Intergenerational Justice Prize 2015/16

genger preis 15-16_fotoAward ceremony - Intergenerational Justice Prize on November 8th, 2016 at the dbb-Forum in Berlin

 The Foundation for the Rights of Future Generations (FRFG) and the Intergenerational Foundation (IF) announce the 8th Intergenerational Justice Prize for young researchers on the topic above. Prizes totalling €10,000, funded by the Stiftung Apfelbaum, will be awarded to the best papers submitted.

 This year's topic was: “Constitutions as millstones? Are regular national constitutional conventions the solution to give successive generations the flexibility they need?”

The award ceremony took place on November 8th in Berlin in cooperation with the Behörden Spiegel. Following the ceremony, the award recipients presented their distinguished works.

The winners:

The 1st prize is shared by

Konstantin Chatziathanasiou, Max-Planck-Institute Bonn and University of Bonn, with his work „Constitutions as Chains? – On the Intergenerational Challenge of Constitution-Making” and
Inigo Gonzalez-Ricoy, University of Barcelona, with his work „Legitimate Intergenerational Constitutionalism“.

The 3rd prize is shared by

Michael Rose, University of Wuppertal, with his work „Constitutions, Democratic Self-Determination and the Institutional Empowerment of Future Generations: Mitigating an Aporia“ and
Shai Agmon, London School of Economics and Political Science, with his work „Could Present Laws Legitimately Bind Future Generations? A Normative Analysis of Jefferson’s Proposal”.

The submissions have been published in the Intergenerational Justice Review and are accessible free of charge under .

The submission deadline was August 1st, 2016. The official poster for the Intergenerational Justice Prize can be found here