International Graduate Programme (IGP) of the Cluster of Excellence “The Formation of Normative Orders”

Freedom and justice, tolerance and participation: the researchers in the Cluster of Excellence "The Formation of Normative Orders" are reflecting on such rights and principles in social life. How are political, legal, religious or economic orders established, and how do they change? How do structures of power crystallize in such processes of social dynamics? How are power and life chances distributed, on national and transnational levels? The topic is of high social relevance: we need to reflect on a world the orders of which are defended with power and yet are still fragile. The research of the Cluster focuses on current social conflicts about a fair order of society in times of globalization, as well as its long prehistory. It examines the normative ideas that play a role in such processes and conflicts, as well as how they can be criticized or justified. Above all, the fundamentals of politics and law are highlighted in the humanities and social sciences.

Graduate training is a central concern of the Frankfurt Cluster. In our view, the doctoral phase should be treated as the central step leading to an independent career in research. As a result our graduate programme is designed to ensure that outstanding young scholars enjoy the best initial conditions for a career in research. These conditions must satisfy two requirements: they should ensure that the members acquire independence from an early stage, while at the same time imparting the skills required to plan their subsequent careers.

The Cluster meets these requirements through a semistructured Gradual Programme whose outstanding features are seminars and tutorials geared to student needs and an innovative approach to supervision.

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Rainer Forst zu Corresponding Fellow der British Academy gewählt

Wie die British Academy am 24. Juli bekannt gab, wurde Prof. Rainer Forst als Corresponding Fellow aufgenommen. Jährlich wählt die British Academy herausragende Gelehrte und Wissenschaftler*innen, die sich auf dem Gebiet der Geistes- und Sozialwissenschaften international verdient gemacht haben zu Corresponding Fellows. Mehr...

Ringvorlesung "Machtverschiebung durch Algorithmen und KI"


Von Suchmaschinen bis hin zu Predictive Policing - Algorithmen und Künstliche Intelligenz verändern gesellschaftliche Strukturen und ökonomische Geschäftsmodelle. In der Ringvorlesung "Machtverschiebung durch Algorithmen und KI" werden ab dem 11. November 2020 gesellschaftliche Auswirkungen und Optionen rechtlicher Regulierung im Zusammenhabng mit KI diskutiert. Mehr...

Upcoming Events

26. November 2020, 18.15 Uhr

13. FFGI Vortragsreihe: Prof. Dr. Dr. Jan Kizilhan (Duale Hochschule Baden-Württemberg): Zur Psychologie des islamisierten Terrors und ihrer totalitären Ideologie. Mehr...

4. Dezember 2020, 16.00 Uhr

Booklaunch within the Postdoctoral Dialogue Series "Norms, Plurality and Critique": Kant's Tribunal of Reason. Legal Metaphor and Normativity in the Critique of Pure Reason. Mehr...

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Legal effect in computational ‘law’

Prof. Mireille Hildebrandt (Vrije Universiteit Brussel)
Ringvorlesung "Machtverschiebung durch Algorithmen und KI"


„Teilhabe oder Rückschritt?“ – Die Position der Frau in Zeiten von Corona

Prof. Jutta Allmendinger Ph.D. (Präsidentin des Wissenschaftszentrums Berlin für Sozialforschung)
Moderation: Dr. Mechtild M. Jansen (Heinrich-Böll-Stiftung Hessen)
DenkArt „Der normalisierte Ausnahmezustand“


New full-text Publications

Darrel Moellendorf (2020):

Hope and reasons. Normative Orders Working Paper 02/2020. More...

Kettemann, Matthias (2020):

The Normative Order of the Internet. Normative Orders Working Paper 01/2020. More...