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By Nino Tsereteli, PhD Candidate, MultiRights
"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).
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.
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'.
Martin Scheinin is discussing the draft to his newest book at an upcoming MultiRights book workshop.
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.
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.
The speaker in this MultiRights seminar is Andrew Drzemczewski, the Head of the Parlamentary Assembly’s Legal Affairs and Human Rights Department.
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.
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.
Amrei Müller, Post-Doctoral Fellow at PluriCourts, published an article entitled "Oslo – Strasbourg – back to Oslo and/or into Wider Europe? The ECtHR's Engagement with the Decisions of Norwegian Courts for Strengthening the Convention System as a Cooperative System" in the Nordic Journal of Human Rights (vol.33, issue 1, pp.11-51). Read the article.
This year's annual conference will focus on the performance of international courts, and will feature many prominent speakers.
PluriCourts and the Norwegian Centre for Human Rights welcome you to the book launch of “Promoting Peace Through International Law”, edited by Professors Cecilia Marcela Bailliet and Kjetil Mujezinovic Larsen.
In his article "Del av problemet, og del av løsningen: Den europeiske menneskerettighetsdomstolen og demokratisk selvstyre", PluriCourts director Andreas Føllesdal assesses the judicialisation process by the European Court of Human Rights. The text is part of the book Det norske demokratiet i det 21. århundre edited by Harald Baldersheim and Øyvind Østerud (Fagbokforlaget, 2014, pp. 81-90). Read the full text (in Norwegian, pdf).