Dr. Dana Schmalz

Email: Schmalz@mmg.mpg.de

Website: http://www.mmg.mpg.de/en/departments/ethics-law-and-politics/scientific-staff/dr-dana-schmalz/ / https://mmg-mpg.academia.edu/DanaSchmalz


Dana Schmalz is a postdoctoral research fellow at the Max Planck Institute for the Study of Religious and Ethnic Diversity in Göttingen, in the department Law, Ethics, Politics. Her work focuses on questions of refugee law as intertwined with assumptions about the boundaries of politics and political community. Dana wrote her doctoral dissertation at the Max Planck Institute for Comparative Public and International Law in Heidelberg, being part of the cluster of excellence “Normative Orders” at the University of Frankfurt. In 2016, she studied in the LL.M-program “Comparative Legal Thought” at the Cardozo School of Law, New York. In Spring 2017, Dana teaches at Freie Universität Berlin a course on “Refugee Law from a Democratic Theory Perspective”.

Publications/recent projects:

  • Global responsibility sharing and the production of superfluity in the context of refugee protection, in: Stefan Salomon et al. (Eds.), Blurring Boundaries? Human Security and Forced Migration (Brill, 2017), pp. 23-47.
  • Verantwortungsteilung im Flüchtlingsschutz: Zu den Problemen „globaler Lösungen“. Zeitschrift für Flüchtlingsforschung, 1 (2017) 1, pp. 9-40.
  • Normative demarcations of the right to life in a globalized world: Conflicts between Humanitarian Law and Human Rights Law as markers. Critical Quarterly for Legislation and Law, 99 (2016) 3, pp. 234-253.
  • Review: Otto Depenheuer/Christoph Grabenwarter (Eds.), Der Staat in der Flüchtlingskrise, 2016. Kritische Justiz, 49 (2016) 2, pp. 260-265.

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