Young Researchers' Conferences

The Young Researchers' Conferences of the Cluster of Excellence invite young researchers to present their research to an interested professional audience. Organized by doctoral students and postdocs of the Cluster of Excellence the Young Researchers? Conferences are thus an ideal forum for young academics.

Past events:

Young Researchers' Conference 2013
Practices of Critique
5-7 December 2013

Young Researchers' Conference 2011
The dynamics of normative orders - persistence, motion, rupture
18-19 November 2011

Young Researchers' Conference 2010
Norms in Conflict
3-5 December 2010

Young Researchers' Conference 2009
Normative Orders: Justification and Sanctions

23-25 October 2009


Lecture Series "Gesetz und Gewalt im Kino"

Five Lectures will cast some light of the theme of "Gesetz und Gewalt im Kino". Presenter is the Cluster of Excellence "The Formation of Normative Orders" with the "Kulturamt der Stadt Frankfurt". First Lecture 25 April 2014, 7pm, Museum für Moderne Kunst. More...

"Frankfurter Stadtgespräch" with Christopher Clark (Cambridge)

The title of the next "Frankfurter Stadtgespräch" is "Wer hat angefangen? Sinn und Unsinn historischer Schuldzuschreibungen". Participants are Prof. Christopher Clark  (Cambridge) and Prof. Andreas Fahrmeir (Cluster of Excellence "The Formation of Normative Orders"). The conversation will be moderated by Prof. Dr. Klaus Günther (Cluster of Excellence "The Formation of Normative Orders") on 19 May 2014, 7pm, Historisches Museum. More...

Upcoming Events

24 April 2014

Author meets critics’ workshop on Leif Wenar’s book manuscript titled "Power / Counter-Power: Might Makes Right, Popular Sovereignty and the Unity of Humanity"Workshop: Clean Trade in Natural Resources: Workshop with Leif Wenar (King's College London). Mit Prof. Darrell Moellendorf u. a. More...

25 April 2014, 7pm

Lecture Series "Gesetz und Gewalt im Kino": Verena Lueken (Frankfurt am Main), "Babes Behind Bars - Gesetz und Gewalt im Frauengefängnisfilm" about Caged (John Cromwell, USA 1950). More...

Latest Media

Die Herausbildung der europäischen Notstandsverfassung. Die Grundstruktur rechtlicher Normativität und warum wir auf einem falschen Weg sind

Lecture by Prof. Armin von Bogandy (Executive Director of Max Planck Institute for Comparative Public Law and International Law/Cluster of Excellence „The Formation of Normative Orders“)

Anarchy, Hierarchy, Polyarchy, Monarchy or else? What sort of global rule for a time of power change?

Lecture by Prof. Harald Müller (Executive Director of Peace Research Institute Frankfurt (PRIF)/Cluster of Excellence "The Formation of Normative Orders"), Lecture Series "Beyond Anarchy: Rule and Authority in the International System"

List of video & audio recordings: Here…

New full-text Publications

Forst, Rainer (2013):

Zum Begriff eines Rechtfertigungsnarrativs, Normative Orders Working Paper 03/2013. More...

Forst, Rainer (2013):

Noumenal Power, Normative Orders Working Paper 02/2013. More...