Seminar marking the centenary of the end of World War I

This seminar will mark the centenary and promote reflection on the impact of the First World War on the structure, content and character of international law. Speakers include Doctoral Research Fellow Jørgen Sørgard Skjold, Associate Professor Astrid Kjeldgaard-Pedersen, Professor Gentian Zyberi, Professor Geir Ulfstein and Researcher Halvard Leira, NUPI

Photo: Stijn Swinnen (Unsplash)

11 November 2018 marks the centenary for the signing of an armistice between Germany and the Allied states, in a railroad carriage at Compiègne. This event was the de facto end of the First World War, one of the most destructive conflicts in human history. The end of the war brought with it significant developments to international relations and international law. New institutions of international governance was developed, efforts to codify norms protecting victims and participants in war was strengthened while general international law saw the start of a massive codification effort.

This seminar is organized by the research group International Law and Governance (Law Faculty, University of Oslo) in cooperation with the research group Law, Society and Historical Change and the research group Human Rights, Armed Conflicts, and the Law of Peace and Security.


The details of the programme will be posted soon.

Location: Rettshistorisk samling, Domus Bibliotheca, 2nd Floor

Time: 15th November 2018 14:00-17:00


Published Oct. 21, 2018 2:57 PM - Last modified Oct. 31, 2018 10:21 AM