Webpages tagged with «Human Rights» - Page 8

Published Dec. 5, 2014 4:21 PM

This book edited by PluriCourts coordinator Christina Voigt will contain a selection of the most relevant papers from the international colloquium on "The Environment in Court", which will be hosted by PluriCourts in June 2016.

Published Dec. 5, 2014 2:28 PM

On 27 October PluriCouts organized a memorial seminar in honour of the first, and so far only, Norwegian President of the European Court of Human Rights.  Tore Schei and Paul Mahoney were two of the distinguished speakers at the seminar. You can read their contributions here.

Published Dec. 4, 2014 4:26 PM

The Centre of Excellence for International Courts (iCourts) and PluriCourts are hosting a high-level summer school for PhD students working on international law and with a special interest in interdisciplinary studies of international law and its social and political context.

We particularly welcome students and scholars who are writing up a PhD thesis that involves an interdisciplinary study of one or more international courts.

Published Nov. 11, 2014 12:42 PM

What motivates states to ratify international human rights treaties remains an unanswered question in political science. In this seminar Hubert Smekal and Janovský Jozef provide for a new systematic examination of the commitment practices in two post-communist countries: the Czech Republic and Slovakia.

Published Nov. 5, 2014 11:19 AM

In this seminar Johan Karlsson Schaffer offers a different political-practical conception of human rights. He assumes that human rights are chiefly enforced and implemented through domestic, rather than international political action. This is because they empower individuals and groups to challenge governmental authority.

Published Nov. 4, 2014 9:35 AM

In this seminar Claudio Corradetti will contribute to the debate on the fragmentation of international Law and further his ideas on cosmopolitanism through courts.

Published Oct. 2, 2014 10:48 AM

This conference will address key aspects of the possible swing-back effect from judicial dialogues to the international legal order.

Published Sep. 24, 2014 1:15 PM

By Laura Letourneau-Tremblay, Research Assistant, PluriCourts

Published Sep. 11, 2014 12:43 PM

This colloquium will bring together judges and academics to discuss lessons learned concerning the role of the judiciary in protecting constitutionalism and human rights.

Harvard Memorial Hall at Harvard University.
Published Sep. 2, 2014 12:37 PM

How and why do domestic actors use international Courts to advance or restrain sexual and reproductive rights? How can we study the phenomenon of legal mobilisation on a global, regional and national basis? These and other questions will be discussed at a two-day workshop in Boston.

Published Sep. 1, 2014 11:50 AM

PluriCourts, together with University of Copenhagen Centre of Excellence for International Courts – iCourts, is organizing a combined workshop and PhD course on the Legitimacy of International Courts and Tribunals.

Published Aug. 29, 2014 4:17 PM

PluriCourts Coordinator Marlene Wind organises a two-day Conference at the Danish centre of excellence iCourts in Copenhagen.

Flags of EU member states.
Published Aug. 29, 2014 3:32 PM

In this article, PluriCourts Director Andreas Føllesdal discusses what the foundations for a shared European Identity should be.

Published Aug. 22, 2014 3:39 PM

At the seminar  Andreas Føllesdal presents his paper looking at how elements of the ECtHR and its practices actually contribute to ‘transitional justice’ – helping to move states toward more stable and just legal and political order.

Published Aug. 22, 2014 3:32 PM

Matthew Saul will present a paper that addresses how the processes of national parliaments feature in the practice of the ECtHR.

Published Aug. 22, 2014 2:52 PM
Published Aug. 14, 2014 1:44 PM

In the late 1940s and early 1950s, Norwegian politicians and civil servants regarded human rights as norms that could form the basis of inter-state legal obligations, but not as rules that were to be enforced by a supranational court.

Published Aug. 14, 2014 1:42 PM

To honor the 20th anniversary of the establishment of the Center for International and Comparative Law (CICL), the University of Baltimore School of Law, in conjunction with PluriCourts, will bring together renowned scholars for a symposium on legitimacy and international courts.

Published Aug. 13, 2014 11:16 AM

In this new book in the Cambridge Studies in International and Comparative Law series, MultiRights postdoctoral fellow Matthew Saul examines the international legal framework which regulates popular governance of post-conflict reconstruction.

Published June 19, 2014 2:47 PM

In this article, PluriCourts director Andreas Føllesdal  discusses different conceptions of subsidiarity. He argues that instead of one principle of subsidiarity, there are different conceptions with varying institutional implications.

Published May 28, 2014 9:08 AM

By Stian Oby Johansen, PhD Fellow, Scandinavian Institute of Maritime Law, University of Oslo

Published May 28, 2014 9:00 AM

By Stian Oby Johansen, PhD Fellow, Scandinavian Institute of Maritime Law, University of Oslo

Published May 27, 2014 11:35 AM

Visiting professor James Nickel (University of Miami) will present his recent research on human rights during emergencies at this PluriCourts lunch.

Judge Helen Keller speaks during Session III on the implementation of judgments of the European Court of Human Rights.
Published May 9, 2014 11:44 AM

The Council of Europe published all speeches of the MultiRights annual conference 2014. The Council's intergovernmental group of reform will use these proceedings in its future work on the future of the human rights court.