Lawful casualty or victim of a war crime?
Jan. 26, 2018 9:15 AM
International law protects fighters and civilians differently. Establishing who has been a victim of a war crime and who has been a lawful casualty of war is not always easy.
They can't be that dangerous, they're only women
Sep. 28, 2017 11:36 AM
Female foreign fighters are framed as delusional, emotionally unstable, and naïve jihadi brides in search of a husband. This narrative can be dangerous, explains Ester Strømmen at PluriCourts.
Lawyers in problematic dual role as arbitrators
Sep. 5, 2017 4:53 PM
New research from PluriCourts reveals a tight network of actors shifting between the roles of lawyer and arbitrator in investment treaty arbitration.
Do gay asylum seekers have to feel shame?
June 26, 2017 8:03 AM
Norwegian immigration authorities are on the lookout for shame, taboo and stigma when they assess the sexual orientation of asylum seekers. This practice is problematic and may violate human rights, says a researcher.
Legal Reading Goup: The Internationalists: How a Radical Plan to Outlaw War Remade the World
Feb. 26, 2018 1:00 PM
PluriCourts Co-Director Geir Ulfstein introduces The Internationalists: How a Radical Plan to Outlaw War Remade the World by Oona A. Hathaway and Scott J. Shapiro, Simon & Schuster (2017)
- Political Science Reading Group with Øyvind Stiansen Feb. 26, 2018 4:00 PM
Seminar on International Political and Legal Theory
Feb. 26, 2018 6:00 PM
This spring PluriCourts and the Norwegian Centre for Human Rights are hosting a seminar series on international political and legal theory for political philosophers, legal scholars and others working in this area.
Lunch seminar: Human rights as a basis for ordre public in international commercial law?
Feb. 28, 2018 12:15 PM
Introduction by professor Giuditta Cordero-Moss, Institute for Private Law