International Annual Conferences

The annual international conferences of the Cluster of Excellence involve an intensive examination of the central objects of study of the research network with the participation of renowned guests from all over the world.  The conferences are held in autumn, with the leadership revolving among the research areas within the Cluster.

Past events:

International Annual Conference 2017
Crisis: Interdisciplinary Perspectives
23-24 November 2017

International Annual Conference 2016
Normative (B)Orders. Migration and Citizenship in a Time of Crisis
24-25 November 2016

International Annual Conference 2015
Europe's Justice
19-20 November 2015

International Annual Conference 2014
Normative Ordnungen im Wandel: Globale Herausforderungen
20.-21. November 2014

International Annual Conference 2013
Normative Ordnungen der Zukunft
21.-22. November 2013

International Annual Conference 2011
Legal Cultures, Legal Transfer, and Legal Pluralism
10-12 November 2011

International Annual Conference 2010
Justice and/or Peace

18-20 November 2010

International Annual Conference 2009
Rechtfertigungsnarrative - Legitimation und erzählende Verständigung
13-14 November 2009

Opening Conference 2008
Die Herausbildung normativer Ordnungen
14-15 November 2008


Letter of Concern and Support Regarding the Cluster of Excellence “Normative Ordnungen”

After the negative result of the DFG Excellence Strategy competition for Normative Orders, Seyla Benhabib and Charles Larmore, Members of our International Advisory Board, wrote an open letter to express their concern about the future of the Cluster and their strong support for it. More...

Upcoming Events

23 April 2018, 12.30pm

Book lɔ:ntʃ: Dr. Matthias C. Kettemann, LL.M. (Harvard): Freedom of Expression and the Internet. More...

26 April 2018, 8.15pm

Lecture and Film "Tropical Underground: Das brasilianische Cinema Marginal und die Revolution des Kinos": Stephanie Dennison (Leeds): Underground Brazil: Sex, Gewalt und die Wegwerf-Ästhetik im Kino der 1970er Jahre in São Paulo. More...

Latest Media

Die Unordnung der Dinge – Chaos als politisches Konzept

Ralf Fücks, Prof. Dr. Martin Saar, Prof. Marion Tiedtke. Moderation: Corinna Budras
Begleitprogramm „Chaos“ des LICHTER Filmfest Frankfurt International

Im Namen des Gesetzes: Geistiges Eigentum und Urheberrecht im afrikanischen Kontext

Prof. Dr. Mamadou Diawara
Goethe Lectures Offenbach

New full-text Publications

Röß, Johannes (2017):

Die paradoxe Freiheit des Geldes. Eine sozialphilosophische Perspektive im Anschluss an Simmel und Marx. Normative Orders Working Paper 03/2017. More...

Forst, Rainer (2017):

The Justification of Basic Rights: A Discourse-Theoretical Approach. Normative Orders Working Paper 02/2017. More...