Webpages tagged with «Human Rights» - Page 6

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".

Published Apr. 13, 2015 1:43 PM

Scholars are invited to submit paper proposals for the workshop "The European Court of Human Rights: Promoter or Predator of Democratic Transitions?", which takes place 19-20 September in Istanbul. The deadline for submitting an abstract is 1 August, and the deadline for submitting a full paper is 1 September.

Published Apr. 9, 2015 9:19 AM

In her new article, Postdoctoral Fellow Amrei Müller studies the relationship between the provision of health care and conflict situations. The article was published in (2014) 32 Wisconsin International Law Journal 415. Read the article.

Published Apr. 8, 2015 3:42 PM

In this MultiRights seminar Shai Dothan will present his paper "Why granting states a margin of appreciation supports the formation of a genuine European consensus". 

Published Mar. 26, 2015 11:24 AM

The speaker in this MultiRights seminar is Andrew Drzemczewski, the Head of the Parlamentary Assembly’s Legal Affairs and Human Rights Department.

Published Mar. 24, 2015 4:52 PM

Professor Cecilia M. Bailliet has recently published an article entitled "National Case Law as a Generator of International Refugee Law: Rectifying an Imbalance within the UNHCR Guidelines on International Protection". Read the article in the Emory International Law Review.

Published Mar. 23, 2015 3:14 PM

This workshop will consider the current status of the margin of appreciation doctrine and reflect on how the principle of subsidiarity does and should inform the ECtHR’s practice of affording states such margin.