“The Human in Human Rights Law”
Christoph Engel held a Minerva Lecture at the MPI for Comparative Public Law and International Law, Heidelberg
Surprisingly, for the most part, human rights law takes human nature for granted. Using rulings of the European Court of Human Rights from 2021 and 2022 Christoph Engel demonstrates that taking the human in human rights law seriously, i.e. adopting a behavioral perspective to the topic, is a promising enterprise.