Lando Kirchmair


Lando Kirchmair is Deputy Professor for National and International Public Law with a Focus on the Protection of Cultural Heritage since April 2020 at the Department of Social Sciences and Public Affairs, Universität der Bundeswehr München. Since June 2019 he is Co-Principal Investigator for the European Constitutional Court Network Project funded by the Austrian Academy of Sciences at the Law Faculty, University of Salzburg and since January 2020 he is also Co-PI of the EMERGENCY-VRD project at the Center for Digitization and Technology Research of the Bundeswehr ( In June 2020, he completed his habilitation thesis and received the venia legendi (Doctor habilitatus; “Conflicts with EU Law”) for Public Law, European Union Law, Public International Law and Legal Philosophy from the Department of Social Sciences and Public Affairs at Universität der Bundeswehr München. In July 2020 he became a member of the Arab German Young Academy of Sciences and Humanities based at the Berlin-Brandenburg Academy of Sciences and Humanities (BBAW). Lando studied law, business law, Spanish and Portuguese as well as psychology at the universities of Innsbruck, Salamanca and Salzburg, holding Magister iuris (2009) and Magister iuris rerum oeconomicarum (2010) degrees from the University of Innsbruck and a Doctor iuris („Die Theorie des Rechtserzeugerkreises“, Duncker & Humblot 2013) from the University of Salzburg (2012).

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The War of Aggression Against Ukraine, Cultural Property and Genocide: Why it is Imperative to Take a Close Look at Cultural Property

For too long, a great deal of energy has been invested in trying to decipher obscure statements made by Vladimir Putin (a true “masterclass of disinformation”: Åslund 2021; cf. Kappeler 2021). Now that Putin has started a war of aggression against Ukraine, it is high time that we take his denials of Ukrainian statehood and…

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