Upcoming Public Event: Thomas Frank Lecture by Dr. Ute Hohoff
The Berlin Potsdam Research Group “The International Rule of Law – Rise or Decline?”, in cooperation with the German Federal Foreign Office, takes great pleasure in inviting you to a public lecture by Dr. Ute Hohoff, Judge at the Federal Court of Justice and candidate for the 2023 election for a judgeship at the International Criminal Court, on
“The International Criminal Court – Between Internationality and Sovereignty“.
The presentation concentrates on current issues referring to the discussion on the International Criminal Court. It addresses questions of complementarity and immunity, which concern the relation between internationality and sovereignty of contracting parties of the Rome Statute and even of third States. Additionally, the lecture assesses the current judicial practice of the Court. It closes with some reflections on the relevance of the Court nowadays and in the future.
Dr. Ute Hohoff is a judge at the German Federal Court of Justice (Bundesgerichtshof), Criminal Division. In this capacity, she has, inter alia, been responsible for proceedings pursuant to the German Code of Crimes Against International Law. Previous to holding this position, she has been a judge in North-Rhine-Westphalia, including at the Düsseldorf Higher Regional Court and the Cologne Higher Regional Court. She has also been seconded to the Ministry of Justice of North Rhine-Westphalia. She holds a PhD from Humboldt University Berlin where she also worked as research assistant. She is the current German candidate for the 2023 election for a judgeship at the International Criminal Court.
The lecture will take place on Tuesday, 17 October 2023, at 6.15 pm at lecture hall 1072, Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin, Unter den Linden 6.
We look forward to welcoming you.