Should States Ratify Human Rights Conventions? Preparatory Workshop 2: Legitimacy.

Should States Ratify Human Rights Conventions?

Preparatory Workshop 2:  Legitimacy

November 27-28, at Université Paris 1 Panthéon Sorbonne

In association with

Objectives:

The workshops have dual aims:

- to bring many participants in the 2009-10 CAS-project up to speed on present research in international law, international relations and international political theory of relevance for the project; and

- to prepare the content for a future PhD course on this topic, to be offered by the U of Oslo first in 2010/11. The University Ethics Programme has kindly provided some funding for this latter objective.

 

PROGRAMME AND READINGS:

The workshop will be in room 216 Université Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne.

 

November 27: Perspectives on ‘legitimacy’ from three disciplines

1300 Welcome address – Hélène Ruiz Fabri
           Introduction – Geir Ulfstein

13.15  Philosophy – Andreas Føllesdal, Norway
1400 – 1430 Discussion
1430 – 1445 Coffee
1445 – 1530  Political Science – Anne Julie Semb, Norway
1530 – 1600 Discussion
1600 – 1630 Pause
16.30- 17.15 Law – Anne Peters, Switzerland

First priority:

Second priority:

1715 – 1800 Discussion
1930 Dinner

November 28: Is international judicial review of human rights legitimate?


0900 – 0945  Political Science - Freek Bruinsma, the Netherlands

Recommended:

  • Mitchel Lasser: Judicial Deliberations. A comparative Analysis of Judicial Transparency and Legitimacy, 2004. A summary is available as “Anticipating Three Models of Judicial Control, Debate and Legitimacy: The European Court of Justice, the Cour de cassation and the United States Supreme Court ”  2003 Jean Monnet Paper 1/03, NYU School of Law.
  • Martin Shapiro and Alec Stone Sweet, On Law, Politics, and Judicialization, Oxford University Press 2002, especially ch. 1-3, (pp.1-208).
0945 – 1100 Discussion

1100 – 1115 Coffee
1115 – 1200  Law – Hélène Tigroudja, France
1200 – 1300 Discussion
1300-1400 Lunch

1400 – 1445  Philosophy - Richard Bellamy, UK
1445 – 1600 Discussion
1600 – 1700 Conclusions and discussion of future plans for the project ‘Should states ratify human rights conventions?’

 

Registration and project information:

Registration is now closed, for information contact Professor Geir Ulfstein [geir.ulfstein(--AT--)jus.uio.no]

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