Ralf Michaels


  • After the Backlash: A New PRIDE for Transnational Law, in Jessup's Bold Proposal: Critical Engagements with Transnational Law (Peer Zumbansen, ed., forthcoming)
  • Global Legal Pluralism and Conflict of Laws, in Oxford Handbook of Global Legal Pluralism (Paul Schiff Berman, forthcoming)
  • How Asian Should Asian Law Be? – An Outsider’s View, in Convergence of Commercial Laws in Asia: Methods and Drivers (Gary Low and Maartje de Visser, eds., forthcoming)
  • International Arbitration as Private and Public Good, in The Oxford Handbook of International Arbitration (Thomas Schultz and Federico Ortino, eds., forthcoming)
  • Private International Law and the Question of Universal Values, in The Continuing Relevance of Private International Law (Franco Ferrari & Diego P. Fernández Arroyo eds., forthcoming)
  • Private International Law as an Ethic of Responsivity, in Diversity and Integration in Private International Law (Veronica Ruiz Abou-Nigm & Maria Blanca Noodt Taquela, eds., forthcoming)
  • The Global Legal System and the State, Italian Yearbook of Comparative Law (forthcoming)
  • Contracts and Private International Law (Edward Elgar, forthcoming) (editor)
  • Oxford Handbook of Private International Law (Oxford University Press, forthcoming) (editor with Mary Keyes)
  • Transnational Law and Comparative Law, in Oxford Handbook of Transnational Law (Peer Zumbansen ed., forthcoming)

Articles and Essays

Issues Edited

Newspaper Articles and Commentary

  • Climate Change Denial and the Rise of Authoritarianism, Huffington Post (December 10, 2016)
  • The First Faithful Elector, Huffington Post (November 28, 2016)
  • Donald Trump's Cry for Love, Huffington Post (October 10, 2016)
  • Mister Trump, Please Say You Condemn Violence Against Your Opponent, Huffington Post (August 10, 2016)
  • The Silence of Justice Thomas is Overrated, Huffington Post (March 03, 2016)
  • Donald Trump Does Not Want to be President, Huffington Post Politics (February 21, 2016)
  • Throwing Away the Respect of Mankind, Huffington Post (March 11, 2015)
  • George W. Schrder (Op-ed), Der Tagesspiegel (September 22, 2005)