Center for Interdisziplinary Research

ZiF Author's Colloquium

Constitutions: History, present, future

Author's Colloquium with Dieter Grimm

Date: 29 - 30 June 2017

Convenors: Ulrike Davy (Bielefeld, GER), Gertrude Lübbe-Wolff (Bielefeld, GER)

Dieter Grimm became member of the Faculty of Law of Bielefeld University in 1979, shortly after his Habilitation. He stayed in Bielefeld until 1987 when he was appointed as a justice of the federal constitutional court (Bundesverfassungsgericht). While in Bielefeld, Dieter Grimm participated in a Collaborative Research Center and a ZiF Research Group on the emergence of the bourgeoisie in the nineteenth century. From 1984 through 1990, Grimm was member of the Board of Directors of the ZiF. In 1988/89, he headed a ZiF Research Group on the role of government. The author's colloquium focused on the prime topic of Dieter Grimm´s research: the notion of the constitution and the role and development of constitutionalism from the late 18th century on, including the future of the constitution in a transnational context, particularly in the European Union.


Hannah Bethke (Frankfurt am Main, GER), Philippe Blanchard (Bielefeld, GER), Bettina Brandt (Bielefeld, GER), Tatjana Chionos (Bielefeld, GER), Pedro Cruz Villalón (Heidelberg, GER), Paula Diehl (Bielefeld, GER), Angelika Epple (Bielefeld, GER), Elena Esposito (Bielefeld, GER), Andreas Fisahn (Bielefeld, GER), Antje Flüchter (Bielefeld, GER), Oliver Flügel-Martinsen (Bielefeld, GER), Annette Fugmann-Heesing (Bielefeld, GER), Ingrid Gilcher-Holtey (Bielefeld, GER), Dieter Grimm (Berlin, GER), Christoph Gusy (Bielefeld, GER), Johannes Hellermann (Bielefeld, GER), Vanessa Hellmann (Bielefeld, GER), Markus Hunkenschröder (Bielefeld, GER), Fritz Jost (Bielefeld, GER), Martin Koch (Bielefeld, GER), Jürgen Kocka (Berlin, GER), Kirsten Kramer (Bielefeld, GER), Eckhard Krämer (Bielefeld, GER), Lutz Leisering (Bielefeld, GER), Malika Mansouri (Bielefeld, GER), Jörg Paul Müller (Hinterkappeln, SUI), Andreas Ransiek (Bielefeld, GER), Ralf Rapior (Bielefeld, GER), Ingo Reichard (Bielefeld, GER), Matthias Roßbach (Berlin, GER), Antje Rübsam (Bielefeld, GER), Gerald Rübsam (Bielefeld, GER), Detlef Sack (Bielefeld, GER), Gottfried Schiemann (Tübingen, GER), Gehsa Schnier (Bielefeld, GER), Angelika Siehr (Bielefeld, GER), Willibald Steinmetz (Bielefeld, GER), Martin Stock (Bielefeld, GER), Michael Stolleis (Frankfurt am Main, GER), Ludwig Streit (Bielefeld, GER), Jumber Totiauri (Bielefeld, GER), Lars Viellechner (Bielefeld, GER), Uwe Volkmann (Frankfurt am Main, GER), Hans Vorländer (Dresden, GER), Rainer Wahl (Freiburg i.Br., GER), Wenguang Yu (Peking, CHN)

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