Felix Würkert is Research Assistant at the Chair for Public Law, especially Public International Law and European Law at Helmut-Schmidt-University in Hamburg and Ph.D. candidate at the Institute for Conflict Management at the European University Viadrina, Frankfurt (Oder). He studied Law at Bucerius Law School, Hamburg (2008-2014) and at Université Paris I Panthéon-Sorbonne (2010). Following his training as a mediator (2014) with the Deutsche Anwaltakademie, the educational arm of the German Bar Association, his Ph.D. focuses on legal normativity in peace mediation. It is especially concerned with how norms centered around the individual can help in dealing with past injustice in the aftermath of violent conflict. He is also one of the editors of the German public law blog juwiss.de.