Jens T. Theilen

Jens Theilen


Research Associate

Coordination, "New Human Rights"


Westring 400, R.03.03c 
Phone: +49 431 880-1092
Fax: +49 431 880-1619

 

Curriculum Vitae

  • since Jan. 2016: Coordination of the project "New Human Rights for the 21st Century"
  • since Sept. 2014: Research and teaching assistant at the Walther Schücking Institute for International Law, University of Kiel (Prof. Dr. Andreas von Arnauld)
  • Sept. 2014-Aug. 2016: Assistant editor of the Journal of International Peace and Organization (“Die Friedens-Warte”)
  • Aug.-Dec. 2014: Research assistant at the Chair for Tax Law and the Institute for the Law of Foundations and Non-Profit Organisations, Bucerius Law School, Hamburg (Prof. Dr. Birgit Weitemeyer)
  • July 2014: First German State Exam (Higher Regional Court of Hamburg)
  • 2010-2013: Student assistant at Bucerius Law School, Hamburg (Prof. Dr Jörn-Axel Kämmerer and Prof. Dr. Doris König)
  • 2009-2014: Fellow of the “Studienstiftung des deutschen Volkes”
  • 2009-2014: Studies of law (especially constitutional, European and international law) at Bucerius Law School, Hamburg, and Brasenose College, University of Oxford, England
 

Publications in English

  • The Long Road to Recognition: Transgender Rights and Transgender Reality in Europe, in: Gerhard Schreiber (ed.), Transsexualität in Theologie und Neurowissenschaften. Ergebnisse, Kontroversen, Perspektiven (De Gruyter 2016), 373-390 (available on SSRN)
  • Towards Acceptance of Religious Pluralism: The Federal Constitutional Court's Second Judgment on Muslim Teachers Wearing Headscarves, German Yearbook of International Law (GYIL) 58 (2015), 503-520 (available on SSRN)
  • Depathologisation of Transgenderism and International Human Rights Law, Human Rights Law Review (HRLR) 14 (2014), 327-342
  • What's In A Name? The Illegality of Illegal, Unreported and Unregulated Fishing, International Journal of Marine and Coastal Law (IJMCL) 28 (2013), 533-550
 

Publications in German

  • Intersexualität bleibt unsichtbar: Kritische Anmerkungen zum Beschluss des Bundesgerichtshofs zu nicht-binären Eintragungen im Personenstandsrecht, Das Standesamt (StAZ) 69 (2016), 295-300 (Intersexuality remains invisible: Critical comments on the Federal Court of Justice's decision concerning non-binary entries in civil status law)
  • Von vermeintlichen Klarstellungen und zunehmenden Besteuerungsrechten: Der reformierte erweiterte Inlandsbegriff, Internationales Steuerrecht (iStR) 25 (2016), 401-406, with Tim Maciejewski (Of ostensible clarifications and increasingly broad taxation: The reformed concept of 'extended inland')
  • Die aktuelle bundesverfassungsgerichtliche Spruchpraxis zu rückwirkenden Gesetzen – Klarstellungen und Wandel, Die Öffentliche Verwaltung (DÖV) 68 (2015), 271-278, with Tim Maciejewski (Current jurisprudence of the Federal Constitutional Court on retroactive laws – clarifications and developments)
  • Intersexualität, Personenstandsrecht und Grundrechte, Das Standesamt (StAZ) 67 (2014), 1-7 (Intersexuality, civil status law and basic rights)
  • Steuern an ihren Grenzen: Der (erweiterte) Inlandsbegriff im deutschen Ertragsteuerrecht und seine völkerrechtlichen Bezüge, Internationales Steuerrecht (iStR) 22 (2013), 846-850, with Tim Maciejewski (Taxes at their limits: The concept of ‘extended inland’ in German profit tax law and its connection to public international law)
  • Der Schutz Transsexueller in der Rechtsprechung des Europäischen Gerichtshofs für Menschenrechte und des Bundesverfassungsgerichts – Ein Vergleich, Zeitschrift für Europarechtliche Studien (ZEuS) 15 (2012), 363-386 (The protection of transsexual persons in the jurisprudence of the European Court of Human Rights and the Federal Constitutional Court – a comparison)
 

Presentations

  • Navigating Academic Waters: Journal Choice and Peer Review Process (Young International Law; Institute for International Law of Peace and Armed Conflict, Bochum, 16 Nov. 2016)
  • Gendered Bodies and the Regulatory Corporeality of Time in the Case-Law of the European Court of Human Rights (The New Legal Temporalities; Canterbury, 10 Sept. 2016)
  • Consensus-based Reasoning in the Jurisprudence of the European Court of Human Rights and the European Court of Justice: Towards Judicial Reflective Equilibrium (Building Consensus on European Consensus; European University Institute, Florence, 2 June 2016)
  • The Long Road to Recognition: Transgender Rights and Transgender Reality in Europe (International and interdisciplinary conference on transsexuality; Frankfurt, 6 Feb. 2016)
  • Deriving specifically European values from general international law - paradox or oxymoron? (Legal Theory and Legal Philosophy Conference "In Search of Basic European Values"; Ljubljana, Slovenia, 20 Nov. 2015)
  • Oliari v. Italien, oder: Ist Russland verpflichtet, eine eingetragene Lebenspartnerschaft einzuführen? (Recent Developments in Public International Law; Kiel, 11 Nov. 2015) (Oliari v. Italy, or: Is Russia Obligated to Introduce a Civil Partnership?)
  • Gay Rights, Trans Rights, Intersex Rights: Development and Status Quo in Germany (Summer School of the (post-)doctoral programme “Human Rights under Pressure – Ethics, Law, and Politics”; Berlin, 27 June 2015)
  • Grundbedingungen für zivilgesellschaftliches Engagement: Rechtliche und institutionelle Rahmenbedingungen in Deutschland (Conference of the Moroccan Economic, Social and Environmental Council; Rabat, Morocco, 10 Sept. 2014; with Tim Maciejewski) (Preconditions for activism in civil society: legal and institutional framework in Germany)
 

Classes taught

  • Colloquium: Milestones in International Jurisprudence (convenor, summer term 2016)
  • 2x Arbeitsgemeinschaft Staatsrecht II: Grundrechte (Constitutional rights in Germany) (summer term 2016)
  • Lecture: Introduction to European Union Law (winter term 2015/2016)
  • 2x Arbeitsgemeinschaft Staatsrecht II: Grundrechte (Constitutional rights in Germany) (summer term 2015)
  • Seminar: Konzeptentwicklung Refugee Law Clinic Kiel (Developing a concept for the Refugee Law Clinic Kiel, now underway) (winter term 2014/2015)