Janosch Wiesenthal currently serves as Deputy Assistant Director at CELIS Institute. He co-founded the Institute's early-career scholars’ and practitioners’ network on the law and practice of economic warfare (CELIS NOW) and the CELIS Blog together with Jonas Fechter. Before, Janosch held the position of Managing Editor Content & Country.
Janosch is a PhD candidate currently working on a thesis which focuses on the relation between Foreign Investment Screening and Fundamental Rights. He works as a research and teaching assistant at the University of Lüneburg and holds a PhD-scholarship from one of the German organizations promoting talent (Begabtenförderungswerke).
Before becoming a PhD candidate, he worked as a research assistant to Prof. Dr. Steffen Hindelang at Uppsala University in Sweden. He completed his law studies at the Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin by passing the first state examination. At the Université Paris II Panthéon-Assas he specialised in international law and obtained both the “Licence en droit” as well as the “Maitrîse en droit”. As a student he worked in a law firm for international business law in Berlin with a focus on France.
His current research focusses on European Union law, public international law, especially international investment law and its interaction with the aforementioned legal orders. Furthermore, he is interested in analysis of investment screening mechanisms, investment control in the broader sense as well as a variety of topics related to cross-border transactions, in particular with France.