luke Gittos, Andrea Huber, Prof. Dr. iur. Matthias Mahlmann, Dr. iur. RA Peter Studer, Prof. Dr. iur. Hans-Ueli Vogt
Chaired by Andrew Weelhouse
Lecture Prof. Dr. J. Christopher McCrudden, 18.11.2015: "Human Rights Histories: Genesis, Validity and Ideology"
Lecture Prof. Dr. Arun Thiruvengadam, 07.05.2015: "Assessing the Social Rights Jurisprudence of India: Perspectives from Constitutional Theory and Comparative Law"
Lecture Prof. Dr. Chibli Mallat, 17.03.2015: "2011 and the Middle East Challenge to World Constitutionalism"
International Conference, 11. and 12.12.2014: "Neuroscience and Human Rights"
Podcasts of all lectures, among others:
- Prof. Dr. András Sajó, 11.12.2014: "Manipulating Emotions/Manipulated Emotions: The Cunning of Constitutional Institutions" (Link)
- Prof. Dr. Matthias Mahlmann, 12.12.2014: "Neuroscience and Human Values - Prospects and Problems" (Link)
Panel discussion, 19.12.2013: "Dialogue of Legal Orders Through the Jurisprudence of Supreme Courts"
Prof. Dr. Dikgang Moseneke (Debuty Chief Justice of the Republic of South Africa), Prof. Dr. András Sajó(Judge of the European Court of Human Rights) and Dr. Andreas Zünd (Judge of the Swiss Federal Supreme Court)