In a new book on ‘Identity and Diversity on the International Bench’, Freya Baetens investigates the impact of the overrepresentation of judges from certain backgrounds on the legitimacy of international courts and tribunals.
Female foreign fighters are framed as delusional, emotionally unstable, and naïve jihadi brides in search of a husband. This narrative can be dangerous, explains Ester Strømmen at PluriCourts.
New research from PluriCourts reveals a tight network of actors shifting between the roles of lawyer and arbitrator in investment treaty arbitration.
Synthetic biology – engineering biology and a need for regulation
As the first project of its kind in the field of law, Nertila Kuraj’s project on regulation of synthetic biology (SynBio) was recently awarded funding under the FRIPRO Mobility grant scheme. This year, only four projects in the humanistic and social science disciplines were funded on a national level. This project will commence 1 November 2018.