The Global South in Comparative Constitutional Law

What is the role of journals in the North – and concretely this one, run so far almost entirely by Germans? How is a sensible contextualization and reappraisal of its role possible? Who is really asking the questions, framing debates, having conversations? What is the role of printed journals in times of internet, blogs and open access, challenging traditional systems of knowledge distribution? What is the role for South-South scholarly exchanges and cooperation?

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Krise, Kritik und Globaler Konstitutionalismus

Globaler Konstitutionalismus ist etwas für Optimisten, zumal in Zeiten wie diesen. Kritische Reflexion tut not, und die Gelegenheit dazu erhielt der globale Konstitutionalismus letzte Woche bei einem außergewöhnlich prominent besetzten Workshop, den das Center for Global Constitutionalism beim WZB gemeinsam mit der Humboldt-Universität und dem Frankfurter "Normative-Orders"-Cluster in Berlin veranstaltet hat.

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