Main Focus

  • International and transnational law, transnational economic law, international environmental law, human rights, German constitutional and administrative law. 

  • Legal theory: philosophical/sociological foundations of normative orders, critical and postcolonial approaches, legal challenges in Posthumanism, Anthropocene, new political economy of law. 

Curriculum Vitae

Johan Horst studied law in Berlin, Paris and at Georgetown University, Washington D.C. (LL.M.). He worked as a researcher at the chair of Andreas Fischer-Lescano, completed his PhD (supervisors: Andreas Fischer-Lescano and Gunther Teubner) and headed the subproject Lex Financiaria in the ERC-project Transnational Force of Law at the Universität Bremen. Subsequently, he held a position as a post-doctoral researcher at the Integrated Research Institute 'Law & Society' at the Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin and is now a researcher at the Max-Planck-Institute for Legal History and Legal Theory. 

Publications (among others)

  • Inequality, Law and Distribution in Transnational Financial Markets, in: European Journal of International Law, 33/1 (2022).
  • Recht und Umwelt zwischen Schutz und Gestaltung. Das Beispiel des Solar Radiation Managements, in: Mattfeldt, Anna; Schwegler, Carolin; Wanning, Berbeli (eds.), Natur, Umwelt, Nachhaltigkeit. Perspektiven auf Sprache, Diskurse und Kultur, De Gruyter, pp. 165– 193.
  • Transnationale Gewaltenteilung und Gewaltengliederung. Eine Gewaltenteilungslehre für die transnationale Konstellation, in: DÖV 2020, pp. 313-322.
  • Transnationale Rechtserzeugung. Elemente einer normativen Theorie der Lex Financiaria, Mohr-Siebeck 2019.
  • Gegenrechte. Recht jenseits des Subjekts (edited with Fischer-Lescano, Andreas/Franzki, Hannah), Mohr-Siebeck 2018.


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