2017

With a rich list of contributors from a variety of backgrounds and disciplines, this course is suitable for anyone seeking a quality introduction to human rights. Lecturers include Ola MestadSriprapha Petcharamesree and Asbjørn Rachlew (Police Superintendent/PhD).  Full programme.

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Time and place: Sep. 5, 2017 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM, Auditorium in the canteen, Norwegian Centre for Human Rights, Cort Adelers gate 30, first level

Dr. Sriprapha Petcharamesree has accepted an honorary doctorate at the University of Oslo. She will receive this doctorate iduring a ceremony on Sept 1st, 2017.

She has also accepted the invitation to lecture on international human rights discourse and standards within the context of ASEAN and Southeast Asia (SEA). The lecture examines the human rights situation in ASEAN/SEA as well as the development of an ASEAN human rights regime and the politics surrounding it. Vice-Rector at UiO, Åse Gornitzka will introduce her.

Time and place: Sep. 4, 2017 8:00 AM - Sep. 9, 2017 4:00 PM, Seminar Room Asbjørn Eide, Norwegian Centre for Human Rights, Cort Adelers gate 30

NCHR is pleased to announce the 2017 Introductory Course in International Human Rights. This course seeks to provide participants with introductory knowledge of international human rights that will broaden their perspectives and opportunities for integrating human rights principles, standards and approaches into their daily work.

Full programme.

Time and place: Aug. 24, 2017 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM, Seminar Room Asbjørn Eide, Cort Adelers gate 30

The International Department at the Norwegian Centre for Human Rights welcomes you to a seminar with Associate Professor Yifeng Chen from Peking University Law School on his research titled “Labor Law as Social Inclusion: A Proposal for Re-conceptualization of Employment Relationship in Chinese Law”.  

Time and place: Aug. 17, 2017 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM, Seminar Room Asbjørn Eide, Norwegian Centre for Human Rights, Cort Adelers gate 30, second level

The Syrian refugee crisis has brought tremendous challenges to the Middle East region and beyond. This talk by Professor Susan Akram, will be based on research conducted, over the past two and a half years by Boston University’s (BU) International Human Rights Law Clinic that maps out an aspect of the crisis that has received insufficient attention: that is, the interplay of laws and policies at the international, regional and domestic level affecting the rights and status of the refugees out of Syria in the neighboring host states. 

Time and place: June 14, 2017 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM, Norwegian Centre for Human Rights, Cort Adelers gate 30

On a very short notice, the Norwegian Centre for Human Rights has the pleasure of inviting you to a meeting with Victoria Sandino – leader of the sub commission on gender for FARC in the Colombian peace talks.

She will talk about the inclusion of gender in the peace talks and the meeting will have the form of a conversation.

Time and place: June 1, 2017 9:15 AM - 10:30 AM, Norwegian Centre for Human Rights, Cort Adelers gate 30, Seminar Room Asbjørn Eide

This seminar: Jakob Elster: Allen Buchanan on "the Mirroring View"

Convenors: Inga Bostad and Jakob Elster

Time and place: May 24, 2017 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM, Gamle festsal, The Faculty of Law, Karl Johans gate 47

In the aftermath of President Donald J. Trump’s inauguration on January 20th, we have seen a spate of resistance across the US, ranging from street protests to legal challenges. New alliances are formed, often across what just a few months ago have been thought of as insurmountable political divides.

Time and place: May 3, 2017 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM, Seminar Room Asbjørn Eide, Norwegian Centre for Human Rights, Cort Adelers gate 30

In the past couple of years we have witnessed an unprecedented rise in the number of people uprooted by conflict and dire living conditions, often traversing multiple regions on their way to safety.

Time and place: Apr. 28, 2017 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM, Domus Media, Kjerka, Det juridiske fakultet, Karl Johans gate 47

The Faculty's research group on International Law and Governance in cooperation with the research group on Natural Resources Law will be hosting an open lecture on the work of the UN International Law Commission on the Protection of the Atmosphere by the Special Rapporteur Shinya Murase.

Time and place: Apr. 27, 2017 8:30 AM - 10:00 AM, Norwegian Centre for Human Rights, Cort Adelers gate 30, Seminar Room Asbjørn Eide

This seminar: Grethe Netland: An extract from John Rawls' The Law of Peoples.

Convenors: Inga Bostad and Jakob Elster

Time and place: Apr. 19, 2017 9:00 AM - 2:30 PM, Professorboligen, The Faculty of Law, Karl Johans gate 47
Time and place: Apr. 4, 2017 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM, Professorboligen, The Faculty of Law, Karl Johans gate 47

This seminar is a part of the NCHR 30th Anniversary.

Time and place: Apr. 4, 2017 9:15 AM - 12:00 PM, Professorboligen, The Faculty of Law, Karl Johans gate 47

This seminar is a part of the NCHR 30th Anniversary.

Time and place: Apr. 3, 2017 1:00 PM - 5:50 PM, Gamle festsal, The Faculty of Law, Karl Johans gate 47

The 30th anniversary is an opportunity to take stock of the conditions for promotion and protection of human rights globally – based on the experiences of the NCHR and our partners. It is equally an occasion to address current and future challenges for human rights work internationally.

Time and place: Mar. 13, 2017 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM, Seminar Room Asbjørn Eide, Norwegian Centre for Human Rights, Cort Adelers gate 30

- Lecture by the Canadian Ambassador Wilczynski

- Q&A session

Reception with light refreshements after the lecture.

Time and place: Feb. 28, 2017 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM, Norwegian Centre for Human Rights, Cort Adelers gate 30

This lecture i postponed - a new date will be announced shortly!

- A short introduction and welcome by director Inga Bostad to our new Associate Professor Peris Jones.

- Inaugural lecture 45 minutes

- Questions and discussion 20 - 30 minutes

- Reception

Time and place: Feb. 27, 2017 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM, Norwegian Centre for Human Rights, Cort Adelers gate 30, Seminar Room Asbjørn Eide

This seminar: Heiner Bielefeldt on Kant's "What is Enlightenment?"

Convenors: Inga Bostad and Jakob Elster

Time and place: Feb. 17, 2017 3:00 PM - 5:15 PM, Seminar Room Asbjørn Eide, Norwegian Centre for Human Rights, Cort Adelers gate 30

Roger Duthie and Paul Seils will be presenting the work of the International Centre for Transitional Justice (ICTJ) and introduce their edited book (New York: ICTJ, 2017).

Time and place: Feb. 13, 2017 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM, Seminarrom Asbjørn Eide, Cort Adelers gate 30

- On Peng Chun Chang and the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. Open lecture by Hans Roth

After the lecture Asbjørn Eide will make a comment before we open for discussion.

Time and place: Feb. 6, 2017 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM, Norwegian Centre for Human Rights, Seminar Room Asbjørn Eide

Regrettably, the talk with Ms. Sharief has been cancelled due to travelling problems. We will inform you about the new date for her talk in due course.

By gathering different groups of people to dialogue in a highly unstable country, the Student Peace Prize winner has worked her way from organizations at ground level in Libya to becoming an important participant in the international political environment.