[PAST EVENT] Dr. Charles E. Ehrlich: Law of State Secession - Kosovo & Catalonia
Dr. Charles E. Ehrlich has served as a Program Director at Salzburg Global Seminar, in Salzburg, Austria, since May 2014. He has particular responsibility for designing, developing, and implementing programs on justice, public administration, rule of law, economics, and diplomacy, including three on-going large-scale multi-year initiatives: the Public Sector Strategy Network, the Salzburg Global Forum on Corporate Governance, and the Salzburg Global Holocaust Education and Genocide Prevention Program. He has practical experience in legal development working in over a dozen countries, including in the Balkans, the Caucasus, and the Russian Federation, advising governments and public institutions on strategic planning, drafting legislation, and implementing comprehensive reforms in the justice sector, public administration, property rights, freedom of the media, and constitutional law, including in post-conflict contexts. Dr. Ehrlich has also worked as legal counsel for the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE) in Kosovo, in Georgia, and at its Secretariat in Vienna. At the Claims Resolution Tribunal in Switzerland, he adjudicated claims to Nazi-era bank accounts. He remains affiliated with Wolfson College, University of Oxford, and has published a book, Lliga Regionalista ? Lliga Catalana, 1901-1936 (in Catalan), and numerous academic articles on constitutional law, justice, and political history. Dr. Ehrlich holds an A.B. in history and classics (Latin) from Harvard University, a J.D. from William & Mary, an M.Sc.Econs. in European studies from the London School of Economics, and a D.Phil. on contemporary Spanish history from the University of Oxford.