Webpages tagged with «Human Rights» - Page 5

Published Oct. 12, 2015 1:19 PM

This book edited by Professor Mads Andenæs and Dr Eirik Bjørge was published by Cambridge University Press (CUP, 2015). It is the first book of the PluriCourts series on International Courts and Tribunals with CUP. View the description on the CUP website.

Published Oct. 7, 2015 3:10 PM

MultiRights Postdoctoral Fellow Matthew Saul presents his ongoing research on the impact of international human rights courts and tribunals on domestic Parliaments.

Published Oct. 2, 2015 2:05 PM

The 11th Annual Conference of the European Society of International Law (ESIL) was hosted by PluriCourts on 10-12 September 2015. A selection of the best papers presented at the conference will be published in an anthology edited by PluriCourts Directors Geir Ulfstein and Andreas Føllesdal.

Published Oct. 2, 2015 1:58 PM

Book or special issue edited by PluriCourts Directors Geir Ulfstein and Andreas Føllesdal and David Kosar (Masaryk University).

Published Sep. 30, 2015 7:48 AM

Michael Reiertsen is a Phd research fellow at the Department of Public and International Law, UiO. He is writing a Phd thesis with the working title “The ECHR Article 13 – Past, Present and Future”.

Published Sep. 27, 2015 12:00 AM

Professor James Nickel (University of Miami) visits PluriCourts on 28 September - 2 October 2015. He is one of five permanent PluriCourts Research Fellows and contributes substantively to the research under the MultiRights project.

Published Sep. 22, 2015 9:30 AM

After the panel debate on The Refugee Crisis: The European Response at the ESIL Conference, international lawyers initiated an open letter. They condemn the failure to offer protection to people seeking refuge in Europe, and the lack of respect for the human rights of those seeking refuge.

Published Sep. 14, 2015 4:05 PM

Book edited by Marjan Ajevski. The book was originally published as a special issue of the Nordic Journal of Human Rights, edited when Ajevski was a MultiRights Postdoctoral Fellow. Access the book.

Published Sep. 7, 2015 9:21 AM

Three guests will contribute to our larger projects this week: Oran Young (University of California), Jeffrey Dunoff (Temple University) and Erik Voeten (Georgetown University).

Published Aug. 28, 2015 2:38 PM

PluriCourts researcher Malcolm Langford published an article in Development and Change (2015), 46(4), 777-802. Read the article (SSRN).

Published Aug. 28, 2015 2:15 PM

Eirik Bjørge (Oxford University) will present his forthcoming book (Oxford University Press). He shows that, through their faithful application of the ECHR, domestic courts can - and do - make a positive contribution to the development of the law of the Convention. Mads Andenæs will act as commentator.

Published Aug. 21, 2015 10:38 AM

This year's Ryssdal seminar focuses on UN Treaty bodies on human rights and their implications to Norwegian law. At the seminar we will look at the treaty bodies' activites from various perspectives, including perspectives from the Norwegian courts, public administration and lawyers.

Published Aug. 20, 2015 11:21 AM

Master thesis by Research Assistant Tori Loven Kirkebø. She examines the current system regulating state and corporate behavior with regards to human rights. As such it contributes to the debate on a global treaty on business and human rights through an interdisciplinary, human rights approach. Read the paper (SSRN).

Published Aug. 13, 2015 1:41 PM

During this MultiRights seminar Professor of Philosophy and Law, University of Miami, Jim W. Nickel, will speak about the support and conflict within systems of rights. Jim W. Nickel teaches and writes in human rights law and theory, jurisprudence, and political philosophy. He is the author of "Making Sense of Human Rights"(2nd ed. 2007) and many articles in philosophy and law. 

Published July 17, 2015 1:35 PM

PluriCourts researcher Malcolm Langford published an article in the Oslo Law Review, 2015, Issue 1, 36-85. Read the article

Published June 22, 2015 1:21 PM

PluriCourts coordinator Cecilia Bailliet edited a special issue in the Nordic Journal of International Law (Volume 84, Issue 2, 2015). Read the issue here.

Published June 18, 2015 4:03 PM

in this article, PluriCourts director Geir Ulfstein focuses on other international instruments as an argument for dynamic (evolutive) interpretation of the European Convention on Human Rights (ECHR). Read the article (SSRN).

Published June 16, 2015 4:01 PM

By Nino Tsereteli, PhD Candidate, MultiRights

Published June 15, 2015 3:41 PM

"The states parties must have intended that the Convention should serve its purpose of protecting human rights under changing circumstances and developments in societal values", PluriCourts director Geir Ulfstein said at a conference organised by the European Court of Human Rights. View the video (starting at 02:30) or read the text of the presentation (SSRN).

Published May 20, 2015 9:58 AM

In this MultiRights seminar Professor Janneke Gerards will present her paper "Procedural Review of the European Court of Human Rights - a Typology". The speaker is professor of European Law and head of the department of European and International Law at the Radbound University.

Published May 13, 2015 1:32 PM

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'.

World Court of Human Rights
Published Apr. 30, 2015 11:29 AM

Martin Scheinin is discussing the draft to his newest book at an upcoming MultiRights book workshop.

Published Apr. 22, 2015 4:25 PM

The Fulbright Program offers grants to U.S. researchers wishing to conduct research at PluriCourts. Scholars in law, philosophy and political science holding a PhD degree are eligible to apply.

Published Apr. 15, 2015 2:57 PM

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.

Published Apr. 14, 2015 2:43 PM

During this MultiRights seminar Professor Dr. Jan Wouters will present his paper "Assessing the contribution of the international judiciary to the rule of law: elements of a roadmap".