The état d’urgence in France – Talk online

On December 14, 2017, the Minerva Center for the Rule of Law under Extreme Conditions (Haifa/Hamburg) hosted a symposium on Institutional Governance Structures for National Emergencies – Before, during and after. The talks of the coference were streamed online on youtube. The contribution of Matthias Lemke and the comment by Myriam Feinberg can be found here.

The other contributions are also available on the youtube-page of the Minerva Center, which can be accessed here.

Terrorism and Belligerency – Young Researchers Workshop in Haifa

The Minerva Center for the Rule of Law under Extreme Conditions at the University of Haifa invites submissions for participation in the 2nd young researchers workshop on “Terrorism and Belligerency”. The workshop will take place between 4 and 20 of February, 2018 in Haifa, Israel.

For more information please download the call for submissions or contact Michal Ben-Gal or Ido Rosenzweig.

CfP: Institutional Structures for Governance Before-During-After a National Emergency

The Minerva Center for the Rule of Law under Extreme Conditions (Haifa/Hamburg) has issued a call for submissions for a two-days Symposium on „Institutional Structures for Governance Before-During-After a National Emergency“. The Symposium will take place on December 14-15, 2017 at the University of Haifa, Israel.

Submissions are invited from scholars of all ranks, including doctoral students and practitioners from all relevant disciplines (inter alia Law, Political Science, National Security, and Geography). The Call for papers includes two tracks: (1) Article track for scholars; and (2) Position-paper track for practitioners. Submissions should be sent to: Application deadline is July 31, 2017.

Please find more detailed information on the Minerva Center’s website. For questions concerning the CfP, please feel free to contact Ido Rosenzweig by email at or telephone at +972-(0)-525516596.

Travel Grants for State of Emergency Conference 2017

Conference 2017.
Conference 2017.

The Minerva Center for „The Rule of Law under Extreme Conditions“ (Hamburg / Haifa) just announced, that it will support the State of Emergency-Conference 2017 with two travel grants. These grants will allow paper-givers to present their reflections on state of emergency issues during our conference here in Paris. They are of a remarkable importance for allowing a vivid scientific exchange and debates.

If you have any questions regarding the conference, please contact

Ausschreibung Fördermittel

minerva_lawDas Minerva Center for the Rule of Law under extreme Conditions (Haifa/Hamburg) hat eine Ausschreibung für die Vergabe von Forschungsfördermitteln veröffentlicht. Gefördert werden können unter anderem Abschlussarbeiten, Fellowships, Tagungen und die Beantragung von größeren Projekten. Antragsfrist ist der 15.2.2017, alle weiteren Details finden sich hier.