Silvia Steininger



Silvia Steininger is a Research Fellow at the Max Planck Institute for Comparative Public Law and International Law in the team of Professor Armin von Bogdandy in Heidelberg and part of the co-ordinating committee of the ESIl Early Career Network. She is a re:constitution-Fellow in 2022/23.

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Favourite Readings 2022 – A Collection of First Academic Books

As in previous years, EJIL review team, Gail Lythgoe and Christian J. Tams, have asked colleagues to offer short reflections on their favourite books of the year. No strict rules apply — the posts are meant to introduce books that left…

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Don’t Leave Me This Way: Regulating Treaty Withdrawal in the Inter-American Human Rights System

What happens after a state party denounces a human rights treaty? Which legal obligations continue and how should other member states react? On December 16, 2020, the Inter-American Court of Human Rights (IACtHR) addressed those central questions in a much-anticipated advisory opinion on the procedure for and effects of withdrawal from the American Convention on Human Rights (ACHR)…

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How to Protect Human Rights in Times of Corona? Lessons from the Inter-American Human Rights System

The American Convention on Human Rights (ACHR) has weathered many storms in its fifty years of existence. However, the challenges which arise from the Corona pandemic are unprecedented, also for the Inter-American human rights system. With many of its political and economic systems already under strain, the pandemic will have severe consequences on the enjoyment of civic freedoms…

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