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Is fragmentation a threat to international law? In their book, Professor Mads Andenæs and Dr Eirik Bjørge (eds.) contend that the fragmentation of international law is far exceeded by its convergence. Discussants at the book launch will be Professor Inger Johanne Sand and PhD Candidate Sondre Torp Helmersen.
The International Criminal Law group at PluriCourts regularly provides updates on news, blog posts and issues related to international criminal tribunals. Here are the updates from week 46.
At the PluriCourts lunch seminar, Kjersti Lohne will talk about the role of human rights NGOs in international criminal justice based on her recently defended PhD thesis “Advocates of Humanity”.
By Nino Tsereteli, Researcher, MultiRights/PluriCourts
International Law Lunch with Associate Professor Yasuhito Fukui, Hiroshima Peace Institute, Japan.
Two new researchers will bolster the international criminal law research at PluriCourts. Joanna Nicholson and Kjersti Lohne will both contribute to the edited book The Legitimacy and Effectiveness of International Criminal Tribunals.
In this article, Postdoctoral fellow Claudio Corradetti defends a qualified correlation between ICC’s retribution and deterrence effects. He claims that the hypothesis of the ICC’s deterring effects accounts in Kenya is constructed upon a general condition of direct compliance by self-interested rational actors (such as high-ranking political candidates and their secretariat) as well as on unintended effects of ethnic stabilization. Read the full article here.
An article by postdoctoral fellow Shakira Bedoya Sanchez and Dr. Markus Virgil Hoehne will be published shortly by Berghahn Books as part of a volume entitled 'Universalism vs. Relativism: Human Rights in Anthropological Perspective'.
PluriCourts invites scholars to apply for visiting research fellowship at PluriCourts throughout the year (with an exemption for the holiday period (1 July – 15 August) .
The duration of the contracts is 3 – 12 months. The candidate must hold a doctoral degree in political science, philosophy or law.
The speaker at this PluriCourts lunch, John Cerone, is the Distinguished Chair in Human Rights & Humanitarian Law at the Raoul Wallenberg Institute (Lund University Faculty of Law) and a Fulbright Intercountry Lecturing Program Scholar.
In this seminar, Professor Steven Freeland will discuss the interaction between warfare and environmental destruction and argue for the inclusion of the crime of ‘crimes against the environment’ in the ICC Statute. All welcome!
At this lunch seminar, Sharanjeet Parmar will present her Chapter from the PluriCourts book on International Sexual and Reproductive Rights Lawfare. All welcome!
The 11th Annual Conference of the European Society of International Law (ESIL)will take place in Oslo, Norway. The Conference will focus on the judicialization of international Law.