Simon Dubnow Institute
for Jewish History and Culture at Leipzig University

Philip Emanuel Bockelmann

Email: bockelmann(at)

Phone: +49 341 21735-691


Working at the Leibniz Institute for Jewish History and Culture – Simon Dubnow as a Doctoral Candidate since April 2019. Studied History and German Philology at the University of Göttingen as well as Medieval and Modern History at Leipzig University and completed his M. A. degree in 2019. Subject of the Master’s thesis: »Der Rechtsgelehrte Walter Jellinek (1885–1955) und sein Wirken nach 1945«. From Mai 2016 to March 2019, he worked as academic assistant at the Dubnow Institute.

Dissertation Project

Democratic Thought in the Early Federal Republic. The Constitutional and Public Law Expert Walter Jellinek

Research Interests

  • Legal History of Germany (20. Century)