2017

Published Oct. 16, 2017 12:29 PM

PluriCourts invites contributions for its upcoming workshop The Political and Legal Theory of International Courts and Tribunals, 18-19 June 2018 in Oslo. The deadline is 1 November 2017.

Published Oct. 16, 2017 12:28 PM

PluriCourts invites contributions for its upcoming workshop Responding to Legitimacy Challenges: Opportunities and Choices for the European Court of Human Rights, 21 September 2018 at the European Court of Human Rights. The submission deadline is 15 February 2018.

Published Oct. 16, 2017 11:45 AM

PhD candidate Rosa Manzo discusses whether States have obligations under the Paris Agreement in the Norwegian newspaper Aftenposten.

Published Oct. 13, 2017 3:19 PM

Fulbright scholar Jeffrey Kahn and Associate Professor Geir Flikke hold a PhD seminar focusing on the conditions for Russian human rights activists and the relationship of Russia to the European Courts.

Published Oct. 10, 2017 9:33 AM

PhD candidate Jørgen S. Skjold and PluriCourts affiliated researcher Malcolm Langford wrote an op-ed in the Norwegian newspaper Aftenposten. They clarify what public international law says about the right to self-determination and unilateral declarations of independence.

Published Sep. 25, 2017 11:46 AM

Research assistant, Ester Strømmen, discussed her research on female foreign fighters on Radio Nova, Oslo University's student radio station.

Published Sep. 22, 2017 9:44 AM

Ester Strømmen, Inger Skjelsbæk and Åsne Seierstad discuss the role of women in wars and armed conflicts in an interview for Kjønnsavdelingen.

Published Sep. 12, 2017 2:43 PM

Kjersti Lohne, Postdoctoral Fellow, shares her view on the detention of 9/11 suspects at Guantanamo Bay detention facility.

Published Sep. 11, 2017 11:24 AM

PluriCourts directors, Geir Ulfstein and Andreas Føllesdal, discuss challenges to human rights protection in the Norwegian newspaper Klassekampen.

Published Sep. 5, 2017 8:10 AM

Six PluriCourts researchers will present papers at the Annual Conference of the European Society of International Law (ESIL), to be held on Naples on 6-9 September 2017.

Published Sep. 4, 2017 10:00 AM

PluriCourts research is well represented at the General Conference of the European Consortium for Political Research (ECPR), which is taking place in Oslo on 6 – 9 September 2017.

Published Sep. 1, 2017 12:00 AM

Andreas Føllesdal and Geir Ulfstein alternate as PluriCourts Directors. On 1 September, Føllesdal takes over from Ulfstein for the next two-year period as planned.

Published Aug. 30, 2017 12:00 AM

At the initiative of the Norwegian Consulate General in St. Petersburg, a delegation of Russian human rights lawyers visits Oslo. Today, they will meet With human rights researchers from PluriCourts and the Norwegian Centre for Human Rights.

Published Aug. 29, 2017 1:18 PM

Research assistant at PluriCourts, Ester Strømmen, discussed her work on 'Jihadi Brides' on Norwegian National Radio - NRK P2 - Verdibørsen.

Published Aug. 22, 2017 12:00 AM

PluriCourts is happy to welcome Jacqueline McAllister, Assistant Professor of Political Science at Kenyon College, as a Fulbright fellow for the academic year 2017/18. McAllister will join the international criminal law team.

Published Aug. 21, 2017 12:00 AM

PluriCourts welcomes Professor Jeffrey Kahn (Southern Methodist University), as a visiting Fulbright fellow for the 2017/18 academic year.

Published Aug. 4, 2017 9:42 AM

This summer, leading academics and practitioners have debated the relationship between human rights and democracy in Norway in the Norwegian newspaper Dagens Næringsliv.

Published July 24, 2017 9:25 AM

Approximately 22.5 million people have had to flee their homes due to natural disasters and climate change in 2008-2017. The Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung and the Centre of International Law at Belo Horizonte, Brazil, invited Professor Cecilia Bailliet to teach Latin American students about the rights of these displaced persons.

Published June 22, 2017 8:55 AM

After almost six and half years of waiting, Professor Ole Kristian Fauchald has finally received an answer to his compliant on the lack of access to information from the government. The complaint, which has made its way through national and international bodies, points to great weaknesses in the right to information in public processes.

Published June 8, 2017 10:19 AM

A small group of highly influential “power brokers” regularly combine multiple roles in investment arbitration but the controversial practice – known as “double hatting” – is not widespread within the field, researchers at the University of Oslo have found.

Published May 22, 2017 2:42 PM

Professor Erik Røsæg will join PluriCourts as a researcher for a year. 

Published May 5, 2017 11:26 AM

Cambridge Academic Books has interviewed Professor Bailliet about the recently published book "The Legitimacy of International Criminal Tribunals."

Published May 2, 2017 9:44 AM

Policy brief by research assistant Ester Strømmen on how gendered understandings are effecting judicial processes.

Stairs at the Palais des Droits de l'Homme
Published Mar. 30, 2017 10:34 AM

PluriCourts and the Council of Europe are co-organizing a brainstorming seminar in Strasbourg. It will form the starting point of an intergovernmental working group discussing which role international law plays for the use of the Convention.

Published Jan. 13, 2017 9:07 AM

June 26-30, 2017 iCourts (University of Copenhagen) and PluriCourts welcome all interested to a PhD Summer School on "International Law: Courts and Contexts" in Copenhagen.