Main Focus

  • History and normative foundations of the modern law of the sea
  • Processes of norm-genesis in international law
  • Comparative international law


Curriculum Vitae

Since 2020
Researcher at the Max Planck Institute for Legal History and Legal Theory (formerly Max Planck Institute for European Legal History)

Since 2019
Member of the Editorial Team of the Völkerrechtsblog

M.A. International Studies / Peace and Conflict Studies (Emphasis in Globalization and Law); Studies at the Goethe University Frankfurt and Technical University of Darmstadt

Student assistent at the Max Planck Institute for European Legal History

B.A. Political Science (Emphasis: Sociology of law and History); Studies at the Philipps-University Marburg and the Christian-Albrecht University of Kiel


Publication in Journals

Christian R. J. Pogies
UNCLOS and the South China Sea Arbitration. Into Lawfare’s Abyss?,
in: Asien. The German Journal on Contemporary Asia 143 (2017), 93–105.


Christian R. J. Pogies, Rüdiger Wolfrum
With a diplomatic solution, there would be no loser. An interview with Rüdiger Wolfrum on the situation in the Strait of Hormuz
in: Völkerrechtsblog (21.08.2019)


Christian R. J. Pogies
An ideal at sea. International law and a 'conflict through norm-genesis' approach
in: Völkerrechtsblog (03.09.2019)


Oceans of Cynicism? Norm-Genesis, Lawfare and the South China Sea Arbitration Case, Konferenz: 'Cynical International Law? Abuse and Circumvention in Public International and European Law' joint conference of The Working Group of Young Scholars in Public International Law & German Society of International Law, Freie Universität Berlin.

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