A new issue of the Zeitschrift für Europarechtliche Studien (ZEuS) has been published. Issue 1/2021 of ZEuS is a focus issue and a "Small Festschrift" for Prof. (em.) Dr. Dr. Dr. h.c. mult. Georg Ress. It summarizes the papers presented on the occasion of his 85th birthday by his students and former colleagues at a symposium held at the Europa-Institut on January 18, 2020. The symposium was financially supported by the Montan-Stiftung-Saar.
Georg Ress followed a call to Saarland University in 1977, where he assumed the chair of public law, international law and European law. In addition, he became director of the Europa-Institut in 1951 and designed the postgraduate course "European Integration" there. This created the basis for the master's program "European and International Law", which is still offered today.
The articles published in issue 1/21 reflect the breadth of the areas taught at the Europa-Institut. The issue begins with a foreword by Torsten Stein, former director of the Europa-Institut and co-editor of ZEuS. This is followed by a foreword by the two special editors Jürgen Bröhmer and Stefan Weber, who co-organized the symposium together with the Europa-Institut.
The first contribution of the issue is a thematic greeting by Peter Altmaier, Federal Minister for Economic Affairs and Energy, in which he deals with the tense relationship between business, globalization and law. This is followed by contributions on aspects of media law by Prof. Dr. Stefan Weber, Univ.-Prof. Dr. Christine Langenfeld, Univ.-Prof. Dr. Jürgen Bröhmer and Dr. Jörg Ukrow. A second thematic block concerns commercial law, with contributions by Dr. Sabine Altmeyer, Univ.-Prof. Dr. Christian Calliess, Dr. Gero Leibrock, Dr. Ulrich Nussbaum and Univ.-Prof. Dr. Joachim Wolf. A final block deals with current topics in the field of general international law, European law and human rights, with contributions by Prof. Dr. Ursula Fasselt, Prof. Dr. Pascal Hector and Univ.-Prof. Dr. Roland Bieber.
The complete table of contents and the abstracts of the individual contributions are available here. The entire issue is now available from Nomos. The article "Das Innovationsprinzip - Ein neues europäisches Rechtsprinzip" by Prof. Dr. Christian Calliess is available in open access in the Nomos eLibrary.