Prof. Dr. Ran Hirschl (Max Planck Fellow)

Vita

Ran Hirschl (Ph.D., Yale University) ist Professor für Politikwissenschaft und Recht an der University of Toronto, Inhaber der Alexander-von-Humboldt-Professur für Vergleichende Verfassungsrechtswissenschaft an der Universität Göttingen und Leiter der Max-Planck-Fellow-Gruppe für Vergleichende Verfassungsrechtswissenschaft. Er ist der Autor zahlreicher Bücher, wie zum Beispiel City, State: Constitutionalism and the Megacity (Oxford University Press, 2020); Comparative Matters: The Renaissance of Comparative Constitutional Law (Oxford University Press, 2014) - Gewinner des 2015 APSA Herman Pritchett Award für das beste Buch über Recht und Gerichte; Constitutional Theocracy (Harvard University Press, 2010) - Gewinner des 2011 Mahoney Prize in Legal Theory; und Towards Juristocracy (Harvard University Press, 2004), sowie über 120 Artikel und Kapitel auf dem Gebiet des öffentlichen Rechts und verwandter Forschungsfelder wie den vergleichenden Politik- und Gesellschaftswissenschaften. Professor Hirschl wurde in fünf verschiedenen Ländern mit Preisen für akademische Exzellenz ausgezeichnet, war Co-Präsident der International Society of Public Law (ICON-S) und hatte bedeutende Gastprofessuren in Harvard, Stanford, NYU und NUS inne. Seine wissenschaftlichen Arbeiten an der Schnittstelle von Sozialwissenschaften und öffentlichem Recht wurden in verschiedene Sprachen übersetzt, in zahlreichen wissenschaftlichen Foren diskutiert, von Juristen und in Entscheidungen des obersten Gerichtshofes zitiert und in Medien von der New York Times bis zur Jerusalem Post thematisiert. Im Jahr 2014 wurde er zum Fellow of the Royal Society of Canada (FRSC) gewählt - die höchste akademische Auszeichnung Kanadas. In der offiziellen Würdigung wird er als "einer der weltweit führenden Gelehrten für vergleichendes Verfassungsrecht, Gerichte und Rechtsprechung" beschrieben.

Forschungsprojekte


Publikationen

Bücher

Ran Hirschl, City, State: Comparative Constitutionalism and the Megacity (Oxford University Press, 2020), 272 pp.

Ran Hirschl, Asuncos Comparativos: El Renacimiento del Derecho Constitucional Comparado (Universidad Externado de Colombia, 2019), 390 pp. [Translation into Spanish of Ran Hirschl, Comparative Matters: The Renaissance of Comparative Constitutional Law (Oxford University Press, 2014)]

Zeitschriften und Beiträge in Sammelbänden (veröffentlicht)

Ran Hirschl, “Comparative Methodologies” Cambridge Companion to Comparative Constitutional Law, Roger Masterman & Robert Schütze, eds., (Cambridge University Press, 2019), pp. 11-39.

Ran Hirschl & Ayelet Shachar, “Spatial Statism” International Journal of Constitutional Law 17 (2019): 387-438.

Ran Hirschl et al., “Justiciable and Aspirational Social Rights in National Constitutions,” The Future of Economic and Social Rights, Katherine Young, ed. (Cambridge University Press, 2019), pp. 37-65.

Ran Hirschl & Jan Mertens, “Interdisziplinarität als Beereicherung: An den Grenzen von Verfassungsrecht und vergleichender Politikwissenschaft” Verfassungsrecht im Widerstreit [Constitutional Law in Conflict], Alexander Thiele and Joachim Münch, eds. (Mohr Siebeck, 2019), pp. 105-124.

Ran Hirschl and Ayelet Shachar, “‘Religious Talk’ in Narratives of Membership,” Constitutional Democracy in Crisis? Mark Graber, Sanford Levinson and Mark Tushnet, eds. (Oxford University Press, 2018), pp. 515-531.

Ran Hirschl, “Opting Out of ‘Global Constitutionalism’” Law & Ethics of Human Rights 12 (2018): 1-36.

Ran Hirschl, “Judicial Review and the Politics of Comparative Citation: Theory, Evidence and Methodological Challenges” Comparative Judicial Review, Erin Delaney and Rosalind Dixon, eds. (Edward Elgar, 2018), pp. 403-422.

Ran Hirschl, “Verfassungsrecht und vergleichende Politikwissenschaft – an den Grenzen der Disziplinen” Zeitschrift für Politik [Journal of Politics] 109 (2018): 15-31.

Ran Hirschl and Ayelet Shachar, “Competing Orders? The Challenge of Religion to Modern Constitutionalism” The University of Chicago Law Review 85 (2018): 425-455.

Ran Hirschl, “Going Global: Canada as Importer and Exporter of Constitutional Thought” Canada in the World: Comparative Perspectives on the Canadian Constitution, Richard Albert and David Cameron, eds. (Cambridge University Press, 2017), pp. 305-323.

Ran Hirschl, “Secession and Nullification as a Global Trend” Constitutional Studies 2 (2017): 23-40 [reprinted in The Yale Global Constitutionalism Project (Judith Resnick ed., 2017)].

Ran Hirschl, “Early Engagements with the Constitutive Laws of Others: Possible Lessons from Pre-Modern Religious Law” Law & Ethics of Human Rights 10 (2017): 71-108.

Nachdrucke älterer Publikationen

Ayelet Shachar and Ran Hirschl, “Citizenship as Inherited Property” Political Theory 35 (2007): 253–287. [Reprinted in Citizenship and Constitutional Law (Jo Shaw ed., Edward Elgar, 2018)].

Courtney Jung, Ran Hirschl, Evan Rosevear, “Economic and Social Rights in National Constitutions,” American Journal of Comparative Law 62 (2015): 1043-1094. [Reprinted in Comparative Constitutional Law (Mark Tushnet ed., Edward Elgar International Library of Comparative Law, 2017)].

Ran Hirschl, “From Comparative Constitutional Law to Comparative Constitutional Studies” International Journal of Constitutional Law 11 (2013): 1-12. [Translated to Turkish and republished in Anayasa Hukuku Dergisi (Journal of  Constitutional Law, Turkish Association of Constitutional Law), 2017]. [Reprinted in Comparative Constitutional Law (Mark Tushnet ed., Edward Elgar International Library of Comparative Law, 2017)].

Ran Hirschl and Ayelet Shachar, “The New Wall of Separation: Permitting Diversity, Restricting Competition” Cardozo Law Review 30 (2009): 2535–2560: [Reprinted in Comparative Constitutional Law (Mark Tushnet ed., Edward Elgar International Library of Comparative Law, 2017)]

Ran Hirschl, “The Question of Case Selection in Comparative Constitutional Law” American Journal of Comparative Law 53 (2005): 125–155: [Reprinted in Comparative Constitutional Law (Mark Tushnet ed. Edward Elgar International Library of Comparative Law, 2017)] [Reprinted in Comparative Law Methodology (Maurice Adams et al., eds. Edward Elgar International Library of Comparative Law, 2017)].

Ran Hirschl, Towards Juristocracy: The Origins and Consequences of the New Constitutionalism (Harvard University Press, 2004).  Excerpt reprinted in Comparative Politics: Classic and Contemporary Readings, J. Tyler Dickovick and Jonathan Eastwood, eds. (Oxford University Press, 2017). 

Zur Veröffentlichung angenommen (in Vorbereitung)

Ran Hirschl, “Constitutions and the Metropolis” Annual Review of Law & Social Science 17 (forthcoming in 2020).

Ayelet Shachar & Ran Hirschl “‘Spatial Statism’: Response to our Interlocutors” International Journal of Constitutional Law 18 (forthcoming in 2020).

Ran Hirschl, Evan Rosevear, Courtney Jung, “The Constitutionalization of Social Rights: Trends and Patterns” Social Rights Jurisprudence, Malcolm Langford, ed. (Cambridge University Press, forthcoming in 2020).

Ran Hirschl, “Constitutional Theocracy” Routledge Handbook of Illiberalism, András Sajó, Stephen Holmes and Renáta Uitz, eds. (Routledge, forthcoming in 2020).

Ran Hirschl, “Sustaining Interdisciplinary Scholarship in Comparative Law & Politics,” Concepts, Data & Method in Comparative Law and Politics, Diana Kapiszewski & Matthew Ingram eds. (Cambridge University Press, forthcoming in 2020).

Ran Hirschl, “Urban Agglomeration, Megacities, Constitutional Silence”, European Yearbook of Constitutional Law (forthcoming in 2020).

Ran Hirschl, “Methodology and Research Design in Comparative Constitutionalism,” Constitutionalism in Context, David Law ed. (Cambridge University Press, in press, forthcoming in 2020).

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